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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 ...

Tracking Yosemite’s Bears

November 17, 2014

Yosemite National Park wildlife biologists are using GPS to track nine bears in an effort to prevent run-ins with park visitors. Watch more at ...
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