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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas diver is calling on local fishermen to stop catching parrotfish for people to eat here, saying the fishes daily behavior promotes healthy coral growth. Eladio Camacho of St. Thomas wrote a post on Facebook on Tuesday morning saying that “PARROTFISH ARE IMPORTANT!” “I feel

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ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a lawsuit against Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect eight rare species of skink, a type of lizard, under the Endangered Species Act. The skinks are found only in the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FLORIDA KEYS — The queen conch is a large marine mollusk with a beautiful shell that is prized for export. The gastropod inside the shell is featured on menus across the region. But the conch’s numbers are rapidly dwindling, and researchers say action is needed

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Interior announced $2,501,621 in funding to the U.S. Virgin Islands to support critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects on Tuesday. The announcement is part of $1.1 billion in annual national funding going to state wildlife agencies from

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