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Of Mice and Mōlī

By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow During the annual albatross count at Midway Atoll in December of 2015, volunteers reported seeing nesting albatross with bloody heads and necks. The wounds left biologists scratching their own heads. “We started… Read More
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Conservationists divided on Florida’s decision to kill off invasive iguanas

Florida is struggling with a fast-increasing population of invasive green iguanas that began as a small group of released and escaped pets. Thriving in the warm sunshine and humid climate, experts believe hundreds of thousands of nonnative iguanas… Read More
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South Korea bans importation of “The Cove” dolphins

By Erica Cirino It’s been nearly 9 years since The Cove brought the story of dolphin massacres in Taiji, Japan, and the issue of captive cetaceans before the eyes of millions of people around the world. The film… Read More
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