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NASA Satellites Show Drought May Take Toll on Congo Rainforest

Apr 23, 2014

April 23, 2014 - A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade.

The study, led by Liming Zhou of University at Albany, State University of New York, shows between 2000 and 2012 the decline...

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Blue-footed boobies threatened in the Galápagos because of low sardine diet

Apr 22, 2014
Blue-footed boobies threatened in the Galápagos because of low sardine diet

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Today’s Antarctic region once as hot as California, Florida

Apr 22, 2014
Today’s Antarctic region once as hot as California, Florida

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Six California Sea Lions Killed at Bonneville Dam for Eating Fish

Apr 21, 2014

April 18, 2014 - This week, six California sea lions were killed at Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River simply for doing what comes naturally – eating fish. Under a permit issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service, the states of Oregon and Washington used lethal injections to kill these sea lions, who were...

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First solar bread oven takes a bow

Apr 20, 2014
First solar bread oven takes a bow

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Drought adds to Syria’s misery

Apr 20, 2014
Drought adds to Syria’s misery

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There’s Something Ancient in the Icebox

Apr 18, 2014
There’s Something Ancient in the Icebox

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Declining catch rates in Caribbean Nicaragua green turtle fishery

Apr 17, 2014
Declining catch rates in Caribbean Nicaragua green turtle fishery

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California Fish & Wildlife Wavering on Protection for Gray Wolves

Apr 16, 2014

VENTURA, Calif. April 16, 2014 - Today the California Fish and Game Commission voted to delay a decision on establishing state protections for gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act. If the commission votes against a state listing afte...

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Diverse gene pool critical for tigers’ survival, say Stanford scholars

Apr 16, 2014
Diverse gene pool critical for tigers’ survival, say Stanford scholars

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