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Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals

...probably happened," Mann said of their extinction. "A combination of peat invading what...peat, he said, unlike caribou.The extinction of mammals weighing more than 100 pounds...researchers found little evidence connecting extinction to hunting by humans.The study was...
Refuge Notebook: The Kenai Isthmus is a management conundrum

...populations elsewhere in North America.At the end of the day, it doesn't mean that these species are in eminent threat of extinction from the Kenai Peninsula. But lower genetic diversity does suggest we need to appreciate that our populations are more vulnerable...

...California.Male fur seals can grow up to 7 feet long and top out at around 400 pounds.Hunting brought the species to near extinction in the late 1800s.It had been slowly recovering. The seal has been listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act...

...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...
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...
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...

...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...

...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...
An Outdoor View: Why do we hunt?

...claim that hunting is no longer necessary, that it conflicts with wildlife viewing, and that it threatens some species with extinction. Hunters respond that they have given more for conservation than all the "preservationist" organizations combined and that...
BP tries ozone to kill foreign organisms in ballast water

...flushed out before taking on new cargo. It has been a major cause of catastrophic biological invasions worldwide, causing extinctions and billions of dollars in economic damage. At least 7,000 different species get hauled across the ocean every day inside...


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