User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Specific Organisms :: Birds
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How Penn Museum uses the latest in science to conserve the most ancient of artifacts 22.2.2018 News
New Middle East galleries are opening in April at the Penn Museum. Conservators are using the tools of science, including lasers and chemical gels, to prepare nearly 1,200 ancient artifacts for display.
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The Ardrossan Estate: Last surviving gem of the Main Line, a 'Philadelphia Story' looking for a future 16.2.2018 News
The old Main Line is almost all gone, but the Ardrossan Estate in Villanova, mansion of the Montgomery family, stands. The Main House is exquisitely preserved, and despite continuing development of the surrounding acres, both house and land have a pristine, inviting quality.
Rare bald eagle returns to Newport Beach's Back Bay, generating excitement 16.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Robert Rollins was on his daily bike ride around Newport Beach's Back Bay on Feb. 3 when he noticed a group of people looking at something.

It was a bald eagle in a eucalyptus tree.

Rollins quickly pulled out his camera, headed up the side of a cliff and started snapping pictures.

"It was thrilling...

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Bald eagle parents-to-be tend to one tiny egg in a massive nest near Fort St. Vrain power plant 16.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The bald eagle egg is in the basket -- a really, really big basket that is 6-feet in diameter and 5-feet deep.
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4 African wild dog pups born at the Denver Zoo make their debut at Predator Ridge Friday 16.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
It's the year of the dog, and four adorable African painted dogs are bringing the spirit to the Denver Zoo starting Friday.
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The Health 202: Alex Azar's first big test: Will he enforce Obamacare? 15.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Idaho presents the new HHS secretary's first big test.
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Volunteers in nest-by-nest fight to save bald eagles, sue to take back “kill” permits issued to developers 15.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The pressure that Colorado’s Front Range development boom is putting on bald eagles, golden eagles, owls and other raptors is intensifying, driving local wildlife lovers into a nest-by-nest fight to protect survivors.
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Another Trump victim: Migratory birds 14.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

On the eve of the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, one of the nation’s bedrock environmental laws, the Trump administration delivered a churlish anniversary present: It gutted the law.

Three days before Christmas, the U.S. Interior Department quietly issued a reinterpretation of the...

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Penn drones navigate on their own, could save people from peril 13.2.2018 News
Drones from the University of Pennsylvania could be used for search and rescue, or to scout out danger zones such as nuclear accidents.
First of 2 Big Bear Lake bald eagle chicks hatches on livestream 12.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

After weeks of anticipation, the first of two bald eagle eggs near Big Bear Lake hatched over the weekend as viewers watched in real time via a streaming webcam, San Bernardino National Forest officials announced.

The chick began to emerge at 9:57 a.m. Sunday from the first of two eggs laid days...

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The Constitutional podcast finale: 'Ourselves and our posterity' 12.2.2018 Washington Post
In the "Constitutional" finale, we address listener questions about the history — and future — of the nation's governing document.
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The Finance 202: Trump plans to roll out budget and infrastructure plans. Neither may be relevant. 12.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The deficit is growing.
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Colorado health officials warn residents of poor visibility due to air pollution 12.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado health officials on Sunday issued an advisory notice of poor air quality, with visibility impaired, across a seven-county area encompassing Denver and Boulder.
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In Odisha, Poachers Turn Protectors — And UN Takes Note 12.2.2018 Front Page – The Indian Express
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Turkish military says another soldier killed in Syria 11.2.2018 Washington Post: World
Turkey’s military announced the death of another soldier in its operation against a syrian Kurdish militia in northern Syria, on Sunday.
Colorado couple sells all for sailboat venture, it sinks on day 2 11.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A couple who abandoned their workaday lives to buy a sailboat for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure instead lost almost everything when it sank on day two of their journey off Florida.
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Researchers want more protections from drilling for bald eagles in Boulder, Weld counties 11.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A nonprofit study group surveying bald eagles in Boulder County and western Weld County is sounding the alarm over the lack of state-regulated protection from any oil and gas operations' leaks and air pollution in wetland and riparian areas.
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U.S. efforts once saved the red wolf. But missteps may push the species back to the brink. 11.2.2018 Washington Post
Three decades after they were reintroduced to the wild, there is serious doubt that the species can survive outside zoos. The story of the rise and fall of the red wolf population at a North Carolina refuge is a testament to the power of the Endangered Species Act to protect wildlife — and its limitations.
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Why the private sector must protect tourist destinations 10.2.2018 Design & Innovation |
Businesses, resident and authorities must recognize the cycles of tourism that can lead to the destruction of the most beautiful places on Earth.
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Oregon increases protections for 'enigma of the Pacific' 10.2.2018 AP National
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon environmental officials on Friday increased protections for the marbled murrelet, a rare diving seabird known as the "enigma of the Pacific" because it lives and hunts in the ocean but nests far inland in the high canopy of mossy, old-growth forests....
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