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2015/01/25 23:58
2015/01/25 23:58
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By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Lolita, a killer whale that has lived in a tank at Miami's Seaquarium for 44 years, could move a step closer to freedom this week. After decades of campaigning,...
2015/01/25 23:58
2015/01/25 23:58
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2015/01/25 03:09
2015/01/25 03:09
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Police: Mom found passed out in car with heroin; child in backseatPolice: Mom found passed out in car with heroin; child in backseat A 30-year-old mother is behind bars after police say she was found...
2015/01/24 15:31
2015/01/24 15:31
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When it comes to putting food in their bellies, two species of Antarctic penguins are facing a challenge from climate change. It appears that one is taking on the challenge better than the other....
2015/01/24 01:27
2015/01/24 01:27
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OPINION: Halibut waste in the Bering Sea is deplorable Halibut has been an important part of my 35 years of Alaskan experience. From longlining to charter fishing, and finally now as a personal use...
2015/01/23 12:28
2015/01/23 12:28
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal authorities say they seized 2,700 pounds of shrimp after boarding a vessel near Cameron that didn't have a required device designed to avoid the snaring of endangered sea...
2015/01/22 17:39
2015/01/22 17:39
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Dozens of commercial fishermen from Southampton, East Hampton and other harbors across Long Island rallied on a windswept dock in Hampton Bays on Monday afternoon in defense of one of their own, and...
2015/01/22 15:42
2015/01/22 15:42
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Thirteen Fishermen Charged with Illegally Harvesting, Selling Atlantic Striped Bass Thirteen commercial fishermen in North Carolina and Georgia have been charged in federal court in Raleigh, North...
2015/01/22 08:02
2015/01/22 08:02
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State lawmakers are pushing to end a fishing practice that hauls in millions of dollars a year, puts swordfish on restaurant plates across southern California, and is reported to kill more whales and...
2015/01/22 07:39
2015/01/22 07:39
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Bering Sea Pollock Fishery Casts Off Ron Mitchell drops nets onto the deck of the F/V Seadawn. (Lauren Rosenthal/KUCB) The Bering Sea’s largest fishery opened up on Tuesday afternoon. Pollock crews...
2015/01/21 09:40
2015/01/21 09:40
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BANGOR, Maine -- A New Jersey man accused of smuggling tusks from protected narwhals into the United States was sentenced Monday to nearly three years in prison for conspiracy, smuggling and money...
2015/01/20 19:42
2015/01/20 19:42
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Chinstrap penguins whose namesake describes the black stripe under their chins are decreasing in number while Gentoo penguins, recognizable by their bright orange beaks, are increasing at summer...
Read more at Science Daily, PhysOrg
2015/01/19 02:05
2015/01/19 02:05
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LAKE PIRU, Calif. - State wildlife officials are so worried about invasive quagga mussels at Lake Piru that they’re asking a local district to stop releasing lake water. The problem is, ongoing...
2015/01/19 01:39
2015/01/19 01:39
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Fishermen in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska are tossing back millions of kilograms of dead halibut they’ve caught unintentionally while scooping up other stocks. The long-time practice, known...
2015/01/17 02:36
2015/01/17 02:36
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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – A Guadalupe fur seal nursed back to health by SeaWorld and released into the ocean is now giving local researchers new information about an animal that was once thought to be...
2015/01/16 19:15
2015/01/16 19:15
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As New Times reported last March, the National Marine Fisheries Service sought public comment as to whether Lolita should be included in the ESA listing. With the one-year comment period coming to a...
2015/01/16 01:14
2015/01/16 01:14
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Fishery regulators are giving $166,659 to a project that will assess the number of juvenile river herring in rivers from Maine and Connecticut. The Atlantic States Marine...
2015/01/15 05:02
2015/01/15 05:02
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They just keep coming in. Prima was brought into the Pacific Marine Mammal Center on New Year’s Day, and after three days of rest and fluids, the malnourished sea lion pup finally started gobbling on...
2015/01/13 05:33
2015/01/13 05:33
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Sacramento, CA — The Supreme Court let stand a federal plan to protect California’s Delta ecosystem. The Supreme Court will not review the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that protects...
2015/01/13 03:54
2015/01/13 03:54
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New Jersey man gets prison term for smuggling narwhal tusks Monday, January 12 2015 | 9:53 p.m. CST BANGOR, Maine (AP) ? A New Jersey man accused of smuggling tusks from protected narwhals into the...
2015/01/10 23:07
2015/01/10 23:07
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SAN DIEGO - The city of San Diego is considering an unusual solution to deal with the stink at La Jolla Cove. The views are breathtaking, while the smell can take your breath away. It is an odor...
2015/01/25 23:58
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