Archivos de Diario para octubre 2017

05 de octubre de 2017

Lawsuit Targets California's Dungeness Crab Fishery for Harming Endangered Whales, Sea Turtles.

The Center for Biological Diversity sued the California Department of Fish and Wildlife today over the commercial Dungeness crab fishery’s skyrocketing entanglements of imperiled whales and sea turtles.

http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2017/whale-and-turtle-entanglements-10-03-2017.php

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10 de octubre de 2017

Five Animals That Are More Native to the Bay Area Than You Are.

If you thought San Francisco’s fauna was limited to seagulls, pigeons and the sea lions at Pier 39, you’re mistaken. Surrounded by rich ocean waters and blessed with several large, tree-filled parks, San Francisco houses a number of unique, surprising and—OK—sometimes annoying predators and prey.

https://thebolditalic.com/five-animals-that-are-more-native-to-the-bay-area-than-you-are-f49ce36bd450

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12 de octubre de 2017

Cascades Frog Closer to California Endangered Species Act Protection.

In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Fish and Game Commission today designated the Cascades frog as a candidate for protection under the state’s Endangered Species Act.

http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2017/cascades-frog-10-11-2017.php

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18 de octubre de 2017

How Kangaroo Rats Escape Rattlesnakes.

The kangaroo rat is a small nocturnal seed-eater, weighing in at five ounces soaking wet, which hardly ever happens since it lives in the desert. One of its many predators is the sidewinder rattlesnake, a two-foot long viper weighing in at a little over seven ounces.

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/10/12/science/rats-escape-rattlesnakes.html

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22 de octubre de 2017

The search for the elusive Southern rubber boa.

UCLA researchers use genetics to find out whether the rarely seen Southern California snake is an endangered species.

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/the-search-for-the-southern-californian-rubber-boa

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23 de octubre de 2017

HOW I CAME TO BELIEVE SCIENCE WILL SAVE THE WORLD.

In the field, researchers find ways to repair bits and pieces of a disrupted world. My own path began 30 years ago at Mono Lake.

https://psmag.com/environment/outdoorsy-scientists-will-save-us

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24 de octubre de 2017

Doctor's Research Could Buy Time for Snake Bite Victims.

Antivenom is the standard treatment for snakebites, Nielsen said. "This is not to replace antivenom," he said.
But if this therapy can keep the poisonous parts of the venom inactive, it could lessen the damage to a victim's body, Nielsen said.

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Doctors-Research-Could-Buy-Time-for-Snake-Bite-Victims-451107313.html

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26 de octubre de 2017

More Expensive National Parks May Threaten Access to Nature.

The proposed entrance fee increase could price out minority and low-income Americans, experts warn.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/north-america/united-states/national-parks-service-entrance-fee-increase-spd/

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27 de octubre de 2017

For an Endangered Animal, a Fire or Hurricane Can Mean the End.

When a wildfire swept through Arizona, all but 35 rare red squirrels disappeared. After California’s fires and Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma, so did other near-extinct animals.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/25/climate/fires-hurricanes-endangered-animals.html

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30 de octubre de 2017

We May Be Hardwired to Fear Snakes and Spiders.

Just the mere sight of a daddy longlegs or garter snake can prompt shrieking and shoe-throwing, even though not everyone has had bad experiences with creepy-crawlers. Are we naturally predisposed to hate tiny critters that scurry and slither? A new study suggests so, according to a video from National Geographic.

http://mentalfloss.com/article/510176/we-may-be-hardwired-fear-snakes-and-spiders

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