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Border wall could harm endangered animals

February 2, 2017

Biologists are worried that a border wall would cut off dozens of species that migrate between Mexico and the United States. Penn State University biologist Jesse ...

Bumble bee to receive ESA listing

January 13, 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published the final rule listing the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) as an endangered species this week. USFWS first ...

Shark fin cargo banned by Air China

January 12, 2017

Last week, Air China became the first airline in mainland China to ban cargo shipments of shark fins. Trade of shark fins is predominantly utilized for shark fin, ...

Snowstorm pushes snow geese to toxic pit

January 4, 2017

A flock of several thousand snow geese recently died after landing in an old toxic pit mine in Montana. About 25,000 birds took refuge in the former mine in the ...
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