Northwest (OR WA)

Feds Document Core Areas for Decimated Sage-Grouse

The map and report on known greater sage grouse high-density breeding populations is a starting point that can be refined with the input of state fish and wildlife agencies. But you can use it right away as you cover various land use and environmental issues.

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November 7, 2010 to November 11, 2010

SETAC North America 31st Annual Meeting

Credentialed journalists are invited to apply for complimentary press registration to attend the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry's North America 31st Annual Meeting.

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Puget Sound: "Acidification Threatens Wide Swath of Sea Life"

"Pacific oysters in the wild on Washington's coast haven't reproduced in six seasons. Scientists suspect ocean-chemistry changes linked to the fossil-fuel emissions that cause global warming are helping kill these juvenile shellfish. The oceans are becoming more acidic, and that corrosive water is finding its way into Puget Sound."

Source: Seattle Times, 08/02/2010


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