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Los Angeles Times
Feds OK fracking off the California coastwhich analyzed well stimulation treatments on 23 oil and gas platforms off Cali
Feds OK fracking off the California coast
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 hours ago
which analyzed well stimulation treatments on 23 oil and gas platforms off California's coast between 1982 and 2014. The Center for Biological Diversity, the environmental group that filed a lawsuit that resulted in the moratorium, said Friday... Read more
13h
CommonDreams.org
A Coalition of Nonprofit, Local Business Groups Plan Legal Action Against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Threatened Reefsand the same incorrect assumptions about how far the sediment will travel,” sai
A Coalition of Nonprofit, Local Business Groups Plan Legal Action Against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Threatened Reefs
CommonDreams.org / Posted 13 hours ago
and the same incorrect assumptions about how far the sediment will travel,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “That’s illogical, and we are asking that they stop and rethink their assumptions.” But,... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Conservation Groups Sue Feds Over Proposed Community In Southeastern ArizonaPedro River, which is the last major free-flowing river in the Southwest. The
Conservation Groups Sue Feds Over Proposed Community In Southeastern Arizona
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
Pedro River, which is the last major free-flowing river in the Southwest. The plaintiffs, which include the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club, are concerned that the new community would transform largely undeveloped... Read more
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PhysOrg
Feds give thumbs-up to fracking off California coastgas platforms off California's coast between 1982 and 2014, and came back with
Feds give thumbs-up to fracking off California coast
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
gas platforms off California's coast between 1982 and 2014, and came back with a "Finding of No Significant Impact." The Center for Biological Diversity, the environmental group that filed a lawsuit that resulted in the moratorium, said Friday it... Read more
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Island Packet
Conservationists aiming to protect river sue to stop homesin southern Arizona in the hopes of protecting the last major free-flowing rive
Conservationists aiming to protect river sue to stop homes
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
in southern Arizona in the hopes of protecting the last major free-flowing river in the Southwest. The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity and five other groups filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against a pair of federal... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Point Reyes ranchers at center of debate over nature of national parkshave called for greater scrutiny over livestock grazing on public lands in the
Point Reyes ranchers at center of debate over nature of national parks
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
have called for greater scrutiny over livestock grazing on public lands in the western United States. The Center for Biological Diversity, one of the more successful and well-known among those interests, specializes in lawsuits... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Guns, beer and vomit: Rampage leaves endangered fish dead in Death ValleyNational Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the va
Guns, beer and vomit: Rampage leaves endangered fish dead in Death Valley
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
National Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the vandals' arrest. On Monday, however, the the Center for Biological Diversity said it was adding another $10,000 to the bounty, hoping that it might encourage people with... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Monterey Bay crabbers asked to pull pots early to help whalesnormally there are not that many traps out this late in the season," said Geoff
Monterey Bay crabbers asked to pull pots early to help whales
KSBW Salinas / Posted 4 days ago
normally there are not that many traps out this late in the season," said Geoff Shester with Oceana. According to the center for biological diversity there have been ten confirmed whale entanglements off California since March but the reported... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Obama Administration OKs Offshore Fracking in CaliforniaLawsuit Likely as Regulators Ignore Risks, Lift Fracking Moratorium in Federal
Obama Administration OKs Offshore Fracking in California
CommonDreams.org / Posted 4 days ago
Lawsuit Likely as Regulators Ignore Risks, Lift Fracking Moratorium in Federal Waters At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature - to the existence in our world of a vast diversity... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Cats in Arizona, Texas From Government KillingWASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institu
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Cats in Arizona, Texas From Government Killing
CommonDreams.org / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON - The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ensure that endangered ocelots aren’t inadvertently killed as part of its long-running... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Wildlife and San Pedro River from Sprawling Developmentsome of the most impressive species diversity in the United States,” said Robin
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Wildlife and San Pedro River from Sprawling Development
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
some of the most impressive species diversity in the United States,” said Robin Silver, co-founder and board member of the Center for Biological Diversity. The lawsuit alleges that the Corps failed to consider the impacts of Vigneto’s development... Read more
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examiner.com
Red wolf population crashing, emergency petition filed by CBDyears ago to 45 or less, making the red wolf one of the most critically imperil
Red wolf population crashing, emergency petition filed by CBD
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
years ago to 45 or less, making the red wolf one of the most critically imperiled species on the planet. On May 24, The Center for Biological Diversity, along with other conservation groups, filed an emergency petition to require USFWS, the... Read more
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The Columbian
California oil line repaired after thousands of gallons spillassessing the threat from the spill, including what wildlife could be affected,
California oil line repaired after thousands of gallons spill
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
assessing the threat from the spill, including what wildlife could be affected, said Patrick Sullivan, a spokesman for the Center for Biological Diversity. In scale and threat, the release was “certainly nothing like the Santa Barbara spill” last... Read more
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ABC News
Broken Pipeline Spills Thousands of Gallons in Californiabe affected and whether it posed any significant risks to underground water res
Broken Pipeline Spills Thousands of Gallons in California
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
be affected and whether it posed any significant risks to underground water reserves, Patrick Sullivan, a spokesman for the Center for Biological Diversity, told The Associated Press. But in scale and threat, the release was "certainly nothing like... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Emergency Petition Filed to Save Plummeting Red Wolf PopulationStronger Regulations Needed to Stem Illegal Shootings, Expand Where Wild Wolves
Emergency Petition Filed to Save Plummeting Red Wolf Population
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
Stronger Regulations Needed to Stem Illegal Shootings, Expand Where Wild Wolves Can Roam At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature - to the existence in our world of a vast... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Protesters to Urge Federal Officials Not to OK Offshore Fracking in CaliforniaAt the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human be
Protesters to Urge Federal Officials Not to OK Offshore Fracking in California
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature - to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss... Read more
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The Hill
As climate crisis worsens, it's Interior Secretary Jewell who's being naïveWe already have decades worth of federal oil, coal and gas under lease. We do n
As climate crisis worsens, it's Interior Secretary Jewell who's being naïve
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
We already have decades worth of federal oil, coal and gas under lease. We do not need to lease any more. It’s time for Secretary Jewell to get on board. Randi Spivak is the Director of the Public Land Program Center for Biologic... Read more
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Times News
Saving butterfliesacres of habitat — an area about the size of Texas — including nearly a third o
Saving butterflies
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
acres of habitat — an area about the size of Texas — including nearly a third of their summer breeding grounds,” the Center for Biological Diversity says. Just as significant has been the near elimination in farm fields of milkweed, the... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Finding Nemo’ wasn’t so entertaining for real clownfish — now conservationists worry about ‘Finding Dory’greater risk. Overfishing due to pet demand, along with rising ocean temperatu
‘Finding Nemo’ wasn’t so entertaining for real clownfish — now conservationists worry about ‘Finding Dory’
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
greater risk. Overfishing due to pet demand, along with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has led to the Center for Biological Diversity to petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to put clownfish on the Endangered Species... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Can America learn to love the big bad wolf? There are signs of changea convenient myth used to rationalize government persecution of wolves,” said M
Can America learn to love the big bad wolf? There are signs of change
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
a convenient myth used to rationalize government persecution of wolves,” said Michael Robinson, a campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hear over and over that individual wolves have to die in order to placate a wolf-hating... Read more
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Everett Herald
After 'Nemo,' conservationists now worry about 'Dory'risk.Overfishing due to pet demand, along with rising ocean temperatures and oc
After 'Nemo,' conservationists now worry about 'Dory'
Everett Herald / Posted 11 days ago
risk.Overfishing due to pet demand, along with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Center for Biological Diversity to petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to put clownfish on the Endangered Species... Read more
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The Signal
Supreme Court ruling applied in additional Newhall Ranch lawsuitsdecision and to reconsider the greenhouse gas issue in light of the Nov. 30 cas
Supreme Court ruling applied in additional Newhall Ranch lawsuits
The Signal / Posted 12 days ago
decision and to reconsider the greenhouse gas issue in light of the Nov. 30 case,” John Buse, an attorney representing the Center for Biological Diversity, told The Signal Thursday. Newhall Ranch calls for the construction of 21,000 homes in the... Read more
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Acton Commentary
The 'Good Food Now!' Olive Garden Crusadeis a partnership of Friends of the Earth, Restaurant Opportunities Center-Unite
The 'Good Food Now!' Olive Garden Crusade
Acton Commentary / Posted 12 days ago
is a partnership of Friends of the Earth, Restaurant Opportunities Center-United, the Food Chain Workers Alliance, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Green America and the Animal Welfare... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Plains All American Pipeline indicted in Refugio oil spillgallons of crude into the ocean at Refugio State Beach, killing at least 195 bi
Plains All American Pipeline indicted in Refugio oil spill
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 12 days ago
gallons of crude into the ocean at Refugio State Beach, killing at least 195 birds and 106 mammals, staff attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity Kristen Monsell told the Sun earlier this month. The spill caused ecological and economic... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concernsrisk. Overfishing due to pet demand, along with rising ocean temperatures and
Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concerns
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
risk. Overfishing due to pet demand, along with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Center for Biological Diversity to petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to put clownfish on the Endangered Species... Read more
18 related stories
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The Morning Call
Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concernsrisk. Overfishing due to pet demand, along with rising ocean temperatures and
Real clownfish suffered after 'Finding Nemo,' so 'Finding Dory' raises concerns
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
risk. Overfishing due to pet demand, along with rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification, has all led to the Center for Biological Diversity to petition the National Marine Fisheries Service to put clownfish on the Endangered Species... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Protesters Tell Feds: 'Keep It in the Ground' at Utah Oil, Gas Lease Saleso the BLM must change.” “The ‘Keep It in the Ground’ movement is growing stro
Protesters Tell Feds: 'Keep It in the Ground' at Utah Oil, Gas Lease Sale
CommonDreams.org / Posted 14 days ago
so the BLM must change.” “The ‘Keep It in the Ground’ movement is growing stronger every day,” said Valerie Love of the Center for Biological Diversity. “President Obama needs to listen to the voices and permanently end federal fossil fuel... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan conservationists aim to lift monarch populationsService (USFWS) is leading the charge to conserve the monarch. The agency is al
Michigan conservationists aim to lift monarch populations
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
Service (USFWS) is leading the charge to conserve the monarch. The agency is also reviewing a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity to list monarch butterflies as a threatened species that requires special protection to... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Augustine joins worldwide clean energy movement48, a local activist. “We’re still holding on too tight and too long to the dir
St. Augustine joins worldwide clean energy movement
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 16 days ago
48, a local activist. “We’re still holding on too tight and too long to the dirty traditions.” Representatives for The Center for Biological Diversity and The Matanzas Riverkeeper spoke to the crowd and urged them to continue demanding action... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Men questioned about vandalism that may have killed rare fishdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Men questioned about vandalism that may have killed rare fish
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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CBS News
Men questioned about vandalism that may have killed rare fishdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Men questioned about vandalism that may have killed rare fish
CBS News / Posted 17 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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PhysOrg
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Three men arrested in death of rare fish at Death Valley National ParkHole. “We’re looking forward to seeing these three men brought to justice,” Il
Three men arrested in death of rare fish at Death Valley National Park
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
Hole. “We’re looking forward to seeing these three men brought to justice,” Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. “Not only did they act stupid, but they destroyed some of the last... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction
Lake Placid News / Posted 18 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
16 related stories
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The Wilmington Star-News
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
16 related stories
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
16 related stories
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Pasadena Star-News
Three men arrested in death of rare fish at Death Valley National ParkHole. “We’re looking forward to seeing these three men brought to justice,” Il
Three men arrested in death of rare fish at Death Valley National Park
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
Hole. “We’re looking forward to seeing these three men brought to justice,” Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. “Not only did they act stupid, but they destroyed some of the last... Read more
129 related stories
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
16 related stories
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
16 related stories
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ABC News
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita Porpoise Headed Toward Extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita Porpoise Headed Toward Extinction
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
16 related stories
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Salon.com
Experts: Mexico’s Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico’s Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinctionfor strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report ill
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita porpoise headed toward extinction
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
for strengthening protections for the species and urged fishermen to report illegal activities. Alejandro Olivera of the Center for Biological Diversity said a large part of the problem is the 800 or more boats legally fishing for corvina in the... Read more
16 related stories
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Boston Herald
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalism
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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KHQ Spokane
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalism
KHQ Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalism
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 18 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalism
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 18 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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KTVN Reno
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalism
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalism
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 18 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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Hawaii News Now
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalism
Hawaii News Now / Posted 18 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
129 related stories
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WALB Albany
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismdeep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalism
WALB Albany / Posted 18 days ago
deep where they feed. The Park Service offered a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the intruders, and the Center for Biological Diversity added another $10,000. Biologists closely monitor the rare species, which numbered more than... Read more
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