User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Specific Organisms :: Fish
Last updated: Jul 02 2018 04:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Minnesota DNR blames illegal goldfish release for virus that killed carp 2.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota conservation officials are blaming the illegal introduction of non-native ornamental or pet goldfish for large numbers of dead carp washing up on the shores of a southern Minnesota lake.
This Mine Threatens America’s Largest Wild Salmon Run 27.6.2018 Mother Jones
July 4 marks the peak of the largest, most valuable wild salmon run left in America. The sockeye salmon migration into Bristol Bay, Alaska, can exceed 40 million fish. As they charge into the Kvichak and Nushagak rivers and fan out across myriad tributaries, the sockeye and four other species of Pacific salmon are pursued […]
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Policy News: June 25, 2018 26.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: ESA and USGS Hold Capitol Hill Roundtable on Science in the Chesapeake Bay ESA and the U.S. Geological Survey held a roundtable discussion highlighting science used to inform Chesapeake Bay restoration and management. Senate Appropriations Committee Introduces Bills to Fund Interior Agencies, NSF and Others  Senate releases its proposal for ...
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A Big Drilling Company Was Ready to Set up a Mine in This Arizona Town. Then an Endangered Owl Showed Up. 23.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last October, two field researchers were surveying waterways in southern Arizona’s Patagonia Mountains, when one of them glanced into a tree and said, “Uh-oh.” They saw a Mexican spotted owl, a federally threatened species, near the property where Arizona Mining […]
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ESA and USGS Partner to Hold a Chesapeake Bay Roundtable Discussion on Capitol Hill 20.6.2018 EcoTone
On June 19, 2018, ESA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) held a roundtable discussion hosted by Congressmen Rob Wittman (R-VA) and John Sarbanes (D-MD) highlighting science used to inform Chesapeake Bay restoration and management. Bipartisan staffers and policymakers crowded into a conference room on the Capitol Hill to hear scientists talk about the USGS’s ...
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Policy News: June 11, 2018 12.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: Proposed Alaskan Pebble Mine Could Threaten World’s Largest Salmon Fishery and Wetlands Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments by June 29. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Holds First Meeting of 2018, Congress Signals Its Support SAB voted to review the EPA’s ‘secret science’ proposed rule. Congress House Appropriations Committee ...
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Recent wildfire trends under microscope of CU Boulder researcher 12.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. record $18 billion wildfire season of 2017 was triggered by the coincidence of three primary factors that came into play or persisted longer than anticipated, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of Colorado.
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From ferrets to fish, Colorado projects receive $4.3 million in funding 8.6.2018 Denver Post: Outdoors
U.S. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke announced that $4.3 million of funding has been approved for critical U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service infrastructure maintenance in Colorado.
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Scientists say fish feel pain. It could lead to major changes in the fishing industry. 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Scientists say fish feel pain. It could lead to major changes in the fishing industry.
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Grizzly bear trophy hunt in Yellowstone area could be approved today 23.5.2018 Washington Post
Grizzly bear trophy hunt in Yellowstone area could be approved today
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A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018 23.5.2018 LA Times: Science
The highest branches of a Brazilian forest. The permanent darkness of a cave in China. The deepest place on Earth. Meet the Top 10 new species that were described by science in the previous year.
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Little fish in some big data 14.5.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How machine learning and artificial intelligence are shaping the seafood industry.
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Indonesia advances sustainable fishing 11.5.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Indonesia advances sustainable fishing
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Midwestern voters gave Trump a chance. Now, they’re the key to his political future. 11.5.2018 Washington Post
Over the first 15 months of the Trump presidency, The Post visited the Midwest for extended and sometimes repeated interviews with residents. What emerged is a story of how attitudes toward the president have changed, told through the voices of people in a unique part of Trump Nation.
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Calling into question ethical-sourcing certifications 7.5.2018 GreenBiz.com
Consumers and businesses often abide by sourcing certifications, but the impact behind them might be uncertain.
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Three-eyed fish and two-headed turtles? The stench of this river spanning U.S.-Mexico border is legendary 2.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The river is so foul that rumors swirl about two-headed turtles and three-eyed fish. If you fall in, locals joke, you might sprout a third arm.

So go the stories about the New River, whose putrid green water runs like a primordial stew from Mexico's sprawling city of Mexicali through California's...

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Rocky Flats may soon open for recreation, but the feds skipped a study on plutonium exposure and the risk it poses to cyclists and hikers, lawsuit says 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Environmental activists -- and an ex-FBI agent -- are trying to stop Rocky Flats from opening to recreational uses, arguing the federal government has not properly studied the potential risk of exposure to plutonium on the nearly 4,000 acre national wildlife refuge.
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Foxes are disappearing from this Shore town, and residents finally know why 28.4.2018 Philly.com News
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has been trapping and euthanizing the foxes in Brigantine for years in an attempt to protect two endangered shorebirds: the piping plover and the red knot.
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This bat is the first to make it off the endangered species list. Celebrate with a shot of tequila. 22.4.2018 Washington Post
Just in time for Earth Day, officials announced that there are now an estimated 200,000 lesser long-nosed bats — which numbered fewer than a thousand 30 years ago.
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The Energy 202: Trump's new rules make it easier for energy companies to escape penalties for killing birds 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Accidentally killing birds no longer breaks the law.
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