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2 hrs ago | AlertNet

Group sues U.S. for stronger Idaho, Montana grizzly protection

Federal protection status for a population of grizzly bears facing extinction in the mountains of Idaho and northwest Montana should be raised to endangered from threatened, environmentalists said in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday.

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7 hrs ago | Science Daily

Wildlife response to climate change is likely underestimated, experts warn

Analyzing thousands of breeding bird surveys sent in by citizen scientists over 35 years, wildlife researchers report that most of the 40 songbird species they studied shifted either northward or toward higher elevation in response to climate change, but did not necessarily do both.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BBC News

Scottish wildlife rescues up 18%

The donation-funded service rescued and released 2,795 animals back into the wild in 2013 alone, and has cared for hundreds more since.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Humpback whale no longer 'threatened' species

The whales will now be listed as a "species of concern" rather than "threatened" under Canada's Species at Risk Act.

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SFGate

Zoo launches 'endangered song' to help save tigers

This handout photo provided the Smithsonian's National Zoo, taken May 23, 2011, shows Sumatran tiger Damai at the zoo in Washington.

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TwinCities

Thieves steal rhino horns in South Africa

In a nighttime theft, robbers broke into a South African provincial parks office and used a machine tool called a grinder to break into a safe holding several dozen rhino horns worth a fortune on the illegal market in parts of Asia.

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How Stuff Works

Poachers Kill More Wildlife Than Wolves

There's no silver bullet solution to protecting endangered species. We can't stand guard over every single one of them, as this man is doing to protect black rhinos in Zimbabwe.

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CBS Local

Google Challenges Nonprofits To Follow WWF Lead, Use Glass

On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking U.S. nonprofits to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work.

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Wiltshire Times

Bank holiday bluebells admired as flowers bloom early

This year the fragrant bell-shaped flowers, which only bloom for a couple of weeks in late spring, have sprouted much earlier than last year, which was an exceptionally cold winter.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Dog ticks a growing concern in Alaska

Some ticks, such as hare ticks, have always survived in the state, but nonnative dog ticks also have been found in Alaska, raising concerns for dogs, wildlife and the risk of spreading diseases to people.

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Deseret News

Household rat poison linked to death and disease in wildlife

The mountain lion known as P-22 looked majestic just a few months ago, in a trail-camera photo shot against the backdrop of the Hollywood sign.

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The Daily Record

Montana uses grant to buy grizzly bear habitat

The Montana Land Board on Monday approved a $345,000 purchase of 320 acres of threatened grizzly bear habitat to add to the Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area in Teton County.

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Coshocton Tribune

Lake Erie offers an array of spring fishing options

Lake Ere anglers can expect to enjoy another year of diverse fishing opportunities this year, according to the Division of Wildlife.

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ABC News

'A Window on Eternity' Finds Joy in African Park

Biologist Edward O. Wilson doesn't spend a lot of time in his exploration of Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park on the American entrepreneur who sponsored its rebirth after a 14-year civil war.

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National Public Radio

Conservationist Shot In Africa's Oldest Nature Preserve

An internationally recognized conservationist is recovering after he was attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Leighton Buzzard Online

Bedfordshire Wildlife Rescue celebrates 10 years

The charity was set up by Samantha Bedford in 2004 and is run by a team of volunteers and funded by public donations.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Naples Daily News

States target tiny beads in facial cleansers that harm waterways, wildlife

But those little beads of grit are also piling up in waterways, where they can suck up toxins and harm wildlife, environmentalists say.

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Doncaster Free Press

Red squirrels nowhere to be seen in Doncaster gardens

South Yorkshire's garden wildlife has been revealed in a new survey - with the endangered red squirrel rarely seen in Doncaster.

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ABC15.com

Africa land grabs endanger elephants

Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking.

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