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2012-04-12 23:01:13

Two Bucknell professors have received a U.S.

2011-04-19 12:06:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 15th, the U.S. Association of Reptile Keepers (USARK) received a response from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to a long standing appeal and Request for Correction under the Information Quality Act (IQA).

2009-12-16 14:02:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has failed to respond to a petition submitted by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to list two High Arctic caribou species (also known as reindeer) on the Endangered Species Act.

2009-11-05 17:05:00

WELLINGTON, Colo., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The endangered black-footed ferrets inhabit prairie dog towns in the western U.S. This rare carnivore feeds on prairie dogs. The prairie dogs are very susceptible to plague and often entire population die-offs in towns occur. The U.S.

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2009-09-18 07:46:59

Temperature differences and slow-moving water at the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers in Idaho might delay the migration of threatened juvenile salmon and allow them to grow larger before reaching the Pacific Ocean.

2008-08-18 21:00:17

According to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, invasive plants and animals that have been introduced to United States from other countries are wreaking havoc on our national wildlife refuges. Some efforts to slow the threat are already under way. But the U.S.


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'.