Archive | October, 2013

At-Risk Species and Conservation Efforts of the Endangered Species Act

Humans and their demands and influences on ecosystems have frequently been contributed to putting species at risk. The Endangered Species Act was created to mitigate and protect against future extinctions. One resulting tool has been ecosystem market-based Conservation Banks. This story-map explores the US listed species and Conservation Banks as they currently exist.

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Tennessee and Violent Crime

I recently came across this article at Addicting Info pointing out that my beloved Tennessee had the most reported violent crime of any according to the FBI in 2012. I was shocked considering I generally think of Tennessee to be a peaceful place, especially compared to others that make it in the news frequently. Being […]

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