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Petite South Carolina woman bags massive alligator 23.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman has killed a nearly 13-foot alligator as part of the state’s annual hunt for the reptiles. The State newspaper reports that 37-year-old Laura Robinson Griffin of Belton was hunting alligator for the first time at Lake Moultrie north of Charleston. At 4-foot-10, she’s about one-third as tall […]
Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria 22.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm's devastation.
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Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — They eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm’s devastation. Two days after Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes and killing at least two people, millions on the island faced the dispiriting prospect of […]
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Taco joints in Adams County for Taco Tuesday (and every other day) 21.9.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
These taco joints in Adams County offer more than just tacos.
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How St. Louis’ Only City Synagogue Became A Safe Haven For Protesters 20.9.2017 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Along with a Unitarian church across the street.
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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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Western Towns Try To Stop Hungry Bears From Causing Havoc 18.9.2017 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
By Sophie Quinton   BOULDER, Colo. — On a recent morning that was chilly with the first nip of fall, Brenda Lee went looking
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Season for luring bears with doughnuts drawing to a close 18.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The busiest portion of Maine’s annual bear hunt is entering into its final days as the bait season is coming to a close. Hunters are allowed to lure bears with bait until Saturday. Bait is typically sugary human food such as doughnuts. The majority of the bears harvested in Maine are […]
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 hardest hunt I’ve ever done’: What it’s like to bag a mountain goat 14.9.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Hunting a mountain goat is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in Washington state, so why not let people hunt them in Olympic National Park? The National Park Service is examining options for volunteer sharpshooters to help cull goats.
Can farmed fish save aquaculture? 14.9.2017 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
This is the fastest growing segment of agriculture, and it answers the needs both to make more and use less.
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APNewsBreak: Walruses in Alaska may have died in stampede 14.9.2017 AP National
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Thousands of Pacific walrus are coming to Alaska's northwest shore again in the absence of summer sea ice and not all are surviving....
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APNewsBreak: Stampede suspected in dozens of walrus deaths 14.9.2017 Seattle Times: Local

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Thousands of Pacific walrus are coming to Alaska’s northwest shore again in the absence of summer sea ice and not all are surviving. A survey Monday of a mile of coastline near the Inupiaq Eskimo village of Point Lay found 64 dead walruses, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told The […]
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Wanted: Volunteer shooters to thin Grand Canyon bison herd 12.9.2017 AP Top News
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun to kill the animals that increasingly are damaging park resources....
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The NRA’s idea of recreation: Assault rifles, armor-piercing bullets and silencers 12.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Apparently, this is what “sportsmen’s heritage” looks like.
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Volunteer shooters to help thin Grand Canyon bison herds 12.9.2017 AP Top News
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun to kill the animals that increasingly are damaging park resources....
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Savor live music on a weekend escape to Saratoga, Calif. 7.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Wine lovers appreciate Saratoga’s laid-back sipping experience. But I wasn't hunting for a great new Cabernet or Pinot Noir on a recent visit to this peaceful town in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. My daughter and I were lured to Saratoga to watch two of my favorite vintage ’80s bands...

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Prime real estate: Amazon looks for 2nd headquarters 7.9.2017 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is on the hunt for a second home....
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Meet the fleshy-nosed swimming monkeys of Borneo 6.9.2017 TreeHugger
These swimming monkeys with the notable noses and crazy calls are some of the most unforgettable creatures in Borneo.
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Hopes for black-footed ferret recovery hang on a plague vaccine hidden in a peanut-butter flavored bait 5.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
Endangered black-footed ferrets have a voracious appetite for prairie dogs, but if plague infects the colony, the species recovery work is sunk.
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