User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Endangered Species
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Feature and TV films 16.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Movies on TV the week of Dec. 17 - 23, 2017
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The Energy 202: The Pentagon takes climate change very seriously. This government watchdog says that's not enough. 13.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
GAO says talk is not sufficient.
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Recovery plans for Snake River salmon, steelhead released 12.12.2017 AP Washington
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities have released recovery plans for federally protected Snake River chinook salmon and steelhead with the goal of making sure each species is self-sustaining in the wild....
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We need to talk about genetically modifying animals 12.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
We need to talk about genetically modifying animals
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2 wolves monitored by wildlife officials found shot dead 11.12.2017 AP Washington
COLVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- Officials say two wolves that were being monitored have been found shot dead in eastern Washington....
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In the face of a threat, narwhals respond in just about the worst possible way 9.12.2017 LA Times: Science

Narwhals can’t pick whether to freeze or flee after being caught in human hunting nets – and that reaction can put them in grave danger, according to a new study of the marine mammals.

The discovery, described in the journal Science, has implications for the vulnerability of these mammals as they...

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Report: Wolf population increase not hurting deer numbers 9.12.2017 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- The growing population of wolves in eastern Washington state does not appear to be hurting the populations of deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep, according to a report issued this week by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife....
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In Theory: What ethical questions come to mind over the ‘de-extinction’ movement? 6.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A new book examines the questions raised by the proposed reintroduction of extinct species into their native habitats. In “Rise of the Necrofauna,” CBC broadcaster and science writer Britt Ray examines a number of perspectives on using genetic engineering to foment “de-extinction.”

These include...

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The Latest: Zinke recommends shrinking Nevada monument 6.12.2017 AP National
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to shrink two national monuments in Utah (all times local):...
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2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report 5.12.2017 Hindu: S & T
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature upgraded the Okarito kiwi and the Northern Brown kiwi from endangered to vulnerable thanks to New Zealand’s progress in controlling predators like stoats and cats.
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Blakeslee’s “American Wolf” navigates the political, scientific and cultural impacts of wolf restoration in the West 2.12.2017 Denver Post: Entertainment
In the opening pages of Nate Blakelee’s captivating “American Wolf,” a hunter is trudging through snow, not far from a road, blasting on a whistle that mimics the wail of an injured cottontail. He’s an elk hunter but that’s not what he’s after on this day.
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U.S. adopts recovery plan for Mexican wolves, lawsuit planned 30.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After decades of legal challenges and political battles that have pitted states against the federal government, U.S. wildlife managers on Wednesday finally adopted a plan to guide the recovery of a wolf that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico.
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APNewsBreak: US adopts recovery plan for Mexican wolves 29.11.2017 AP National
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- After decades of legal challenges and political battles that have pitted states against the federal government, U.S. wildlife managers on Wednesday finally adopted a plan to guide the recovery of a wolf that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico....
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Daily Digest: House passes PolyMet land swap bill 29.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The bill sponsored by DFL U.S. Rep Rick Nolan brings the controversial copper-nickel mine one step closer to reality.
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Hunting Can Be Good for Lions and Elephants 29.11.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
A government report makes the case for easing the ban on importation of big-game trophies.
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WHO fears complacency as progress against malaria stalls 29.11.2017 Reuters Health
LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Progress in the global fight against malaria has stalled amid signs of flatlining funding and complacency that the mosquito-borne disease is less of a threat, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
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Oregon couple rescues stranded endangered sea turtle 28.11.2017 AP Washington
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon couple rescued an endangered sea turtle from a Washington state beach over the Thanksgiving weekend....
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Yellowstone’s grizzly bear population rebounds, creating challenges, fears 27.11.2017 Washington Post
After being saved from the brink of extinction, grizzly bears are spreading far beyond Yellowstone National Park. That’s raising uneasy questions among ranchers, conservationists and others in the region: Can people and the bears coexist?
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2 Million Stunning Images of Earth’s Biodiversity Are Now Available for Free 24.11.2017 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  There are thought to be about 10 million distinct species of plants and animals on Earth. That number is incomprehensibly large, not least because most species are still undiscovered. But now the Biodiversity Heritage Library, an open-access repository for some of the most stunning […]
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Forest Service is rethinking protection plans for sage grouse in Colorado, five other Western states 23.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Forest Service is rethinking protection plans for sage grouse in six Western states after a U.S. court sided with mining companies
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