User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
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Ten years after ESA listing, killer whale numbers falling 21.12.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Puget Sound’s already small killer-whale population has declined in the decade since it was protected under the Endangered Species Act. Some experts view the death this month of a pregnant female orca as an alarm bell for the region’s southern residents.
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Ten years after ESA listing, killer whale numbers falling 21.12.2014 Seattle Times: Local
Puget Sound’s already small killer-whale population has declined in the decade since it was protected under the Endangered Species Act. Some experts view the death this month of a pregnant female orca as an alarm bell for the region’s southern residents.
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Hainan gibbon ‘clinging on’ with 25 left in China 20.12.2014 Hindu: Home
Scientists say a disease outbreak or typhoon could make the world’s rarest ape species extinct.
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Days of Future past: Siegfried and Roy's white lion dies in Cincinnati Zoo 20.12.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
  • Zoo euthanises rare big cat loaned by Las Vegas illusionists
  • Lion named Future was 17 years old
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Aging white lion at Cincinnati Zoo euthanized over poor health; was gift from Seigfried & Roy 20.12.2014 Star Tribune: Health
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Federal judge puts gray wolf back on endangered species list 20.12.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Federal judge rules gray wolf hunt illegal, places animal back on endangered species list 20.12.2014 Star Tribune: Local
Federal court ruling comes after three seasons of wolf hunting in Minnesota.
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Rare rhino hunter still awaiting permit 20.12.2014 CNN: Top Stories
It has been almost one year since Corey Knowlton bid $350,000 for a hunting permit issued by the government of Namibia to hunt an endangered black rhinoceros. He hasn't gone on the hunt and it's still not entirely clear if he will ever shoot the animal.
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Wolf hunt must stop in Great Lakes states, federal court says 20.12.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
U.S. District Court rules that wolves still require endangered species protection
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Judge rules to keep gray wolves on endangered species list 20.12.2014 Guardian: Environment

Order affects wolves in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin after US Fish and Wildlife Service dropped federal protections from those animals in 2012

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Great Lakes wolves ordered returned to endangered list 20.12.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The order affects wolves in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service dropped federal protections from those wolves in 2012 and handed over management to the states.
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Federal judge orders gray wolves in Great Lakes region returned to federal endangered list 20.12.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Wisconsin DNR not commenting on wolf relisting decision 20.12.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Antarctic tourism may pose disease threat to penguins 19.12.2014 New Scientists HIV
The Antarctic's blossoming tourist industry and warming climate could be placing penguins at greater risk of infectious ...
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Hainan gibbon ‘clinging on’ with 25 left in China 19.12.2014 Guardian: Environment
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'The Interview' jeopardises overseas movie villains 19.12.2014 Hindu: News
Hollywood loves its overseas villains. Evil forces from Russia, China and North Korea have tirelessly menaced our big-screen heroes in recent years. But, in the wake of the startling cancellation...
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'The Interview' jeopardizes overseas movie villains 19.12.2014 AP Top News
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hollywood loves its overseas villains. Evil forces from Russia, China and North Korea have tirelessly menaced our big-screen heroes in recent years. But, in the wake of the startling cancellation of "The Interview," an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction....
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Bobcats are in peril in Illinois 19.12.2014 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Earlier this month, a dangerous bill was rushed through the legislature to allow trophy hunters and trappers to kill bobcats in Illinois. This bill passed the Senate by just one vote, and the fate of these animals now rests on Gov. Pat Quinn’s shoulders. The Humane Society of the ...
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US mulls would-be rhino hunter's request to bring home carcass 19.12.2014 Guardian: Environment
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Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds 18.12.2014 LA Times: Science
Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that a song bird weighing less than two nickels managed to carry a tiny electronic sensor from Tennessee to Colombia and back.
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