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Eagle vs. cormorant: What to do when one rare species starts eating another?

Bald eagle vs. great cormorant. It sounds like the title of a bad SciFi Channel movie, but it’s actually a serious situation that has Maine conservation officials in a quandary. Bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) left the U.S. Endangered Species List in June 2007, after a remarkable recovery, but they are still legally protected under the [...]

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Happy Endangered Species Day!

Well folks, today is the fourth annual Endangered Species Day, an event created by act of the U.S. Senate to encourage education about and action to protect the more than 1,300 endangered species in our country. Sen. Dianne Feinstein kicked off the drive to call the third Friday in May "Endangered Species Day" back in [...]

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