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St Maarten finds local lionfish tainted with toxin

(AP) -- Conservationists in St. Maarten are warning islanders not to eat lionfish after tests found a naturally occurring toxin in the flesh of the candy-striped invasive species, officials said Thursday.

dateNov 26, 2011 in Ecology
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Indonesia rejects Bali plan for turtle sacrifices

(AP) -- Indonesia has rejected a push by the resort island of Bali for rare turtles to be legally slain in Hindu ceremonies, siding with conservationists of the protected reptiles against religious advocates, ...

dateNov 27, 2009 in Ecology
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