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Endangered species killed in Savannah Harbor

The State - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
That could range from a different dredging schedule to a temporary shut down of the work so officials can seek better ways to protect endangered species. Such measures likely would occur in extreme circumstances, federal officials said. “If they had ...

Up For Debate: What's the Real Cost of Endangered Species Predation?

Lexology (registration) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
On February 10, 2016, lawmakers on the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans are scheduled to discuss several wildlife laws, including the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), and ...
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DNA from endangered species 'PURPOSEFULLY' inserted into traditional Chinese medicines - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
SCIENTISTS have revealed that traditional Chinese medicines sourced from the country and sold over the counter in Australia were found to contain DNA from several animals on the endangered species list. By Sean Martin. PUBLISHED: 17:47, Thu, Feb 4, ...
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Obama Administration Weakens Critical Habitat Protections for Nation's Endangered Species

Center for Biological Diversity (press release) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
WASHINGTON— A new regulation finalized today by the Obama administration will put hundreds of endangered plants and animals at greater risk of extinction by dramatically reducing protections for their designated critical habitat. The regulation ...

Exploitation of Endangered Species Feared as China Revisits Wildlife Law

New York Times - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
BEIJING - A proposed revision to China's Wildlife Protection Law is being criticized by conservationists who fear it could legitimize the commercial exploitation of endangered species, such as tigers, bears and pangolins.

Are small cars an endangered species?

Detroit Free Press - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The combination of falling gas prices and the boomlet of higher-riding crossovers is forcing automakers to stop making certain passenger cars that don't generate sufficient sales or profits to satisfy Wall Street or American consumers.

Will the survival of our endangered species rely on biological resurrection?

The News Hub - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
National Geographic reported that proponents of the cloning of animals were excited about the success of the sheep. The director of the Audubon Centre for Research of Endangered Species, Betsy Dresser, said that the saving of habitats is not going to ...

'Fishbrain,' An App For Catching Fish, May Save Endangered Species

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
But the app has a surprising, hidden purpose, as well: Because it collects so much data about the fish and wildlife that its users observe, it's uniquely equipped to track endangered and invasive species. In other words: Help people fish, but don't let ...
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Ship noise extends to killer whale frequencies

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Orcas, one of the world's most powerful predators, dread the drone from ship engines and propellers. The underwater noise, which can be intense, interferes with the way that these killer whales and other marine mammals communicate and feed, researchers ...

Zoo uses Chinese New Year to highlight endangered species

SFGate - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - A Chinese New Year celebration Saturday at the Bergen County Zoo, heralding the year of the monkey, put the spotlight an endangered species distinct for its red fur and small head surrounded by a lion-like mane. Dozens of visitors ...

My PhD could save an endangered species with time-travelling mud

The Guardian - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Knowing what a bird is eating can be key to understanding species decline. There are two main ways of doing this: by looking at what's available to go into a bird's beak, and looking at what's coming out of the other end.
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Senior NJ lawmaker pushes two-state endangered species measure

Capital New York - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
New Jersey state senator Ray Lesniak isn't just trying to get his bills protecting endangered species approved by Gov. Chris Christie.

Work under way on Endangered Species Act hatchery plans

The Columbian - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The National Marine Fisheries Service says it has completed work on plans for 26 Columbia River hatcheries and is actively working on Endangered Species Act review of 32 more, including 16 on lower Columbia tributaries in Washington. The numbers from ...
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New habitat for endangered species is the latest step towards Chula Vista's Bayfront Master Plan

10News - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
A new collaborative project is giving a part of the San Diego Bay a new lease on life. It's called the D Street Fill, but it's really a salt marsh sanctuary for hundreds of animal and plant species. It's located along the bay between National City and ...

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Jeb Bush is an Endangered Species, Plus Bernie's Gamble with the Youth Vote

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Today's topics include: Jeb Bush's Droopy Campaign; Old School Republicans vs The Reality Show Era; Rand Paul and Rick Santorum Pull Out; Last Night's CNN Town Hall; Previewing the Maddow MSNBC Debate; The Real Progressive Purity Test; 100 ...

Endangered animals have a home in Santa Cruz County

Nogales International - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
In the Santa Cruz River, which runs through the property, and across the grasslands and watering holes and tanks that dot it, a number of the endangered and threatened species that call Santa Cruz County home have found habitats to their liking.

Spotlight's Sacha Pfeiffer says investigative units are 'endangered species' - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
Wednesday January 27, 2016. Spotlight's Sacha Pfeiffer says investigative units are 'endangered species'. Boston Globe columnist and reporter Sacha Pfeiffer is portayed by actress Rachel McAdams in the Spotlight film.

Research at VIU Deep Bay bringing back endangered species

CHEK - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Groundbreaking research underway at VIU's Deep Bay Field Station is working to save the coast's shellfish industry and bring back a native species that's now endangered in our waters. The Olympia Oyster once thrived off Vancouver Island, but is now ...

ENDANGERED SPECIES: Admin lawyers warn of lesser prairie chicken 'death spiral'

Environment & Energy Publishing - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The Obama administration told a federal judge last week that overturning Endangered Species Act protections for the lesser prairie chicken could put the bird on a one-way road to extinction.