Geological Survey and other agencies and groups. A gasket on the above-ground pipeline appears to have failed near a compressor station, spewing about barrels of crude, Fewless said. Buffett holds South African citizenship and owns a 9,acre conservation operation in the province of Limpopo that was once home to three rhinos. Listing under the ESA has proven to be an effective safety net for imperiled species: Office of Surface Mining to keep coal mining out of critical sage grouse habitat and help rescue the iconic bird of the American West from nearing the brink of extinction.
This suggests that marine top predators are important in climate regulation, although they are mostly left out of climate models, Nevitt said.
Our visit to the Manatee Viewing Center during the winter was an unforgettable experience. A new study in Animal Behavior finds that birds might have more self-control than you in that situation. When these plankton die, they release an enzyme that generates DMS. Coelacanths survive only a few hours in captivity or in shallow waters, but in the wild their lifespan is estimated to be between 80 and years. They need to take it even further: Keeling runs a carbon dioxide monitoring program for Scripps Institute of Oceanography, a position he took over from his father who started it.