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Endangered Gouldian finch returns to Lee Point, prompting campaign to stop Defense Housing Australia development

Nestled in a coastal corner of Darwin’s northern suburbs lies a patch of bushland that’s become the new home of a tiny, endangered bird. Local twitchers believe the Gouldian finch migrated north to Lee Point in search of better habitat and breeding grounds. Flocks of Gouldian finches have made a surprise appearance at Lee Point, …

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Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Is Expanding by 16,000 Acres | Smart News

Waves at Pōhue Bay J. Ferracane / National Park Service As the National Park Service (NPS) takes over ownership of Pōhue Bay, an area brimming with Hawaiian cultural sites, petroglyphs, lava tubes and endangered animals, visitors to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park will soon be able to explore an additional 26 square miles of protected shoreline …

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Energy & Environment — Biden calls climate an ’emergency,’ vows action

President Biden stopped short of issuing a climate emergency declaration Wednesday, but is vowing action to combat global warming. We’ll look at the president’s speech in Massachusetts. Plus: A new push for offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico, and the Postal Service is upping its electric vehicles. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your …

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