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...Then scientists at Yale University determined they were a new species from about 460 million year ago, when Iowa was under an oceanThen...study, but praised it for being well done, adding "this species is not particularly bizarre - for a eurypterid."Unlike modern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/seth-borenstein/2015-08-31

...announced plans to send the endangered species to Southeast Asia on a mission to mate...zoo has been a pioneer in breeding the species, producing the first three born in captivity...able to contribute to survival of the species."She said final details and permits...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-08-25
Smartphone app identifies invasive weeds

...ecologically-damaging invasive plant species by providing researchers with better information...identification, and it is indeed the right species and an important one, then we'll put...found some pretty significant priority species that way. This is meant to enhance that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-25/smartphone-app-identifies-invasive-w
News
Voices of Alaska: Inuit Circumpolar Council responds to climate change

...disruption. Changing weather patterns have limited the ability to go hunting. Sea ice has diminished and become more unstable. Species of wildlife have changed their migration patterns. Melting permafrost is reshaping the environment. Changing ocean conditions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-22/voices-of-alaska-inuit-circumpola
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: After the fire

...in patches, allowing sunlight to reach the forest floor and promote the growth of species that lay dormant, and were out-competed by the climax tree species. Vegetation co-existing in different seral classes is all part of the successional...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-27/refuge-notebook-after-the-fire
Outdoors
Conservation plan will determine federal funds for Alaskan wildlife

...will help determine which of Alaska's animal species will be supported by a share of federal conservation...wildlife, with the goal of preventing these species from joining the endangered species list. "We get about $2.5 million a year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-11/conservation-plan-will-determine-fed
News
An Outdoor View: Zoo comes to Alaska

For centuries, mankind has been the dominant species. We domesticated animals, locked them up, killed them for sport. But what if all across the globe, the animals decided no...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-20/an-outdoor-view-zoo-comes-to-ala
Outdoors

...Johannesburg and the main author of the lion bone study. Lions are designated as vulnerable on an international "red list" of species facing threats. The International Union for Conservation of Nature noted successful lion conservation in southern Africa...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/christopher-torchia/2015-08-11
What others say: Alaskans should care about Cecil the Lion

...hide or horns home. For now, the airlines' bans extend to species hunted in Africa. Several have said they are looking at a...without undue interference.Most Alaska hunters aren't seeking species like the dentist targeted by the Internet mob. They're after...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-19/what-others-say-alaskans-should-c
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...fisheries, this approach opens the door for similar assaults on other industries.The claims that set nets catch non-targeted species in "urban" or any other areas are as laughable as they are intentionally dishonest. Cook Inlet has the strongest tides in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-20/voices-of-alaska-motive-behind-se
Opinion

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