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African wildlife protectors get a hand in detective training in Commerce City 24.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Saving African wild cats, elephants and other species from extinction takes serious police work. That's why some of the continent's conservation officers came to Commerce City, Colorado.
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Asteroid that killed dinosaurs may have sped up bird evolution 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Human activities could trigger an altered pattern of evolution similar to what occurred 66 million years ago, when a giant asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, leaving birds as their only descendants. 
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Redskins will 'stick with' the running game as long as it's successful 23.9.2017 Washington Post
Redskins will 'stick with' the running game as long as it's successful
Kansas student with spina bifida scores touchdown 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

COLWATER, Kan. (AP) — There is a tradition in the high school football program at South Central, a co-op between the towns of Protection and Coldwater in southwestern Kansas – every senior on the team receives a chance to score a touchdown in a game. South Central senior Zach Jellison carried on the tradition last […]
Could Condors Return to Northern California? 21.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A study of lead exposure indicates condors could one day return to Northern California.
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Concern grows over effects of treated seeds on birds 20.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Neonicotinoid-treated seeds are winding up as food for birds and other animals, which can be toxic for the wildlife.
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California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction 20.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor. The giant vultures flap their wings and circle the sky before perching on branches and observing their observers. Wildlife biologist Amy List uses a handheld antenna to track the birds, which wear […]
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The Health 202: Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push to succeed 19.9.2017 Washington Post
The Health 202: Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push to succeed
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The Energy 202: FERC is up and running again. That means Trump gets more of the pipelines he wants. 19.9.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: FERC is up and running again. That means Trump gets more of the pipelines he wants.
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It helped save whooping cranes from the brink of extinction. Now this program faces its own swan song. 19.9.2017 Washington Post
For 51 years, the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Md., has been the epicenter of a slow-going effort to rescue the snow-hued cranes by breeding and training birds for release. But as funding for the program dries, the center will now focus on its other projects.
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Delta Dispatches: Advocating for Louisiana's Vanishing Paradise 18.9.2017 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
On today’s show Erin Brown of Vanishing Paradise stops by to talk with Simone and Jacques about how they advocate for restoration of the Mississippi River Delta by nationalizing the issue, raising awareness, and educating members of Congress. Chef Nathan Richard also joins the program to talk with Simone & Jacques about the Fresh Water Supper at Cavan Restaurant in New Orleans for the Vanishing Paradise, highlighting species that depend on freshwater marsh in coastal Louisiana. Below is a transcript ...
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The duck dynasty continues: A Hautman wins the stamp contest, again 18.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Bob Hautman from Delano won the contest with his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards. Hautman's win this year makes it the 13th time he or one of his brothers have graced the duck stamps with their art.
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Graceful menace: States take aim at non-native swans 17.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With its snow-white plumage and elegant posture, mute swans are exalted in European ballets and fairy tales as symbols of love and beauty. But to many wildlife biologists, they are aggressive and destructive invaders in U.S. habitats and must be wiped out. Native to Europe, the mute swan has multiplied in […]
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Graceful menace: States take aim at non-native swans 17.9.2017 AP National
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- With its snow-white plumage and elegant posture, mute swans are exalted in European ballets and fairy tales as symbols of love and beauty. But to many wildlife biologists, they are aggressive and destructive invaders in U.S. habitats and must be wiped out....
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Lectures ‘bring science and nature’ into prison 17.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — More than 20 inmates at the Snake River Correctional Institution minimum-security facility were given the chance to take part in some community education when two presenters from local wildlife and ecology groups visited to educate them about owls within the state of Oregon. Nancy DeWitt, from the Institute of Applied Ecology, […]
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Minnesota artist wins federal duck stamp contest 17.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota artist has won the federal duck stamp art contest for 2017. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Saturday that Bob Hautman from Delano won the contest with his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards. The stamp featuring Hautman’s art will go on sale next June. This is Hautman’s […]
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This week in odd news: 'Sewer war' and record-setting cats 16.9.2017 AP Top News
ONE HOME, TWO RECORD-SETTING CATS...
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Who loves animals more, a big-game hunter or a big-city dog lover? Inside ‘Trophy’ and its complex ideas 16.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Philip Glass is walking through the African Mammal Hall at the Natural History Museum, pointing out which of the species on display he’s shot and killed in his life. There’s the giraffe and greater kudu, the cape buffalo and the hippopotamus. But the animal he’s most proud of hunting is the lion.

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The fanged, faceless sea creature that washed ashore during Harvey has been identified 15.9.2017 Washington Post
The fanged, faceless sea creature that washed ashore during Harvey has been identified
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The Energy 202: Here's what solar energy research is going to look like under Trump 13.9.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Hint: it doesn't involve solar panels on the president's border wall.
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