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  • DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species

    DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species
    When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene. It's this evidence that Kit Paulsen is seeking as she wades into an urban creek east...
  • Endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population nearing full recovery

    Endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population nearing full recovery
    The endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population has reached 1,700 and may be nearing its capacity for sustainability on the resort destination off the Southern California coast, a conservation biologist said. “We're getting close,” Julie...
  • Broward professor talks climate change, recycling

    Broward professor talks climate change, recycling
    To mark National Renewable Energy Day on Sunday, March 1, The Forum sat down with Dr. Angel Rodriguez, a professor at Broward College's Downtown Center, to discuss issues related to global climate change. Rodriguez teaches environmental science, biology,...
  • Great white shark caught, released in northwest Florida

    Great white shark caught, released in northwest Florida
    Gabriel Smeby felt like he was touching history. Awe enveloped the group as Smeby and two Dark Side Sharkers partners, Derrick Keeny and Kyle Register, pulled in the 9-foot, 8½-inch great white shark while fishing from the beach, but now they were...
  • Changes linked to Alzheimer's disease evident even in young brains

    Changes linked to Alzheimer's disease evident even in young brains
    Scientists know that Alzheimer’s disease gains a foothold in a patient’s brain years before he or she first stashes car keys in the freezer, or gets lost coming home from the store. But a new study suggests that the changes in the brain that...
  • Wildlife Conservation Plan Is Topic Of Canton Land Trust Meeting

    CANTON — The state is looking for help from the public with its revised plan for wildlife conservation. An official working on the project will make a pitch for the conservation plan to the local land trust later this month. The plan was first...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    Albany Democrat- Herald, March 2, on the clean-fuels program The Legislature has one more chance to kill the state's clean-fuels program, but the smart money says the House will pass the measure this week and move it to Gov. Kate Brown, who's expected to...
  • Alfred I. Daniel, pharmacologist

    Alfred I. Daniel, pharmacologist
    Alfred I. Daniel, who had a long career as a pharmacologist working for various pharmaceutical companies, died Feb. 26 at Howard County General Hospital. He was 80. The son of Leonard Daniel, who worked for the National Geographic Society, and Emily...
  • Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks

     Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks
    As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass. There was one creature, however, that...
  • Maine's smelt fishermen await state ruling amid better year

    The proprietors of Maine's ice fishing shacks, where fishermen patiently sit by coolers of beer hoping to catch smelts they can batter and fry, say this winter was the season when the wriggling little fish finally came back to the state's rivers and...
  • Coyotes becoming a common sight in New Jersey suburbs

    A lone coyote. Wolf-like, with a long snout and bushy, black-tipped tail. The staff at Upper School in Englewood Cliffs first spotted it several weeks ago walking through the school parking lot. It has also been seen ambling across a back field. The...