18 de agosto de 2019

Bears, elk, sharks crown landmark wildlife surge.

The recovery and revival of more than a dozen major wildlife species in California could be one of greatest overlooked stories in a generation.

Wildlife species, including bears, elk, sharks, whales, eagles and others are at their highest populations in more than a century, a direct result of habitat protection and crackdowns on commercial take and poaching, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.


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16 de agosto de 2019

LADWP loans ancient tusk to Eastern California Museum.

INDEPENDENCE, CA –The newest exhibit at the Eastern California Museum features one of the oldest artifacts to ever be put on display at the museum.


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14 de agosto de 2019

CITES's Last Chance to Save the Vaquita.

As governments from around the world prepare to meet in Geneva this week, the fate of the critically endangered vaquita hangs in the balance. A new report, prepared for the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), urges that trade suspensions be imposed against Mexico for its failure to protect the small porpoise from illegal fishing.


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09 de agosto de 2019

National Park Service proposes killing elk for cattle in California park over loud objections.

The National Park Service has proposed to shoot about a dozen elk each year as a way to reduce conflict with livestock that graze a park north of San Francisco, over the strong objections of a national conservation organization.


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07 de agosto de 2019

Three new wolf pups born in Northern California.

Eight years after a gray wolf wandered over the border from Oregon into California, bringing the species back to the Golden State for the first time since ranchers and farmers wiped out wolves in the 1920s, the state’s only wolf pack is expanding.


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28 de julio de 2019

‘Mind-blowing’ photo captures humpback whale with a California sea lion in its mouth.

A whale-watching trip on Monterey Bay led to a “mind-blowing” photo of a sea lion momentarily trapped in the mouth of a lunging humpback whale. The sea lion later escaped: Humpback whales feed on tiny krill.


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25 de julio de 2019

Marine mammal deaths spike in Monterey County, and volunteer crews get to work searching for answers.

When dead marine life show up on the beach, it’s someone’s job to report to the sight and investigate the animal. That job in Monterey County falls to the stranding network, operated by graduate students at MLML. (The Marine Mammal Center responds to live strandings, while MLML handles dead animals.)


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24 de julio de 2019

As Animals Wash Up on West Coast, Scientists Look to Climate Change.

Growing numbers of whales, sea lions, and seals are being found stranded or dead, alarming oceanic experts.


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17 de julio de 2019

California pledges millions to battle enormous, destructive swamp rats.

A growing menace in the form of 15-pound swamp rodents is threatening Delta waterways, and the state is throwing money, hunting dogs and birth control at the invasive pests which have the potential to destroy crops and wetlands.


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12 de julio de 2019

The Need for Wildness: How Coyotes Are Finding a Place in a Changing City.

For 12 years, Janet Kessler has chronicled the behavior and family life of San Francisco’s growing population of coyotes as the city itself undergoes big changes.


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