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Pallid Sturgeon: Enda...

We are blessed with an abundance of fish species in the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers near St. Louis MO.  The pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is unfortunately on the federal endangered species list. Habitat loss and water pollution coupled with slow maturation and reproduction have put this amazing Missouri treasure at risk. The endangered sturgeon recovery priority area includes the Missouri River right past Labadie.  In fact, the largest population of existing pallid sturgeon have been [ continue reading ]

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How Much Poison is OK ...

Published on the HuffPost Green 4/4/2011; Picture above and comments in italics provided by LEO As a mother of four, the question is absurd to me. Really, can you imagine if you asked someone that question and they answered, “Well, some is ok, as long as it doesn’t kill them, subjecting them to injury and chronic illness seems fine.” That would be insane. But that is the insanity we are living with today. Coal-fired power [ continue reading ]

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