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26487
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Kudzu, an exotic vine, was introduced during the Great Depression as a ground cover to control erosion and rejuvenate soils. Now, it is taking over everything it grows on.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 24 Issue (27) 8, Aug 1980, p3
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26518
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Facing increasing incidents of oil spills and toxic wastes, the US court system has provided States with the right to sue for damages to their natural resources.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 24 Issue (27) 10, Oct 1980, p3, 7
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26560
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A new guide produced by the National Wildlife Federation and Environmental Protection Agency aims to help cities reach the goals of clean air, efficient use of transportation funds, and cultural and economic revitalization.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 1, Jan 1981, p2, 15
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26872
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Many of the nation’s best remaining wildlife habitats are threatened by uncontrolled population growth and development. A report by the National Wildlife Federation examined ten endangered habitats in need of federal protection. These areas include the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Columbia River Basin, California Desert, Chesapeake Bay, Mississippi Delta, Adirondack Lakes, prairie potholes, tallgrass prairies, and barrier islands of the East and Gulf Coast.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 12, Dec 1981, p14, il
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26803
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The National Wildlife Federation’s annual Environmental Quality Index study indicated that wildlife lost ground in 1980. Habitat loss is cited as the main factor for the decline. Water, living space and soil also showed a decline, whereas minerals, air and forests remained almost unchanged.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 4, Apr 1981, p2, il
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26827
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The nation’s drinking water supply is threatened by chemical contamination from industrial wastes that seep into the waterways. At certain concentrations, contaminants can cause nausea, dizziness, tremors, blindness, and potentially cancer. The Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are among the most polluted waterways.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1981, p7
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26832
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The National Wildlife Federation has called upon the nation to observe 1982 as the Year of the Eagle to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the selection of the bald eagle as its national symbol. The bald eagle is now an endangered species throughout most of the country due to pesticides, contaminants, and shooting.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Aug 1981, p2, il
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26854
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The National Wildlife Federation has expressed its support for the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act Amendment, which would provide additional funds to state wildlife agencies for wildlife restoration, hunter education, and public target range development. The bill would expand excise-tax to include various component parts of firearms’ ammunition.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 10, Oct 1981, p3
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26865
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Many species of birds are endangered because of destruction of their habitats. Warren B. King, chairman of the U.S. Section of the International Council for Bird Preservation, cites the Mauritius parakeet, Spanish imperial eagle, and imperial woodpecker as examples of near-extinct bird populations.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 11, Nov 1981, p14, il