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Shifting Baselines and Endangered Species Recovery

Huffington Post - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The world is always changing, bringing bold breakthroughs in technology and conservation, as well as formidable challenges. In 1970, 20 million Americans celebrated the first Earth Day, formally launching a coordinated effort to address the rampant ...

Independent broker-dealer business model is an endangered species

InvestmentNews - ‎20 hours ago‎
The current business model of many independent broker-dealers, which depends on selling high-commission products, such as variable annuities and nontraded real estate investment trusts, is an endangered species. That's the blunt assessment of Sanjiv ...
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New Species of Silver Snake Is Extremely Endangered

National Geographic - ‎May 26, 2016‎
... at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Canada. This makes the species vulnerable to extinction, and Reynolds and his colleagues believe the silver boa should be designated as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
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Endangered Species Laws May Endanger Species

Daily Beast - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Across Asia, tycoons boast of dropping six figures on the finest specimens. In the United States, the fish is protected by the Endangered Species Act—though a thriving black market persists. One Wall Street banker wept when authorities confiscated his ...

New "ark" for critically-endangered species

Darlington and Stockton Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
VITAL work is underway to safeguard one of the world's most critically endangered species - with the creation of a new “ark”.

Photographer Arthur Xanthopoulos captures intimate moments of endangered species at Zoo

Daily Mail - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Intimate portraits of some of the World's most endangered species have been captured at an Australian zoo in a collection of 15 breathtaking photographs.
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Discount department stores endangered species in the Amazon age

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 26, 2016‎
When questioned about why Target can no longer replicate the $300 million-plus earnings it was delivering under Launa Inman, Target's latest boss, Guy Russo, says the world has changed since then.
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See 17 Animals on the Verge of Going Extinct

TIME - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The threats faced include everything from deforestation to climate change. And, conservationists say, any effort to save endangered animals must deal with the surrounding issues to sustain itself. The annual Endangered Species Day—recognized on May ...

With Endangered Species Act Under Attack, Obama Manages to Score 99 Wildlife Wins

ThinkProgress - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The administration is also touting collaborative conservation efforts among government agencies and private land-owners that enabled the Greater Sage Grouse to avoid being listed as an endangered species. According to the White House, “the Greater ...
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House Republicans Unveil Another Anti-wolf, Anti-endangered Species Appropriations Bill

Center for Biological Diversity (press release) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
WASHINGTON— Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives today introduced a bill to fund the U.S. Department of the Interior that includes a poison-pill rider to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming and the western Great Lakes and ...

Hidden Tasmanian Devil Colony May Save Endangered Species From Extinction

Huffington Post - ‎May 26, 2016‎
There's new hope for the Tasmanian devil, the endangered marsupial that's been decimated by a deadly disease. Scientists have found a hidden colony that could add much-needed diversity to the animal's gene pool.

Typographic Installation Raises Awareness About Endangered Species

PSFK (blog) - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Using information from the IUCN Red List, Pentagram's Harry Pearce worked with a team to create a 22-foot wide typographic installation that raises awareness about endangered species. Displayed as part of the University of Cambridge's 'Conflicted Seeds ...

Students celebrate Endangered Species Day at the Shedd Aquarium

Fox 32 Chicago - ‎May 20, 2016‎
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Several kinds of rhinos, a number of big cats and primates top the world's endangered animals list, and 48 threatened or endangered species call the Chicago's Shedd Aquarium home. On Endangered Species Day, FOX 32's ...
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Empty nesters are an endangered species

New York Post - ‎May 24, 2016‎
For the first time in more than 130 years, young adults are now more likely to be living with their parents than on their own or with a spouse or domestic partner, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census data.

10 beautiful animals highlighted on Endangered Species Day - ‎May 20, 2016‎
We're consistently told of the human impact on wildlife around the world, be they on land, in the oceans or in the air. Here are 10 species really up against it on Endangered Species Day. Endangered Species Day is a state-led initiative to highlight ...

Citizen scientists can help protect endangered species

Science Daily - ‎May 16, 2016‎
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the fox squirrel may be found throughout Florida in open woods and mangrove swamps.
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Sydney Zoo Attraction: Giant Illuminated Animals to Raise Awareness About Endangered Species

Australia Network News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The annual Vivid festival in Sydney is a sight to behold, with parts of the city illuminated with light shows and 3D projections. Musical performances fill the air along with a host of other exciting events.

Endangered Species Act hot topic at upcoming NEOMA

Timmins Press - ‎May 25, 2016‎
KIRKLAND LAKE - Concerns over Ontario's Endangered Species Act continue to dominate discussions amongst Northeastern Ontario municipal leaders.

Uniquely Utah: Bringing home an endangered species - ‎May 22, 2016‎
This creates a rare opportunity for people in Utah to acquire a pet actually considered an endangered species. Check out this week's edition of Uniquely Utah to see how it works, and if you're interested in adopting a Desert Tortoise some day, clink ...
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Don't Take Grizzlies Off the Endangered Species List

New York Times - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Steven Rinella stated in “A Grizzly Problem” (Op-Ed, May 9) that his true aim in seeing the Yellowstone grizzlies delisted is not to shoot them, but to prove the integrity of the Endangered Species Act. Defenders of Wildlife fully supports protecting ...