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A vanished bird might live on, or not. The video is grainy

Scientists say they’ve compiled evidence showing that the ivory-billed woodpecker, a kind of Holy Grail for American birders, still exists.
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World’s smallest rabbit faces possible extinction, groups warn

Several environmental groups filed a petition seeking federal protection for the pygmy rabbit, a tiny ground-dwelling mammal that no occupies just 10% of its range across Utah and the Great Basin.
Lesser prairie chickens gain protection under U.S. Endangered Species Act

Lesser prairie chickens gain protection under U.S. Endangered Species Act

The new listing aims to prevent further loss of habitat for the flamboyant, stocky birds, which have drastically dwindled in population.
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Climate-fueled wildfires worsen danger for fish

Wildfires are followed by torrential rains that wash ashy muck into streams, killing fish and smothering their feeding and spawning areas.

Manchin won a pledge from Democrats to finish a contested pipeline

Manchin won a pledge from Democrats to finish a contested pipeline

To cement the senator’s support for a climate and tax package, party leaders promised to pass a law to complete the line and to prioritize some other fossil fuel projects.
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Biden administration tosses Trump definition of ‘habitat’ for endangered species

The Biden administration is throwing out the definition of “habitat” for endangered animals, returning to an understanding that existed before the government under President Donald J. Trump shrank the areas that could be protected for animals under threat of extinction.

Manatees, facing a crisis, will get a bi of help: extra feeding

Manatees, facing a crisis, will get a bi of help: extra feeding

In a first, wildlife officials have decided to provide food for the mammals, which have suffered catastrophic losses over the last year.
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