User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
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San Diego Zoo gets ready to open $68-million Africa Rocks exhibit 26.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The San Diego Zoo, which recently celebrated its first 100 years, will step into the future next week with the opening of Africa Rocks, its biggest construction project ever.

The $68-million project incorporates the latest ideas about animal exhibits at a time when zoos and other parks find themselves...

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park 25.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Barcelona, Spain • A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain’s most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. “The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts,” Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez f...
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Spain fights forest fire in famed nature reserve; 1,000 flee 25.6.2017 Hindu: International
A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said on Sunday. The flames have advanced westward...
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Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve; 1,000 evacuate 25.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

MADRID (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. The flames have advanced westward and have entered Donana National Park, one of Spain’s most important nature reserves and home to the highly endangered Iberian lynx. […]
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Crews fight forest fire near Spain’s Donana nature reserve 25.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Spanish authorities say a forest fire has forced the evacuation of camp sites and houses near a national park famous for its biodiversity.
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How biologists are working to keep the Great Sand Dunes Tiger Beetle off the endangered species list 25.6.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
If you protect an ecosystem, you protect everything inside it, including a hairy, green-headed beetle with a violin-shaped mark on its back, National Park Service biologist Fred Bunch says.
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Conservationists and tribes denounce U.S. plan to remove Yellowstone grizzly bears from endangered species list 24.6.2017 LA Times: Nation

The grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park has been protected by the federal government for more than four decades.

That will begin to change next week.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week said the agency intends to remove grizzlies living in the Yellowstone area from Endangered Species...

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Conservationists, Indian tribes denounce U.S. plan to remove Yellowstone grizzly bears from endangered species list 24.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park has been protected by the federal government for more than four decades.

That will begin to change next week.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke this week said the agency intends to remove grizzlies living in the Yellowstone area from Endangered Species...

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'Cause For Serious Concern': Invasive Carp Caught 9 Miles From Great Lakes 23.6.2017 NPR Health Science
A commercial fisher captured the silver carp beyond the barriers built to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes. The incident is raising alarms from local lawmakers.
Dutch customs discover rhino horn in carvings headed to Laos 23.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Dutch customs officials say they have intercepted a crate containing 12 concealed pieces of rhinoceros horn that was being sent from South Africa to Laos.
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After 42 years, Yellowstone grizzly will be taken off endangered species list 23.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Citing a population rebound, the Interior Department has announced plans to strip the bear of federal protection. But some groups are skeptical, and they've signaled they're prepared to resist.
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Grizzly Bears to Come Off Endangered List 23.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Trump administration said it would remove endangered species protections for the Yellowstone grizzly bear, in a move initiated by the Obama administration after numbers of the West’s largest land predator rebounded sharply over the past four decades.
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Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose protections after 42 years on endangered species list 23.6.2017 Washington Post
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose protections after 42 years on endangered species list
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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Removed From Endangered Species List 23.6.2017 NPR Health Science
The Interior Department has announced that it will end federal protections for the Yellowstone grizzly bear.
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After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List 23.6.2017 NPR News
Citing a population rebound, the Interior Department has announced it plans to strip the bear of federal protection. But some groups are skeptical, and they've signaled they're prepared to resist.
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U.S. officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections 23.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.

Grizzlies in all continental U.S. states except Alaska have been...

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US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections 22.6.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Thursday's ruling is certain to be challenged in court by conservation groups that argue the Yellowstone bears still face threats to their continued existence.
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Red Palm Weevils Wreak Havoc On Palm Plantations Across The Globe 22.6.2017 NPR News
Thanks to globalization and climate change, the pest has spread to 60 countries, attacking coconut, date and oil palm plantations, and costing millions of dollars in damages.
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A hidden cost of corruption: environmental devastation 17.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Traveling on the Patuca River in Honduras, you can see kleptocracy’s effects.
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A Riverside County mountain lion sired 11 kittens, but that won't fix weak gene pool 16.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Seven male cougars have crossed Interstate 15 near Temecula over the last 15 years, and one sired 11 kittens. Wildlife biologists are heartened by this because it demonstrates that a single male can enhance genetic diversity among inbred cougar populations.

The fact that only one managed to reproduce,...

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