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Endangered listing eyed for US loggerhead turtles

(AP) -- The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles in U.S. waters, a decision that could lead to tighter restrictions on fishing and other maritime ...

Mar 11, 2010
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Feds reviewing humpback whale endangered status

(AP) -- The federal government is considering taking the humpback whale off the endangered species list in response to data showing the population of the massive marine mammal has been steadily growing in ...

Sep 27, 2009
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Barcoding endangered sea turtles

Conservation geneticists who study sea turtles have a new tool to help track this highly migratory and endangered group of marine animals: DNA barcodes. DNA barcodes are short genetic sequences that efficiently ...

Sep 14, 2009
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