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BEETLES, FUNGUS KILLING CALIFORNIA OAKS
An army of beetles and a predatory fungus have been killing
off natural habitats and picturesque landscapes created by
native oaks, the most common trees in California.
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WILDLIFE REFUGES SUFFERING, MANAGERS SAY
With buildings in bad condition and dikes poorly maintained,
more than 200 national wildlife refuge managers say they
want a new leadership structure or else the refuges should be
removed from the Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service.
EXCESS SALINITY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DELTA TIED TO FEDERAL
Water quality in the Delta has deteriorated to its saltiest
condition in more than two decades because federal officials
miscalculated the impact of a maneuver to protect salmon.
SCIENTISTS DECODE PLANT CHROMOSOMES
Scientists for the first time have decoded the DNA of a
complete plant chromosome, a milestone in understanding the
deepest secrets of the plant kingdom and a step toward developing
1990S WERE MILLENNIUM'S WARMEST YEARS
The 1990s was the warmest decade of the past thousand years,
a top British meteorologist reported today.
Source: Environmental News Network
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