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2011-08-15 09:00:00

Findings demonstrate substantial returns on screening program relative to current costs of open-door policy WASHINGTON, Aug.

2011-02-14 11:13:00

As yet another invasive animal becomes established, environmental groups call on the federal government to screen the trade of imported animals and prevent the next problem invasion WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-05-25 17:04:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury in Wichita, Kan., returned a 23-count felony indictment charging two brothers with conspiracy and wildlife trafficking stemming from the illegal sale of guided deer hunts, the Justice Department announced.

2010-03-31 11:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April 1, 2010 marks the beginning of enforcement for basic information transparency requirements under the Lacey Act for guitars, revolvers, hand tools, pool cues and certain types of furniture.

2010-03-23 08:51:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands and the Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife will hold a joint oversight hearing on "How To Manage Large Constrictor Snakes And Other Invasive Species." The Subcommittees will receive testimony on efforts to monitor and control Burmese Pythons and other invasive species in Everglades National Park.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.