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Endangered Sea Turtle Washes Ashore On Assateague Island

A rare discovery on Assateague Island, when an endangered sea turtle washes ashore.

07/03/2014

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Slave Site Among Endangered U.S. Places

A major slave-trading center from the 19th century and two architectural gems in Cincinnati are joining a list of the nation’s most endangered historic places.

06/23/2014

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Zoo Launches ‘Endangered Song’ To Help Save Tigers

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo wants to highlight the dwindling number of 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild by launching an “endangered song” on Earth Day.

04/22/2014

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Purple Line May Face Lawsuit Over Rare Species

Federal officials have determined construction of the light rail Purple Line in Maryland would not harm an endangered species living nearby, but environmental activists in Chevy Chase are preparing a lawsuit to have the project’s impact reconsidered.

01/24/2014

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Smithsonian Gets $1M To Save Endangered Languages

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has received a $1 million grant to launch a long-term initiative to digitize and preserve recordings of endangered languages.

12/04/2013

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Endangered Shrimp-Like Creature Is In The Path Of The Proposed Purple Line

Environmentalists vow to fight that construction and urge transportation officials to route the proposed purple line around the endangered Hay’s Spring amphipod.

12/03/2013

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Plan Being ‘Hatched’ To Save Endangered Sea Turtles

The urgent push to save endangered sea turtles comes to Baltimore.

02/06/2013

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Endangered Sea Turtles Found Off Assateague Island; Being Cared For In Fells Point

A rare discovery on Assateague Island has a team of scientists working to save dozens of animals. A nest of sea turtles now has a temporary home in Fells Point.

11/09/2012

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Prehistoric Atlantic Sturgeon That Survived Mass Extinctions May Not Survive Man

They’ve been off limits to fishing for more than a decade, but it hasn’t stopped their decline. Now Atlantic sturgeon have been officially declared endangered.

02/03/2012

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Spare Tires On The Endangered List Thanks To Fuel Economy Rules

According to AAA, spare tires could soon disappear altogether.

01/27/2012

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Baltmore’s Peale Building On Endangered List

Preservation Maryland says a Baltimore building that was the first U.S. structure designed as a museum is on its list of the state’s most endangered places.

03/11/2011