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  • Rare sparrows taken from nest for captive breeding

    Rare sparrows taken from nest for captive breeding
    A controversial plan to raise rare Florida grasshopper sparrows in captivity has begun with a pair of chicks taken from a nest on an Osceola County ranch.
  • Fewer students study botany, more plant collections closing

    The teeming plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades as college students increasingly shy away from studying botany and universities across the U.S. shutter their long-standing herbaria. Since 1988, the number of research...

    Saved from Sandy: Shorebird efforts are declared a success

    A crash program to restore New Jersey bay and ocean beaches wrecked by Superstorm Sandy appears to have succeeded in saving tens of thousands of shorebirds that otherwise might have died after the 2012 storm wiped out their feeding grounds. It's a rare...

    Local attorney on mission to win legal status, freedom for chimps

    Should chimpanzees — complex creatures with thoughts, feelings and the smarts to learn sign language — have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? Steven Wise, a prominent animal rights attorney from Coral Springs, has...

    Ship may have hit whale found washed up near San Francisco

    Scientists say a ship may have hit and killed a female humpback whale that washed up at a beach in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week. The 42-foot female whale had four fractured vertebrae, surrounding hemorrhaging and a broken rib leading...