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The Bookworm Sez: 'Dead or Alive?' perfect for the budding biologist

...alive (no dinosaurs yet, but still ...) and scientists are trying to figure out how to bring other animals back from extinction. And if you ever happen to find yourself on walkabout with an Aboriginal person in the middle of Australia, bring lots of...
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...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...

...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...
Refuge Notebook: Celebrating marmots

...marmots in Alaska. Montague Island marmots were last seen at the turn of the 20th century and may be extinct or close to extinction. Glacier Bay marmots are melanistic (black) and are also presumed to be an endemic population. Given the Kenai Peninsula's...
More Monarchs return to Mexico, but now face cold

...At their peak in 1996, the Monarchs covered more than 44.5 acres (18 hectares).While the Monarch is not in danger of extinction, there are fears they could stop migrating or migrate elsewhere.Environmentalists say large-scale illegal logging has...

...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...
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...

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

...Instead, we have the same old objections by property owners and land developers that eventually led to failures and outright extinctions of salmon runs throughout the Pacific Northwest. One good thing on this front: On Tuesday of this week, the Borough Assembly...
Poem: Please Vote Fish

...shared, Intrinsic, and unmeasured in value, and you understand the sources fishery survivals and abundance, or means of extinction, include us, sustaining limitations and tolerance inclusive in nature ... effecting all involvements, and everything...
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