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Top 3 small game species to hunt this fall and winter

by on November 13, 2022 0

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) — Small game hunting during the winter is a great way for hunters young and old to build skills and confidence without breaking the bank. You don’t need specialized or expensive equipment to hunt them, just a .22 rifle and/or any shotgun, warm clothes and boots suitable for hiking. The...

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Discovery of a new species of estuarine crab in the Vellar River estuary

by on November 8, 2022 0

The species, discovered in the estuary of Cuddalore district by the faculty of Annamalai University, has been named ‘Pseudohelice annamalai’ The species, discovered in the estuary of Cuddalore district by the faculty of Annamalai University, has been named ‘Pseudohelice annamalai’ Researchers have discovered a new species of estuarine crab in the Parangipettai mangroves near...

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Lowest number of invasive species found out of 5,800 boats inspected at Lake Tahoe in 2022 | South of Lake Tahoe

by on October 31, 2022 0

See full picture Personal watercraft inspectors decontaminate a boat at Meyers Station. Photo by Corey Rich/Novus Select Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Press Release LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – As Lake Tahoe boat inspections transition to winter operations, inspectors report intercepting significantly fewer vessels this year with aquatic invasive species (AIS) on board. They attribute improvements...

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CFIA monitors invasive insect species

by on October 28, 2022 0

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning Canadians to keep an eye out for an invasive species that has been spotted in some northern states in the United States. The spotted lanternfly is native to Asia, and CFIA senior specialist Diana Mooij says there are concerns eggs could be accidentally introduced into the...

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Montana Invasive Species Summit focuses on sharing ideas

by on October 25, 2022 0

HELENA — Leaders from across Montana are in Helena this week, working on statewide priorities for invasive species management. The Montana Invasive Species Council brought together about 100 stakeholders from across the state on Tuesday, for the state’s 2022 Invasive Species Summit. Their goal was to continue the message of protecting Montana’s land and...

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Students remove invasive plants at a conservation site

by on October 20, 2022 0

ROODHOUSE – Despite the cold weather on Wednesday, students from Winchester took to the trails of Doe Run Education Works with sprays, gloves and mowers to eliminate various invasive species growing along the trails. Over 35 students split into teams to help the Doe Run organization remove plants and clean up the area around...

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US zoo welcomes two new baby cheetahs as species become rare

by on October 15, 2022 0

Given the precarious situation of cheetahs around the world, any addition to their numbers anywhere in the world is welcome. The news that four-year-old female cheetah Amani gave birth to two cubs this month in the United States has wildlife enthusiasts feeling just that. According to a report on smithsonianmag.com, the cubs were born...

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Protecting endangered species comes too late, study finds

by on October 13, 2022 0

Endangered Species Act protections often kick in too late to fully restore the declining populations of animals, plants and insects it is meant to help, according to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE Wednesday. Researchers who assessed some 970 cases involving the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the past three decades...

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ASUU Strike: Speakers as an Endangered Species

by on October 6, 2022 0

It is no longer news that the nearly year-long strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has had devastating consequences for students and parents. All the actors involved in the face-off had their “breakfast” fully served, as is often said. But the main stakeholders whose fate has been overlooked for obvious reasons...

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You don’t have to be a cute koala to be an Instagram influencer. Give lizards and bugs a chance and we’ll love them too

by on September 28, 2022 0

Remember the high school popularity contests? Often, our athletic and genetically gifted classmates have attracted the most attention: the school captain, the captain of the soccer team, the prom queen. But popularity contests aren’t just for school. And in the world of conservation, it can be a matter of survival for “winners” and “losers”....

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Six discoveries that changed the way we think about human origins

by on September 25, 2022 0

Scientific study has portrayed humans as being smarter, more intellectual, and more caring than our ancestral predecessors. Scientific study has portrayed humans as being smarter, more intellectual, and more caring than our ancestral predecessors. The scientific study of human evolution has historically reassured us of a comforting order of things. He portrayed humans as...

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The tricolor bat may be listed as an endangered species

by on September 23, 2022 0

Related practices and jurisdictions Thursday, September 22, 2022 The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (the “Service”) has issued a proposed rule the listing of the tri-colored myotis as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”). The tricolor bat is found in parts of 39 states, including Texas, Iowa, and Oklahoma, which...

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Legal action launched to protect endangered coral species

by on September 20, 2022 0

WASHINGTON—The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the federal government for failing to protect 20 species of coral in the Caribbean and Indo-Pacific. The corals all received Endangered Species Act listings in 2014, but not the protective regulations required by law, including bans on collection and sale. Today’s...

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Lincoln County gives “the boot” to invasive species

by on September 16, 2022 0

Did you know that invasive species can get stuck in your boots, gear, clothes, and even your animal companion’s fur? If you wander through an infested area, it’s possible that you can unknowingly carry these seeds and drop them in areas that haven’t been infested yet! A great way to keep out these invasive...

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DVIDS – News – Do you have goats? A different approach to managing invasive species.

by on September 14, 2022 0

Invasive species are increasingly invading our natural landscapes. These invasive plants can upset the delicate balance of the existing ecosystem by crowding out our native tussock-like grasses for space and resources and smothering the existing vegetation on our grasslands. Over the years, Sericea Lespedeza has encroached on open grassy habitat, fencerows, drainage basins, and...

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Gianforte calls on the feds to reconsider changes to endangered species rules

by on September 2, 2022 0

HELENA (KPAX) — Governor Greg Gianforte has called a proposed change to U.S. endangered species rules a “significant federal overreach” and called for its withdrawal. Gianforte submitted a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) last month, strongly criticizing their proposal to allow the introduction of “experimental populations” of endangered or threatened...

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Empty mollusc shells hold evolutionary history, even for extinct species – now we can decode it

by on August 25, 2022 0

Provided Many New Zealand giant land snails are critically endangered, including Powelliphanta hochstetteri from the top of the South Island. ANALYSIS: Most people picked up seashells on the beach. Some have even started collecting seashells. But few people realize that these shells are a unique genetic resource that scientists are only just beginning to...

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Hatfield the best of the best

by on August 20, 2022 0

ZANESVILLE — The best of the best had their chance to shine Friday morning, when the winners of each species’ showmanship featured at the Muskingum County Fair competed in the Showman of Showmen competition. Kyleigh Hatfield, 18, of Adamsville, who won the beef staging was crowned Showman of Showmen. She competed against Logan Mozena,...

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PROPOSAL FOR STORAGE AUTHORIZATION AND ENHANCED PROTECTIONS AGAINST THE SPREAD OF AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE COMMITTEE MEETING, PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED

by on August 16, 2022 0

HARRISBURG, Pa. (August 16) – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced today that it will hold a Fisheries and Hatcheries Committee meeting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at its Harrisburg headquarters. located at 1601 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110. One of the purposes of the meeting is to discuss...

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Feds sued for neglecting to protect endangered Hawaiian species

by on August 12, 2022 0

Conservationists in the “Extinction Capital of the World” fear that the lack of critical habitats could push endangered species into unchecked extinction. (CN) – Hawaii is home to a great level of biodiversity, but that unfortunately comes with a corresponding level of endangered endemic species. The Center for Biological Diversity has sued the US...

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Invasive species – The Millbrook Independent

by on August 8, 2022 0

emerald ash borer by Bill Schlesinger Until a century ago, the arrival of pests and pathogens from Europe wreaked havoc on American elms and chestnut trees, leading to their near extinction in many areas of the eastern forests. In the west, exotic annual grasses from Europe have largely replaced native tufted grasses, altering the...

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Look who eats protected species

by on August 4, 2022 0

Tourists observe the world’s first robot whale shark at Shanghai Haichang Ocean Park in Shanghai’s Pudong New Area. EVERYDAY CHINA Last month, a video showing a livestreamer cooking a 2-meter-long shark went viral on social media sites. Some pointed out that what she was cooking looked like a great white shark, a protected species....

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Krombacher and Wacken Open Air present the “Growling Creatures” – the first metal band made up of endangered animals

by on August 1, 2022 0

Krombach / Germany, August 1, 2022. What do gray seals, cuckoos and lynx have in common? They are all rare European native species whose survival is threatened, and they are part of the “Growling Creatures” – the first group of metal composed of endangered animals. Presented by Krombacher and legendary metal festival Wacken Open...

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Portman Praises Senate Passing Legislation to Combat Invasive Species, Combat Coastal Erosion, and Protect Water Quality in the Great Lakes, Ohio

by on July 29, 2022 0

July 28, 2022 | Press Releases WASHINGTON DC – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, applauded the Senate’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), bipartisan legislation that authorizes a multitude of investments in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects and programs, including a number...

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The Western Caucus has the roadmap for species recovery

by on July 25, 2022 0

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was enacted nearly 50 years ago with the goal of protecting our precious wildlife from extinction. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of administrations on both sides of the aisle over the past few decades, this has failed. As a third-generation farmer from the Pacific Northwest and a proud representative of...

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9th Cir. Asked to revive Nixed endangered species rules

by on July 22, 2022 0

By Caleb Symons (July 22, 2022, 7:28 p.m. EDT) — More than a dozen conservative states, as well as groups representing the agriculture and fossil fuel industries, want the Ninth Circuit to reinstate several measures that the administration has taken to weaken the Endangered Species Act, after a federal judge struck them down earlier...

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Scientists explore gene editing to manage invasive species

by on July 20, 2022 0

Posted by Cecilia Sequeira, Public Affairs Specialist, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in Animal Research and Science Jul 20, 2022 In the United States, the environmental and economic costs caused by invasive species are estimated at more than $120 billion per year. Since invasive pests have few or no natural predators, they...

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Fishing tournament held to fight two invasive species in local waterways

by on July 19, 2022 0

SALISBURY, Md. — Biological officials at Salisbury University are set to host a local fishing tournament aimed exclusively at two species of invasive fish that experts say are damaging local waterways and ecosystems . Dr Noah Bressman, assistant professor of biological studies at Salisbury University, and graduate assistant Zachary Crum are tackling invasive species...

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Scientists discover species that don’t age

by on July 17, 2022 0

The research team also found that protective phenotypes, like the hard shells of most turtle species, can delay the aging process and, in some circumstances, even halt biological aging. Largest Study of Its Kind Reveals Wild Turtles Age Slowly, Live Long, Discovers Several Species That Virtually Never Age Jonathan, the 190-year-old Seychelles giant tortoise,...

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New species of water-scavenging beetles discovered, named after Robredo’s Angat Buhay program │ GMA News Online

by on July 14, 2022 0

Two new species of water scavenger beetles have recently been discovered and one is named after former Vice President Leni Robredo’s Angat Buhay program, the Ateneo de Manila University announced on Thursday. In a reportthe university said the new species were discovered and described by Enrico Gerard Sanchez, his thesis supervisor, Dr. Emmanuel Delocado,...

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Thor 4 Fans Are Baffled By Korg’s Sexuality

by on July 12, 2022 0

‘I can’t be the only one confused that Korg’s species is gay’: Thor 4 fans baffled by fan-favorite’s sexuality as they question lack of continuity the movie series Warning: Contains spoilers By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline Published: 11:02 BST, July 12, 2022 | Updated: 11:24 BST, July 12, 2022 Thor fans have wondered how...

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Dead End Joshua Tree List of Endangered Species

by on July 6, 2022 0

Opponents of permanent listing argue that halting construction of large solar fields in desert areas populated by western Joshua trees would have a negative effect on the development of green energy options. After the temporary protections were put in place, the Fish and Game Commission signaled its willingness to compromise by greenlighting fifteen solar...

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By identifying bird species by sound, an app opens up new avenues for citizen science

by on June 28, 2022 0

The researchers developed the BirdNET app, where people can easily participate in bird research and conservation. Credit: Ashakur Rahaman, Yang Center/Cornell Lab of Ornithology (CC-BY 4.0, creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) The BirdNET app, a free machine learning tool that can identify over 3,000 birds by sound alone, generates reliable scientific data and makes it easier for people...

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Extremely rare carnivorous plant species that traps insects discovered for the first time in Uttarakhand

by on June 25, 2022 0

Representative image | Source: Twitter Dehradun, Jun 25 (PTI) A very rare carnivorous plant species called Utricularia Furcellata has been discovered for the first time in the western Himalayan region, a senior official said on Saturday. The detection of the rare species was made by a research team from the Uttarakhand Forest Department in...

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Big appetite for frog legs among French and Belgians driving species to extinction | The threatened species

by on June 23, 2022 0

A voracious appetite for frog legs among the French and Belgians is pushing amphibian species from Indonesia, Turkey and Albania to the brink of extinction, according to a new report. Europe imports up to 200 million mostly wild frogs every year, contributing to a serious depletion of native species abroad. Scientists estimate that the...

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Alert issued after tick species established in Fairfield

by on June 21, 2022 0

A town in Fairfield County is urging residents to take precautions following the discovery that Asian long-horned ticks have become well established in the area. The City of Fairfield announced Tuesday, June 21 that researchers at Western Connecticut State University’s Tick-Borne Disease Prevention Laboratory had discovered a week earlier that the ticks had been...

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A species of mosquito from Papua New Guinea, lost for 90 years, found in Australia

by on June 8, 2022 0

by Cameron Webb, Craig Williams, Larissa Braz Sousa and Marlene Walter, The conversation Tracking mosquitoes in our backyards, like Aedes notoscriptus, helps authorities determine future health risks. Credit: Cameron Webb (NSW Health Pathology), author provided There are already a lot of mosquitoes in Australia. They pose pest and public health risks in many parts...

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Yellow crazy ants wreak havoc as they traverse Queensland

by on June 6, 2022 0

Urgent action is needed to contain the potentially environmentally catastrophic spread of an invasive species of acid-spray ants, an expert has said. Yellow crazy ants were first detected in Australia in 2001, but growing infestations – mainly in Queensland – have raised fears that they could wipe out some native small animal species, as...

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Florida has the most termite species in the country – WFTV

by on May 30, 2022 0

VIDEO: ‘Worst of the worst’: Florida has the most termite species in the country VIDEO: ‘Worst of the worst’: Florida has the most termite species in the country (George Waldenberger, WFTV.com/WFTV) ORLANDO, Florida – These are small pests that can cause big damage – we’re talking termites. Florida has the most termite species in...

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Merryspring Program: Walk ‘n Talk on Identifying and Managing Invasive Plant Species

by on May 28, 2022 0

CAMDEN – Join the Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District (KLSWCD) on Thursday, June 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m., at the Merryspring Nature Center, Camden, for a walk to identify invasive plant species, discuss effective methods to mitigate invasive plants and review tips for promoting a healthy habitat for wildlife. Louisa Crane, program coordinator at KLSWCD...

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Nitroxoline activity in antifungal-resistant Candida species isolated from the urinary tract in vitro

by on May 26, 2022 0

Drug-resistant fungal infections were becoming more common around the world, but only a few new antifungals were being produced. The old antibacterial nitroxoline was used to treat bacterial urinary tract infections (UTIs) by mouth. The study evaluated the activity of nitroxoline in vitro in a yeast collection from the German National Reference Center for...

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Losing red spruce, losing a whole suite of species

by on May 24, 2022 0

Editor’s Note: This article is part two of Carolina Public Press’ five-part Fraught Forests series, which examines the challenges of climate change for mountain forests in western North Carolina. Marquette CrockettThe Highlands of Roan Stewardship Manager of the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, inspects a tiny red spruce tree barely protruding from the forest floor...

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Five endangered species in India

by on May 15, 2022 0

We live in a world where fascinating animals, insects, plants and other creatures are threatened with extinction. May 20 is celebrated as Endangered Species Day. The day is observed to celebrate, learn and take action to protect threatened and endangered species. The day was established by David Robinson and the Endangered Species Coalition in...

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RTL Today – Invasive species: 72 turtles captured and euthanized in the Rëmerschen nature reserve

by on May 13, 2022 0

The Ministry of the Environment confirmed that a number of turtles had been captured with “turtle traps” and euthanized in the “Haff Réimech” nature reserve near Remerschen. Environment Minister Joëlle Welfring answered a parliamentary question from pirate MP Marc Goergen, confirming that 72 turtles had been put to sleep by a veterinarian. Tiago de...

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New species of fireflies shine in forest at Coimbatore’s Anamalai Tiger Reserve – Reuters

by on May 4, 2022 0

Express press service COIMBATORE: A new species of synchronous fireflies has been identified at the Anamalai Tiger Reserve where several thousand fireflies have transformed much of the protected forest into a bioluminescent world similar to an Avatar movie. The bioluminescent world of Pandora in the movie Avatar may be fictional, but the phenomenon has...

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A species of centipede named after Taylor Swift

by on April 30, 2022 0

In a crossover you wouldn’t usually expect, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is honored as the namesake of a newly discovered species of centipede. The centipede was named Nannaria Swiftae as it was discovered in Tennessee, where Swift moved at the age of 14 and took her first steps in music. The naming was announced by...

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One in five reptile species threatened with extinction

by on April 27, 2022 0

More than one in five reptile species worldwide are at risk of extinction, researchers have determined in a new paper which marks the culmination of more than 20 years of slow research. In addition to facing human-made threats to their survival, scaled creatures have faced bias in conservation priorities. Resource-strapped conservationists have had to...

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Frogs: Six tiny new species discovered in Mexico

by on April 25, 2022 0

Jameson et al./Museum of Natural History Here are some of the world’s smallest frogs ever found! Scientists have discovered not one – but SIX – new species of frogs living in the Mexican forest. Some of the frogs are so small they are smaller than the size of a penny! Experts say the reason...

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