Wildlife

August 7, 2011 to August 12, 2011

Ecological Society of America's (ESA) 96th Annual Meeting

The Austin, TX meeting, which has the theme "Earth Stewardship: Preserving and enhancing the earth's life-support systems," is expected to draw more than 3,500 scientists, policy makers, educators and concerned citizens to share emerging research and explore strategies to enhance community-based approaches to global responsibility.

July 12, 2011 to July 14, 2011

5th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning

The Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning in the UK builds upon a series that started in 2003 in Skiathos (Greece) and evolved to another three conferences in Bologna (2005), the Algarve (2007) and Cyprus (2009). The conference addresses the subject of regional development in an integrated way as well as in accordance with the principles of sustainability.

The Lizard King: The True Crimes and Passions of the World's Greatest Reptile Smugglers

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The Lizard King: The True Crimes and Passions of the World's Greatest Reptile Smugglers

By Bryan Christy
Twelve, Hatchette Book Group, New York, 2008
Paperback edition $13.99

Reviewed by CHRISTINE HEINRICHS

This is a book about passions and the men whose souls are gripped by them: the passion to collect rare animals, the passion to make money, the passion to defend wildlife and collar the criminals.

FWS: Climate Change Is Affecting Fish and Wildlife in Every State

To illustrate those impacts in each state — and related attempts at mitigation and collaborative projects — the US Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a new article every weekday for fifty consecutive days. For example, one story is on Wisconsin's innovative native prairie restoration program. 

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