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The Plight of the Hawaiian Monk Sealnew

Hawaiian Monk Seals have swum the oceans for millions of years, even pre-dating the formation of the main Hawaiian Islands. Now, though federally protected under the Endangered Species Act, these marine mammals are imperiled, with the long-term survival of the species uncertain.
Maui Time  |  Rob Parsons  |  04-12-2010  |  Animal Issues

Advocates Hope That With Incentives, Someone Will Save the Prairie Dogsnew

Though prairie dogs are in contention for federal listing as a threatened or endangered species, Crawford worries this group could soon die under heavy equipment when the Milton E. Proby Parkway is built.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Anthony Lane  |  08-27-2009  |  Environment

Land of Endangermentnew

New Mexico is ground zero in the current environmental battles brought on by the Endangered Species Act.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Nathan Dinsdale  |  02-01-2006  |  Environment

Ethical Woes Bedevil Archconservative Congressmannew

California Congressman Richard Pombo has a pattern of using the power of government in ways that would benefit his cattle-ranching family. The latest case involves his support for two new freeways.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  08-29-2005  |  Politics

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