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Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...for a few moments and, seemingly unimpressed, went back to browsing. The saga of muskox, from tottering on the edge of extinction a hundred years ago to rebounding to more than a 100,000, shows both our capacity for destruction and restraint. They...
Author Lecture Series continues with "Empire of Extinction"

...The lecture will feature author Ryan Jones, of the University of Auckland, who will talk about his book, "Empire Of Extinction: Russians and the North Pacific's Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867."The book traces the story of how Russians...
On the Trails: Dung fungus, wha?!

...interested in the well-known extinction of large mammals such as...the major causes of these extinctions. There is a fungus known...thousand years before final extinction. The principal changes caused the megafaunal extinction, but it remains possible...
Species in the Spotlight helps endangered species

...public education efforts on eight marine species at risk of extinction. All eight are listed as endangered under the Endangered...the ESA, these eight species are among the most at risk of extinction in the near future," said Eileen Sobeck, assistant NOAA...
Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...whale that can be found across the planet was on the verge of extinction. The international community banned whaling the species in...said. "Ten of these populations are no longer in danger of extinction, which is our criteria for an endangered listing, nor are...
Study: American, European bumblebees feeling climate sting shrinking the geographic range of many bumblebee species in North America and Europe, putting them in danger of future extinction, scientists say.In a study of 67 species, researchers found that a geographic squeeze occurred on both continents over...
NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists announced Monday the 2014 estimate is 340 animals, up from 312...
Alaska mammoths resisted extinction longer

...least 3,000 years after widespread extinction of the species. "This is the first...Island in northern Russia that suggests extinction there occurred about 3,700 years ago...neighboring islands? Because widespread extinction coincided with the arrival of humans...
Bald eagle populations soar after brush with extinction, the national symbol, once teetering on the brink of extinction, has rebounded dramatically in the past three decades. That...species, meaning they were no longer facing the threat of extinction. By 1999, their population had become secure enough that...
Group: Some B.C. fish headed for extinction

...Columbia are facing the worst crisis in 100 years, according to a Canadian conservation group. Some runs are at risk of extinction, according to the Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council's annual report. The report, released Wednesday, recommended...


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