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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.