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Discussions continue regarding ESA

There is a growing list of proposed changes and discussions surrounding what various sides see as the Endangered Species Act’s successes, failures, and challenges. In recent weeks, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., held a hearing with

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JWM: Hungry ghost crabs may haunt plover nests

Imperiled piping plover (Charadrius melodus) populations have been gradually growing since the species gained federal protection over three decades ago, but in North Carolina, they’re rearing the fewest fledglings. Researchers recently identified some unexpected probable

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Views of future wildlife conservationists

Children are the future of wildlife conservation — a view that recently led researchers to examine how third and fifth grade students in North Carolina would prioritize the protection of different species. “As wildlife professionals,