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04Oct 18

Park rangers protect wildlife in the Central African Republic

The Chinko nature reserve in the war-torn Central African Republic (CAR) is home to many species. That makes it a target for poachers. The poachers are after meat, ivory, animal skins, and ingredients used in traditional medicines. Dedicated park rangers are the only security force. Wearing camo and body armor…

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16Aug 17

There is more to grasslands than grassy plains

None of the US national parks focus on grasslands and prairie, despite these environments making up one third of the continental United States. Many people perceive these regions as being very flat and grassy, but that is not always the case. In southwestern Oklahoma, for example, the Wichita Mountains contain…

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Science Daily Grassland News

Grassland News -- ScienceDaily

Grassland biome. Read all the latest scientific research on the grassland biome, including articles on grassland animals and the effect of global warming on the grasslands.

African Savanna Food Chain

Video: White Rhinos

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A white rhino mother and calf graze in South Africa.

Web Resources

US Fish and Wildlife Service: Mountain Prairie Region Tweets

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    RT @USFWSNews: This week we, along with @BLMNational & @BLMUtah, published the Records of Decision for the Northern Corridor Project in Uta…

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    RT @USFWSNews: .@USFWS strives to balance America’s energy independence with eagle conservation. We're posting the final environmental asse…

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    We’re reviewing an Incidental Take Permit application & Habitat Conservation Plan that include conservation measure…

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    Recovery of the Jones cycladenia – a rare plant found in Arizona and Utah - is no longer as steep as the slopes it…

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