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Yellowstone grizzly bears are off the endangered list; Wyoming says it's time to hunt them again

Added: 24.05.2018 5:27 | 9 views | 0 comments

A Wyoming wildlife commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve the state's first grizzly bear hunt in more than four decades, a proposal that could lead to the killing of as many as 22 bears just one year after Yellowstone-area grizzlies were removed from the endangered species list.


Wyoming approves controversial hunt of Yellowstone area grizzlies

Added: 24.05.2018 2:05 | 4 views | 0 comments

State wildlife officials approved plans on Wednesday for Wyoming's first season of grizzly bear hunting in 43 years, a move cheered by sportsmen but decried by Native Americans and conservation groups fighting to restore Endangered Species Act protections to the bears.


Threatened sea otters struggle to expand range

Added: 17.05.2018 13:25 | 16 views | 0 comments

Experts are struggling to restore the U.S. West Coast’s southern sea otters to their historic range. The effort is part of growing global recognition of the crucial role that predators play, like the return of wolves to Yellowstone National Park. (May 17)


New lineage of microbes living in Yellowstone sheds light on origin of life

Added: 16.05.2018 18:58 | 4 views | 0 comments

Scientists have found a new lineage of microbes living in Yellowstone National Park's thermal features that sheds light on the origin of life, the evolution of archaeal life and the importance of iron in early life.


Researchers use LiDAR to locate invasive fish and preserve a national treasure

Added: 16.05.2018 16:17 | 19 views | 0 comments

According to new research, an aircraft-mounted instrument could offer a faster way to locate and capture the non-native fish at Yellowstone National Park during the brief weeks each year when they come into shallow water to spawn.

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Marsarchaeota: Microbiologists Discover New Lineage of Archaea in Yellowstone

Added: 15.05.2018 19:16 | 24 views | 0 comments

A group of Montana State University microbiologists has discovered a new archaeal lineage living in the extreme geothermal environments in Yellowstone National Park. The discovery, reported in the journal Nature Microbiology, sheds new light on the evolution of the Archaea and the importance of iron in early life. The Archaea are one of the primary [...]


Yellowstone Supervolcano: 'Major tectonic shift' detected sparking shock fears of ERUPTION

Added: 13.05.2018 16:21 | 13 views | 0 comments

A MAJOR tectonic shift beneath the Yellowstone Supervolcano has been detected, sparking fears of a massive eruption that could cause widespread devastation across the planet.



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