News tagged with endangered species list

Manatees could lose their endangered species status

About 2,500 manatees have perished in Florida over the last four years, heightening tension between conservationists and property owners as federal officials prepare to decide whether to down-list the creature to threatened ...

Aug 19, 2014
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Where have all the swallows gone?

Extinction: the permanent loss of a species. It is deeply troubling—and scientists and birdwatchers are ringing the alarm about a bird species that only a few decades ago was widespread and very common.

Jul 23, 2014
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Cheetahs in race to survive

The cheetah, the world's fastest land animal, survived mass extinction during the last ice age 10,000 years ago.

Apr 24, 2013
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Researcher's work helps woodpecker recovery

(Phys.org)—The woods around Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina have, since 1986, featured an ever increasing rat-a-tat-tat sound that has nothing to do with weapons qualification training. ...

Dec 06, 2012
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