User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
Last updated: Aug 19 2017 05:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Scientists keep an eye on green sea turtles adapting to life in the San Gabriel River’s murky flows 19.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Scientists have been studying an unlikely turtle colony found cavorting in the southern end of the river, where the flood control channel’s tainted urban runoff mixes with tidal flows in the shadows of electric power plants and the 405 Freeway.
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Flashbay Partners With the WILD Foundation and Kayapo Project to Promote Paperless Working 17.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
LONDON, August 17, 2017 : Flashbay, industry leader in promotional technology products, is joining forces with the WILD Foundation and Kayapo Project to support the conservation efforts of the Kayapo territory.
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Accidental deaths of endangered whale threatens its survival 16.8.2017 AP National
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A high number of accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whale threaten the survival of the species, according to conservation groups and marine scientists....
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Wildlife officials determine bald eagle had lead poisoning 15.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

APOLLO, Pa. — Pennsylvania wildlife officials say a bald eagle that is suffering from lead poisoning is in guarded condition. The bird was letting people get close to it on a wildlife trail near Apollo over the weekend. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports it was taken to a wildlife center in Saegertown, where blood tests confirmed […]
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Rare crocodile eggs hatched at Cambodian conservation center 15.8.2017 Washington Post: World
Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken to a conservation center in southern Cambodia have hatched, conservationists announced Tuesday.
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Rare crocodile eggs hatched at Cambodian conservation center 15.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Nine eggs of an endangered crocodile species found in the wild in June and taken to a conservation center in southern Cambodia have hatched, conservationists announced Tuesday. The New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and Cambodia’s Fisheries Administration said the eggs of nine Siamese crocodiles have hatched at the Koh Kong […]
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War over wolves: ‘Fought continually’ 15.8.2017 Seattle Times: Opinion

Thank you for exposing tactics used by elected officials and Washington State University in “A War Over Wolves.” It’s no surprise that politicians and WSU used the medical school as an opportunity to get rid of Robert Wielgus and advance their anti-wolf agenda. Congressional Republicans got the wolves in parts of our state removed from […]
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Reward offered to catch Nevada lake invasive fish dumper 13.8.2017 AP National
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada game wardens who spend most of their time hunting down big-game poachers are focusing on a serious threat to nature in a lake: An invasive fish species that eats all the other fish prized by anglers and then turns cannibalistic....
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Reward offered to catch Nevada lake invasive fish dumper 12.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada game wardens who spend most their time hunting down big-game poachers are focusing on a serious threat to nature in a lake: An invasive fish species that eats all the other fish prized by anglers and then turns cannibalistic. The Nevada Department of Wildlife is offering a $10,000 reward to […]
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Let forest fires burn? A black-backed woodpecker would applaud 12.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

The black-backed woodpecker, which lives in burned-out forests, is one of the rarest birds in California, and lately it has become something more: a symbol of a huge scientific and political debate over the future of fire in U.S. forests.
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Groups call for ban on cyanide traps that kill predator animals 12.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to outlaw the spring-activated devices called M-44s.
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New hope for endangered eels, Japanese summer delicacy 11.8.2017 AP Business
FUJISAWA, Japan (AP) -- The Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, is in question as the creatures with their mysterious migrations become increasingly endangered....
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Groups move to ban cyanide traps that kill predator animals 11.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental groups have started a legal process to ban predator-killing cyanide traps used mostly in the U.S. West after one of the traps sickened a boy in Idaho and killed his dog. The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to outlaw the […]
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Conservationists look for answers in unprecedented North Atlantic right whale deaths 10.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2017 : Endangered North Atlantic right whales have experienced a shocking number of fatalities in 2017, causing alarm among biologists and conservationists for their depleting population of only 500 animals.
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Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules 10.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group that represents farmers is calling the costs of saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest unsustainable and is turning to the Trump administration to sidestep endangered species laws. The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee with the power […]
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Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules 10.8.2017 AP Top News
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A group that represents farmers is calling the costs of saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest unsustainable and is turning to the Trump administration to sidestep endangered species laws....
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New hope for endangered eels, Japanese summer delicacy 10.8.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

FUJISAWA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, is in question as the creatures with their mysterious migrations become increasingly endangered. Soaring demand for Japanese eel, or Anguilla japonica, helped put the creatures on the International Union of Conservation of Nature’s […]
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Newborn Hawaiian monk seal to be moved out of Waikiki 9.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

HONOLULU (AP) — State and federal authorities plan to move a newborn Hawaiian monk seal away from congested Waikiki so it can remain a wild animal and won’t become accustomed to interacting with people. National Marine Fisheries Service Regional Marine Mammal Response Coordinator David Schofield said Tuesday officials will take the seal shortly after it […]
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Sage grouse conservation changes draw mix of praise, alarm 9.8.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump's administration has opened the door to industry-friendly changes to a sweeping plan imposed by his predecessor to protect a ground-dwelling bird across vast areas of the U.S. West.
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Oregon warns that Willamette Steelhead face extinction 8.8.2017 AP Washington
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- State officials warned Monday that if California sea lions continue feeding below Willamette Falls, they could push winter steelhead trout to the brink of extinction....
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