User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-Regional
Category: Specific Organisms :: Amphibians
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Indiana's religious freedom bill among host of new laws 1.7.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ATLANTA (AP) — Just days after a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, Indiana's religious freedom law took effect Wednesday amid an ongoing national debate over gay rights and religious objections.
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Cruz Misses Mark on Endangered Species 19.6.2015 FactCheck
Ted Cruz said that "one of the worst things that can happen to a species is to be listed on the Endangered Species Act." But the ESA has led to recovery of a number of species, and there is little evidence that listing harms animals and plants.
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Refugees from a well-watered West 27.4.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Review of “Relicts of a Beautiful Sea” by Christopher Norment.
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DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species 3.3.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.
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The Earth has half as many animals as it did in 1970 7.10.2014 High Country News Most Recent
In the Western U.S., megafauna is on the rise — but amphibians are in trouble.
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Invasion of voracious bullfrogs spreads in Montana 3.10.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An invasion of American bullfrogs that will eat just about anything — including each other — is spreading downstream along Montana's Yellowstone River and poses a potential threat to native frogs, government scientists said Thursday.
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Researchers try to save huge US salamander 10.7.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — With a long, slimy body and beady eyes, North America's largest salamander wouldn't top any cutest animal lists.
Suckers for gold 7.6.2014 Writers on the Range
Recreational dredgers can wreck stream beds.
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Dozens of new flora, fauna species in Myanmar 5.6.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
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New frog species found in troubled Indian habitat 8.5.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
NEW DELHI (AP) — Scientists have discovered 14 new species of so-called dancing frogs in the jungle mountains of southern India — just in time, they fear, to watch them fade away.
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When poisoning is the solution 11.3.2014 Writers on the Range
A victory for an endangered fish, though some environmentalists fought hard to prevent it.
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Lawsuits seek to block water pipeline from Utah line to Vegas 13.2.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Carson City, Nev. • An environmental group and a coalition of rural interests filed separate federal lawsuits Wednesday seeking to block a massive water pipeline that would pump billions of gallons of water from beneath remote valleys along the Nevada-Utah line and ship it to Las Vegas. The lawsuits are the first foray into the federal court system in the ongoing battle over plans by the Southern Nevada Water Authority to siphon groundwater from four rural valleys in the central eastern part of...
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Lawsuits seek to block Las Vegas water pipeline 13.2.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Carson City, Nev. • An environmental group and a coalition of rural interests filed separate federal lawsuits Wednesday seeking to block a massive water pipeline that would pump billions of gallons of water from beneath remote valleys along the Nevada-Utah line and ship it to Las Vegas. The lawsuits are the first foray into the federal court system in the ongoing battle over plans by the Southern Nevada Water Authority to siphon groundwater from four rural valleys in the central eastern part of ...
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Group seeks endangered status for 4 Arizona species 22.1.2014 azcentral.com | news
Group seeks endangered status for 4 Arizona species
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Native and non-native reptiles feeling the stress of Colorado floods 28.9.2013 Denver Post: News: Local
Native and non-native reptiles feeling the stress of Colorado floods
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The latest: A worrying amphibian decline 10.6.2013 High Country News Most Recent
A new study finds frogs and toads are disappearing faster than previously thought.
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Frogs and toads in trouble 30.5.2013 From the Blogs
A new study says amphibians are disappearing faster than we thought
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Study: Frog, toad populations declining, even in Rocky Mountain National Park 23.5.2013 Denver Post: News: Local
Study: Frog, toad populations declining, even in Rocky Mountain National Park
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Legos to help Hogle Zoo push habitat protection 25.4.2013 Salt Lake Tribune
by Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 24, 2013 04:39PM MDT Adam Vialpando hoisted his 6-year-old daughter, Gwen, onto his shoulders, then handed her his cell phone so she could take a picture of whatever came out of the wooden crate at Utah’s Hogle Zoo. “A polar bear,” she predicted excitedly, moments before the front panel came off. Sure enough, it was a life-size polar bear — but one formed by 95,000 Legos rather than muscle, teeth and a yen to eat. “If it was a real polar bear, I’d just scream,” Gwen told her dad, of West Valley City. But there was n... ...
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The sound of croaking 18.4.2013 Durango Herald
PATILLAS, Puerto Rico x2013 A curtain of sound envelops the two researchers as they make their way along the side of a mountain in darkness, occasionally hacking their way with a machete to reach the mouth of a small cave.Peeps, tweets and staccato whistles fill the air, a pulsing undercurrent in the tropical night. To the untrained ear,...
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