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Poaching Hurts Pennsylvania's Protected Species

Wildlife officials and biologists say poaching wildlife and selling it on the black market is rampant in Pennsylvania.

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Researchers Risk Much to Study Wildlife

Wildlife researchers sometimes risk life and limb to reach treacherous terrain to study species at risk - they brave rattlesnake country,

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Wildlife Crisis Worse Than Economic Crisis, Says IUCN

There's a new report out on the state of the world's creatures. It's called the Red List of Threatened Species.

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Partnership to Save Birds Focuses on Golden-Wings

Partners in Flight is a cooperative effort of industry, government, academia, and conservation groups to protect birds throughout North a

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Why Care About Biodiversity?

Naturalist Paul Wiegman, joins Host Matthew Craig to discuss protecting Pennsylvania's wildlife and why biodiversity matters.

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Scientists Scale Cliffs to Band Peregrines

Peregrine falcons were nearly wiped out by exposure to the pesticide DDT in the mid-20th century.

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White House Bars Science

Wildlife scientists in government agencies have been ordered not to analyze whether greenhouse gases affect endangered animals.

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Govenment Drops Jaguar Recovery Plan

In a rare move, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it won't try to save an endangered animal.

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