User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Specific Organisms :: Fish
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Broncos’ Von Miller won’t face charges for catching hammerhead shark off coast of Miami 23.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will not face charges for catching a hammerhead shark in March 2018 -- an act that landed the boat's owner and operator a $2,000 fine, according to a list of enforcement actions recently published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Huge ‘Prehistoric’ Alligator Gar Caught in Oklahoma 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Alligator gars are often referred to as “living fossils” because they have not changed much since the time of their earliest ancestors.
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How a Tiny Endangered Species Put a Man in Prison 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  They passed around a bottle of Malibu rum as gunshots bellowed into the desert night. A trio of young men had set up camp near the unincorporated town of Crystal, 80 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. As […]
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As California’s delta smelt spirals toward extinction, a future in captivity awaits 22.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Time may be running out for California’s most infamous fish.

Despite a decades-long rescue effort, the tiny delta smelt appears closer than ever to vanishing from its only natural home, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Now, some worry it won’t be long before the only place the once-abundant species...

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal continues to leak contaminants into groundwater, Colorado health department lawsuit says 16.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has sued the U.S. Army claiming that dangerous chemicals including pesticides continue to leach into groundwater at Rocky Mountain Arsenal.
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DNR: Invasive silver carp caught on St. Croix River 15.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota conservation officials said Monday that a silver carp was recently caught in the St. Croix near Prescott, Wis., but that there is no indication of reproduction or an established population in the river.
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Killing Migratory Birds Has Been a Crime for Decades. Not Anymore. 14.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Under Republican and Democratic presidents from Nixon through Obama, killing migratory birds, even inadvertently, was a crime, with fines for violations ranging from $250 to $100 million. The power to prosecute created a deterrent that protected birds and enabled government to hold […]
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Belize Nearly Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas 5.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Belize Nearly Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas
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Belize Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas 5.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Belize Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas
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Plan to remove gray wolves from Endangered Species Act sparks battle 28.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and environmentalists are at war over the agency’s latest plan to strip gray wolves of their federal protections and turn management of the often-reviled predators over to states and tribes.

“If the agency’s proposal gets finalized, we will see them in court,”...

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How California is defying Trump’s environmental rollbacks 26.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California is building walls at its borders — they’re just not the kind President Trump has in mind.

As the Trump administration continues its assault on environmental regulation, state officials are throwing up legal barriers to some high-stakes attacks.

They are preparing to strengthen safeguards...

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Policy News: March 18, 2019 18.3.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: President’s Budget Releases, Proposes Deep Cuts to Science and Environmental Programs The president’s budget proposal reflects the administration’s priorities across the federal government for fiscal year (FY) 2020. ESA submits requests to Congress for science funding. ESA Goes to the Hill for Climate Science Day The Climate Science Working Group held its ...
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Man Tackles Pelican, Pelican Fights Back 11.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Local sheriff says Hunter Hardesty “will be held accountable for this attack on wildlife.”
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A tenacious bald eagle in Frederick illustrates wildlife’s fight to survive along Colorado’s increasingly developed Front Range 10.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Even for species that receive special protection under federal and state laws, survival is increasingly precarious as subdivisions and fossil-fuel production transform once-teeming wildlife habitat in Colorado to meet human needs.
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Gray wolves may lose federal endangered species protection under Trump administration initiative 7.3.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Wolves face a fresh push to strip away the federal protection that's helped them recover from near-extinction, while deer, antelope and moose may get government help in Colorado and other states to roam across increasingly fragmented habitat.
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Gray wolf may be stripped of endangered species protections 7.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

U.S. wildlife officials plan to strip protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, reigniting the legal battle over a predator that's run into conflicts with farmers and ranchers as its numbers rebound in some regions. Critics warn it’s too soon and could start an “all-out war” against...

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U.S. plans to lift protections for gray wolves 6.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move certain to re-ignite the legal battle over a predator that's rebounding in some regions but absent in others.
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Heatwaves Are Sweeping Across the Oceans “Like Wildfires That Take out Huge Areas of Forest” 5.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The number of heatwaves affecting the planet’s oceans has increased sharply, scientists have revealed, killing swathes of sea-life like “wildfires that take out huge areas of forest.”  The damage caused in these hotspots is also harmful for humanity, which relies […]
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Policy News: March 4, 2019 5.3.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Ecologist Goes to Capitol Hill and Testifies about Climate Change in National Parks A Q&A with ESA member Dr. Patrick Gonzalez who recently served as a witness at a House Natural Resources climate hearing. Congress Ends February with Six Climate Hearings Hearings examine funding for climate science, carbon capture and more. Congress ...
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World Wildlife Day 2019: 15 Biggest Threats to Oceans 3.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth’s surface and make up more than 99 percent of the planet’s livable habitat.
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