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Legal ruling may put endangered species in danger
...d rule would have allowed our national symbol, the bald
eagle, to become extinct in the lower 48 states, surviving only in Alaska, and it would have allowed the gray whale to become extinct in U.S. waters," Vucetich went on to say. Vucetich and Michael P. Nelson, associate professor of environmental ph...
Thin tough skin, slow-growing gills protect larval Antarctic fish
...al in fish." While the larvae of one species, the bald
notothen, survives using high levels of AFPs like the adults, the researchers were astonished to find that the dragonfish and silverfish hatchlings have too little to allow survival during direct contact with ice. Looking more closely, the researcher...
Why Christmas trees are not extinct
...s, Utah juniper, Rocky Mountain juniper, redwoods, bald
cypress and conifers known as podocarps and araucarias from New Zealand and New Caledonia. Angiosperms included oaks, willows, ash, various maples, hickory, mulberry, creosote bushes, manzanita, serviceberry, mountain mahogany, grapevine and others...
DNA from feathers tells tale of eagle fidelity
... similar studies on other species of interest like bald
eagles," he said. This project is one part of a larger research program on the eagles of Naurzumski Gosudarstvennyi Zapovednik (Naurzum State Nature Reserve), a large nature reserve in northern Kazakhstan. This reserve supports an unusual diversity ...