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Island foxes may need genetic rescue

The island fox has made a remarkable comeback from the brink of extinction, with three of six populations on their way to becoming the fastest mammal recovered under the Endangered Species Act. But new research published ...

dateMar 21, 2016 in Ecology
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US seeks end to Yellowstone grizzly protections

The federal government is proposing to lift threatened-species protections for hundreds of Yellowstone-area grizzlies, opening the door to future hunts for the fearsome bears across parts of three states for the first time ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Ecology
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Nitrogen is a neglected threat to biodiversity

Habitat destruction and the direct exploitation of species often occupy center stage in discussions of biodiversity perils. However, indirect harms, such as that posed by nitrogen pollution, remain underappreciated and poorly ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Environment
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