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10 07, 2016

Will 3D-Printed Rhino Horns Change the Trade?

By |2016-11-29T08:23:37+00:00July 10, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A variety of last-ditch efforts have been proposed to save rhinos from poachers greedy for their valuable horns, from airlifting them to safety, to farming and de-horning them. Perhaps one of the most buzzed-about options of late comes from Seattle-based biotech company Pembient, which wants to 3D-print synthetic rhino horns to flood the market and [...]

23 05, 2016

It’s World Turtle Day– And Here’s Where We Are With Saving the Turtles

By |2016-05-23T12:26:02+00:00May 23, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sea turtles, which have been in existence for more than 100 million years, are under threat. Nearly all seven species worldwide are now classified as endangered, largely because of human activities such as poaching, the destruction of nesting sites and climate change, all of which is pushing turtles ever closer to extinction. On World Turtle [...]