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A male, critically endangered Yangtze giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) is stimulated at the Suzhou Zoo in China. The hope was that he would produce sperm to artificially inseminate the female, unfortunately, he produced none. Both Yangtze turtles held at this facility are over 100 years old, if biologist can’t get this species to breed soon, the species will become extinct.

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A male, critically endangered Yangtze giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) is stimulated at the Suzhou Zoo in China. The hope was that he would produce sperm to artificially inseminate the female, unfortunately, he produced none. Both Yangtze turtles held at this facility are over 100 years old, if biologist can’t get this species to breed soon, the species will become extinct.

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A hydroelectric dam’s giant propeller undergoes repairs along the Pacific Northwest’s Columbia River.

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Activity by energy companies, especially road building on Pauline McCauley’s ranch near Farmington, New Mexico has let to a sharp drop in her sheep herd.

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Activity by energy companies, especially road building on Pauline McCauley’s ranch near Farmington, New Mexico has let to a sharp drop in her sheep herd.

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Activity by energy companies, especially road building on Pauline McCauley’s ranch near Farmington, New Mexico has let to a sharp drop in her sheep herd.

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Activity by energy companies, especially road building on Pauline McCauley’s ranch near Farmington, New Mexico has let to a sharp drop in her sheep herd.

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Activity by energy companies, especially road building on Pauline McCauley’s ranch near Farmington, New Mexico has let to a sharp drop in her sheep herd.

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Activity by energy companies, especially road building on Pauline McCauley’s ranch near Farmington, New Mexico has let to a sharp drop in her sheep herd.

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Pronghorn antelope in Jonah Field on the Pinedale Anticline, a geologic uplift of sage and grass that provides critical winter range to both antelope and mule deer. This field is being drilled for gas at an alarming rate and is one of the heaviest examples of drilling anywhere.

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Pronghorn antelope in Jonah Field on the Pinedale Anticline, a geologic uplift of sage and grass that provides critical winter range to both antelope and mule deer. This field is being drilled for gas at an alarming rate and is one of the heaviest examples of drilling anywhere.

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Pronghorn antelope in Jonah Field on the Pinedale Anticline, a geologic uplift of sage and grass that provides critical winter range to both antelope and mule deer. This field is being drilled for gas at an alarming rate and is one of the heaviest examples of drilling anywhere.

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Pronghorn antelope in Jonah Field on the Pinedale Anticline, a geologic uplift of sage and grass that provides critical winter range to both antelope and mule deer. This field is being drilled for gas at an alarming rate and is one of the heaviest examples of drilling anywhere.

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Pronghorn antelope in Jonah Field on the Pinedale Anticline, a geologic uplift of sage and grass that provides critical winter range to both antelope and mule deer. This field is being drilled for gas at an alarming rate and is one of the heaviest examples of drilling anywhere.

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Pronghorn antelope in Jonah Field on the Pinedale Anticline, a geologic uplift of sage and grass that provides critical winter range to both antelope and mule deer. This field is being drilled for gas at an alarming rate and is one of the heaviest examples of drilling anywhere.

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The McNary Dam sits between the Umatilla and Columba Rivers. Dams like this are part of the cause for the decline of salmon in the Pacific northwest. Young salmon don’t make it out to sea to mature, and dams block the migration of older salmon back upstream to spawn.

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