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Manatees are no longer endangered: US officials

Manatees are no longer an endangered species, US officials said Thursday, declaring success after decades of efforts to rebuild the population of the chubby sea cows in Florida and the Caribbean region.

dateMar 30, 2017 in Ecology
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Rusty patched bumblebee now an endangered species

The rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after suffering a dramatic population decline over the past 20 years, federal officials said Tuesday.

dateJan 10, 2017 in Ecology
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