Endangered Species Act tweetings: shooting owls, rhinos, and mountain lions
ABCs (amusing, bizarre & criminal):Trafficking in rhino horns (photo above by USFWS from WildlifeExtra.com) earns jail time, reports the Sac Bee http://bit.ly/yn0e9W A California official who shot a mountain lion is sued for ethics violations http://bit.ly/yEqtCL Shell Oil takes the offensive and sues the environmentalists first http://nyti.ms/wnuRZe Beware the snake killing fungus http://bit.ly/wcAVP9 Unable to get permits, zoos giving up on keeping polar bears http://bit.ly/zQDYKE1
Miscellaneous: The media does a poor job of covering science, says Joshua Gilder in U.S. News. http://bit.ly/wjJRVs ... So maybe all of this is wrong? Bay Delta Conservation Plan negotiations continue http://bit.ly/yWarr9 N.D.Cal. litigation underway over ESA & pesticides http://bit.ly/yDlAJk Farmers try to get megasuit dismissed http://bit.ly/xzKkNY But North Dakota sent EPA its own plans for pesticides http://bit.ly/wKp6aJ Mosaic Fertilizer in Fla. seeks amended Incidental Take Permit, covering scrub jay & indigo snake impact for 41 years. http://1.usa.gov/yqBKFv Hawaiians wary of NOAA re: turtles? http://bit.ly/xBR5BL Pebble Mine in rural Alaska could conflict with protection of valued fishery & sockeye lake, reports AP. http://bit.ly/zqVvBm FWS Federal Register announcements include taxonomic revision for the willowy monardella http://1.usa.gov/zdpaiO critical habitat for Riverside Fairy Shrimp http://1.usa.gov/yOlbPj 18 species enhancement permits http://1.usa.gov/wiICeN more comment on Dunes Sagebrush Lizard http://1.usa.gov/wXLZZ7 and listing decisions for Spikedace, Loach Minnow http://1.usa.gov/AzPtwD freshwater mussels http://bit.ly/yBmxFv and Oregon spotted frog http://bit.ly/wlRjxT
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