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  • Wetlands play a vital role in flood protection

    Wetlands play a vital role in flood protection
    Not long ago, wetlands were considered mere roadblocks to development — nuisances that had to be drained to be useful. But appreciation for these soggy, boggy areas has grown in recent years as their role in protecting against floods and in...
  • Lake Michigan fishermen's favorite, yellow perch, is in decline

    Lake Michigan fishermen's favorite, yellow perch, is in decline
    As the fisheries managers at the departments of natural resources for those states bordering Lake Michigan research the state of its yellow perch population, new data has been compiled and it's jaw-dropping serious. The findings exonerate those of us...
  • USDA: Louisiana lab let monkey's broken arm go for days

    Keepers at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's primate lab broke a monkey's arm while moving her and her baby, and the injury went untreated until after an X-ray five days later, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture complaint. The...
  • Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined

    The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers — fish from Japanese waters — when it was spotted off the Oregon coast. Scientists say 21 yellowtail jacks and one...
  • Scientists: 3 wolves remain at Isle Royale National Park

    The gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park, which scientists have studied closely for more than half a century along with the moose on which they feed, are on the verge of disappearing as the most recent census showed that only three remain,...
  • 5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred

    5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred
    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • We all pay: The high costs of gun violence

    We all pay: The high costs of gun violence
    Each year more than 11,000 people are killed with guns in the United States, an additional 20,000 people commit suicide with guns and 80,000 people survive gunshot wounds with a wide range of injuries, including life-altering paralysis. That means bullets...
  • Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

    Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans
    The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other. What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent...
  • Conversion rate lags behind Mormon missionary increase

    A record number of young Mormons signed up for missions after church leaders lowered the minimum age in 2012, but new figures show the onslaught of proselytizing Latter-day Saints didn't lead to an equally dramatic spike in converts. Statistics...
  • Q&A on the Gulf, resilient but scarred 5 years after spill

    Five years after the BP well explosion, there is no single, conclusive answer to how the Gulf of Mexico is doing, but there are many questions. Here are some of them: WHAT DO SCIENTISTS SAY? To assess the health of the Gulf of Mexico, The Associated...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 4/17/15

    Today's Birthday (04/17/15). Focus on fun at work and play this year. Discover (and generate) romance. Hone your skills and investigate a passion. Release worn-out attitudes to raise your game. An exciting collaboration flowers. Profits grow through...