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Chicago Sun-Times

Obama Plan Will Open Arctic and Atlantic Oceans to Dangers of Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Deepwater Horizon disaster and Shell's embarrassing 2012 Arctic drilling fiasco should have been wake-up calls to the Obama administration,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Instead the ...
Obama drilling plan leaves both industry, environmentalists fumingSan Antonio Express-News
Endangered Right and Beluga Whales May Be at Risk From Obama's Offshore ...TakePart

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Center for Biological Diversity's Statement on President Obama's State of the ...
eNews Park Forest
Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, released the following statement ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. “Following 2014's record-breaking heat, President Obama faces some of the most ...

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Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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abc7news.com

San Jose against plan to ship potentially dangerous crude oil shipments ...
abc7news.com
"This project if approved is a disaster waiting to happen," Center for Biological Diversity spokesperson Valerie Love said. The group held a public forum to educate residents about the dangers of so called oil trains. "We're talking primarily about tar ...

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West Central Tribune

Monarch numbers higher than 2014 but still low
West Central Tribune
Concerns over the extinction risk of the monarch led the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Lincoln Brower to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August to protect the ...
Monarch butterfly numbers up in MexicoThe Courier-Journal
Monarch butterflies rebound slightlyWorcester Telegram

all 145 news articles »
 

Valley Public Radio

California Oil Officials Release Deeply Flawed Fracking Environmental Review
Bay Area Indymedia
Brown to institute an immediate moratorium on fracking and other dangerous oil and gas development,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “State regulators are shrugging off the grave threats to our air, water and health from oil ...
Independent Scientific Study on California Fracking ReleasedCapital Public Radio News
Up to half of new oil and gas wells use fracking in California89.3 KPCC
State to examine Monterey shale potentialMonterey County Herald

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San Jose City Council Unanimously Votes to Oppose Central Coast Oil Train ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Phillips 66 rail project is a disaster waiting to happen,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's heartening to see so many speaking out against this facility, including now the San Jose City Council. It's clear that ...

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azcentral.com

Wolves get more area to roam in Ariz., N.M.
azcentral.com
The Fish and Wildlife Service faced a Monday deadline to revise the reintroduction program under a settlement reached with the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity. "It has been a frustratingly long process, and it's really a pity that science ...
US enlarges area in Southwest where rare wolves can roamReuters
Conservationists Take Aim At New Rule On Mexican Gray Wolf ManagementKRWG
US creates more roaming room for Mexican wolves, but green groups say they'll ...Science AAAS

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Study: Livestock Grazing on Public Lands Cost Taxpayers $1 Billion Over Past ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Public lands grazing has been a billion-dollar boondoggle over the past decade and hasn't come close to paying for itself,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Livestock owners pay less to graze their animals on publically ...

 

Department of Transportation Ignores Congressional Deadline for Upgrading ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... move away from these dangerous fossil fuels.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 800,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.

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Wink News

Lawsuit Seeks Federal Documents Revealing Extent of Offshore Fracking in Gulf ...
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the federal government today for failing to release public documents revealing the extent and risks of offshore fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C ...
Environmental group files lawsuit to obtain information on fracking in the ...NOLA.com
Obama administration sued over Gulf of Mexico fracking infoNewsOK.com

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ThinkProgress

House Votes To Approve Keystone XL Pipeline -- For The 10th Time
ThinkProgress
The Center for Biological Diversity, a group opposed to pipeline construction, called the House's latest approval vote “meaningless.” “President Obama has already committed to vetoing any legislation that forces approval of the Keystone XL pipeline ...
Obama vows to veto a Keystone XL billWisconsin Gazette

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Maine News

Idaho's Wolf Population Plummets for Third Consecutive Year, Leaving as Few ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“After fighting tooth and nail for the right to manage wolf populations, Idaho has already proven its true goal is to wipe out most of the state's wolves,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “After less ...
UPDATE: Idaho Has 22 Breeding Wolf Pairs, an Estimated 1000 WolvesTwin Falls Times-News
Estimates Show Wolf Pairs In Idaho Nearing Minimum RequirementNorthwest Public Radio
Idaho wolf survey reveals thriving breeding numbersThe Spokesman Review

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Obama Administration Urged to Fast-track Airplane Carbon Cuts
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In letters to the EPA and the FAA, the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, Friends of the Earth, the National Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund and the Sierra Club asked for strong standards that reduce aircraft emissions ...

 

Congress Considers Destructive Border Security Proposals
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“HR 399 is yet another unnecessary, expensive and destructive border security bill that would sacrifice America's natural heritage for the illusion of security,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Utah and Colorado Wildflowers from Oil ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These beautiful and rare flowers are threatened with extinction, and all the government can muster is a strictly voluntary plan to keep them alive? That won't cut it,” said Lori Ann Burd with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Service can't ...
Monarch butterfly could get endangered species protectionCBS News
Monarch butterfly may make endangered list as numbers drop from billion to 35 ...TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Sad Start to 2015: Monarch Butterfly Could Be Put on Endangered Species ListIndian Country Today Media Network
Latin Post -Washington Post -KCET
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Petition Seeks 3 Million Acres of Critical Habitat for 9 Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to designate critical habitat for nine endangered species that are among more than 600 federally protected species illegally denied specific habitat ...

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Feds Agree to Implement Seafood Import Ban to Protect Whales and Dolphins
Bay Area Indymedia
... fishing nets around the world," said Sarah Uhlemann, senior attorney and international program director of the Center for Biological Diversity. "The U.S. government has finally recognized that all seafood consumed in the United States must be ...

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Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Weakened Protections for Vanishing Bat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Today politics won out over science and law,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is an especially dark day in the sad saga of the northern long-eared bat, because this species needs as much help as ...

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Obama Administration Approves SunZia Transmission Lines Through Key ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's no justification for sacrificing an area as biologically rich and critically important to wildlife as the San Pedro River Valley for such a dubious project,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

USDA May Abandon Sustainability Mandate in Food Guidelines for Americans
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“If the Obama administration caves to pressure from the meat industry in its final recommendations, it'll be doing a great disservice to the health of Americans and the planet,” said Stephanie Feldstein, director of the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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New Study: Deadly Disease Threatens North America's Largest Salamander
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... eastern United States, this fully aquatic salamander, which can grow more than 2 feet long, is suffering severe declines and is under review for protection under the Endangered Species Act in response to a petition from the Center for Biological ...

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2014's Record Heat Reinforces Need for Fossil Fuel-free Future
Bay Area Indymedia
“2014's record-breaking heat is a terrifying reminder that fossil fuels are cooking our climate,” said Shaye Wolf, climate science director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Obama administration must back international efforts to achieve ...

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'Meatless Mondays' Resolution Introduced to New York City Council
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEW YORK— The Center for Biological Diversity is joining environmental, public health and animal rights advocates in supporting a New York City Council resolution being introduced today in favor of Meatless Mondays. The resolution was introduced by ...

 

EPA Proposal Would Set New Limits on Toxic Oil-spill Dispersants
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Oil spills are bad, but often these dispersants make the problem worse, adding an extra layer of toxic chemicals that hurt wildlife and put people at risk,” said Miyoko Sakashita, director of the Oceans program at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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Dalles Chronicle

Groups Petition to Reclassify Gray Wolves to Threatened Status Under ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“A congressional end run around science and the Endangered Species Act will create more controversy and put wolves and the law itself in jeopardy,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “The better path is to ...
Advocates seek new status for gray wolves in Lower 48 to avoid Congressional ...Casper Star-Tribune Online
Wildlife advocates seek gray wolf status changeKTVB

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Review Sought on Mine Threatening Wildlife, Irreplaceable Cultural Sites in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The wildlife and irreplaceable cultural sites in these areas deserve better than an industrialized mining operation,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Red Rock Canyon State Park and the Last Chance ...

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California Court Threatens to Reopen Rivers to Destructive Suction Dredge Mining
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This decision has grave implications for Californians' ability to protect our own waterways, wildlife and cultural resources from destructive mining,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological ...

 

CBS Local

Lawsuit Filed to Secure "Endangered" Status for Gunnison Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to protect the Gunnison sage grouse as “threatened” rather than giving it the more ...
Seeking more protection for sage grouseSt. George Daily Spectrum
Colorado: Yet another Gunnison sage-grouse lawsuitSummit County Citizens Voice

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Review Initiated Over Protected Status of Coastal California Gnatcatcher
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
They've tried it with orcas and caribou, and now they're trying it with California gnatcatchers,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Fortunately, these cynical arguments that would impoverish our ...

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Science AAAS

Obama precision medicine plan would create huge US genetic biobank
Science AAAS
The precision medicine initiative proposed by President Barack Obama last week would center on a huge new biobank containing medical records and genetic information for perhaps a million Americans. It would not be created from scratch by enrolling new ...

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Reno Gazette Journal

Feds: Grouse listing decision still on track
Reno Gazette Journal
It shows there are many in Congress that use protecting species as a political bargaining chip,” said Randi Spivak, director of public lands programs for the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the conservation groups to sue the government over the ...

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Biodiversity heroes awarded for innovation
Jakarta Post
That is a remarkable innovation,” Eko, who is a senior scientist at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences' (LIPI) Research Center for Biology, told The Jakarta Post. Januminro got the idea for restoring peat swamp forests following a period of forest ...

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews proposal to designate critical habitat ...
Farmington Daily Times
In August, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower petitioned to have the North American subspecies of the monarch butterfly listed as a threatened species under the ...

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Two Florida Plants Threatened by Sea-level Rise Proposed for 7855 Acres of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— As part of a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed critical habitat protection under the Endangered Species Act today for two Florida plants threatened by sea-level rise.

 

Indian Country Today Media Network

Obama Protects Alaska Refuge, Opens Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic
Indian Country Today Media Network
“The Deepwater Horizon disaster and Shell's embarrassing 2012 Arctic drilling fiasco should have been wakeup calls to the Obama administration,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity, in a statement ...
Obama Withdraws 9.8m Acres of Arctic OceanAlaska Public Radio Network
Obama recommends extended wilderness zone in AlaskaRaw Story
Obama pushes for wilderness protections in ANWR, sparking GOP furyEnvironment & Energy Publishing
The Arctic Journal
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Rare fox thrills biologists at Yosemite
Stockton Record
This fox might have wandered into Yosemite from one of the other known populations, particularly the one at nearby Sonora Pass. Tierra Curry, a biologist with the environmental group Center for Biological Diversity, suggested there could also be a ...

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Polar Bears' Penile Bones Are Breaking Because of Industrial Pollution
VICE News
"The density of the penile bone is a proxy of mating success," Shaye Wolf, Climate Science Director for the Center for Biological Diversity, told VICE News. "There's a whole slew of harm to the polar bears' reproductive health that has been linked to ...

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DC community calendar, Jan. 29 to Feb. 5, 2015
Washington Post
Garden tour and kids in snugglers Volunteers take turns leading parents or care providers with one child in a snuggly for a tour of the conservatory. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. 202-225-8333. Free; registration ...

 

Journal and Courier

Purdue retention program survives funding jeopardy
Journal and Courier
The program will undergo a name change since it's no longer funded by NSF and will be open to a more diverse population, said Camarillo, who also is an associate professor of biological sciences at Purdue. "It's definitely open to all levels of ...

 

Obama Administration's Goal to Reduce Methane Inadequate to Protect Climate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This proposal is too little, too late,” said Vera Pardee, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Cutting methane pollution during the next 20 years is critical to avoid catastrophic climate disruption, but President Obama must take ...

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OregonLive.com

Marine museum nearly ready to open
The Register-Guard
CHARLESTON — A new marine museum and aquarium is set to open in the small fishing town of Charleston on the southern Oregon Coast. Seven years in the making, the Charleston Marine Life Center will include five separate galleries on two stories.
New marine museum and aquarium close to completion on Oregon CoastOregonLive.com
New marine museum to open on Southern Oregon CoastmySanAntonio.com

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Newsweek

What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women
Newsweek
There was the young executive of a company valued at $250 million who got up in front of an audience at a conference billed as diverse and joked about “gang-bang interviews” and how he got his start by sending elusive CEOs whose attention he needed ...

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Wildlife, Public Health Put at Risk as BLM Waives ORV Fees at Algodones Dunes
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's astonishing to see the BLM throw open the doors to ORVs in these sensitive landscapes,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “BLM law enforcement and land management at Algodones Dunes has operated at ...

 

Not Guilty Verdict in Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Conservationist Jairo ...
Bay Area Indymedia
Following the murder, Turtle Island organized an international petition signed by over 137,000 people, and working with the Center for Biological Diversity and others, organized protests around the world calling for justice for Jairo in the days ...

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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: VA whisteblower stages sit-in at Tomah facility
Pierce County Herald
Now, the Center for Biological Diversity has filed a petition asking the U.S. Fish-and-Wildlife Service to reclassify the wolves as a "threatened" species, in the hope of retaining at least some of the protections that lawmakers are talking about ...

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TheFishSite.com

http://www.undercurrentnews.com/2015/01/29/korea-to-enforce-prison-460000 ...
Undercurrent News
Korean officials monitor VMS from a 24-hour fisheries monitoring center that opened in May 2014. From September 2015, all vessels will be fitted with an ... “Korea's efforts to stop illegal fishing are unprecedented, and demonstrate a clear intent to ...
South Korea takes 'bold' stance against IUU fishingIntraFish.com

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Los Angeles Times

Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment
Los Angeles Times
The agency's federal prosecutor for environmental protection, Guillermo Haro, said his office had determined “with all clarity that the activities the developers were conducting have deteriorated, impacted and damaged conditions of ecological balance ...
Mexico shuts down Chinese 'mega-mall' project in CancunWaterloo Record
Mexican Government Shuts Down Dragon Mart Project on Environmental ...Latin American Herald Tribune
Mexican gov't shuts down Dragon Mart project on environmental concernsLa prensa

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Differences and similarities found in autistic siblings
Longview News-Journal
Unlike other approaches, which illuminate a sample of a person's genetic material, the whole-genome technique maps out the entire voluminous recipe, every biological typo, every misplaced comma or transposed letter. Each of the families had two ... The ...

 

RT

Lawsuit seeks to uncover truth about offshore fracking in Gulf of Mexico
RT
The suit, filed Thursday by attorneys representing the Center for Biological Diversity, takes aim at the Obama administration's failure to promptly respond to Freedom of Information Act requests made last year for documents pertaining to fracking ...
Lawsuit Seeks GoM Fracking InformationThe Maritime Executive
Environmentalists target fracking in Gulf of MexicoFox News Latino
How much fracking is happening in the Gulf of Mexico?Grist
Marine Log -Summit County Citizens Voice -Southeast Texas Record
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Finding Balance in the Wolf Wars
HSUS News (blog)
Today, The HSUS and 21 other organizations – from the Detroit Zoo to the Center for Biological Diversity and the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies to the Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians – petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to ...

 

Groups want to keep some protections for wolves
WNMU-FM
"Endangered" is a more protective listing than "threatened." Brett Hartl with the Center for Biological Diversity said Tuesday's petition asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to downgrade the animals' status is meant to pre-empt Congressional ...

 

Did genetic links to modern maladies provide ancient benefits?
UB News Center
"Our research shows that some genetic features associated with psoriasis, Crohn's disease and other aspects of human health are ancient," says senior scientist Omer Gokcumen, PhD, a University at Buffalo assistant professor of biological sciences. Some ...

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GAO Debunks Right-wing Fear-mongering Over Environmental Lawsuits That ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... have complained for years that these legal settlements are somehow secret agreements between the government and environmental groups that exert vast power over federal regulations,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological ...

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UCSF News Services

Nearly 60 Years Later, UCSF Student Newspaper Finds Science Writing as Vital ...
UCSF News Services
“The purpose [of The Synapse] is to facilitate communication on the Medical Center Campus and to encourage creative expression of the Campus population,” declared the first Synapse constitution, published on April 25, 1958, echoing the sentiments of ...

 

Kansas State Collegian

K-State researchers develop new method to study streams
Kansas State Collegian
The sun rises above the bridge to the International Student Center as water flows gently through the stream running through the heart of campus Jan. 27. University scientists and ... Understanding biodiversity is crucial.” The researchers introduced ...

 

The People's Voice

US Official Insults Cubans
The People's Voice
"There is no doubt that human rights remains the center of our policy and it is crucial that we continue to both speak out about human rights publicly and directly with the Cuban government." No nation abuses human rights more egregiously than America.

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Indiana State University

Indiana State professor aids high-profile whale study
Indiana State University
During part of a sabbatical in 2011, Indiana State University biology professor emeritus Gary Stuart was among the 30 researchers plus technicians in laboratories all around the world. "What this lab is interested in ... Stuart, who is looking forward ...

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New York Times

More Differences Than Similarities Are Found in Autistic Siblings
New York Times
Unlike other approaches, which illuminate a sample of a person's genetic material, the whole-genome technique maps out the entire voluminous recipe, every biological typo, every misplaced comma or transposed letter. Each of the families had two ... The ...

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EcoWatch

Why Fracking Is a Breast Cancer Issue
EcoWatch
In fall 2014, the Center for Biological Diversity revealed that the oil industry had illegally dumped almost three billion gallons wastewater into central California aquifers that supply drinking water and farming irrigation. And earlier this month the ...

 

Thanh Nien Daily

Vietnam, riparian neighbors exert pressure on Laos over second Mekong dam
Thanh Nien Daily
... to defy international pressure and forge ahead with construction of the Don Sahong, the second of 11 dams planned by Laos on the lower reaches of the 4,900-kilometer (3,045-mile)-long Mekong, which is second only to the Amazon in terms of ...

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Letters: Marriage will be defined this year
Philly.com
Defenders of same-sex marriage bans frame the issue as a choice between two incompatible views of marriage: The one they associate with same-sex couples centers on adult relationships and personal fulfillment. ... Alito distinguished between what he ...

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Breitbart News

More Oil-Trains Headed for California
Breitbart News
On Sunday, the Center for Biological Diversity held a public forum at the San Jose City Hall to educate residents about what they believe are the dangers of so called oil-trains. According to the Center, tar sands oil and heavy crudes that will be ...

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Plumas Audubon Society to present on local birds at MCRC Speakers Bureau
Plumas County Newspapers
Plumas County is a rich and diverse area that is home to many animals. Because the county has little development and numerous lakes and waterways, the area naturally attracts a wide variety of birds and is an area of interest to birders and wildlife ...

 

Reversing the ecological tide at Dongting Lake
Xinhua
The greater white-fronted geese live on the sprouts, which are too long when the birds eventually arrive, says Cao Lei, a researcher with the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences. "Water birds are the indicator of ...

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U.S. News & World Report (blog)

U.S. Education: Still Separate and Unequal
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
In 2010, the U.S. spent 39 percent more per full-time student for elementary and secondary education than the average for other countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to the National Center for Education ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Reward Increased to $20000 in Killing of Endangered Wolf in Washington
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The organizations that have contributed to the reward fund for information leading to a conviction in this case include the Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Northwest, Defenders of Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States, The ...
Reward upped in Washington wolf shootingCapital press

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tucson Lion Killings Dropped Dramatically in 2014
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Center joined the bighorn restoration program to bring these marvelous animals back to the wilderness where they belong, and to ensure that lions were protected at the same time,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for ...

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Wielding gavels, Republicans aim to revamp key conservation law
Environment & Energy Publishing
"He's not really interested" in bipartisan ESA reform, said Brett Hartl, the endangered species policy director for the Center for Biological Diversity, told E&E Daily earlier this month. "He was part of the Doc Hastings' ESA working group in the last ...

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ThinkProgress

Nebraskans File New Lawsuits That Could Stop The Keystone XL Pipeline
ThinkProgress
“We stand with landowners to protect property rights and a constitutional pipeline routing process,” said Jane Kleeb, director of Bold Nebraska, a group that has been at the center of the state's Keystone XL opposition movement. “While we fight to ...

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Emerging problems: Institute of Emerging Issues faces potential cuts to funding
N.C. State University Technician Online
During the presentation, members of the working group reviewing the institute spoke about how well-managed the IEI is, the good job they are doing of attracting diverse perspectives in their work and the importance of having an organization that is ...

 

ThinkProgress

Environmental Groups Are Teaming Up To Make The EPA Regulate Airplane ...
ThinkProgress
The Sierra Club, Earthjustice, Friends of the Earth, the National Resources Defense Council, and the Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday sent a letter to EPA and Federal Aviation Administration officials urging them to continue on the path ...
Environmental lawsuits found to have “limited” effect on national rulemakingHigh Country News

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Arctic News: The Arctic This Week January 28
The Arctic Institute
This led to outrage from several Alaskan Republican Senators and officials (NM, NM), with conservation groups and the Gwich'in Steering Committee on the opposite side welcomed the proposal (The Arctic Journal; see also Center for Biological Diversity).

 

High Plains Journal

NMSU experts say New Mexico will become hot spot for salt cedar beetles
High Plains Journal
This concern led to a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity against the USDA, which, in 2010, halted all USDA-funded salt cedar research. “New Mexico is now the center of all issues associated with the salt cedar beetles primarily because we ...

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High Country News

Will endangered species status help the Mexican gray wolf?
High Country News
This “take” provision is one of several aspects of the law that has drawn criticism from environmental groups, such as the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife. The same groups have also pointed out that the law is unusual in that ...

 

Calculating economic value of forests often overlooks biodiversity, study finds
Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
“We need to take a more nuanced approach and concentrate our limited resources on areas that not only provide ecosystem services, but are also correlated with high biodiversity,” said Terry Sunderland, a senior scientist with the Center for ...

 

Johns Hopkins stem cell researcher Sharon Gerecht receives inaugural ...
The Hub at Johns Hopkins
She is an affiliated faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology and a project leader for Johns Hopkins Physical Science-Oncology Center. Her work has appeared in more than 90 publications and she holds 19 patents. She is also ...

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W.Va. water company seeks environmental applications
State Journal
... surface water or groundwater supplies through partnerships within West Virginia American Water's 19-county service area. Watershed protection activities, biodiversity projects and hazardous waste collection efforts are a few examples of eligible ...

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NMCB 1 tests skills during command post exercise
DVIDS (press release) (registration)
Steelworker 1st Class Jesse Guardado from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 Det 2, welds material during a command post exercise. NMCB 1 is homeported in Gulfport, Miss. It is one of three active-duty battalions on the Gulf Coast. (U.S. Navy ...

 

Overpopulation: The Environmental Movement's Third Rail
Huffington Post
Urban growth also puts pressure on wild lands and has garnered serious attention from the Center for Biological Diversity (Director of Population and Sustainability Stephanie Feldstein's blog), NYU (Urbanization Project), and the World Urban Forum. All ...

 

Our Opinion: Attacking property rights
Desert Dispatch
Perhaps they could get the Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity to contribute to such a fund. But somehow we doubt it. “Environmental” outfits don't contribute cash to such solutions. They just go to court. • And a personal word about ...

 

Federal News Service Transcript
C-SPAN
The laws that we're, as Alaskans, are very familiar with -- ANILCA -- has over 100 provisions.... Dan Sullivan. We are viewed as just another stakeholder. We're not just another stakeholder. We're the other sovereign. And yet, the Center for Biological ...

 

Share “Center for Biological Diversity wants...”
NewsOK.com
The Center for Biological Diversity is joined in its petition by Dr. Steve Sheffield, a zoologist who received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University; Dr. Geoffrey Carpenter, a herpetologist affiliated with the University of Oklahoma Biological ...

 

Miss West Chester University to be crowned in 17th annual pageant
Daily Local News
General admission for adults is $10; the entrance fee for WCU students and children under 12 is $5. Tickets can be purchased at the SSI Service Center on the lower level of Sykes Student Union or by calling 610-436-2266. Proceeds benefit Miss WCU 2015 ...

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State's action may be pivotal in testing EPA authority on oceans
Times-Enterprise
It was filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental advocacy group, and criticizes the EPA for not finding marine waters imperiled under the Clean Water Act. Ocean acidification refers to the increase in the ocean's acidity, which ...

 

QIAGEN Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014
PR Newswire (press release)
QIAGEN continues to deliver innovation and growth by executing on targeted initiatives to expand our leadership in addressing the evolving needs of customers to transform biological samples into valuable molecular insights. The rapid expansion of our ...

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Asheville Citizen-Times

Smokies scientists find 900 more miles of streams
Asheville Citizen-Times
The park is so biologically diverse, it is known to contain at least 100 species of trees, 1,500 plant species, 200 species of birds, 66 types of mammals, 67 native fish species and 39 varieties of reptiles, among many others being discovered all the ...

 

UGA Today

UGA to add glycoscience researcher Robert Haltiwanger as newest GRA ...
UGA Today
The Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, recognized as a world-class research facility, is devoted to understanding the many important roles of sugars that are added in diverse complex combinations to proteins and other biological molecules that are ...

 

Irish Independent

Focus on your gut to lose weight and improve health
Irish Independent
The whole concept of the gut garden, is "the scientific story of the decade," declares Swift, a top holistic nutritionist who is currently the senior nutritionist at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and has worked ...

 

EurekAlert (press release)

Public Release: 27-Jan-2015 Researchers identify natural plant compounds that ...
EurekAlert (press release)
... Ying Fang, Saes-Byeol An, and Yeon Ho Je at Seoul National University, Korea; Hyun-Woo Oh, Doo-Sang Park, Hyun-Hwan Song and Sei-Ryang Oh at Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology; Soo-Young Kim at the National Institute of ...

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Latest political football is "threatened" grey wolf
WHBL Sheboygan
Now, the Center for Biological Diversity has filed a petition asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reclassify the wolves as a "threatened" species, in the hope of retaining at least some of the protections that lawmakers are talking about ...

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Search for director of center for multicultural life begins
The Bowdoin Orient
“The Center is comprised of two sister spaces.” The director will serve to centralize and coordinate various programs from different organizations at the College such as the McKeen Center, the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, and the ...

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Hollister Free Lance

County to pay $262K in attorneys' fees over oil lawsuit
Hollister Free Lance
The county agreed to pay the Center for Biological Diversity $262,500 in attorneys' fees—an amount now owed to taxpayers by an oil company that indemnified the local government—as part of a settlement in a lawsuit over the Project Indian oil site, ...

 

Pork Magazine

Virginia Tech researcher to develop new vaccine against PRRS
Pork Magazine
Sow Housing · PEDv · Animal Health Center · Swine Disease Diagnostics · Breeding Herd · Grow Finish · Herd Health · Quotes + Weather · Quotes · Spread Charts · Brugler ... Search. News · Sow Housing Resource Center · Animal Health Center · PEDv ...

 

EcoWatch

We Need to Talk
EcoWatch
This month, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Center for Biological Diversity are teaming up to break what they call the long-standing taboo around discussions on human population, overconsumption, environmental protection and animal rights. They are ...

 

EcoWatch

Paul McCartney, Mario Batali Urge NYC to Adopt 'Meatless Monday' Resolution
EcoWatch
The Center for Biological Diversity has been encouraging people to eat less meat with their campaign Take Extinction Off Your Plate, which raises awareness about the environmental impact of meat production. Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney, founders of ...

 

San Antonio Current (blog)

Austin Blind Salamander Added to Texas Endangered Species List
San Antonio Current (blog)
According to the Center for Biological Diversity, population growth and urban sprawl in Central Texas threaten the salamander by degrading its aquatic habitat and pollutants like pesticides and fertilizers also damage its habitat. The salamander, which ...

 

Newsmax.com

Environmentalists Eye Quick Action on Aircraft Emissions
Newsmax.com
"We urge EPA to analyze all measures available to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing aircraft," representatives for the groups, including the The Sierra Club, Earth Justice, Friends of the Earth, The Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

KRWG

NMSU Experts Say New Mexico Will Become A Hot Spot For Salt Cedar Beetles
KRWG
This concern led to a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity against the USDA, which, in 2010, halted all USDA-funded salt cedar research. “New Mexico is now the center of all issues associated with the salt cedar beetles primarily because we ...

 

Statement From Center for Biological Diversity on Failure of Obama ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Under this irresponsible proposal, outdated, thin-walled tanker cars will be hauling explosive crude oil through our cities for up to another five years,” said Jared Margolis, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity who focuses on ...

 
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