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Tests Show Progress Toward Lifting Of Dungeness Closure

Medford Mail Tribune | Nov. 26, 2015 2:24 p.m.

Sport-crabbers are eyeing a Dec. 15 opener after new tests on Dungeness crab show that levels of domoic acid that closed the fisheries are now falling

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New Wolf Pack Confirmed In North-Central Washington

OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 24, 2015 3:15 p.m.

Wildlife officials have confirmed a new wolf pack near the towns of Twisp and Omak in Washington. They've named the pack Loup Loup, recognizing prominent landmarks within pack's range in Methow Valley.

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Q&A: What Does Genetically Modified Salmon Mean For The Northwest?

OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 19, 2015 2:20 p.m. | Portland

The Food and Drug Administration approves the first genetically modified salmon as safe for human consumption. Here are the answers to some key questions about these fish.

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FDA Approves Genetically Modified Salmon

AP | Nov. 19, 2015 6:55 a.m.

The Food and Drug Administration has approved genetically modified salmon, the first altered animal for human consumption in the United States.

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Oregon Closes Recreational Crabbing Along Southern Coast

AP | Nov. 15, 2015 10:47 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Authorities in Oregon have shut down recreational crab harvesting on the southern Oregon coast after finding high toxin levels. It also closed commercial crabbing in bays in that area.

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Nevada Neighborhood First To Feel Sting Of Sage Grouse Rules

AP | Nov. 14, 2015 11:35 a.m. | Sun Valley, Nevada

One of the first, actual on-the-ground disruptions caused by new U.S. efforts to protect the greater sage grouse is the backyard of a residential neighborhood.


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Oregon Wildlife Commissioners Drop Wolves' Endangered Status

OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 9, 2015 7:15 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon's Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to remove wolves from the state list of endangered species, following a full day's worth of sometimes-heated public testimony.

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Oregon Faces Cultural Divide Over Protections For Wolves

AP | Nov. 7, 2015 10:12 a.m. | Portland, Oregon

Wolves' fragile comeback is deepening a cultural divide over how much protection they need.

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Gray Wolves Might Leave Oregon's Endangered Species List

OPB | Nov. 6, 2015 5:30 p.m.

State wildlife officials say the wolf should be removed from the state's endangered species list.

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Wolf Attacks 3 Cattle In Southern Oregon

AP | Nov. 6, 2015 12:56 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon wildlife officials say a wolf attacked three cattle last weekend, killing one and wounding two others.