Archive: 01/06/2014

Donors pledge $80 million to protect wild cats

The crown prince of the oil-rich Mideast emirate of Abu Dhabi and other international donors committed a combined $80 million on Sunday to fund the conservation of tigers and other wild cats whose survival is under threat.

dateJun 01, 2014 in Ecology
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Study finds medical pot farms draining streams dry

Wildlife officials say drought-stricken streams in Northern California's coastal forests are being sucked dry by water-guzzling medical marijuana farms—an issue that has spurred at least one county to try to outlaw personal ...

dateJun 01, 2014 in Ecology
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Fabien Cousteau plans 31-day underwater mission

Like viewers worldwide, Fabien Cousteau was entranced by his famous grandfather's films about marine life and human exploration underwater. Now he's adding to his family's sea stories with a 31-day underwater expedition in ...

dateJun 01, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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