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Endangered Species

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Top Endangered Species Articles

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  • Pennsylvania legislature takes aim at the outdoors

    The Pennsylvania Legislature is threatening to merge the Pennsylvania Game Commission with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and take away their power to list or delist threatened and endangered species. Sportsmen don't like it when hunting...
  • Severe drought? California has been here before

    Severe drought? California has been here before
    The skinny rings of ancient giant sequoias and foxtail pines hold a lesson that Californians are learning once again this winter: It can get very dry, sometimes for a single parched year, sometimes for withering decades. Drought has settled over the...
  • Unions would protect adjunct instructors [Commentary]

    Unions would protect adjunct instructors [Commentary]
    When I was first hired in 2003 to teach English courses at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC), I was startled to learn that community college employees in Maryland didn't have the statewide right to collective bargaining. Having recently...
  • Two Death Valley plants saved by the Endangered Species Act

    Two Death Valley plants saved by the Endangered Species Act
    Eureka Dunes, a towering expanse of shifting slopes wedged between weathered mountains in the Mojave Desert, had a reputation as a campground, an off-road vehicle course and a home to a few plant species found no place else on Earth. In the late 1970s,...
  • Ever wanted to hug an elephant? Today's the day...

    Ever wanted to hug an elephant? Today's the day...
    If you’ve ever wanted to hug an elephant, today’s the day — March 3 is the very first World Wildlife Day designated by the UN ito try to thwart the illegal global trafficking in wildlife. Especially at risk? Elephants, for their ivory....
  • Massive desert solar plant opens, already a threatened species

    Massive desert solar plant opens, already a threatened species
    IVANPAH VALLEY, Calif.— The day begins early at the Ivanpah solar power plant. Long before the sun rises, computers aim five square miles of mirrors to reflect the first rays of dawn onto one of three 40-story towers rising above the desert floor....
  • L.V. Sportsman's Show brought fellowship

    Between people talking trout and turkeys last weekend, the Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds was the place to be to get excited about the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons. From seminars on using flintlock and inline rifles for hunting, wild...
  • Newhall Ranch project faces new hurdles with environmentalists' suit

    Newhall Ranch project faces new hurdles with environmentalists' suit
    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. Environmentalists took a new step Thursday in a decades-long dispute by filing a lawsuit against federal agencies that gave permission for construction of a community of 60,000 residents along the last...
  • California water managers ease delta pumping limits

    California water managers ease delta pumping limits
    Officials announced Tuesday that they are temporarily waiving an endangered species protection to enable water managers to send more Northern California water south. The move comes as fishery agencies are under increasing political pressure to take...
  • World of SEALs revealed in photo exhibit

    World of SEALs revealed in photo exhibit
    Many years ago, when she was relatively new to the world of photography — to the world, actually, since she was only 7 years old — Stephanie Freid-Perenchio went on a family vacation to Yosemite National Park and, oh, let's let her tell the...
  • New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead

    New Aquarium of the Pacific exhibit to honor the steelhead
    Steelhead trout once packed the natural pools of Southern California's spawning rivers — that is, until the waterways were transformed into concrete drainage canals in the 1930s to protect the burgeoning flatlands from flooding. The last steelhead...