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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from species, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 2,276 stories have been published about species which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Species often is covered by Center and Left Media sources.
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Top News Stories

Hornets · Washington

Scientists will set 1,000 traps for murder hornets this year

63% Center coverage: 16 sources
Scientists will set about 1,000 traps this year in an attempt to wipe out the Asian giant hornet. The insects are the world's largest hornets, with queens reaching up to 2 inches (5 centimeters) long. They are considered invasive in North America for their ability to kill other bee and hornet species.See the Story
Climate Change

Wetland habitat loss, climate change putting dragonflies at risk of extinction in B.C.

Volunteers and experts are sounding the alarm about the extinction of dragonflies in B.C. Wetland habitat loss is the leading cause of their decline. Canada is home to 25 per cent of remaining wetlands. The first documented sighting of a grappletail dragonfly in 40 years occurred in the Fraser Valley.See the Story
Fossils · Mendoza

'Dragon of Death' Unearthed in Argentina Is One of the Largest Pterosaurs Ever Discovered

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Argentine scientists discover a new species of a huge flying reptile dubbed "The Dragon of Death." Fossils of the newly coined Thanatosdrakon amaru were found in the Andes mountains in Argentina's western Mendoza province. Researchers say the fossil's huge bones classify the new species as the largest pterosaur yet discovered in South America.See the Story
Nature · Mexico City

Monarch butterfly numbers in Mexico rise by 35%

Coverage: 14 sources
The annual survey of Monarch butterflies in Mexico has found an increased population. Xerces Society's Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count tallied 247,237 monarch butterflies observed across the West. In Mexico, butterflies were found to occupy 2.835 hectares of forest, a 35% increase compared to last winter.See the Story
Harvard

IIT Madras, Harvard University researchers develop algorithm to combat poaching

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Harvard University researchers have developed a novel Machine Learning algorithm named ‘CombSGPO’ – Combined Security Game Policy Optimisation. The researchers found that combined and coordinated use of forest eangers and drones were a good way to protect wildlife from poaching.See the Story
Conservation · Maine

Conservationists say some Maine residents killing wrong moth

100% Center coverage: 4 sources
Maine state leaders say the impacts of these rash-causing pests are so widespread -- and haven't been improving -- that they need to take more action. Destroying the caterpillars' nests is one way to mitigate their spread. But some residents are destroying the nests of Eastern tent caterpillar, which are a different species. Tent caterpillar serve as important forage food for Maine birds.See the Story
Conservation

Over 60 Australian Animal Species May Face Extinction Within 20 Years: Study

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
They found that even limited conservation efforts could save at least 47 of the species, including 21 fishes, 12 birds, six mammals, four frogs and four reptiles.See the Story
Species · Laurieton

Citizen science project finds positive signs of life bouncing back in Black Summer bushfire areas

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Citizen scientists have recorded the post-bushfire recovery of flora, fauna and fungi in NSW. The Mid North Coast is faring particularly well, with 823 species recorded, including nine threatened species. The latest BioBlitz through Laurieton, North Haven and Diamond Head, near Port Macquarie has seen 2,200 individual observations.See the Story
Species · Monterey

Free workshop on creating bird habitat set for June 11

The golden-winged warbler is one of several threatened or endangered species in need of more habitat. The June 11 workshop will explain how what to plant as forest buffer to help them thrive. (Photo courtesy DJ McNeil)MONTEREY — Landowners interested in improving their streams to create habitats for birds and other animals can learn more at a free workshop on June 11 at The Highland Center.See the Story

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