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Endangered Species

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  • Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit

    Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit
    This is a wild bunny alert: Our New England cottontail rabbit is in trouble. It won't be much of a surprise to learn that we're to blame. Perhaps it will lessen the guilt to know state and federal environmentalists — and a few conservation-...
  • Daytrippers: Whale Watch

    Daytrippers: Whale Watch
    The Privateer IV is docked in Gloucester, Massachusetts, one of the oldest seaports in the country. It is a high speed vessel, owned by 7 Seas Whale Watch and, every summer, visitors flock to it's decks to travel out into the open waters in hopes of...
  • Unprecedented sage grouse protection deal signed in Nevada

    An unprecedented attempt to protect sage grouse habitat across parts of more than 900 square miles of privately owned land in Nevada will begin under a deal Thursday involving the federal government, an environmental group and the world's largest gold...
  • Many Native Connecticut Plants in Danger, Report Warns

    Many Native Connecticut Plants in Danger, Report Warns
    Many of Connecticut's native plant species, and others across New England, are at risk from a combination of invasive species, pollution, human development and climate change, according to a study released Thursday. The report, "State Of The Plants,"...
  • Report: Diversity of New England plant life is threatened

    From picturesque coastal estuaries of Cape Cod to the soaring White Mountains, much of New England's rich native flora is fighting for survival against increasing odds, according to what conservationists call the most comprehensive accounting ever made of...
  • Fort Sheridan reforestation could mean fewer prairie birds, less parking

     Fort Sheridan reforestation could mean fewer prairie birds, less parking
    Plans to restore an oak forest leveled in the late 19th century when the Army built Fort Sheridan have raised concerns about how the project will impact public access and certain bird species. Undertaken by the Lake County Forest Preserve District,...
  • State-by-state glance from new report on New England plants

    A state-by-state look at examples of rare and endangered plants, highlighted by the New England Wild Flower Society in a report being released on Thursday: ___ CONNECTICUT Researchers say Connecticut is home to approximately 2,850 species of plants,...
  • Officials investigating men in video driving with possible wounded owl

    Two West Palm Beach men apparently got a hoot out of driving around with a wounded owl while they were purportedly drinking — and capturing it all on film, according to wildlife authorities. But state wildlife officials aren't laughing....
  • Feds reopen comment period for mountain caribou protections

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened for comment a proposed plan to change the protected status of a herd of caribou in northern Idaho and northeastern Washington from endangered to threatened. The agency on Tuesday opened the 30-day comment...
  • Students set out on shark-tagging expedition

    Students set out on shark-tagging expedition
    Elizabeth Eubanks, a science teacher at the Palm Beach Maritime Academy in Lantana, who has taken her students on research expeditions to the rain forests of Costa Rica, Hawaii, the Arctic and Alaska, recently was out on the Intracoastal Waterway on a...
  • Experts warn African elephant numbers likely to decline

    A high rate of elephant poaching in parts of Africa was unchanged in 2014 compared to the previous year, meaning that a continued decline in elephant numbers is likely, according to a study released Monday at a conservation meeting in Botswana. A...