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Endangered Species

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  • 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...
  • Save the whales, 2014

     Save the whales, 2014
    It was well known for many years that Japan's "scientific whaling" program was a sham, designed to get around the international moratorium on hunting whales. Almost no research on the animals came from Japanese scientists; instead, whale meat kept showing...
  • Baby hippo dies at San Diego Zoo

    Baby hippo dies at San Diego Zoo
    SAN DIEGO -- Sad news from the San Diego Zoo: a 5-day-old hippo calf died Thursday. The hippo was found by zookeepers in the morning, with its mother, Funani, nearby. Hippo mothers are known to be particularly protective of their young. The male...
  • 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...
  • Biologists move 500 red-legged frog eggs to mountain wetlands

    Biologists move 500 red-legged frog eggs to mountain wetlands
    Federal biologists clad in waders and armed with long-handled nets this week moved hundreds of red-legged frog eggs from a San Fernando Valley stream to carefully selected wetlands 10 miles away in the first attempt to expand the threatened species' range...
  • Federal appeals court upholds delta smelt protections

    In a big win for a little fish, a federal appeals court Thursday upheld delta smelt protections that have cut deliveries of Northern California water to the Southland and the San Joaquin Valley. A panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals concluded...
  • Eagle Scout candidate needs helpers

    A local Eagle Scout candidate is seeking volunteers to help with his rehabilitation project Sunday in Fairview Park. Christian Redman, 15, is working to rehabilitate 1.5 acres of barren ground in the Costa Mesa park. Volunteers can come help out any time...
  • Letters: Helping frogs and humans

    Re "Frog eggs head up the hill," March 13 Efforts to reintroduce red-legged frogs to the Santa Monica Mountains are crucial to assuring the future of these California natives once common in the state. The population of red-legged frogs has declined by...
  • At L.A.'s Lake Machado and adjacent park, a long-awaited restoration

    At L.A.'s Lake Machado and adjacent park, a long-awaited restoration
    When it comes to a battered environment, few places can match Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park, an empire of weeds, trash and vagrant encampments surrounding a polluted lake crawling with nonnative snails as big as baseballs, voracious water snakes and...
  • Meeting to discuss Banning Ranch is Thursday

    An advocacy group working to fight development at Banning Ranch is hosting a community meeting Thursday in Costa Mesa. The Banning Ranch Conservancy plans to update the public on its efforts, according to a news release. Endangered species like the...
  • 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...