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A new oral vaccine against sylvatic plague is showing significant promise in the laboratory as a way to protect prairie dogs and may eventually protect endangered black-footed ferrets who now get the disease by eating infected prairie dogs, according to results by a USGS researcher at the USGS National Wildlife Health Center.
A new NOAA report on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI), protected by the PapahÄnaumokuÄkea Marine National Monument, provides the sharpest picture yet of the region's marine life and ecosystems.
WASHINGTON - Two years ago, with fanfare, President Bush declared a remote chain of Hawaiian islands the biggest, most environmentally protected area of ocean in the world. It hasn't worked out that way. Cleanup efforts have slowed, garbage is still piling up and Mr.