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An Uncommon Conundrum

For our bird-centric and conservation-focused readers especially, this is a rich one:

When the National Bird Is a Burden

Bald eagles have been the emblem of the United States for more than two centuries.

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Conservation groups eye emergency rescue plan for vaquitas

‘We are watching this precious native species disappear before our eyes’

Staff Report

For more background, check the Summit Voice vaquita archive.

With perhaps fewer than 100 vaquitas remaining in the Gulf of California, conservation experts say they will start… 501 more words


We really are what we eat!

Center for Biological Diversity News Release EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency today released its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects of pesticides on endangered species, finding that 97 percent of the more than 1,800 animals and plants protected under the Endangered Species […]

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EPA Releases Final Biological Evaluations of Three Chemicals’ Impacts on Endangered Species

The Environmental Protection Agency has released its final biological evaluations (BEs) for effects of chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion on threatened and endangered species and their designated critical habitat. 99 more words


Endangered Alligator Snapper Gets New Home In Chicago Nature Museum

CHICAGO (CBS) — Today is moving day for an endangered alligator snapping turtle who’s outgrown her habitat at Chicago’s Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and is being moved to a bigger space. 216 more words


New Wild Condor Population to be Established

The Environmental Protection Information Center reports The Yurok Tribe has spearheaded an effort in conjunction with the National Park Service and US Fish and Wildlife Service to establish a condor restoration program and release facility in Redwood National Park, to return condors to their historical range in Yurok Ancestral Territory, where they have not been […]

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What color is the California condor? 463 more words