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NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists announced Monday the 2014 estimate is 340 animals, up from 312...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-30/noaa-says-cook-inlet-beluga-numbers-
News
Op-ed: The anti-NSA bumper sticker

...so poorly understood. Authorized by soon-to-expire Section 215 of the Patriot Act, it has been brought to the edge of extinction by a couple of simple but inaccurate phrases, including "listening to your phone calls" and "domestic spying."You can...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-27/op-ed-the-anti-nsa-bumper-sticker
Opinion

...burned in wildfires could bring about the extinction of California spotted owls, wildlife...California spotted owl is in danger of extinction. The agency maintains that massive...that this species is at serious risk of extinction."The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/scott-smith/2014-12-23

...there are as many blue whales living off the coast of California as there were before humans started hunting them to near extinction 110 years ago.The Los Angeles Times reports there are about 2,200 blue whales swimming on the eastern side of the Pacific...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-09-06-1
Inlet whales face 1-in-4 chance of extinction in 100 years

The threat of extinction for Cook Inlet?s beluga whales...better than one-in-four chance of extinction within a century, NMFS said. ?Based...conclude the species is in danger of extinction throughout all of its range because of...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042007/news_0420new001.shtml
News

...Michael Bay sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and the Melisa McCarthy comedy "Tammy...little competition.Overseas, "Age of Extinction" is performing exceptionally well...a movie ("Transformers: Age of Extinction") held the top spot at the box office...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-06
News

...symbol, the okapi, is on the brink of extinction.The Switzerland-based group says...as endangered - two steps away from extinction in the wild.The update published...species surveyed are threatened with extinction.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2013-12-02
Community

...increasing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl, reflecting the bird's continued slide toward extinction despite steep logging cutbacks in the Northwest forests where it lives.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2015-04-08-0

...Thousands of the sheep once roamed the Sierra Nevada but overhunting and disease spread by domesticated sheep herds caused near-extinction. Between 1914 and 1986, no bighorn roamed Yosemite, and statewide their numbers hit a low of about 100. The animals were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/scott-smith/2015-03-30

...Endangered Species Act. It stopped short of declaring it endangered, which would mean that it is currently in danger of extinction.While the threat to the northern long-eared bats and its cousins is dire, the tools to protect them are limited, said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/david-n-goodman/2015-04-01

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