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15-year analysis of blue whale range off California finds conflict with shipping lanes

Jul 24, 2014
15-year analysis of blue whale range off California finds conflict with shipping lanes

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Researchers examine a dead blue whale killed from a collision by a ship. Photo by Craig Hayslip, Oregon...

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A New Approach to SETI: Targeting Alien Polluters

Jul 24, 2014
A New Approach to SETI: Targeting Alien Polluters

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Crows: Smarter Than a First-Grader?

Jul 24, 2014
Crows: Smarter Than a First-Grader?

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Newly discovered gut virus lives in half the world’s population

Jul 24, 2014

July 24, 2014 - Odds are, there's a virus living inside your gut that has gone undetected by scientists for decades. A new study led by researchers at San Diego State University has found that more than half the world's population is host to a newly described virus, named crAssphage, which infects one of...

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Bluefin Tuna Continue at Historic Lows as Feds Weigh Pacific Fishing Ban

Jul 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 — The National Marine Fisheries Service opened a public process today to determine whether to prohibit fishing for Pacific bluefin tuna, which have suffered a 96 percent decline since large-scale fishing began. The action followed the Center for Biological Diversity's rulemaking petition sent in April.

The Pacific bluefin population's historic...

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Busy night for firefighters – 3 wildfires and 2 structure fires

Jul 24, 2014

July 24, 2014 - Firefighters had an extremely busy night with both vegetation and structure fires. While all fires were kept to under 1 acre in size, the potential risk prompted a heavy commitment of resources from Foresthill to Truckee via Dobbins. ...

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Thousands Outraged After Wyoming GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Taylor Haynes Proposes Drilling and Mining at Yellowstone National Park

Jul 23, 2014

July 23, 2014 - Thousands of nature-lovers are protesting statements by Taylor Haynes, a Republican gubernatorial candidate who suggested he would open public lands in the state for mining, drilling, and grazing. That includes iconic natural areas such...

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Frank Sharry: What’s Needed: a Clean Supplemental, Not Cursory Interviews that Could Result in Child Refugees Being Sent Back to Their Death

Jul 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 23, 2014 - The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America's Voice, with respect to the current Congressional debate regarding Central American children who are seeking safety at our border.

As the House Working Group's recommendations released today make clear, Republicans are hell bent on tying any supplemental...

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Pear Fair celebrates crop with fun

Pear Fair celebrates crop with fun

Courtland’s favorite fruit takes center stage Sunday.


A patron sorts through a bin of pears at the annual Courtland Pear Fair in Courtland. The celebration of locally grown Bartletts and other pears will be held July 27.

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Amazon oil spill has killed tons of fish, sickened native people

Jul 23, 2014
Amazon oil spill has killed tons of fish, sickened native people

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