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Eastern Steller Sea Lions Delisted As Endangered Species By NOAA
2013-10-28 09:03:40

Last week, the NOAA moved to delist another marine mammal species – the eastern Stella sea lion – from the ESA due to effective recovery efforts. NOAA Fisheries has determined that the eastern distinct population of this species has recovered enough to be removed from the listing.

2008-09-17 15:00:19

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF In fall 2000, state officials and some of Maine's business leaders were up in arms about a federal decision to list Atlantic salmon in eight Maine rivers as endangered species.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.