Hellbender

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Name: Hellbender
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Sacrificing Wildlife for Big Coal in Appalachia

When most people think about a biological hotspot, a mother lode of species, the Amazon may come to mind, along with certain regions in West Africa and Southeast Asia. Hardly anybody thinks about the Appalachians. But more species of salamanders and freshwater ... [Published TakePart - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Climate Change Simulations Predict Altered Biotic Response in a Thermally Heterogeneous Stream System

AbstractClimate change is predicted to increase water temperatures in many lotic systems, but little is known about how changes in air temperature affect lotic systems heavily influenced by groundwater. Our objectives were to document spatial variation ... [Published Plosone.org - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Food drive begins at ‘Zooper Saturday’ event

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Buffalo Zoo is launching a food drive this weekend, at their Zooper Saturday event. On November 1st, zoo visitors will be able to enjoy a full slate of activities and give back to western New York.The food drive will benefit ... [Published WIVB - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

30 Real-Life Living Creatures That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Weirdest Animals 30 Insanely Weird But Real Animals That Are Basically Just Pokemon This Is As Close As Nature Gets To Resembling The World Of PokemonSo you think you’ve seen everything when it comes to strange creatures that are so weird they basically ... [Published AskMen US - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

The eastern hellbender, making a slow comeback

COLUMBUS — A partnership aimed at increasing the population of Ohio’s largest salamander is celebrating the successful release of nearly 200 animals into the wild.The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Toledo Zoo, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium ... [Published Farm and Dairy - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Around Ohio

Girl brought potbrownies to schoolTroy — Police in western Ohio say they will file a marijuana-possession charge against a student accused of bringing pot brownies to school last week.Officers were called to Troy High School, north of Dayton, on Oct. ... [Published Aurora Advocate - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

LETTERS / Q & A With Councilman Quint David on Intake

Editor’s Note: Below is lengthy responses from Councilman Quint David, who responded to questions from a reporter in Ashe County about the Boone water intake . His responses weren’t published. While David looks forward to another interview in the future, ... [Published High Country Press - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Why scare stories about disappearing wildlife do matter | Simon Jenkins

A Hoolock gibbon in Assam, India, whose numbers have tumbled thanks to destruction of their habitat. Photograph: Kevin Schafer/The surest way of sending the world to sleep is to give it “a wake-up call”. The World Wildlife Fund applies the cliche to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

HELPING THE HELLBENDER

Hiding beneath large rocks in the swift riffles of a clean and clear creek in Lycoming County, a wrinkled, almost flat creature crawls.It's the eastern hellbender and it's waiting for its skittish dinner, the crayfish, to swim by.Most people never have ... [Published Sun Gazette - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Animals Can Be Useless, And That’s OK

Richard Conniff rejects conservationist arguments that imply “animals matter only because they benefit humans, or because just possibly, at some unknowable point in the future, they might benefit humans”: I understand the logic, or at least the desperation, ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jefferson County bridge project funded to protect hellbender species

, 06:57 PM EDTWTOV9.comJEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio – Eastern hellbenders start off small, can grow to 2 feet, can ben found in creeks and streams around the Ohio Valley – and they’re disappearing.The salamander has been around for more than 160 million ye ... [Published WTOV 9 - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 4 reports

Trying to save America's largest salamander

Hellbenders can grow to be two feet long and live for thirty years in fast-flowing streams, but they are now endangered ... [Published Latest Tech Talk Headlines - CBS News - Jul 10 2014]
Entities: Salamander, Hellbender

Quotes

"Some amphibians are long lived -- I'm thinking hellbenders and some of the larger salamanders" said Kristin Bakkegard, a professor at Samford who studied the Red Hills salamander in graduate school at Auburn University...
"They are like the canary in a coal mine. No other species in the system reacts the way they do" Yearick said
...5 million acres of public and private land in this corner of New England. "This is the landscape that inspired Henry David Thoreau on his trip to wilderness in the 1800s" Hodder says...
"They breathe through their skin, so water quality is really important,” says Jefferson Soil and Water Conversation District Water Quality Coordinator Brandon Andresen. “And they're water quality indicator that tells how good the water is in the streams and the creeks."

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Sacrificing Wildlife for Big Coal in Appalachia [Published TakePart - 1 hour ago]
Climate Change Simulations Predict Altered Biot... [Published Plosone.org - 22 hours ago]
Food drive begins at ‘Zooper Saturday’ event [Published WIVB - Oct 30 2014]
30 Real-Life Living Creatures That Will Haunt Y... [Published AskMen US - Oct 22 2014]
36-year-old Alabama Red Hills salamander discov... [Published al.com - Oct 19 2014]
The eastern hellbender, making a slow comeback [Published Farm and Dairy - Oct 16 2014]
Around Ohio [Published Aurora Advocate - Oct 13 2014]
LETTERS / Q & A With Councilman Quint David on ... [Published High Country Press - Oct 08 2014]
Why scare stories about disappearing wildlife d... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 30 2014]
Half the world’s wild animals have vanished in ... [Published Gulf News - Sep 30 2014]
Land Trust celebrates acquisition of Gauley Riv... [Published Charleston Gazette - Sep 28 2014]
HELPING THE HELLBENDER [Published Sun Gazette - Sep 28 2014]
Upper Gauley access improved with recent proper... [Published WVMetroNews - Sep 27 2014]
10Best: American forests perfect for a fall visit [Published Shreveport Times - Sep 26 2014]
Animals Can Be Useless, And That’s OK [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 19 2014]
Jefferson County bridge project funded to prote... [Published WTOV 9 - Aug 16 2014]
How to keep up with the latest support KB artic... [Published TechNet Blogs - Aug 07 2014]
Effect Of Fracking On Wildlife Is Basically Unk... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 01 2014]
Trying to save America's largest salamander [Published Latest Tech Talk Headlines - CBS News - Jul 10 2014]
US Salamander Disappearances Puzzling Scientists [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 10 2014]
Researchers Try to Save Huge U.S. Salamander [Published TIME.com - Jul 10 2014]
Researchers try to save huge US salamander [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 10 2014]
Letter to the Editor: Those on left confuse rig... [Published Indiana Gazette - Jun 03 2014]
Algae blooms are bad news for Lake Erie anglers [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jun 03 2014]
Letter to the Editor: We the people have right ... [Published Indiana Gazette - May 28 2014]
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Animals Can Be Useless, And That’s OK [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 19 2014]
Richard Conniff rejects conservationist arguments that imply “animals matter only because they benefit humans, or because just possibly, at some unknowable point in the future, they might benefit humans”: I understand the logic, or at least the desperation, ...
How to keep up with the latest support KB artic... [Published TechNet Blogs - Aug 07 2014]
There are a few ways to keep up to date with the latest support KB articles and hotfixes for Microsoft products. One way is to find someone who takes the time to track down the latest hotfixes and post the links to the KB articles. One such place is ...
Effect Of Fracking On Wildlife Is Basically Unk... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 01 2014]
Natural gas wells in Wyoming.Ecoflight Hydraulic fracturing has increased seven-fold across the United States since 2007. Over that time period, scientists' knowledge of the environmental impacts of fracking has not progressed nearly this much. Startlingly ...
Trying to save America's largest salamander [Published Latest Tech Talk Headlines - CBS News - Jul 10 2014]
Hellbenders can grow to be two feet long and live for thirty years in fast-flowing streams, but they are now endangered ...
US Salamander Disappearances Puzzling Scientists [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 10 2014]
Nature World: North America's largest salamander - also the third largest salamander in the world - is disappearing, and scientists are trying to figure out the reasoning behind it, the Associated Press reported.Hellbenders, as they're called, which can ...
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