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US removes gray wolf from endangered list

The US government said Wednesday it is formally removing about 1,300 gray wolves in the Rocky Mountain region from the endangered species list, capping a legal battle that has dragged on for years.

dateMay 04, 2011 in Ecology
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In the wake of the wind

On the Front Range within the Rocky Mountains, prevailing winds sweep eastward over the mountains smack into the National Wind Technology Center.

dateApr 26, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Ancient Colorado river flowed backwards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Geologists have found evidence that some 55 million years ago a river as big as the modern Colorado flowed through Arizona into Utah in the opposite direction from the present-day river. Writing in the October ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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