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Utah changes conservation permit program to improve revenue transparency

State wildlife officials granted six mountain goat permits under their conservation permit program in fiscal year 2021. A signed bill will make clearer where the proceeds from those auctions go. . (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Since the early 1980s, Utah wildlife officials have donated a […]

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Donald Sharper Obituary (1945 – 2022) – Toledo, OH

Donald “Big Cat” Andrew Sharper Donald “Big Cat” Andrew Sharper, 77, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of March 9, 2022, in the care of his daughters, at Genesis Village Senior Retirement Community. He was the humble and beloved patriarch of many, extending far beyond the circle of his biological family. – Despite […]

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Africa could help fill EU gas supply gap

Brent crude briefly fell below $100 a barrel on Monday, a week after hitting a 14-year high of $130 on March 6, easing fears of an energy-fueled recession and chronically high oil prices. gasoline. This is the first major correction in energy markets after a period of heightened volatility. Last week, Moscow followed through on […]

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Why some African nations continue to support Russia

The number of African countries that abstained in the United Nations General Assembly vote condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine surprised some. But it follows a certain logic based on recent and historical precedents, says analyst Aanu Adeoye. “Africans see this Russian-Ukrainian invasion as Russia on the one hand against Ukraine and some Western allies,” […]

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Bipartisan FY2022 funding bill includes Portman’s key priorities to protect the Great Lakes and support conservation

March 11, 2022 | Press Releases WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced that the bipartisan funding bill for fiscal year 2022 includes funding for a host of his key conservation priorities, including the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), the National Park Service Centennial Act, Neotropical Migratory Birds Conservation Actthe Great Lakes Fish […]

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Some leaders in the developing world want to get out of the clean energy transition

Nigeria’s Chairman of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority, Timipre Sylva, attends the ‘Saudi Green Initiative’ forum, in the capital Riyadh on October 23, 2021. Sylva said this week that his country should be left out of the transition world towards clean energy. Credit: Fayez Nureldine/AFP via Getty Images Energy leaders from some developing […]

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Kenya launches bid to save wild bongos from extinction

A first batch of mountain bongos has been released in a Kenyan sanctuary, as part of a global program to save the rare forest antelope. The first mountain bongos have been released into a sanctuary under Mount Kenya as part of a global program to save extremely rare forest antelopes from certain extinction in the […]

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US urges Americans living or traveling in Russia to leave ‘immediately’

The US State Department on Saturday warned Americans to “leave Russia immediately” as the country continues to engage in war with Ukraine. In a Level 4 advisory, the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Russia said there are limited commercial flight options to ferry Americans out of the country. “If you wish to leave Russia, you […]

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Deer, mink and hyenas have caught COVID-19 – Animal virologists explain coronavirus in animals and why humans should be concerned

White-tailed deer are one of the few wildlife species scientists have found to be infected with the coronavirus – at least so far. Credit: Andrew C/WikimediaCommons, CC BY In April 2020, tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo made headlines when they caught COVID-19. In the months since these startling diagnoses, researchers and veterinarians have […]

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Lawmakers push to ban Russian oil imports, despite White House resistance

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Democrats are pushing President Biden to ban Russian energy imports as they seek new ways to punish Moscow for its bloody invasion of Ukraine, even as the White House resists the idea, which she said would drive up gas prices and other energy costs for Americans. The effort reflects a […]

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Africa’s resources cannot fuel the Western Green Revolution

WHEN BORIS Johnson announced plans for a new ‘green industrial revolution’ last November, he promised Britain would become a world leader in green technology. But many other countries are vying for this title. China has made its own plans for its own green industrial revolution. While technological change is badly needed to move industries away […]

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The History of the San Antonio Zoo

The San Antonio Zoo announced in February the monumental return of the gorillas, back to the menagerie after 30 years away from the noble creatures. Three decades might seem like a long time, but the history of the zoo itself extends far beyond the day the last gorilla was decided to leave San Antonio for […]

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How a WWII sailor became Major League Baseball’s first black pitcher

Dan Bankhead was Major League Baseball’s first African-American pitcher. Prior to that, he played Negro League baseball for the Birmingham Black Barons and Memphis Red Sox from 1940 to 1947. Then, when MLB began to fall apart, he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to 1951. During World War II, Bankhead served in the […]

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Will the US Congress act to regulate big cats kept in captivity? (remark)

Americans may think the illegal trade in tiger parts is halfway around the world, but in reality, the United States is a big part of this lucrative global market. Recent research has indicated that the amount of tiger parts entering the United States is likely much greater than previously reported, and raises questions about the […]

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What are the stakes for the global economy, the price of oil as war looms in Ukraine? All you need to know

Is Vladimir Putin planning an invasion of Ukraine, as evidenced by Russian forces massing on the country’s borders? Is he trying to force concessions on his neighbor and the West, or is he bluffing? Putin’s motives are unknown to anyone. His own foreign minister seemed to be kept in the dark. However, if violence is […]

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Deer, mink and hyenas have caught COVID-19 – animal virologists explain how to find the coronavirus in animals and why humans should be concerned

In April 2020, tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo made headlines when they contracted COVID-19. In the months since those startling diagnoses, researchers and veterinarians have discovered SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in nearly a dozen other species, both in captivity and at home. the wild state. How do so many animals catch […]

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Soaring gun sales yield record funds for conservation grants

BILLINGS, Mont. – Tax revenues from surging sales of firearms and ammunition in the United States have boosted funds for a federal conservation program to a record high in 2022, officials said Friday. Excise taxes on firearms, ammunition and archery equipment raised $1.1 billion to fund federal grants to states for wildlife conservation and hunter […]

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Did Omicron come from mice?

Last Thanksgiving, Rilu, an eleven-year-old snow leopard and father of seven, started sneezing and wheezing. Snow leopards are native to the Himalayas, but Rilu was born in an Oklahoma City zoo and then moved to Miller Park Zoo in Illinois in 2011 to be part of the Species Survival Plan – the effort twinning zoos […]

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Lost Species Wanted: Blind Salamander, Tap-Dancing Spider & “Big” Catfish | Preservation

A blind salamander, a tap-dancing spider and a ‘fat’ catfish that has been compared to the Michelin Man are among a list of extinct species a US-based conservation group aims to rediscover in nature and to be protected. The Texas-based group, called Re:wild, has compiled a new list of the “25 Most Wanted Lost Species” […]

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The Spanish Santander launches a “Buy now, pay later” platform on its markets

Abu Dhabi’s national oil company’s new debt-issuing unit, ADNOC Murban, began holding investor meetings on Tuesday ahead of its first bond sale scheduled for this year, according to an investor note seen by Reuters. The meetings, coordinated by JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley, will continue through Friday and will target investors in Asia, Europe, the United […]

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12 Quick Trips to Wichita KS Area Attractions

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, about 270 miles southeast of Wichita, has a 16-year-old Mardi Gras tradition with a full two-month calendar of events. Courtesy of the City of Eureka Springs Publicity and Promotions Commission Eight in 10 Americans in the sample surveyed last year by market research firm Destination Analysts think vacations are important for their […]

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Ricky Gervais castigates “evil” hunters by asking “who do they think they are?”

Comedian and activist Ricky Gervais has condemned the “nasty” hunters who will attempt to kill a polar bear tomorrow at the Safari Club International’s annual convention. Proceeds from the auction, it is claimed, will be used to lobby the UK government against the ban on the import of hunting specimens. Ricky, a supporter of the […]

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Today’s Local Utah News Headlines – Monday Evening, January 17, 2022

Monday evening, January 17, 2022 State Intermountain Healthcare is rolling out a new visiting policy Intermountain Healthcare is “temporarily tightening” visiting rules from Tuesday. Overnight visitors are not permitted except for pediatric, labor and postpartum, dementia, critically ill, or end-of-life patients. This is to prevent people from sleeping without their masks. The changes are due […]

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Unlike other parts of the world, prices in China are stable

Unlike other economic powerhouses, China saw prices fall last year, paving the way for the possibility of lower interest rates in support of measures undervalued by the housing crisis.In 2021, inflation was 0.9% (and 1.5% year-on-year in December and 2.3% in November), according to the National Statistics Office.This is a very slow pace compared to […]

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Corrected version: the vaccine famine and its impact on African economies

By Ahunna Eziakonwa We are about to start a third year of life with COVID-19. Humanity and world solidarity are now at a new test – and yet the implications of the lack of solidarity keep us all in the boat of mutations, lockdowns, quarantines and delayed SDGs – prosperity for all is denied . […]

Animal Conservation

Wolf roaming the Washington Cascades, other topics discussed at wolf recovery meeting

For the first time, a wolf wearing a radio collar crossed southern Interstate 90 into southern Washington Cascades, Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists said at a meeting of the Wolf Advisory Group. At Thursday’s meeting, biologists described the stray wolf’s route. Wolves previously crossed south of I-90. However, this is the first time that […]

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The dollar gauge set to end the week has hardly changed, as traders aren’t taken aback by the hawkish Federal Reserve pivot

[ad_1] The US dollar index is set to end the week virtually unchanged, despite the release of the Federal Reserve minutes showing a hawkish pivot away from an accommodative policy, which has led to massive sell-offs in the stock markets and to greater expectations of aggressive tightening in the coming months. The DXY index, -0.60%, […]

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Slog AM: Omicron hits the South, Democratic Senate hinges on voting rights, Kent Cop who posted Nazi stuff gets slapped on his wrist – Slog

[ad_1] Schumer is considering a filibuster solution to push through voting rights legislation, but at least two Democratic senators stand in his way. Chip Somodevilla / GETTY Garbage collection has not returned to normal: According to a press release from Seattle Public Utilities, workers left Monday morning to pick up our leftovers but “determined there […]

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An update as Omicron Surge beats in the US

[ad_1] Exchange is monitoring the Omicron variant, which has skyrocketed COVID cases across much of the world. Fortunately, some early data suggests that this variant could be, in some cases, less fatal than previous variants. Cases have increased dramatically, with an average of 400,000 new cases recorded in the United States each day, double the […]

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Covid Updates: South Africa Says Its Omicron Wave Passed Without Big Spike in Deaths

[ad_1] Children wait to receive their vaccine in Albuquerque in November.Credit…Paul Ratje for The New York Times The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released two studies Thursday that highlighted the importance of immunizing children against the coronavirus. One study found that serious problems in children aged 5 to 11 who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine […]

Lions And Zoos

What to know after the tiger attack

[ad_1] A man was attacked by a tiger at the Naples Zoo in the Caribbean Gardens on Wednesday. He was seriously injured. According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, a member of a third-party cleaning service entered an unauthorized area near the tiger that was inside its enclosure. The man was taken to Lee Memorial […]

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Chilean zoo vaccinates animals against COVID-19 – MercoPress

[ad_1] Chilean zoo vaccinates animals against COVID-19 Monday, December 27, 2021 – 09:18 UTC Chile now also leads animal COVID-19 vaccination In addition to having organized one of the most prolific COVID-19 vaccination campaigns on humans, Chile now intends to extend this achievement to other living things after three lions, three tigers, three pumas and […]

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How wind power is transforming communities in Viet Nam

[ad_1] Increasingly, compliance with US sanctions against Iran could become a litmus test of the UAE’s close ties with the United States. On the brink of a potential rift between the allies is an agreement reportedly recently struck by a private UAE company to build gas-fired thermal, solar and wind power plants with a total […]

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Detroit Zoo vultures travel to South Africa to boost conservation agenda

[ad_1] The scavenging vultures Mrs. Nasty and Nelly hang out at the Detroit Zoo. The couple, along with three other vultures from the Detroit Zoo, made their permanent home in South Africa to support a vulture conservation program in November. Advertising ROYAL OAK – In November, five vultures that previously inhabited the Detroit Zoo traveled […]

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Anglo-Portuguese alliances and ruptures – Part 6: 20th century

[ad_1] In 1902, King Edward VII of England paid a state visit to Lisbon. He reaffirmed the old alliances and agreed with the advisers (the regenerating party) of King Carlos I to restructure the Portuguese debt to foreign bondholders at a fixed rate of 3%. This ended a precarious financial crisis Portugal had suffered for […]

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Center to Release 5 Million Barrels of Crude Oil from Strategic Reserves, Auto News, ET Auto

[ad_1] The Union Minister said the government regularly reviews high oil and diesel prices nationally. New Delhi: Government agreed to release 5 million barrels of crude oil from its strategic oil reserves in consultation with other global energy consumers, Union Minister of State for Oil and Natural Gas Rameswar Teli in a written response to […]

Animal Conservation

Mexican gray wolf straying in New Mexico blocked by border wall

CITY OF SILVER, NM– In the first documented case of the US-Mexico border wall separating two endangered wolf populations, a Mexican gray wolf – likely in search of a new home and mate – has been stranded at the border in New -Mexico last month. The wolf’s GPS collar periodically reported its positions to the […]

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History of segregation in Las Cruces public schools

[ad_1] Many black families who immigrated to New Mexico in the early part of the 20th century came in hopes of escaping Southern Jim Crow laws and establishing communities where they could thrive. Families, like the Boyer who founded Blackdom near Roswell, and then settled in Vado, established farms in the Mesilla Valley. Other families, […]

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US issues blanket licenses allowing personal remittances to flow to Afghanistan

[ad_1] By Daphne Psaledakis and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON, December 10 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday formalized guidelines allowing personal remittances to Afghanistan, offering protection to senders and financial institutions against U.S. sanctions against the Taliban as the country faces a humanitarian crisis and collapse economic worsening. The Treasury Department has issued a general […]

Animal Conservation

TC report can play a key role in migratory bird conservation / Public information service

GREENWICH, Connecticut – North America has lost three billion birds since 1970, and a new report shows how Connecticut, a major stopover for migrating birds, may play a role in reversing the trend. The Connecticut Audubon Society’s annual State of the Birds of Connecticut report features 37 species of birds in the state with rapidly […]

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Why you should book a trip with a conservation group

Look beyond traditional travel agencies to book your next outdoor adventure. Share this article FFor many American travelers, 2021 was the year of the national park. As the pandemic continues to disrupt international travel, it has also sparked wider interest among Americans in exploring the great outdoors in their own country. Maybe you’ve been to […]

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BRI and the EU’s Global Gateway Strategy | By Dr Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan

[ad_1] BRI and the EU’s Global Gateway Strategy The FEUDS of the international economy have now taken on a new form of engagement in which the international politics of power will play an important role. It seems that in the new global arena, everyone has their own Silk Road. Almost a decade after Chinese President […]

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Stocks to rebound on Omicron hopes and oil rally

[ad_1] MARKET ENVELOPES To watch: Manufacturing orders / turnover in Germany; Retail sales in Italy; UK Car Registrations, Construction PMI, Household Finances Review, CBI Economic Forecasts; meeting of the Eurogroup of euro area finance ministers; no major company update is expected Opening call: Allaying fears about Omicron’s seriousness should help fuel a rally in European […]

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Omicron: the sequel may be more virulent than the infection

[ad_1] Omicron: the sequel may be more virulent than the infection Global economic recovery after the Covid crisis threatened By Anjan Roy The waves of new variations of the old cursed pandemic are bad news for the health of the planet. Moreover, the economic disruption they have created is a double whammy. The only good […]

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China promises one billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Africa

[ad_1] China has pledged to donate a billion coronavirus vaccines, advance billions of dollars for African trade and infrastructure, and cancel interest-free loans to African countries to help the continent recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking via a video link from Beijing at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), Chinese President Xi Jinping said China […]

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Oil Minister Hardeep Puri Says High Crude Oil Prices Are Hurting Global Economic Recovery, Auto News, ET Auto

[ad_1] Oil Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said continued high international oil prices would hurt global economic recovery as he renewed his advocacy with Saudi Arabia and other OPEC producers so as not to keep production levels artificially lower. He described India, alongside the United States, Japan and Korea, releasing oil stocks from their […]

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United States to restrict travel from 8 African countries on Monday, citing variant

[ad_1] The United States is expected to restrict travel from eight countries on Monday due to a new variant of the coronavirus. The countries are South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Eswatini, Malawi and Namibia, NBC News reported. The World Health Organization on Friday called Omicron a “worrying variant” of the coronavirus. Loading Something is […]

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Lions at Singapore Zoo have recovered from COVID-19

[ad_1] Lions at the Singapore Zoo. (PHOTO: Xinhua / Deng Zhiwei via Getty Images) SINGAPORE – The Singapore Zoo will reopen its African lion exhibit on Saturday (November 27), with the lions making a full recovery after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this month. The Mandai Wildlife Group said in a press release on Friday […]

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Biden to tap into U.S. oil reserves to fight rising gas prices

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – Working with five other countries, President Biden on Tuesday ordered the release of oil from the country’s emergency stockpile as Americans face rising gas prices amid inflation ahead of the holidays, according to senior administration officials. The administration will draw on 50 million barrels of crude from the strategic oil reserve. Britain, […]

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US must lead the way to prevent Sudan from becoming the next Libya

[ad_1] When a post-colonial country with little or no democratic tradition escapes a brutal dictatorship, it rarely becomes a democracy. Instead, he is likely to be faced with political chaos and foreign players scrambling for strategic advantage. This is what happened in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein, and in Libya after the ousting […]

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To fight climate change, Africa must be taken into account

[ad_1] The standard narrative, “flirting with the apocalypse” that dominates US media coverage and political debates regarding climate change looks like this: China, which is the world’s largest carbon emitter, and India, which is little industrialized and still quite poor, currently represent the greatest threats to the protection of the environment. The supposedly more altruistic […]

Animal Conservation

State Department has new approach to stop wildlife trafficking

The best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. The State Department is in the middle of an annual month-long program to generate ideas on how to stop wildlife trafficking. It sponsors Zoohackathon sessions on three continents. To learn more about what […]

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COP26: the “most polluting” and “most corrupt” electricity company in the world could benefit from green funding

[ad_1] One of the achievements in Glasgow is the very first such deal – a pact made by rich countries to finance a developing country’s transition from coal to renewable energy sources. The European Commission has already announced the deal, which involves the US, UK, Germany and France. The beneficiary is South Africa. This is […]

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SIBANYE STILLWATER LIMITED – Sibanye-Stillwater to acquire Santa Rita nickel mine and Serrote copper mine in Brazil – SENS

[ad_1] Sibanye-Stillwater to acquire the Santa Rita nickel mine and the Serrote copper mine in Brazil Sibanye Stillwater LimitedIncorporated in the Republic of South AfricaRegistration number 2014/243852/06Share codes: SSW (JSE) and SBSW (NYSE)ISIN – ZAE000259701Issuer code: SSW(“Sibanye-Stillwater” or “Company” or “the Group”) Website: www.sibanyestillwater.com Sibanye-Stillwater to acquire the Santa Rita nickel mine and the Serrote […]

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The risks and opportunities of private debt

[ad_1] Evan Gunter and Abby Latour, NEW YORK – In an increasingly credit-fueled global economy, the private debt market has become a new frontier for yield-hungry investors. The close bilateral relations that characterize this market offer unique opportunities for both borrowers and lenders. But the growing investor base and the wide spread of private lending […]

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Address the collection premium for sustainable development in Africa

[ad_1] The pandemic slowdown has exacerbated one of the most serious challenges Africa faces on its development path – the high costs of collection premiums – the overvalued risks eternally attributed to Africa, regardless of the improvement in its macroeconomic fundamentals, the global economic environment and the growth prospects of each country. . The global […]

Animal Conservation

As biodiversity loss and climate change deplete WDFW’s resources, Commission examines what conservation means

In mid-September, a subset of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission addressed a deceptive and existential question: What does conservation mean? “We use the word conservation in our strategic plan,” said Barbara Baker, vice-chair of the commission at the Big Tent committee meeting. “But the term is never defined. As we all know, […]

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KEN PERROTE: Ammunition taxes help fund conservation efforts | Local

BY KEN PERROTE FOR THE FREE LANCE-STAR RECREATIONAL shooters and millions of new gun owners in the United States are increasingly paying for wildlife conservation, according to Mark Oliva, director of public affairs for the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Most state-level fishing and wildlife agencies – Virginia, in particular – are primarily funded by money […]

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Economy 2021

[ad_1] The writer heads the Sustainable Development Policy Institute. The Pakistani economy faces a triple challenge: Internationally, it faces soaring prices of essential commodities such as oil, gas, wheat and sugar and unusually high shipping costs. raised on its foreign trade; at the regional level, it is grappling with the economic and financial fallout from […]

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Rochester Public Library to donate 1,000 Chromebooks

[ad_1] Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) – The Rochester Public Library has announced plans to distribute 1,000 wifi-equipped Chromebooks to residents who do not have a way to connect to the high-speed internet. The program is funded through $ 619,000 awarded to the Rochester Public Library under the Emergency Connectivity Fund program administered by the Federal […]

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Africa fights competing interests in its quest for funding

[ad_1] By BERNA NAMATA Africa’s economic officials see a bleak future as they attempt to raise funds to purchase vaccines and increase government spending needed to reduce poverty and ease economic shocks caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This week, African finance ministers pleaded with international lenders, including the International Monetary Fund, to do more to […]

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African lions at Birmingham Zoo tested positive for COVID after showing symptoms

[ad_1] Birmingham Zoo said on Friday its two African lions tested positive for COVID-19 last week after showing symptoms. According to the zoo, the male lion named Kwanza had a slight loss of appetite and the lioness named Akili had slight sneezing. “Fecal samples were collected and tests in an outside laboratory confirmed the presence […]

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Lions at Akron Zoo tested positive for COVID-19

[ad_1] AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Zoo is monitoring its five African lions after each tests presumably positive for COVID-19. “Our lion care team recently noticed a mild cough, sneezing and decreased appetite in a few lions,” Akron Zoo officials said in a Facebook post Thursday morning. “After symptoms appeared, stool samples were taken and […]

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OPEC Says Oil Will Be Primary Energy Source For Decades As Crude Hits 3-Year Highs, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

[ad_1] Frankfurt: While acknowledging the inevitable advance in alternative energy sources and technology, OPEC has said oil will be the main source of energy for decades to come as crude prices hit record highs in three years Tuesday. In its annual World Oil Outlook, OPEC acknowledged that more electric vehicles on the road and the […]

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Lions at COVID-Sick Zoo fed ‘attempt’ baby food and chicken broth to increase appetites

[ad_1] Some of the big cats that tested positive for COVID-19 last week at the Washington, DC National Zoo struggled with poor appetites, so zookeepers had to get creative. “We’ve seen a real decrease in interest in appetite, so this week they’ve done more to stimulate their appetite,” spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson told the Washington Post. […]