Tag: wildlife

A school of smelt swimming
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More Food for Cook Inlet Belugas

Alaska approves commercial harvest reductions for key forage fish

Susitna River eulachon play a critical role in the ecosystem of Cook Inlet, especially to a population of endangered beluga whales that calve at the mouth of the river in spring and need to rebuild their energy reserves after the long winter.

A rhino grazes under a spiny bush
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Another Devastating Year for Rhinos in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A grim new poaching record in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province estimates that 325 rhinos were killed last year – which means that on average, a rhino was poached every 27 hours. We can’t afford to waste any more time or resources if we are to protect and recover KZN’s rhinos.

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Ponzi Scheme-like Tactics Found at the Core of Canadian Mining Operations

Alaska-Canada Transboundary Watersheds at Stake

Vital transboundary watersheds shared by British Columbia and Southeast Alaska are facing escalating pressure from a network of more than 450 Canadian gold mining and exploration companies, propelled by a complex Prospect Generator Model that shares the structural and operational attributes of a Ponzi scheme.

Bad Prospects

The Mining Exploration Financial Model that Rewards a Few While Creating Excessive Risks in the Shared Watersheds of British Columbia and Alaska

A speculative gold rush is putting communities in the Alaska-British Columbia transboundary region at financial and environmental risk, while a network of 450 Canadian companies reap the rewards thanks to a Ponzi scheme-like Prospect Generator Model.

A group of South African THPs and allies laugh, smile, and pose for a photo
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Finding Common Ground

Conservation NGOs and Traditional Health Practitioners in South Africa Share a Desire to Protect Biodiversity

Over the course of three days last November, EIA and South Africa-based NGO Blood Lions engaged in passionate, honest, deeply enlightening discussions with 20 senior and new THPs from across five of South Africa’s nine provinces.