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Learn from the habitat “haves” to help save an endangered rattlesnake

Newswise – COLUMBUS, Ohio – Comparing the genetics and patterns of ‘have’ and ‘have-not’ habitat relocation among two populations of threatened rattlesnakes has yielded a new way to use landscape science data to guide landscape planning. conservation that would give the have-nots a better chance of surviving. The study suggests that a collection of six …

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USDA approval of genetically modified chestnut trees would be a step forward for the conservation of endangered species

USDA approval of genetically modified chestnut trees would be a step forward for the conservation of endangered species

This is an exciting time in the field of conservation and biotechnology. For the first time, it seems likely that a genetically engineered (GE) tree could be approved by US regulatory agencies for use in the restoration of an endangered species in the wild. This tree is the American chestnut, a species decimated by disease …

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A species of American bat devastated by a fungus is now classified as endangered

A species of American bat devastated by a fungus is now classified as endangered

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Biden administration declared the northern bat endangered on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to save a species driven to the brink of extinction by white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease. “White-nose syndrome is decimating cave bat species like the northern myotis at an unprecedented rate,” said Martha Williams, director of …

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‘Tangled mess of inaction’: Hundreds of endangered species recovery plans expire in next six months

Hundreds of endangered species recovery plans will reach their expiry date in the next six months as the government mulls over how to reform Australia’s flawed environmental protection system. Documents given to Guardian Australia under freedom of information laws detail how a lack of resources, disagreements with state governments and the growing list of endangered …

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IndyStar File Photo: A federally endangered piping plover at the Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area in Linton.

Indiana’s Endangered Wildlife Can’t Wait, US Senators Must Pass RAWA

The Hoosier State is home to some of America’s most beloved wildlife. Today, Indiana has more than 150 species that are at heightened risk of extinction. Extinction is forever; the moment to act is when the animals are numerous. We must tackle the threats leading to extinction: from habitat loss and fragmentation to invasive species …

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States Join Forces to Save Endangered Allegheny Woodrat

States Join Forces to Save Endangered Allegheny Woodrat

A captured Allegheny wood rat is released into its rocky home in Maryland’s Savage River State Forest. Dan Feller Wildlife managers in all Chesapeake Bay states have joined forces in perhaps a last-ditch effort to save the Allegheny woodrat. Notwithstanding its name, the squirrel-sized rodent is more closely related to mice and hamsters than to …

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