Endangered Species

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Name: Endangered Species
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 3 reports

London Zoo weigh-in

Zoo keeper Jack Sargent measures Perry, a 6-foot llama, during the annual weight-in at London Zoo in London, England, Aug. 21, 2014. The height and mass of every animal in the zoo, of which there are over 16,000, is recorded and submitted to the Zoological ... [Published CBS News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Lawsuit: San Francisco unfairly ducks water limit rules

A new lawsuit alleges that San Francisco has been given unfair exemptions to restrictions on water use required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The lawsuit, brought by The Center for Environmental Science, Accuracy, and Reliability — a nonprofit ... [Published The Week Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Activists alarmed over bear trade

KUALA LUMPUR — At least 2,800 bears in Asia were traded for their parts over the past decade, according to a report issued Thursday by an anti-wildlife trafficking group.Twelve Asiatic black and Malayan sun bears were recovered from a private farm in ... [Published Bangkok Post - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Angling for habitat: Environmental group threatens to sue over decision

BUTTE — While some people are applauding the decision not to list Arctic grayling as an endangered species, others have resolved to sue for a different outcome.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that its protection of the fish with its ... [Published Helena Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Project to help protect Egyptian vulture

Staff ReporterMUSCAT The Environment Society of Oman (ESO) has launched Phase II of the Egyptian vulture conservation project at the Al Multaqa dumpsite, focusing on covering the breeding territories in the governorates of Al Batinah, Al Dhahirah, Al ... [Published Oman Tribune - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Drought driving concern for endangered species

NEW BRAUNFELS — The fountain darter, one of eight endangered or threatened species that rely on the Edwards Aquifer , is getting extra help to make sure it survives the drought that has sapped the aquifer.The fountain darter and other species that live ... [Published MySanAntonio - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Endangered species could be at risk with Lower Keys sewer system

Monroe County Commissioner George Neugent states that a pressure sewage system, with grinder pumps, is the optimum sewage collection system for Big Pine Key. He says grinder pumps require less…Click to Continue » ... [Published Keynoter.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Montana’s Arctic Graylings Not Placed on Endangered Species List

Photo courtesy of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7htTvgNP9oThe National Fish and Wildlife service met with Montana Fish, Wildlife and parks yesterday, August 19, to discuss whether or not the Arctic grayling should be placed on the endangered species ... [Published KGVO-AM - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Paragliders halted in crater — officials

Two men in their late 20s or early 30s were apprehended on Tuesday for attempting illegal paragliding in Haleakala Crater.One man was caught after launching and landing in a critical endangered species habitat, while the other was captured after attempting ... [Published Maui News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Endangered Lar Gibbon born at east Sussex zoo

Drusillas Park in East Sussex has welcomed an endangered baby Lar gibbon to the Sussex zoo.The newborn, who is believed to be a boy, will be nursed by its mother, Tali, for up to two years in the family enclosure where its father, Ulu, and three-year-old ... [Published itv.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

No endangered species listing for Arctic grayling

The upper Missouri River Arctic grayling, a candidate for listing under the Endangered Species Act starting 20 years ago, will not receive federal protections in Montana, Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe announced ... [Published Helena Independent - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

ENDANGERED SPECIES: Conservation groups want to partner with energy industry to save sage grouse

A coalition of leading conservation groups is extending an olive branch to an oil and gas trade group that recently launched an extensive advertising campaign blaming "activist lawyers" representing environmental groups for pushing the greater sage grouse ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 19 2014]

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"The nursery has also created the much needed additional space to cater for the ever-increasing requirement for wild abandoned eggs to be hatched and chicks to be reared."
...the average person can help bats is by understanding them and by telling other people how awesome bats are and what bats do for us," O'Keefe said. "Hopefully, that (awareness) will translate into the mindset that if there's a bat in my house, I should try to get it out but not kill it. That would be really positive for bats—to not have people be one of their major threats."
...qualified keeper in the reptile department, was tasked with weighing an "incredibly rare" species of crocodile that was hatched at the zoo in June. "At this age these guys are really secretive feeders, so as babies they're really shy. So one of the best ways for us to tell that everybody within the group is eating well and growing well is to take regular weights" he said
For this reason author and environmentalist Wolfgang Sachs warns that it is not so much the "failure of development which has to be feared, but its success."

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Bat in your house? Don't touch it or kill it [Published PhysOrg.com - 34 mins ago]
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More calories from fewer sources means less nut... [Published Ecologist - 52 mins ago]
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Time is relative Liz, particularly if you've sp... [Published Evening Herald - 1 hour ago]
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Helping Lonely Moose with Maritime Union and In... [Published Nature Conservancy of Canada - 2 hours ago]
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2,800 Asian bears traded illegally in last deca... [Published Business Standard India - 2 hours ago]
Yao Ming Premieres The End Of The Wild [Published Look to the Stars - 2 hours ago]
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Lawsuit asks San Francisco to share pain on gre... [Published MuskegonPundit - 1 hour ago]
Lawsuit asks San Francisco to share pain on green regulations - Washington Times :"The Endangered Species Act has wreaked havoc for decades on rural communities, but a newly filed lawsuit could force San Francisco urbanites like House Minority Leader ...
Wonkbook: The Fed just might raise rates sooner... [Published Ezra Klein - 4 hours ago]
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Burning through Habitat: The Impacts of Coal Mi... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 20 2014]
Amanda Jahshan, Wildlife Energy Conservation Fellow, Bozeman, MT Here is a guest blog from our amazing summer intern, Hilary Yu: A 1979 U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) publication stated that “the future of the sage grouse, which occurs ...
Endangered Dragonfly Could Be Saved by Lower Sp... [Published Mashable! - Aug 20 2014]
Slow down, drivers. You could save America's rarest dragonfly. The Hine's emerald dragonfly is the only dragonfly on the federal endangered species list. The insect's largest remaining population lives in Door County, Wisconsin, where sandy beaches ...
Another Species Has Gone Extinct [Published RedState Blog - Aug 20 2014]
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Not-So-Zen and the Art of Voluntary Agreements [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 14 2014]
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