User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
Last updated: Apr 18 2015 22:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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50 shades of penguin? New England Aquarium enticing nearly extinct African species to mate 18.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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11 wildlife experiences that could vanish in your lifetime 18.4.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Earth is in the grip of the "sixth great extinction crisis," say some scientists, with up to 2,000 species dying out each year.
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Hunter says he'll help save black rhinos by killing one 18.4.2015 CNN: Top Stories
The Texas hunter paid $350,000 for a license to hunt an endangered black rhino in Namibia. FULL STORY
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Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined 18.4.2015 AP National
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers - fish from Japanese waters - when it was spotted off the Oregon coast....
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The Sage Grouse strut: a lesson in love 18.4.2015 Steamboat Pilot
I might be a little better at that “I don’t wanna be a chicken, I don’t wanna be a duck” dance the next time I flap my elbows with the kids. The reason: I just rose at 3:30 a.m. — after spending my birthday night in a Craig hotel — to witness the mating dance of the greater sage grouse. And you can bet that any gyration tips I glean will make their way to the dance floor. The trip was put together by Conservation Colorado, which organizes as many as 20 of the outings for the general public every year. This one is a special lek tour for members of the outdoor industry; they hope to educate the public and politicians that grouse habitat kicks in $1 billion annually, on federal lands alone, from outdoor recreation. Conservation Colorado hosts 15 to 20 sage grouse viewing trips per year. Trips include transportation to and from Craig, coffee (Starbucks) and pastries, and cost $35 for locals, $60 for out-of-towners and $85 to become a Supporter of Conservation Colorado. For more information, visit ...
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Development threatens to dry up Mexico City’s floating market gardens 17.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Rampant development could dry up the capital’s chinampas, and endanger many plant and animal species Continue reading...
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Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred 17.4.2015 AP Top News
From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life - a testament to the resilience of nature....
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Q&A on the Gulf, resilient but scarred 5 years after spill 17.4.2015 AP National
Five years after the BP well explosion, there is no single, conclusive answer to how the Gulf of Mexico is doing, but there are many questions. Here are some of them:...
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The big question, 5 years after the oil spill: How is the Gulf? Scientists, BP differ 17.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Save Puget Sound’s orcas by protecting West Coast waters 17.4.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
The federal government knows enough now to better project Puget Sound’s southern-resident orcas.
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Regent Honeyeater breeding program boosts population of endangered bird 17.4.2015 Guardian: Environment

Taronga Zoo hopes first steps towards recovery for ‘flagship’ species will attract funding for similar breeding programs for swift parrots and squirrel gliders

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Save Puget Sound’s orcas by protecting West Coast waters 17.4.2015 Seattle Times: Opinion
The federal government knows enough now to better project Puget Sound’s southern-resident orcas.
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Mexico implements plan to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise in Sea of Cortes 17.4.2015 Star Tribune: World
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Endangered Franklin Park Zoo Gorilla To Give Birth in May 16.4.2015 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
The Franklin Park Zoo announced this week that Kiki, a western lowland gorilla, will have her fourth baby this ...
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Inside the battle to save Africa's elephants 16.4.2015 CNN: Top Stories
"Conservation is war," they say, and nowhere is that clearer than in Zakouma National Park.
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The Drought Isn’t California’s Only Water Problem 16.4.2015 Wired Top Stories
If you really want to understand California's drought, you need to stop worrying about tree nuts and start learning about the ...
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Mystery blob in the Pacific messes up US weather and ecosystems 16.4.2015 New Scientist: Living World
Tropical fish in Alaska, stranded sea lions and more thunderstorms across the US Pacific coast have all been linked to an unusual blob of warm ...
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How Iran's Khuzestan went from wetland to wasteland 16.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Iran’s most south-westerly province is facing dust storms, dried-up rivers and mounting pollution

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Ask the real experts about ocean acidification, not climate science deniers 16.4.2015 Guardian: Environment

Scientists review column on ocean acidification in The Australian newspaper and find it was ‘misleading’, ‘very wrong’ and ‘ill informed’.

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Plight of Glacier National Park stonefly that's imperiled by climate change draws lawsuit 16.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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