Category Archives: Conservation

Seafood offers up a mouthful of man-made garbage

Public opinion is divided onĀ the pleasure of consuming sea creatures that stare boldly back at you while you eat them. Like MarmiteĀ®, you either love it or you hate it. Now, researchers at the University of California, Davis have added … Continue reading

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Ivory DNA sequencing tracks elephant poaching hotspots

The illicit trade in elephant ivory has been a ridiculous problem since the 1980’s, when Asian and African elephants were decimated to such a level that they made it onto Appendix One (“most endangered species”) of CITES. While all trade … Continue reading

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