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Drones to monitor wildlife in 10 Indian sites - The Times of India

Drones to monitor wildlife in 10 Indian sites - The Times of India | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
In what could be a major boost to technologically-empowered wildlife surveillance and research in India, plans are afoot to introduce unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones in 10 biodiversity-rich sites across India by January 2015.
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Protecting bats could curtail logging and construction in Carlton County

Protecting bats could curtail logging and construction in Carlton County | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
A little creature not quite 4 inches long virtually could disable much of summer construction and logging activity in Carlton County.
In a recent report to the Carlton County Board committee of the whole, Land Commissioner Greg Bernu said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering listing the...
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Isle Royale wolves decline; moose numbers double

Isle Royale wolves decline; moose numbers double | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
The wolf's decline on the island chain comes as its numbers in the nearby states of Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin are also falling -- but for entirely different reasons.
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Deadly bat disease detected in single Wisconsin site; State joins 23 others in confirming white-nose syndrome News Release - Wisconsin DNR

Deadly bat disease detected in single Wisconsin site; State joins 23 others in confirming white-nose syndrome News Release - Wisconsin DNR | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
The DNR Weekly News (April 10, 2014) contains information on conservation and environmental programs and initiatives of interest statewide in Wisconsin.
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The Mammoth Cometh

The Mammoth Cometh | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it

Bringing extinct animals back to life is really happening — and it’s going to be very, very cool. Unless it ends up being very, very bad.

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Sea turtle poacher sentenced in felony case using NOAA forensic analysis

Sea turtle poacher sentenced in felony case using NOAA forensic analysis | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
Northwest Fisheries Science Center is one of six regional Science Centers for NOAA Fisheries. NOAA Fisheries Service, also referred to as the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), is a branch of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration in the Department of Commerce.
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Farm bill pleases Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited was pleased this week that the compromise federal farm bill, approved by the U.S. House on Wednesday, will "enhance and strengthen" conservation policies to benefit "wildlife, sportsmen and women and all citizens."
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500,000 Cranes Are Headed for Nebraska in One of Earth’s Greatest Migrations

500,000 Cranes Are Headed for Nebraska in One of Earth’s Greatest Migrations | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it

 had At the end of March, 80 percent of the world’s cranes will converge upon one 80-mile stretch of land

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I had the opportunity to witness this migration years ago while working on the Platte River - it was truly amazing.

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Snowy owls’ arrival prompts uproar over luring birds for photographs

Snowy owls’ arrival prompts uproar over luring birds for photographs | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
Snowy owls from the tundra have poured into Minnesota and Wisconsin this winter. But birders say unethical behavior by photographers could be harming the owls, and wildlife officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources agree.
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A Serious Threat for Arctic Biodiversity

A Serious Threat for Arctic Biodiversity | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
A new study outlines how irreplaceable wildlife and habitats in the Arctic are under threat from climate change. The report includes work from 253 scientists from 15 different countries.
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Minn. moose population mysteriously dwindling

Minn. moose population mysteriously dwindling | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
Researchers are working to determine why the state has lost 50 percent of its moose population since 2010; some suspect climate change
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Duluth native's idea could help save Darwin's Finches

Duluth native's idea could help save Darwin's Finches | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A famous group of bird species has a Duluth native to thank for helping save it from a grim fate.
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Minnesota launches three-year debate: Deer vs. forests

Minnesota launches three-year debate: Deer vs. forests | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
Breaking news and updates on weather, sports, entertainment, business, stock market, politics, local news, movie times, lifestyle and photos from Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities area in Minnesota.
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Northern Wilds: Points North: Biologists Find Lots of Lynx

Northern Minnesota appears to have more Canada lynx than it usually does this year. Lynx sightings have been reported throughout the winter in Lake, Cook and St. Louis counties. One lynx has been seen numerous times around Ely, including at the Dorothy Molter Museum and outside the U.S. Forest Service office. Federal wildlife biologists who monitor the lynx population in the Superior National Forest are finding more animals, too.

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Elephants Know How Dangerous We Are From How We Speak

Elephants Know How Dangerous We Are From How We Speak | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
A new study of elephants in Kenya's Amboseli park reveals that they can tell from how we speak just who poses the greatest danger.
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Minn. moose population estimated at 4,350

Minn. moose population estimated at 4,350 | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
 MINNEAPOLIS — Wildlife managers now estimate Minnesota's moose population at 4,350 — substantially higher than last winter's figure — but cautioned Friday there's been no significant change in the species' long-term downward population trend in the state.
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Condoms Push Wildlife Preservation While Getting Wild

Condoms Push Wildlife Preservation While Getting Wild | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
More than 4,000 condoms are being delivered to the country's
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Wolf leaves Isle Royale National Park across ice bridge, found dead on mainland

Wolf leaves Isle Royale National Park across ice bridge, found dead on mainland | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
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Scientists discover new whale species

Scientists discover new whale species | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
Beaked whales are incredibly elusive and rare, little-known to scientists and the public alike—although some species are three times the size of an elephant. Extreme divers, beaked whales have been recorded plunging as deep as 1,800 meters (5,900 feet) for over an hour. Few of the over 20 species are well-known by researchers, but now scientists have discovered a new beaked whale to add to the already large, and cryptic, group: the pointed beaked whale (Mesoplodon hotaula).
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Second group of endangered Siamese crocodiles released in southern Cambodia

Second group of endangered Siamese crocodiles released in southern Cambodia | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
After an idle lifetime in the soupy water of a concrete pond, a young Siamese crocodile tests out a new element – the clear flowing water of a jungle river. One of eight individuals, this croclet is part of a test case release project that plans to rewild Cambodia's rivers with this Critically Endangered ...
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Bald eagles make return to Minnesota DNR webcam

Bald eagles make return to Minnesota DNR webcam | #WildlifeWatch | Scoop.it
Live, from an undisclosed Twin Cities aerie, it’s ... bald eagles! A webcam installed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to look in on a nesting pair of bald eagles is now streaming live.
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