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Science Daily
Rare beluga data show whales dive to maximize mealsTwo distinct populations spend winters in the Bering Sea, then move north as se
Rare beluga data show whales dive to maximize meals
Science Daily / Posted 5 hours ago
Two distinct populations spend winters in the Bering Sea, then move north as sea ice melts and open water allows them passage into the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. There they feast on Arctic cod, frequently diving to depths of 200 to 300 meters -- and... Read more
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Newswise
Rare Beluga Data Show Whales Dive to Maximize Meals FROM: Michelle Ma University of Washington 206-543-2580 For Immediate Rele
Rare Beluga Data Show Whales Dive to Maximize Meals
Newswise / Posted 5 hours ago
FROM: Michelle Ma University of Washington 206-543-2580 For Immediate Release Feb. 12, 2016 Rare beluga data show whales dive to maximize meals Newswise — Children's singer and songwriter... Read more
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Alaska Public
Scientists find prevalence of algal toxins in the Arctic For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxin
Scientists find prevalence of algal toxins in the Arctic
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle. That’s according to a new study out Thursday in the... Read more
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The Columbian
Endangered orca population comes under reviewWeeks after the first new orca calf of 2016 was spotted among the southern resi
Endangered orca population comes under review
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Weeks after the first new orca calf of 2016 was spotted among the southern resident orca population, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced the start of a five-year status review of the species. The southern resident orca... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Feds reviewing endangered-species status for orcasWeeks after the first new orca calf of 2016 was seen among the southern residen
Feds reviewing endangered-species status for orcas
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Weeks after the first new orca calf of 2016 was seen among the southern resident orca population, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced the start of a five-year status review of the species. The southern resident orca... Read more
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Vineyard Gazette
Fishermen Give Cold Shoulder to Offshore Wind DeveloperA representative from Denmark’s largest energy company had a cold reception in
Fishermen Give Cold Shoulder to Offshore Wind Developer
Vineyard Gazette / Posted yesterday
A representative from Denmark’s largest energy company had a cold reception in Chilmark this week as commercial fishermen and others discussed a proposed wind farm south of the Vineyard. Andy Revill, a fishermen’s liaison for Dong Energy, traveled... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Too much rain is going to wasteAfter months of hopeful predictions, El Niño is delivering our state much-neede
Too much rain is going to waste
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
After months of hopeful predictions, El Niño is delivering our state much-needed snow and rain. But with Mother Nature doing her small part to ease the drought, the big question remains: What will we do to capture excess rain and snow now for use in... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
President Obama's Proposed Budget Short-changes Endangered SpeciesWASHINGTON - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s budget request for Fiscal Yea
President Obama's Proposed Budget Short-changes Endangered Species
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2017 continues a trend of flat or declining funding for the protection and recovery of endangered species. The Service’s overall budget request for the endangered... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Hungry Sea Lion Pup Found In San Diego RestaurantInstead of feasting on black tea rum smoked salmon or french toast, the sea lio
Hungry Sea Lion Pup Found In San Diego Restaurant
Popular Science Australia / Posted 3 days ago
Instead of feasting on black tea rum smoked salmon or french toast, the sea lion pup was quickly taken into the custody of one of Sea World San Diego's rescue teams. The pup, now nicknamed Marina, had a host of health problems, including being... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sea lion pup recovering after wandering into La Jolla restaurantThe baby sea lion that snuck into a La Jolla restaurant is being fed and treate
Sea lion pup recovering after wandering into La Jolla restaurant
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The baby sea lion that snuck into a La Jolla restaurant is being fed and treated by specialists at SeaWorld San Diego, who said Friday that the malnourished and emaciated animal was improving. "She's pretty content right now," said SeaWorld senior... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Homeless students; Housing prices up; Columbia River coach retiresHeading outdoors this weekend? Is spring weather on the way? Check our local we
Morning Press: Homeless students; Housing prices up; Columbia River coach retires
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
Heading outdoors this weekend? Is spring weather on the way? Check our local weather coverage. In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories of the week:County’s homeless student numbers on the rise More Clark County students than ever... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sickly sea lion pup found sleeping in booth inside La Jolla restaurantEmployees at the Marine Room in La Jolla had an unexpected guest Thursday morni
Sickly sea lion pup found sleeping in booth inside La Jolla restaurant
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Employees at the Marine Room in La Jolla had an unexpected guest Thursday morning. A sickly sea lion pup was found sleeping in one of the restaurant’s booths. Restaurant employees found the pup, which is about the size of a small dog, on the seat... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Wildlife officials modify rules to amberjack harvestThe department, in a news release Thursday, said the commercial trip limit will
Wildlife officials modify rules to amberjack harvest
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
The department, in a news release Thursday, said the commercial trip limit will decrease from 2,000 pounds whole weight to 1,500 pounds whole weight. The recreational size limit will increase from 30 to 34 inches fork length. Earlier in 2015, the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Wildlife officials modify rules to amberjack harvestThe department, in a news release Thursday, said the commercial trip limit will
Wildlife officials modify rules to amberjack harvest
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
The department, in a news release Thursday, said the commercial trip limit will decrease from 2,000 pounds whole weight to 1,500 pounds whole weight. The recreational size limit will increase from 30 to 34 inches fork length. Earlier in 2015, the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Wildlife officials modify rules to amberjack harvestBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has mod
Wildlife officials modify rules to amberjack harvest
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has modified rules involving the commercial and recreational limits for greater amberjack harvest. The department, in a news release Thursday, said the commercial trip limit... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Wildlife officials modify rules to amberjack harvestBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has mod
Wildlife officials modify rules to amberjack harvest
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has modified rules involving the commercial and recreational limits for greater amberjack harvest. The department, in a news release Thursday, said the commercial trip limit... Read more
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The Columbian
Work under way on Endangered Species Act hatchery plansThe National Marine Fisheries Service says it has completed work on plans for 2
Work under way on Endangered Species Act hatchery plans
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
The National Marine Fisheries Service says it has completed work on plans for 26 Columbia River hatcheries and is actively working on Endangered Species Act review of 32 more, including 16 on lower Columbia tributaries in Washington. The numbers... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Only 3 percent of juvenile salmon survived California drought in 2015Only 3 percent of the juveniles of an endangered salmon species survived the dr
Only 3 percent of juvenile salmon survived California drought in 2015
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
Only 3 percent of the juveniles of an endangered salmon species survived the drought along the Sacramento River in 2015 despite extraordinary efforts by federal and state officials to save them, federal officials said Monday. It marked the second... Read more
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Alaska Public
Halibut commission boosts coast-wide catch limit The International Pacific Halibut Commission Friday approved an increase in h
Halibut commission boosts coast-wide catch limit
Alaska Public / Posted 13 days ago
The International Pacific Halibut Commission Friday approved an increase in halibut catch limits for most of the coast. The joint U.S. and Canadian body oversees management of the prized bottom fish... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramCHARLESTON, S.C. — The federal government is expanding its list of right whale
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 15 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The federal government is expanding its list of right whale habitat to include calving grounds off the Southeast coast and feeding grounds off New England, increasing the critical area by thousands of square nautical miles. In... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Federal government expands critical habitat for right whalesCHARLESTON, S.C. | The federal government is expanding its list of right whale
Federal government expands critical habitat for right whales
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. | The federal government is expanding its list of right whale habitat to include calving grounds off the Southeast coast and feeding grounds off New England, increasing the critical area by thousands of square nautical miles. In... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Feds expand critical East Coast habitat for right whales The federal government is expanding its list of right whale habitat to includ
Feds expand critical East Coast habitat for right whales
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
The federal government is expanding its list of right whale habitat to include calving grounds off the Southeast coast and feeding grounds off New England, increasing the critical area by... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Feds expand critical East Coast habitat for right whalesThe federal government is expanding its list of right whale habitat to include
Feds expand critical East Coast habitat for right whales
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 16 days ago
The federal government is expanding its list of right whale habitat to include calving grounds off the Southeast coast and feeding grounds off New England, increasing the critical area by thousands of square nautical miles. In all, almost 30,000... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Feds expand critical East Coast habitat for right whalesCHARLESTON, S.C. — The federal government is expanding its list of right whale
Feds expand critical East Coast habitat for right whales
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The federal government is expanding its list of right whale habitat to include calving grounds off the Southeast coast and feeding grounds off New England, increasing the critical area by thousands of square nautical miles. In... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Feds expand critical East Coast habitat for right whalesCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The federal government is expanding its list of right w
Feds expand critical East Coast habitat for right whales
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The federal government is expanding its list of right whale habitat to include calving grounds off the Southeast coast and feeding grounds off New England, increasing the critical area by thousands of square nautical... Read more
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The Advocate
Notebook: Flooding forces closures on deer hunting in some areasFlooding along the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers, deer hunting, big news f
Notebook: Flooding forces closures on deer hunting in some areas
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Flooding along the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers, deer hunting, big news for the state’s recreational red snapper fishermen and hunting prospects for the 2016-2017 seasons share headline for 2016’s first week. Word filtered from the Department... Read more
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Alaska Public
Pollock B season opens in Aleutians, Eastern Bering Sea region Pollock ‘B’ Season opened today in the Aleutian Islands and Eastern Bering Se
Pollock B season opens in Aleutians, Eastern Bering Sea region
Alaska Public / Posted 21 days ago
Pollock ‘B’ Season opened today in the Aleutian Islands and Eastern Bering Seas Region. Mary Furness is a Fisheries Resource Specialist with the National Marine Fisheries Service in... Read more
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Grainnet.com
Illinois Soyben Association Commends Plan For New Marine Aquaculture Fishery Management PlanBloomington, IL - Jan. 13, 2016 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ
Illinois Soyben Association Commends Plan For New Marine Aquaculture Fishery Management Plan
Grainnet.com / Posted 25 days ago
Bloomington, IL - Jan. 13, 2016 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published the federal rule today implementing a marine aquaculture fishery management plan for the Gulf of Mexico. The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA)... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
N.C. Aquariums take in record number of rescued sea turtlesPINE KNOLL SHORES, Carteret County - The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll
N.C. Aquariums take in record number of rescued sea turtles
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 1 months ago
PINE KNOLL SHORES, Carteret County - The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores reported a record number of sea turtles in need of rescue and rehabilitation were taken in by aquariums. According to a press release from the aquarium, more than... Read more
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