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Study: American, European bumblebees feeling climate sting

...is 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-09/study-american-european-bumblebees-f
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Expanse of warm water dubbed 'the blob' consumes North Pacific

...you do?" Enticknap said. "Do you ignore it and do nothing and just wait to respond to endangered species listings and extinction events? Or do you become more proactive?"Marx, the Pew Charitable Trusts conservationist, said scientists generally...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-03/expanse-warm-water-dubbed-blob-consumes
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Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting

...clear what needs to be done."We already know the answer to the question, 'What do we need to do to save polar bears from extinction?" Amstrup said. "All of the studies in the world won't help us there. If we don't deal with greenhouse gas emissions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/research-polar-bears-cant-conserve-ener
State
Research: Polar bears can't conserve energy during fasting

...clear what needs to be done."We already know the answer to the question, 'What do we need to do to save polar bears from extinction?" Amstrup said. "All of the studies in the world won't help us there. If we don't deal with greenhouse gas emissions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-16/research-polar-bears-cant-conserve-ener
State
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 of...fire caused the megafaunal extinction, but it remains possible...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-06/trails-dung-fungus-wha
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-15/species-spotlight-helps-endangered-s
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-22/agency-whales-recovery-success-story
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/noaa-says-cook-inlet-beluga-numbers-inc
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/beaten-path-extinction-and-back-shag
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-12/author-lecture-series-continues-empire-ex
Art

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