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Blue Whales Roam Dangerously Close to Shipping Lanes

Blue Whales Roam Dangerously Close to Shipping Lanes

The feeding grounds of blue whales along the U.S. West Coast overlap dangerously with shipping...

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Secret Grizzly Bear Feeding Site Discovered (and Kept Hidden)

Secret Grizzly Bear Feeding Site Discovered (and Kept Hidden)

A river teeming with spawning salmon lures grizzly bears from hundreds of miles away, new...

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Dams Imperil Pakistan's Endangered River Dolphins

Dams Imperil Pakistan's Endangered River Dolphins

The Indus River dolphin range has declined dramatically as a result of dams that have fragmented...

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Smile, Hawaiian Wildlife: You're on Candid Camera

Smile, Hawaiian Wildlife: You're on Candid Camera

This summer, Hawaii's endangered wildlife will be on candid camera, as two kinds of drones...

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Ontario turtles threatened by poachers

Ontario turtles threatened by poachers

Two of these species â the spotted and wood turtles â are classified as endange...

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They're Back! Endangered Fish Spawns in Grand Canyon

They're Back! Endangered Fish Spawns in Grand Canyon

After returning to the lower Colorado River in 2012 after a 22-year absence, the endangered...

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Extinction Rates Soar to 1,000 Times Normal (But There's Hope)

Extinction Rates Soar to 1,000 Times Normal (But There's Hope)

Species are going extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they would be if humans didn't exist,...

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Scientists Focusing on the Wrong Sharks in the Wrong Places (Op-Ed)

Scientists Focusing on the Wrong Sharks in the Wrong Places (Op-Ed)

The ongoing collapse of shark populations has already had far-reaching effects on marine...

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Newfoundland’s smelly blue whale remains heading to Ontario

Newfoundland’s smelly blue whale remains heading to Ontario

Western Newfoundland’s rotting whale problem will soon be solved, thanks to the Royal Ontario...

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Dead blue whales washing ashore in western Newfoundland

Dead blue whales washing ashore in western Newfoundland

The remains of nine school bus-sized whales, believed crushed to death in ice off Newfoundland,...

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European Bison to Be Released into Wild

European Bison to Be Released into Wild

Bison went extinct in Europe nearly 100 years ago, but conservationists are taking small steps...

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Australian Endangered Species: Largetooth Sawfish

Australian Endangered Species: Largetooth Sawfish

Sharks and rays are some of the world’s most threatened animals, with a quarter of all species...

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London Zoo announces birth of Sumatran tiger cub triplets

London Zoo announces birth of Sumatran tiger cub triplets

Sumatran tigers are listed as critically endangered on the International Union for Conservation...

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Sea Cucumbers are So Popular in Asia They Face Extinction

Sea Cucumbers are So Popular in Asia They Face Extinction

Sea cucumbers are the less glamorous cousins of starfish and sea urchins, occurring in all of...

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Baby Sea Turtles Go Rogue, Satellite Shows

Baby Sea Turtles Go Rogue, Satellite Shows

Young sea turtles don't always follow the path that scientists expected the animals to travel,...

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Pandas' Latest Threat: Horses? 

Pandas' Latest Threat: Horses? 

A surge in popularity of horse ownership in China's Sichuan Province threatened the Giant Panda....

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Google aims to provide key research into changing polar bear habitat

Google aims to provide key research into changing polar bear habitat

When Google’s mapping experts trekked into Canada’s north to create imagery of the frozen...

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Threatened Owls Pushed Out of Home by Foes

Threatened Owls Pushed Out of Home by Foes

A threatened species of owl is losing a turf war in the Pacific Northwest. Northern spotted owls...

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Urgent! Lemur Crisis Prompts Conservationist Call-to-Action

Urgent! Lemur Crisis Prompts Conservationist Call-to-Action

Lemurs have captured the public imagination in movies such as "Madagascar," but these adorable...

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Endangered whale shipped through Canada, prompting call for tougher trade laws

Endangered whale shipped through Canada, prompting call for tougher trade laws

An international environmental organization is calling on Canada to adopt stricter trade laws...

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Unsettled Science Behind Proposal to Lift Gray Wolf Protections, Panel Says

Unsettled Science Behind Proposal to Lift Gray Wolf Protections, Panel Says

An independent panel of experts said Friday there are flaws in the science the Fish and Wildlife...

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Mexican Wolf Population Grows in Southwestern US

Mexican Wolf Population Grows in Southwestern US

The Southwest's small population of endangered Mexican wolves, once driven to the brink of...

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Rare Borneo Bay Cat Captured in Stunning Photo

Rare Borneo Bay Cat Captured in Stunning Photo

Researchers in Borneo recently captured a stunning new image of a mysterious wild cat known as...

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2013 Was Record Year for Rhino Poaching in South Africa

2013 Was Record Year for Rhino Poaching in South Africa

The number of rhinos illegally slaughtered in South Africa in 2013 reached an all-time high,...

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Leaf-Patterned Toad Without Ears Discovered in Peru

Leaf-Patterned Toad Without Ears Discovered in Peru

Scientists have discovered a new species of toad that had been hiding on Peru's forest floors...

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One-Quarter of Sharks and Rays at Risk of Extinction

One-Quarter of Sharks and Rays at Risk of Extinction

A quarter of the world's sharks and rays are at risk of extinction, according to a new...

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Marsupial Extinctions: Don't Blame the Dingoes (Op-Ed)

Marsupial Extinctions: Don't Blame the Dingoes (Op-Ed)

The humble dingo has become something of a scapegoat since its arrival in Australia just 4000...

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Go West, Young Raven: Clever Birds Use Power Lines to Spread to New Territory

Go West, Young Raven: Clever Birds Use Power Lines to Spread to New Territory

Raven populations have shot up 300 percent in the last 40 years in the American West, and a new...

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Nova Scotia land protected for endangered turtles

Nova Scotia land protected for endangered turtles

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust says 30 hectares of land in Kempt that’s home to the endangered...

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