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Wildlife Could Be The New ‘Homeless, Tempest-Tossed’ As Climate Change Shifts Habitats

According to an article in the online edition of last week’s Science News, climate-change-induced species disruption and environmental displacement is causing major headaches for officials who monitor the movements of non-native invasive wildlife. That in addition to the headaches facing the species themselves.

California condor by the US Fish and Wildlife Service

California Condor Population Hits 100

One of the most endangered birds in the world celebrates a happy milestone this week: On Wednesday, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced that for the first time in …

Annual List of Candidates for Endangered Species Act Released

Last week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services released their yearly assessment of plants and animals that are candidates for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The good news is …

Congress Gives Interior Programs a Treat

Yesterday, Congress handed out a giant treat to agencies charged with protecting and managing our nation’s wildlife and natural resources. The House and Senate have approved a $32.2 billion Interior …

October 11: Have You Hugged Your Wildlife Refuge Today?

National Wildlife Refuge Week started today–a great time of year to get outdoors and the natural world. In a press release about the Week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said: “President Teddy …

Efforts to Save the Rare Pallid Sturgeon

  |   July 7, 2009

A large white and very ancient fish lives in the waters of the Missouri River basin but it is becoming more rare. The Constitution Tribune reports: Pallid sturgeon, which are …

Take Friday to Think About Endangered Species

Last week, the Senate passed a resolution declaring today, May 15, as Endangered Species Day. It’s a day for all of us wildlife enthusiasts (and those who are still joining …

Clean Cars for Penguins

Okay, okay, you and I both know that penguins don’t drive. But they stand to benefit just as much from hybrids and electric cars as we do. Recently, the U.S. …

Great News: Endangered Species Act Restored!

The Endangered Species Act was returned to its old form today, when President Obama directed federal agencies to once again consult with independent scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Service …

Conservation Groups File Suit To Restore Endangered Species Act Protections

The National Wildlife Federation, 13 of its affiliates, and Golden Gate Audubon filed suit today challenging the Bush administration’s regulations weakening the consultation requirements of the Endangered Species Act. According …

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