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America's 7 Most Endangered Rivers

Lower Colorado River tops American Rivers' list

(Newser) - "If we don't protect and restore our rivers, we won't have reliable clean drinking water supplies," says a rep for American Rivers , a conservation group out with its annual list of the most endangered rivers in the US. Each river included on the list has regional... More »

Endangered Frogs Flee Fungus by Airplane

(Newser) - Scientists are airlifting dozens of mountain chicken frogs off their Montserrat island home to save them from the deadly fungus overtaking their habitat, the AP reports. The 2-pound frogs are endangered, in part because locals once ate them as a delicacy. The frog is said to taste like—what else?—... More »

11 Most Threatened Historic Sites in US

(Newser) - Development, deterioration, and a lack of funds are endangering the nation's historic treasures, says the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The group released its annual list of the most endangered sites, reports ABC News. They are:
  • The Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles
  • The WWII-era Enola Gay hangar at Wendover
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