Wildlife

Activists Sue Over Connecticut Parakeet Removal
January 16, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press

An animal rights group said Friday that it filed a lawsuit against United Illuminating Co. seeking to stop any future removal of monk parakeet nests from utility poles.

Kenyan Official Says Lifting Ban on Sport Hunting Possible
January 16, 2006 12:00 AM - Ed Stoddard, Reuters

An icon for animal welfare groups because of its ban on sport hunting since 1977, Kenya may lift the prohibition as part of a broader revamp of wildlife policies, a senior official said Friday.

World Wildlife Fund to Train Thousands of Gold Miners in Suriname to Protect Environment
January 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Arny Belfor, Associated Press

Climate-Change Fungus is Wiping out Frogs
January 12, 2006 12:00 AM - Patricia Reaney, Reuters

An infectious fungus aggravated by global warming has killed entire populations of frogs in Central and South America and driven some species to extinction.

Zoos Part of U.S. Effort to Detect Avian Flu
January 11, 2006 12:00 AM - Andrew Stern, Reuters

Breeding grounds in Alaska where migratory birds from Asia and North America mingle are a focus of a broadening U.S. bird flu detection effort that is enlisting American zoos as sentinels, experts said Tuesday.

Authorities Investigate the Death of Some 2,000 Chickens in Trinidad
January 11, 2006 12:00 AM - Loren Brown, Associated Press

Trinidad's health minister called for calm Tuesday after 2,000 chickens died at several farms on this Caribbean island in the past five days, insisting that he doubts bird flu was the cause.

Warming May Cut Duck Numbers
January 11, 2006 12:00 AM - Daniel Connolly, Associated Press

A professor from the University of Montana had a simple message Tuesday in Arkansas: if you like hunting ducks, support international efforts to prevent global warming.

Fish Need Time to Recover -- An ENN Commentary
January 11, 2006 12:00 AM - Dr. David Suzuki, David Suzuki Foundation

Recently, I wrote about a sea change I feel I've seen in our understanding of humanity's relationship to the environment. I said I thought society might have turned a corner. That we're beginning to understand how critical our relationship is to the natural world because we are a part of that world and very much dependent on its resources.

U.S. Starts Debate on Allowing Grizzly Bear Hunting
January 11, 2006 12:00 AM - Laura Zuckerman, Reuters

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service initiated a public debate Monday over its plan to lift federal protections from grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area.

Marine Water Invaders on Most Wanted List
January 10, 2006 12:00 AM - Beth Daley, Boston Globe

The sea slime alarm was sounded in 2002. Scientists discovered small, dense mats of a strange gooey creature on the ocean floor more than 100 miles offshore.

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