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Dolphin Slaughter Fueled by Illegal Shark Trade

The raging demand for shark meat in Asia has indirectly created another victim in our oceans: dolphins.

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #17

We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful effects. A great example of this is National Geographic’s “The Great Nature Project”. This is a worldwide celebration of our diverse planet through photographs submitted by people around the…

Space Candy: My Fair Carina

—Image courtesy ESO Fluffy, colorful, sparkling… need I say more? O, all right. The above beauty shot is the newest image of the Carina nebula, a tumultuous mix of massive stars, dust, and strong cosmic winds that sits about 7,500 light-years away. Carina is full of massive young stars, over a dozen of which are…