User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Specific Organisms :: Reptiles
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Too late for the extinct or critically-endangered on Earth. 8.12.2017 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Health News
IUCN must be listened to, unless you are one of those who disregards any science on the grounds that it could be fake. Acting is the opposite to disinterest, but what can we do to counter the actions of great industries or the governments of large populations of people? The answer seems bland, but it proves individuals are always important.
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Rockefeller and the secret land deals that created Grand Tetons National Park 5.12.2017 Washington Post
Rockefeller and the secret land deals that created Grand Tetons National Park
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We don’t need to save endangered species. Extinction is part of evolution. 22.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The only creatures we should go out of our way to protect are Homo sapiens.
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Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them 18.11.2017 AP Washington
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing thousands of fish before they ever get to the ocean, and fisheries biologists in Idaho think they know why....
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Toxic algae: Once a nuisance, now a severe nationwide threat 16.11.2017 AP Top News
MONROE, Mich. (AP) -- Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat - unaware that he was being poisoned....
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Algae plague raises doubts about voluntary runoff prevention 16.11.2017 AP National
MONROE, Mich. (AP) -- Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat - unaware that he was being poisoned....
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Toxic algae flourishes despite vast sums spent to prevent it 16.11.2017 AP Top News
MONROE, Mich. (AP) -- Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat - unaware that he was being poisoned....
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Germany: police detain man with 14-inch python in his pants 8.11.2017 Washington Post: World
A young man detained by police during a drunken argument in Germany was found to be carrying a baby python in his pants, and may be in trouble under animal welfare laws.
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Temple Run: A gold rush at the Padmanabhaswamy Temple 15.10.2017 Eye – The Indian Express
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The dark side of digitally tracking endangered species 11.10.2017 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The data could make it easier for poachers to find animals and plants that scientists are trying to protect.
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Nearly 400 new species discovered in the Amazon 28.9.2017 Planet Ark News
A fiery-orange tailed monkey, a new species of pink river dolphin and a stingray resembling a cross between a pancake and honey comb are among the hundreds of new species discovered in the Amazon over the past two years.
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Man goes from alligator wrestler to reptile scientist 23.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nick Clark was 33 and coming off a $72,000-a-year salary when he made a radical career change — wrestling alligators at Gatorland for $6 an hour. He said his previous employer had fired him when, “burnt out,” he refused to sell an A/C unit to a couple who didn’t need it. […]
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Stairway to prosperity 22.9.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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3-foot-long crocodile captured in central Indiana stream 21.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

GREENFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Conservation officers who captured a 3-foot-long crocodile in a central Indiana stream are seeking the public’s help in tracking down its origins. A landowner contacted authorities Monday and reported spotting a reptile resembling an alligator in Brandywine Creek in Hancock County, just east of Indianapolis. A conservation officer found muddy tracks […]
4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat 19.9.2017 AP National
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises....
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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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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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'Snot otters' get a second chance in Ohio 14.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
North America's largest amphibian, the Hellbender salamander, is in trouble. They are endangered in several states. A team in Ohio is trying to save them before it's too late.
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VIDEO: Snot Otters Get A Second Chance In Ohio 14.9.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
North America's largest amphibian, the Hellbender salamander, is in trouble. They are endangered in several states. A team in Ohio is trying to save them before it's too late.
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Police nab 4-foot-long lizard in Virginia 13.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

LAKESIDE, Va. (AP) — Authorities have captured a 4-foot-long (1.2-meter) lizard that was wandering around a Virginia neighborhood. News outlets report an officer captured the monitor lizard Saturday in Lakeside. Henrico Animal Protection Police Lt. Shawn Sears says the lizard was captured after authorities received a call. Authorities say the lizard is at a facility […]
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