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New Grooves for Endangered Species Day!

We have an Endangered Species Day challenge for you: get up out of your seats and groove to some fun, catchy songs about wildlife living in the United States. To raise …

A juvenile blue crab. Photo by ChesapeakeBayEO, Flickr Creative Commons.

Endangered Species Day: Climate Change Threatens Wildlife

Climate change and business as usual could threaten 1 in 6 plant and animal species with extinction. Last month a study published in Science by Mark Urban found an accelerating extinction risk due …

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Helping California’s Legendary Frog Go the Distance

Last fall, even before we had hints of the severity of the drought that is ravaging California, I was staring at a small pond in the central part of the …

Endangered Species Game

Endangered Species: Who’s Protected, Who’s Not?

Learn more about the 40-year history of the Endangered Species Act, and read about the recovery of the bald eagle, an American success story. What’s Endangered Near You? You can …

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Symbol of Success: America’s Bald Eagle and the Endangered Species…

Endangered Karner Butterfly

It’s Endangered Species Day, Fantastic, Now What?

Black-footed ferret mother and kits, USFWS National Conservation Center

Photo of the Day: The Road to Recovery

Green sea turtle on Hawaii's Punalu'u beach. Credit: Flickr (The Shifted Librarian)

Righteous is the Turtle. Protect Him!

The green sea turtle slowly clambered onto the black sand beach on the Big Island of Hawaii. Unconcerned with the small group of onlookers, the turtle found a nice spot …

Brown Pelican by Kelle Herrick

Back from the Brink: A Photo Gallery of Birds Helped by the Endangered Species Act

This Friday, May 18, 2012, the nation celebrates Endangered Species Day. To mark the event, we’re sharing photos of five North American bird species that represent endangered species success stories. …

An Endangered Ecosystem

Picture yourself taking a beautiful spring hike. As you walk, you notice a clearing and decide to sit down under a small opening of trees, looking out over wildflowers, grasses, …

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