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Giraffes added to extinction watch list

The giraffe is the only mammal whose status changed on the official watch list of threatened and endangered species this year. Scientists blame habitat loss.

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Water conservation could get more complicated

A proposal to fundamentally change how water savings are calculated seeks to shift California's conservation strategy from emergency drought response to long-term planning.

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