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Environmental groups say new EPA pesticide approval rules threaten endangered species

The US Environmental Protection Agency is changing how it evaluates the risks of pesticides to endangered species. Rather than rely ...
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‘Serious trouble’ for the natural world. Can synthetic biology protect it by redesigning insects and saving threatened species?

A paper in the journal PLOS Pathogens described how they synthetically engineered mosquitoes to stop the spread of dengue fever, a viral tropical disease ...
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EPA moves to streamline process for evaluating pesticide impacts on endangered species

[June 6] U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler hosted [a panel of federal regulators] to discuss improving the ...
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Conservation genomics: Better understanding of DNA could save some species from extinction

Disease, predators and shrinking habitats led to a complete loss of Hawaii’s only remaining lineage of the crow family, the ...
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Lab-grown fish? How biotechnology might save the endangered bluefin tuna

For several years, biotech companies have been promising “clean” meat, “cell-based” meat, “cultured” meat — whatever you want to call ...
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Golden eagle genome gives conservation effort a ‘blueprint for life’

British scientists have made a breakthrough that could help safeguard the future of one of the world's most admired birds ...