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July 3, 2015
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Remain the Primary Threat to Polar Bears

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Greenhouse gas emissions remain the primary threat to the preservation of polar bear populations worldwide. This conclusion holds true under both a reduced greenhouse gas emission scenario that stabilizes climate warming and another scenario where emissions and warming … Continue reading

September 27, 2014
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Captive Whooping Cranes Released Into the Wild

Efforts continue to increase population of endangered bird NECEDAH, Wis. – Four whooping crane chicks raised in captivity began their integration into the wild Saturday as part of the continuing effort to increase the wild population of this endangered species.

April 9, 2014
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A Few Winners, But Many More Losers

Southwestern Bird and Reptile Distributions to Shift as Climate Changes Dramatic distribution losses and a few major distribution gains are forecasted for southwestern bird and reptile species as the climate changes, according to just-published research by scientists with the U.S. … Continue reading

March 3, 2014
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25 Years after the Exxon Valdez, Sea Otter Population at Pre-Spill Levels

ANCHORAGE — Nearly 25 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill injured wildlife off the coast of Alaska, a new report issued today by the U.S. Geological Survey indicates that sea otters have returned to pre-spill numbers within the most … Continue reading

February 8, 2014
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New Tool Available to Help Track Spilled Oil

Computer model can help with current, future clean-up efforts St. Petersburg, Fla. – A newly developed computer model holds the promise of helping scientists track and predict where oil will go after a spill, sometimes years later.  U.S. Geological Survey … Continue reading

January 25, 2014
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Threat of Earthquakes Occurring in Central United States Still Alive

PASADENA, Calif. — Earthquake activity in the New Madrid Seismic Zone in the central United States does not seem to be slowing down.  In a new study published in the journal “Science,” seismologists Morgan Page and Susan Hough of the … Continue reading

January 18, 2014
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Large Old Trees Grow Fastest, Storing More Carbon

THREE RIVERS, Calif, — Trees do not slow in their growth rate as they get older and larger — instead, their growth keeps accelerating, according to a study published in the journal Nature. “This finding contradicts the usual assumption that … Continue reading

December 23, 2013
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Limited food may be significantly changing Great Lakes ecosystems

ANN ARBOR — Declines of the food resources that feed lake organisms are likely causing dramatic changes in the Great Lakes, according to a new study. The study, led by the U.S. Geological Survey and co-authored by three University of … Continue reading