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Lake Sturgeon on the verge of extinction

The lake sturgeon, one of North America's oldest and largest fish, whose ancestors date back 400 million years could be just 150 years from extinction according to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. While this committee identified 520 other wildlife species in Canada that are also at risk of extinction, the lake sturgeon is the one at an imminent risk. The culprits have found to be over-fishing, pollution, and habitat loss due to dams.

To read the full article please visit http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=scienceNews&storyID=2006-11-29T204550Z_01_N29355475_RTRUKOC_0_US-ENVIRONMENT-STURGEON.xml&WTmodLoc=NewsArt-C2-NextArticle-1 

God’s animals are at the mercy of humans and our activities and lifestyle greatly influence their survival and the quality of their lives. God calls us to be merciful and compassionate towards all creatures. We should obey God and practice Jesus’ teachings.

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