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Tree Climbers Take Conservation to New Heights

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January 27, 2013
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Professional Israeli climbers have been drafted into action to help conserve their country's flora and fauna. For conservationists, it's a back-to-basics approach in their mission to keep the country green and Israeli bees buzzing.


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Bears Captured on Camera "Twerking" in National Park

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Buzz60 (July 31, 2013) — A park ranger in Alberta, Canada pointed a camera at a tree that bears use to mark their scent, and wound up capturing video of the bears appearing to get their groove on as they rub "twerk"-style against the tree.
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Potted Christmas Trees Make a Greener Holiday in France

Potted Christmas Trees Make a Greener Holiday in France

AFP (Dec. 15, 2012) — A Christmas tree that's a bit greener. That's the idea behind eco-friendly holiday trees that are replanted after use. A farmer in central France opened his reusable Christmas tree farm this year and is hoping the concept takes off.
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Raw: Rare Baby 'Roo Makes Its Debut in Sydney

Raw: Rare Baby 'Roo Makes Its Debut in Sydney

AP (Mar. 13, 2014) — Zookeepers at Sydney's Taronga Zoo finally got a glimpse of the newborn Goodfellow's tree kangaroo on Thursday after nine months of waiting. Local news says it's the first Goodfellow's tree kangaroo to be born at the zoo in more than 20 years. (March 13) Video provided by AP
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Rain Forest and Climate Protection in the Congo Basin

Rain Forest and Climate Protection in the Congo Basin

Deutsche Welle (Sep. 30, 2013) — The climate of central Africa is determined in the seemingly endless forests of the Congo Basin. The region in the heart of Africa has been called the earth's second-largest green lung, after the Amazon. Sangha Trinational is a joint conservation and park complex monitored by Cameroon, the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo. It's an attempt to preserve as much nature as possible for both humans and animals. Patrols pursue poachers and protect tree stocks. There are also plans to extend the infrastructure for sustainable tourism.
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