FYI News

Cold-Stunned Turtles Returned to Sea

December 2, 2014

Wildlife officials released more than 50 green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) into the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast last week after treating the turtles for ...

Mountain Lions Roam Oklahoma

December 1, 2014

Last week, state wildlife officials confirmed the sighting of two mountain lions (Puma concolor) in Northeast Oklahoma. Read more at The ...

Migrating Wildlife Use Multiple Land Types

November 26, 2014

Migrating wildlife in Wyoming rely on private and government lands in addition to wilderness areas, according to the Wyoming Migration Initiative’s interim report ...

Sea Star Plague Culprit Identified

November 24, 2014

Researchers identified the culprit of sea star wasting syndrome as sea star associated densovirus, a new pathogen different from all other known viruses infecting ...

Wolf Debate Fueled by Science and Politics

November 21, 2014

Science and local politics may be at odds in Michigan where voters turned down two wolf-hunting proposals on election day. A recently published study in the Journal ...

Keystone XL fails to move in Senate

November 21, 2014

The Senate voted against legislation to force the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday in a close vote. The legislation missed the filibuster-proof ...

Michigan Bans Killer Shrimp

November 20, 2014

Killer shrimp (dikerogammarus villosus) and six other water-dwelling, invasive species are banned from Michigan for fear that they will disrupt the existing aquatic ...
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