Rare fish, found only in Oregon, removed from endangered species list

Good News Notes:

“A rare and once-endangered fish, which makes its home in a southern Oregon lake the can reach temperatures of up to 104 degrees, has made a full recovery and was removed from the endangered species list, according to federal officials.

The Borax Lake chub, which lives only in Harney County’s Borax Lake, was granted emergency protection under the Endangered Species Act in 1980 after its numbers dropped precipitously due to geothermal projects around the lake, shoreline degradation from off-road vehicle use and development.”

View the whole story here: https://www.oregonlive.com/environment/2020/06/rare-fish-found-only-in-oregon-removed-from-endangered-species-list.html

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