Dr. Carolina Barillas-Mury: Believing in the Possible

By | 2017-12-08T11:37:42+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Biology, Featured Author, Popular, Pryme Spotlight, Science, Science & Technology, Top Stories Headline|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“Find something you enjoy doing so you can be happy. Strive for excellence, learn to work with men, learn to communicate well with colleagues. Most people are reasonable, so with good communication I seldom have problems.”

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Captive Marine Mammals: The Fight for Their Freedom Gains Ground (Updated)

By | 2017-01-23T11:51:31+00:00 January 8th, 2017|Categories: Environment, Featured Author, Nature, Pryme Spotlight, Science, Science & Technology, Top Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The research and efforts to raise awareness of the plight of captive orcas and dolphins was largely initiated by a handful of women. This is their story.

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African Grey Parrots: Intelligent and Endangered

By | 2016-11-22T11:47:46+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Categories: Biology, Environment, Featured Author, Nature, Popular, Science, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

African Grey parrots are widely favored as pets due to their high level of intelligence and incredible abilities to “speak” and communicate. Yet, the same endearing qualities that makes them so popular as pets also increases their market demand, ultimately threatening wild populations.

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November’s Supermoon: The largest Moon since 1948

By | 2016-11-22T12:09:20+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Environment, Events, Nature, Science, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A few months ago, I was driving home along the waterfront in the San Francisco Bay Area, and looked up to see a huge moon glistening over the water. The impressive sight happened to be a supermoon or a mega moon, which happens when a full moon is closest to Earth.

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Girl Power: Female Anti-poaching Unit Tackles Wildlife Poaching in Africa

By | 2016-11-22T12:10:26+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: Environment, Featured Author, Nature, Popular, Science, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Illegal poaching in Africa has decimated wildlife such as rhino and elephant, which are targeted for their horns and tusks respectively. These items are smuggled to Asia, where they fetch high prices on the black market. Now a specially trained anti-poaching unit — the Black Mambas — comprised almost entirely of women, is taking the poachers head on, with remarkable success in the area in which they operate.

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Solitude And Slavery: Why Circus Elephant Abuse Must Stop

By | 2016-10-20T17:09:26+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: Environment, Featured Author, Nature, Popular, Science, Science & Technology, Top Stories Headline|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Performing circus elephants have gone through years of abuse, punishment, solitary confinement, loneliness and fear. But at what cost? The "tricks" these magnificent beasts perform are a result of the cruel, inhumane treatment they've received since the time of their abduction in the wild throughout their horrific journey as part of the circus trade.

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The Dark Side of Being a Horse in America

By | 2016-10-03T10:52:57+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured Author, Nature, Popular, Science, Science & Technology, Top Stories, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Cocoa-Nomics: The Missing Millions In Small Island Economies

By | 2016-09-28T21:46:29+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Culture & Life, Environment, Food & Drink, Popular, Science, Science & Technology, Women and Business, Women and Culture, Women and Politics, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: , , , , , , |

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