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"When dawn breaks at the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve in Hoedspruit, South Africa, Anton Mzimba is already out patrolling. His gun hangs across his chest as he surveys the bush, looking and listening for signs of wildlife crime that might have happened overnight. For the last 20 years, he has been a wildlife ranger and has seen first-hand what poaching has done to the landscape and the wildlife population."
A uranium company launched a concerted lobbying campaign to scale back Bears Ears National Monument, saying such action would give it easier access to the area’s uranium deposits and help it operate a nearby processing mill, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and top Utah Republicans have said repeatedly that questions of mining or drilling played no role in President Trump’s announcement Monday that he was cutting the site by more than 1.1 million acres, or 85 percent. via Washington Post
National Trust for the Cayman Islands #FeatureFriday
The National Trust of the Cayman Islands has plans to step up conservation efforts in 2018 with the purchase of more land that it can protect for future generations in the face of growing challenges to the Cayman Islands’ natural resources.
With so many threats to indigenous flora and fauna, the Trust is launching a focused campaign to boost its Land Reserve Fund to acquire important sites and protect endangered habitats. Read more in the story below thanks to Cayman News Service