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What’s ailing the sea lions stranded on California beaches?

Dozens of the marine animals are being found on the state’s southern beaches exhibiting signs of domoic acid poisoning The concerned calls began in mid-August….

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Golden eagles face double threat as US wind turbines add to climate crisis peril

Species at risk of death from collision with proliferating wind power but rising temperatures could cut ranges by 40% The rush to build wind farms…

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Engineers Have Created Durable Concrete Made From Ground Up Rubber Tires

The strength and durability of cement has made it a staple building material around the world, but engineers from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology…

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More than 150 endangered vultures poisoned in South Africa, Botswana

Birds died after feeding from carcass of buffalo, which appeared to have been laced with poison, conservationist says. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/12/over-150-endangered-vultures-poisoned-in-south-africa-botswana Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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21,000 fish die in ‘catastrophic failure’ at University of California, Davis facility

About 21,000 fish died of possible chlorine exposure at a University of California, Davis research and care facility, school officials said Thursday. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/21000-fish-die-catastrophic-failure-university-california-davis-facili-rcna42831 Droolin’…

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Western states face drastic water cuts as Colorado River dries up

Entrenched drought and chronic overuse have driven water levels on the Colorado River so low that the Biden administration may be forced to impose massive…

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Wildfires have burned 5.6 million acres in the U.S. this year, and concerns are growing amid a heat wave

California hasn’t had a typical megafire with six-figure acreage this year, but vast blazes across the United States have combined to make 2022 a contender…

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Beavers to be given legal protection in England

‘Nature’s engineers’ who create wetlands with their dams are recognised as native wildlife Beavers are to be given legal protection in England, meaning it will…

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Waste from thousands of old industrial sites may be released by floods

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) As sea levels rise, coastal areas face a growing risk of flooding. But humans and environments near urban centers and the…

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Appetite for frogs’ legs in France and Belgium ‘driving species to extinction’

Conservationists say exploitation of amphibians leading to depletion of native species abroad A voracious appetite for frogs’ legs among the French and Belgians is driving…

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Biden Admin Re-Revises Trump’s Definition of ‘Habitat’

A little bit of legalese goes a long way. The Joe Biden administration striking a single sentence from the Trump-era definition of “habitat” allows the…

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Lake Mead nears dead pool status as water levels hit another historic low

Lake Mead’s water levels this week dropped to historic lows, bringing the nation’s largest reservoir less than 150 feet away from “dead pool” — when…

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The secret to saving mountain gorillas

Justin Rowlatt finds out what gorilla conservation can teach us about protecting other species. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-61788828?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Renewable Energy Certificates may overstate corporate environmental efforts

The reliance of many major companies on a certain type of highly scrutinized energy credit could be an indicator that the private sector is far…

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Equilibrium/Sustainability — Scientists rush to save ancient Colorado River fish

Scientists are on a mission to save the “humpback chub” — an ancient fish under attack from not only invasive predators, but also from the…

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Rapid spread of deadly disease killing up to 94 percent of Caribbean coral species

A new coral disease is quickly circulating in the Caribbean, killing as much as 94 percent of certain types of coral species in the region,…

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Florida’s manatees are dying in record numbers – but a lawsuit offers hope

US wildlife agency agrees to review protection for habitats after conservationists sue over mass die-offs from poor water quality The US Fish and Wildlife Service…

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This is the first known albino baby Giant Galapagos Tortoise observed by humans

From the Tropiquarium Zoo in Servion, Switzerland, where this rare white reptile was born (via Google Translate): We were surprised to discover a baby albino…

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Environmental groups sue EPA over California, New Hampshire smog

Two environmental organizations on Tuesday filed a lawsuit alleging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has failed to properly address smog pollution in Los Angeles and…

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EPA proposes protections for Alaska salmon fishery, in blow to proposed mine

The Biden administration is moving toward protections for a major sockeye salmon fishery in Alaska — at the expense of a proposed gold and copper…

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The Wetlands Are Drowning

A long-term study of a marsh was meant to ask whether rising levels of CO2 could help wetlands thrive despite rising seas. The plants aren’t…

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Beck, Jeff Tweedy, Animal Collective Contribute to Compilation Inspired by Birdsong

As originally published by Kayla Higgins on Exclaim! Ready your listening ears: more than 200 musicians — including Beck, Animal Collective, Jeff Tweedy, Karen O,…

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