User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
Last updated: Sep 19 2019 17:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Editorial: Gavin Newsom just decided to carry Trump's water by vetoing an endangered species bill 19.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Gavin Newsom is carrying President Trump's water by rejecting a bill to protect salmon and other endangered species.

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South Gate charts new course to rear native fish that thrived before L.A.'s explosive growth 17.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

The city of South Gate is trying to mimic conditions before the explosive growth of L.A. after World War II that allowed certain rare native fish to thrive.

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World's biggest amphibian 'discovered' in museum 17.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
DNA from historical museum specimens may help save the giant salamander from extinction in the wild.
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Magpie attack: Australian cyclist dies while fleeing swooping bird 16.9.2019 BBC: World
The man suffered head injuries after swerving his bicycle in a bid to avoid the aggressive bird.
Editorial: Climate change is already here. 2020 could be your last chance to stop an apocalypse 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Do you understand the causes and effects of climate change? Here is what you can do to help.

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Newsom plans to veto bill that would have blocked Trump's rollback of endangered species protections 15.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Newsom plans to veto bill that would have imposed strict endangered species protections

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California lawmakers vote to block Trump's environmental rollbacks, defying Newsom 14.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California lawmakers passed Senate Bill 1, defying Gov. Newsom and pushing the state to adopt federal environmental and labor rules in place before Trump took office. Will Newsom sign it?

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Week in pictures: 7 - 13 September 2019 14.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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Editorial: Firing the judge in Brock Turner sex assault case was a step toward mob rule 13.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The spineless school bureaucrats who fired tennis coach Aaron Persky because of his lenient ruling in a sex assault case when he was a judge is helping turn the quest for justice into mob rule, the law into a popularity contest and the independent judiciary into an endangered species.

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Pope Francis in Africa: Five things we learned 11.9.2019 BBC: World
Pope Francis drew huge crowds during his visit to Africa. What can we learn from his trip?
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Ghost Crabs Have Stomach Teeth That They Use to Growl at Each Other 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists have found they rub their teeth during aggressive encounters as part of "unusual" communication system.
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Water interests are fighting California's bid to block Trump's environmental rollbacks 9.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California lawmakers are set to adopt strict Obama-era federal environmental and worker safety rules the Trump administration is dismantling. Big water agencies are fighting it.

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Dinosaur DNA Was Hurled to the Moon by the Asteroid Impact—lunar Exploration Could Destroy It 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Any living matter from Earth that reached space after an impact would be freeze-dried immediately, with its DNA preserved.
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Hurricane Dorian Probably Just Made a Species of Bird Go Extinct 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Our thoughts are with the people and biodiversity in this tragedy," Diana Bell—a professor of Conservation a Biology—said
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National Wildlife Day: Most Endangered Species and How You Can Help 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A landmark U.N. report recently warned that one million species around the world are at risk of extinction due to human pressures and climate change.
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Meat-eating plants making a comeback in England 4.9.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Endangered carnivorous plants are being reintroduced in an attempt to reverse their decline.
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What is sustainable palm oil? 3.9.2019 BBC: Science
Can the palm oil industry improve its impact on the environment?
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Great Barrier Reef Is Becoming a 'Theme Park' With Underwater Hotels and Attractions As Its Beauty Fades, Tour Operator Warns 2.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The tourism industry, desperate to maintain tourist numbers, is looking beyond the natural beauty of the reef because it's not quite what it was," said dive operator Tony Fontes.
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Island cleanup nets trash left behind by Mille Lacs anglers 2.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A recent cleanup of two islands in Mille Lacs Lake could help prevent native birds from drowning in junk left behind by messy anglers.
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It's a mammal. It looks like an artichoke. And China is driving it toward extinction 1.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Instead of protecting confiscated pangolins -- already critically endangered -- a local government body is accused of sending them back to smugglers.

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