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Local environment and population demographics, not genetics, influence bottlenose dolphin ‘names’

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research suggests that it is the local ocean environment and population demographics, and not genetics, that best explains the different lengths and pitches of signature whistles — the unique identifying call akin to a name — between common bottlenose dolphin… Read More »Local environment and population demographics, not genetics, influence bottlenose dolphin ‘names’

Four wolves found dead in northeast Washington, environmental groups allege poisoning

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has launched a poaching investigation after two Stevens County deputies stumbled upon four dead wolves in Northeast Washington while on snowmobile patrol near the Canadian border on Feb. 8. Some environmental groups are raising the alarm with at… Read More »Four wolves found dead in northeast Washington, environmental groups allege poisoning

Joint Statement by the US Environmental Protection Agency, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, and the German Environment Agency

May 25, 2022 BERLIN – Today, United States Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan met with German Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection Steffi Lemke and President of the German Environment Agency Prof. Dirk Messner, in the realms… Read More »Joint Statement by the US Environmental Protection Agency, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, and the German Environment Agency