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Endangered Species

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  • Peter Matthiessen, award-winning writer, has died at 86

    National Book Award-winning writer Peter Matthiessen died Saturday at age 86, his publisher Riverhead has announced. His death, after a long illness, came just days before his latest novel will be published. Matthiessen's particularly long writing...
  • Fort Lauderdale museum's Turtle Walks coming right up

    Fort Lauderdale museum's Turtle Walks coming right up
    Now's the time to register for a chance to catch sea turtles in the act of laying their eggs. The Museum of Discovery and Science's annual Turtle Walks on Fort Lauderdale beach start in June, but fill up fast. "South Florida is one of the most...
  • Proposed orca show ban at SeaWorld stirs anger in San Diego

    Proposed orca show ban at SeaWorld stirs anger in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- A bill by a Santa Monica assemblyman that would ban orca shows at SeaWorld is being blasted in San Diego, home of the marine theme park. SeaWorld expressed doubt about the legality of the legislation. "The premise behind this proposed...
  • TV Review: 'The Bletchley Circle,' Season 2

    As good as "The Bletchley Circle" was the first time around, there was reason to worry that a second adventure would risk stretching this clever little premise beyond its expiration date. Those fears are at least partly realized by season two, which not...
  • Eggs laid by captive pupfish could save the endangered species

    Eggs laid by captive pupfish could save the endangered species
    Federal wildlife officials on Friday said Devil's Hole pupfish have laid eggs in captivity for the first time, a biological breakthrough that could save the nearly extinct species. "We're thrilled — we've passed a major milestone," said Olin...
  • Mensinger to meet with officials about trails

    Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger announced Friday that he plans to meet with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents and tell them what he knows about decomposed granite trails that damaged sensitive habitat when they mysteriously appeared in...
  • Playing politics with California's drought

     Playing politics with California's drought
    As California's drought continues, and more than a dozen rural communities ponder what to do when their drinking water runs out sometime in March, it would be nice if the state's Republican politicians brought some straightforward plans for relief to...
  • TV Review: Ken Burns' 'The Address'

    Ken Burns is normally associated with documentary epics covering subjects as ambitious as the Civil War, World War II and the entire history of baseball. So it surely must have felt like something of a respite to play small ball for a while with "The...
  • TV Review: 'Pioneers of Television'

    PBS' "The Pioneers of Television" returns for a fourth season, offering more fuzzy nostalgia, and squandered opportunity. While it's something of a kick to celebrate programs from TV's past, the franchise suffers from its pigheaded refusal to...
  • Ballenas encallan en Florida en cantidades inusuales

    Ballenas encallan en Florida en cantidades inusuales
    Más de 90 ballenas han quedado atascadas en las playas de Florida en los últimos dos meses —casi tres veces el promedio, asombrando así a los biólogos marinos y dejándoles la incógnita de un posible común denominador. La serie de frentes fríos que...
  • California panel postpones decision on protecting gray wolves

    The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday postponed a controversial decision on whether to afford gray wolves protection under the state's Endangered Species Act, giving itself another 90 days to consider the matter. After listening to a...