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All Posts Tagged With: "conservation"

Supersize Crocs: Introduction

Conservationist Rom Whitaker searches for the last of the supersize crocodiles among the titans of the croc world: Nile crocodiles, saltwater crocodiles, and gharials.

Aug 26th, 2011 | Comments

Kilauea: Mountain of Fire: Video: Green Turtle Recovery Program

Hunting and egg harvesting nearly brought green sea turtles to the brink.

Aug 17th, 2011 | Comments

Parrots in the Land of Oz: Parrots in Danger

Nearly a third of parrots worldwide are threatened -- a statistic three times greater than the threat to all bird species.

Mar 31st, 2011 | Comments

Crash: A Tale of Two Species: Video: Netting the Red Knots

With the red knots around for only a few weeks, these researchers have a limited window for collecting data.

Mar 16th, 2011 | Comments

American Eagle: Interactive Map: Bald Eagle Populations Over the Years: Breeding Pairs in 1990

In 1963, there were fewer than 500 bald eagle breeding pairs in the lower 48 states. Click around these interactive maps to find out how many pairs there were from 1990 to 2000.

Dec 28th, 2010 | Comments

The Desert Lions: Why Save the Desert Lions?

Ecologists once thought ecosystems were largely influenced from the bottom up, but predators can also be the drivers of the system.

Dec 9th, 2010 | Comments

The Dragon Chronicles: The Olm and Other Troglobites

Of all the troglobites, it is perhaps the olm that is the star. Troglobites are built to survive in the dark cave systems below the earth's surface.

Nov 30th, 2010 | Comments

A Mystery in Alaska: Video: Killer Whales Attacking Sea Lions

Frustrated fishermen captured video of killer whales thrashing at sea lions in a harbor. Are fisheries being wrongly blamed?

Nov 23rd, 2010 | Comments
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