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2014/12/20 01:42
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A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove the gray wolf population in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list – a decision that will ban...
2014/12/20 01:42
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2014/12/15 20:24
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... turtles have a home in Iowa after being saved from illegally being taken from the United States. In all, more than 200 turtles were found packed inside boots in luggage at the Anchorage airport in...
2014/12/10 12:33
2014/12/10 12:33
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In the winter of 2013–14, hundreds of milk-white birds with luminous yellow eyes and wingspans of up to five feet descended on beaches, farmers’ fields, city parks and airport runways throughout...
2014/12/03 11:45
2014/12/03 11:45
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PORT FOURCHON, LA - JULY 03: Workers clear off some of the oil washing on to Fourchon Beach from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on July 3, 2010 in Port Fourchon, Louisiana....
2014/11/27 15:16
2014/11/27 15:16
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... Vultures eat all kinds of nasty stuff that humans can't (and wouldn't if we could). But how do they survive living off the rotting flesh of roadkill? Researchers set out to answer that query by...
2014/11/25 07:26
2014/11/25 07:26
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HIGHLANDS COUNTY — When you think of a flying bat, do you picture it wearing a bonnet? One of North America’s rarest mammals looks like that—Eumops floridanus, the endangered Florida bonneted...
2014/11/24 17:52
2014/11/24 17:52
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When millions of monarch butterflies take to the sky and fly thousands of kilometres from the United States and southern Canada to Mexico, the view is breathtaking. But over the last few decades,...
2014/11/22 01:19
2014/11/22 01:19
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Editor's note: This essay is the fifth in a series, “Conservation Innovation: Voices of a New Generation,” which has been produced by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in collaboration with The...
2014/11/21 10:29
2014/11/21 10:29
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An innovation by a Kenyan pupil to stop lion attacks on livestock is being expanded to more bomas in Kitengela. The lighting project was invented in February 2012 by 14-year-old Richard Turere and is...
2014/11/20 23:55
2014/11/20 23:55
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The Australian heads of a platinum mine have been indicted in the US for conspiring to dump waste in Alaska's Salmon River, which crosses a wildlife refuge. The 28-page indictment handed down by a...
2014/11/20 06:21
2014/11/20 06:21
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Polar bears in the Arctic suffered sharp declines in the first decade of this century, losing about 40 percent of their population, according to US and Canadian scientists. The worst years for polar...
2014/11/19 18:57
2014/11/19 18:57
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After years of debate and controversy, the Oakland Zoo passed its final governmental hurdle last night in its efforts to expand into Knowland Park, with the Oakland City Council approving the last...
2014/11/19 17:31
2014/11/19 17:31
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Scientists from the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), NASA, and other organizations have partnered to focus global attention on the contribution of satellites to biodiversity conservation in a...
2014/11/19 13:44
2014/11/19 13:44
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Coyotes, weasels, skunks, jackrabbits, raccoons and European starlings – early next year, hunters as young as 10 will join a competitive hunt in Salmon, Idaho, for a chance to kill from that wild...
2014/11/17 19:12
2014/11/17 19:12
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A company that operates at least 13 wind-energy facilities across three states is suing in federal court to block the US government from releasing information to the Associated Press about how many...
2014/11/16 18:12
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A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a federal agency denies the winning bidder’s request to bring the...
2014/11/13 18:03
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Like any creature that loves beautiful landscapes and the Wolfpack, Sea Turtles like to hang out in North Carolina. The endangered species is a big fan of the state's beaches, where it digs down...
2014/12/20 01:42
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