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Government Pushes Forward With Land Conservation Strategy For Wildlife
2013-03-27 13:07:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With no conclusion to the raging climate change debate in sight, the Obama Administration, in conjunction with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), has decided to forge ahead with a new land conservation strategy designed to adjust for a much warmer future. The strategy, which will be executed in concert with state and tribal authorities, aims to protect wildlife as their historical habitats are being altered by the forces of...

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2004-12-29 10:05:33

PHOENIX (AP) -- Endangered black-footed ferrets are reproducing more and surviving longer in the wild in Arizona than they have since recovery efforts began nearly a decade ago, wildlife biologists say. Biologists found 28 ferrets in the last two years in Arizona that were born in the wild - more than double the number found during any two-year period since a reintroduction program began in 1996. "The success in Arizona is great," said Mike Lockhart, a ferret recovery coordinator for the...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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