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  • Thousands of birds abandon eggs, nests on Florida island

    The din created by thousands of nesting birds is usually the first thing you notice about Seahorse Key, a 150-acre mangrove-covered dune off Florida's Gulf Coast.
  • Power line work delayed due to concerns over protected birds

    The construction of a portion of a major high-voltage power line connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin is on hold due to concerns about nesting by protected bird species. A 3-mile stretch of the line in an area near Onalaska that's owned and managed by...

    Fire in Olympic National Park raises concerns

    Fire crews call them "cat faces," deep holes that flames have burned into the trunks of the centuries-old Sitka spruce and hemlock growing here in the Queets River valley. The trees may smolder for days — spouting smoke from their bases before...

    Rhode Island professor joins global research team

    A Rhode Island professor has joined a team of scientists from four European countries to study how plant reproduction has evolved. Rhode Island Public Radio reports (http://bit.ly/1S23j1I ) Brown University biology professor Mark Johnson is the only...

    Rare Blanding's turtle could go on federal endangered list

    The federal government is considering adding the Blanding's turtle to the endangered species list, as the yellow-throated reptile that once thrived throughout the Upper Midwest can now only be found in large numbers in parts of Minnesota and Nebraska....