Palm Oil and the Conscious Consumer

by Rebecca Tripp Most people wouldn’t knowingly support the decimation of some of the most endangered species on the planet, yet a large percentage of the population does just that with each visit to their local market. Found in approximately one-half of all consumer goods, palm oil

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USM team to help list Penang Hill as Unesco reserve

From freemalaysiatoday.com: GEORGE TOWN: Penang Hill will be designated a Unesco reserve in the next few years, thanks to a joint effort by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), an American biological expert and the owners of an eco-tourism attraction there. Leading the team is USM Biology School senior

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Ethiopia’s Sacred Forests Are Shrinking

From OZY.com: Since receiving his forestry degree from Alemaya University of Agriculture in 1992, Wassie has been working to save, restore and expand Ethiopia’s rapidly shrinking church forests. He served as forestry expert at the Ethiopian Ministry of Natural Resources and worked with several nongovernmental organizations before

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Penang Hill BioBlitz Argonaut Update – Candace Miller

10/22/2017 Update by Candace Miller during the Penang Hill BioBlitz 2017: Teacher Argonaut Candace Miller is from Brooklyn, New York. She shared her journal entry from the first week of the Penang Hill BioBlitz in which she recounts her experiences birding, stargazing, surveying ants, and searching for

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