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August 28, 2014
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New Plant Species from the Heart of Texas

Wrongly ID’d since ’74, Only Three Specimens Known Collectors found the first two specimens of the prickly plant in 1974 and 1990 in west Texas. Then, for two decades, the 14-inch-tall plant was identified wrongly as one species, then another … Continue reading

February 25, 2014
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Legal harvest of marine turtles tops 42,000 each year

A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of marine turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries. The research, carried out by Blue … Continue reading

October 31, 2010
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Nature’s Backbone at Risk

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— One-fifth of the world’s vertebrate species are threatened with extinction, but the situation would be worse if not for current global conservation efforts, a new study finds. University of Michigan biologist Ronald Nussbaum is one of 174 … Continue reading