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Another baby: 8th endangered orca spotted in Puget Sound

U.S. News & World Report

Decades ago, there were more than 140 of the unique animals known as southern resident killer whales. That number declined to a low of 71 in the ...

WTH?! Minnesota Petting Zoo Exposed for Killing Endangered Gray Wolves for Their Fur

One Green Planet

“Fur-Ever Wild shows contempt not only for the lives of magnificent endangered animals but also for federal law,” said Stephen Wells, executive ...

Breeding health of manta rays, whale sharks threatened by marine microplastics

ABC Online

Researcher Ellie Germanov has embarked on a PhD project through Murdoch University to determine whether filter-feeding animals were being ...

Mother Nature Network

10 national animals that are rare, unusual, endangered or completely nonexistent

Mother Nature Network

From the dodo to the Komodo dragon to folkloric winged horses, we've assembled a motley menagerie of unusual and/or threatened national animals ...  

NIH ends era of US medical research on chimpanzees

Washington Post

Director Francis Collins announced Wednesday that 50 chimpanzees held by the government for medical research will be sent to sanctuaries.

Scientists set up a 'Frozen Ark' to preserve the DNA of endangered animals

Daily Mail

Scientists have set up a project to preserve the DNA of endangered species before they disappear as the Earth undergoes what experts are calling the ...

Nuts to you! Squirrel gets off endangered species list

CNN

(CNN) Forget about gathering nuts. A rare species of squirrel has gathered new life. The Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel, one of the animals on the ...

Endangered, Threatened Animals Among 1.2 Million Killed By American 'Trophy' Hunters Since 2000

NBC Bay Area

American hunters abroad routinely kill endangered and threatened animals for sport, and then ship the wildlife home to the United States to be ...

Endangered Borneo Orangutans Find Relief at Indonesia's International Animal Rescue ...

Nature World News

In attempt to save the endangered animals, organizations like Indonesia's International Animal Rescue (IAR) are setting up rehabilitation centers to ...

Illegal Pot Farms Are 'Silently Killing' Endangered Wildlife

EcoWatch

“These poisons are silently killing our country's most majestic wildlife by indiscriminately causing animals to literally bleed to death from the inside out,” ...

Wainuiomata man leads the fight to save the endangered Whitaker skink

SundayNews.co.nz

As with many other endangered plants and animals, DoC has limited funding and it is hard to get the public enthusiastic about a lizard that only comes ...

Endangered Birds: Puffins Join Threatened Species List

Nature World News

Atlantic puffins are also threatened by pollution events such as oil spills, ... by nearly one third, which makes the animals vulnerable to extinction.

Geometric Tortoise Conservation: Endangered Rare Animal Get New Home [PHOTOS]

Nature World News

The Rainforest Trust along with the Turtle Conservancy and South African Turtle Conservation Trust (SATCT) recently created a new reserve known as ...

African lion populations could be cut in half by 2035

CBS News

They are threatened by widespread habitat loss, depletions in available ... and that the majestic animals may lose their venerated status at the top of ...

Can Genetic Engineering Save Endangered Rhinos?

Trade bans are a popular way of helping many endangered animals that suffer at the hands of poachers, including elephants, who are targeted for ...

Good news for India's blind river dolphins

Earth Touch

The survey results highlight interesting patterns that could help us protect the these endangered animals in the coming years. And because the ...

Florida panthers an iconic, endangered species caught in crosshairs of controversy

Florida Times-Union

Florida's iconic official state animal is at a crossroad in its survival. ... other Southeastern states before it can be removed from the endangered species ...

CNMI disagrees with endangered list

Radio New Zealand

Among the plants and animals in the CNMI and Guam listed as endangered are the Mariana wandering butterfly, Langford's tree snail, and the ...

The Guardian

Marine life halved: Brian Skerry's rare images of most endangered – in pictures

He's snapped the sub-marine world of Mexico, remote coral reefs in the central South Pacific, and countless endangered animals. Touring Australia ...

Plan Made To Save Endangered Wyoming Toad

KGWN

Listed as endangered in 1984, the Wyoming toad is considered one of the four most endangered amphibian species in North America and is currently ...

Scientists build 'frozen zoo' to save endangered species

CNN

The RBC said it will make sperm from stem cells, a process that will replace current endangered species breeding techniques, which researchers say ...

Feds Move to Protect Endangered Species from Fishing Nets

Public News Service

Gray whales can drown when caught in a drift gillnet. Monday, the feds put swordfishermen who use the nets on notice. Credit: National Oceanic and ...

Tourists interrupt endangered turtle reproduction season in Costa Rican beach

Stuff.co.nz

Tourists swarming a wildlife refuge in Costa Rica have disrupted the nesting of numerous sea turtles. Hundreds of tourists stood in the way of the olive ...

Mountain Gorilla: An endengered animal

Judit Subirana

Mountain Gorilla: An endengered animal. The Mountain Gorilla is feeding her baby mountain gorilla. Some mammals are becoming extinct in our ...

Eastern cougars extinct, not endangered, US Fish and Wildlife Service announces

Charleston Gazette

The eastern cougar subspecies was listed as endangered in 1973. Extinct animals and plants can't be protected under the Endangered Species Act ...

All Chimps Endangered

Courthouse News Service

Captive chimps were previously classified as threatened under the ESA ... endangered or threatened, for wild and captive animals within the same ...

Saiga antelope joins the critically endangered status

Pravda

This puts the animal firmly back into a critically endangered status and extinction ... Syndrome and toxaemia/septicaemia which is killing the animals?

Hunting in South Dakota: 4 Animals Designated Nongame, Endangered, Threatened, and ...

Newsmax

These animals are protected because they are either endangered or threatened or have been designated as nongame for some other reason, making ...

Hunting in Montana: 6 Animals Designated Nongame, Endangered, Threatened, and Protected ...

Newsmax

Hunting enthusiasts in Montana have more than 30 million acres of public land on which to hunt numerous types of game, but several species are off ...

Critically Endangered Sawfish Resort To 'Virgin Births' To Avoid Extinction

International Business Times

“Vertebrate animals that we always thought were restricted to reproducing via ... “Parthenogenesis could help endangered species like sawfish dodge ...

Hunting in Nevada: 4 Animals Designated Nongame, Endangered, Threatened, and Protected ...

Newsmax

Hunting in Nevada is a diverse experience thanks to the range of big-game and small-game animals and game birds that populate the Sagebrush ...

Court upholds changes to Ontario endangered species rules

CTV News

TORONTO - An Ontario court has upheld changes to Ontario's Endangered Species Act that environmental groups say threaten the animals and ...

Hunting in Rhode Island: 4 Animals Designated Nongame, Endangered, Threatened, and ...

Newsmax

Rhode Island is home to several of the most prized game animals, including deer and turkey. However, dozens of others are deemed endangered, ...

Texas Hunter Claims Killing Endangered Species Is Good for Conversation

Care2.com

The question of where that money ends up and whether nations with endangered species will have an incentive to tag animals for hunting is also a ...

Saiga Antelope: What Killed 90000 Endangered Animals In Kazakhstan?

The Inquisitr

Kazakh authorities have reported that roughly 90,000 saiga antelope, a full third of the country's indigenous population of the endangered animals, ...

Hunting in Kentucky: 3 Animals Designated Nongame, Endangered, Threatened, and Protected ...

Newsmax

Hunting in Kentucky requires being aware of those animals who are listed on either a state or federal level as protected, threatened, or endangered, ...

Police chief detained for hunting endangered animals

Shanghaiist

A police officer in Qinghai province was arrested on suspicion of hunting and killing endangered wild animals, after a whistleblower posted images of ...

Endangered species found in Devon raid

The Guardian

A Panther Chameleon at Heathrow's animal reception centre. The arrival of a 'controlled' chameleon at Heathrow last month led to the haul of ...

fighting frog disease that has wiped out 100-plus species

Brisbane Times

They combined with researchers from Seoul National University in South Korea, the New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage and ...

Feds Eye Giving Endangered Status to Gulf Whale Species

ABC News

"Whenever you have a species down in their tens, it's spooky in terms of their ... The NRDC is an environmental group based in New York City that ...

One in six of world's species faces extinction due to climate change – study

environmentalresearchweb

One in six of the planet's species will be lost forever to extinction if world leaders fail to take action on climate change, according to a new analysis.

Strange whale call probably doesn't belong to new species

RedOrbit

A whale call recorded by marine biologists in the frigid waters of Antarctica may belong to an entirely new species of the massive aquatic mammal, ...  

Doha: UN conference stresses grave need to combat wildlife crime

UN News Centre

13 April 2015 – With wildlife and forest crimes on the rise, yielding ... trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora (CITES), John Scanlon, also ...

Photos: The Mysterious Chinese Monkey That's 'as Endangered as the Panda'

Asia Society (blog)

In the secluded mountain forests of Southern China resides a rare species of snub-nosed monkey that was barely known to the outside world until ...

Jurassic Park in real life: The race to modify the DNA of endangered animals and resurrect extinct ...

The Independent

Jurassic Park has a lot to answer for. It made the idea seem so simple. Take the DNA from a microscopic drop of dinosaur blood, preserved for 65 ...

Deadline delayed for granting pacific fisher Endangered Species protection

OregonLive.com

YREKA, Calif. -- Federal biologists have pushed back the deadline for deciding whether to grant Endangered Species Act protection to the Pacific ...

Value of endangered bumblebees weighed in VT

BurlingtonFreePress.com

There are precious few — if any — rusty-patch bumblebees left in Vermont to benefit from its weeks-old protection as an endangered species. Ditto for ...

Endangered baby crocs fly to Cuba from Sweden

The Local.se

Cuban crocodiles born at the zoo at Skansen, Stockholm, are being flown to Cuba, to help the country's efforts to re-establish the species in the wild.

Genetic map of endangered mountain gorillas revealed

Daily Mail

Scientists have sequenced whole genomes from mountain gorillas for the first time in a huge boost to conservation efforts for the endangered primates ...

Garden centres urged to drop bug killer to protect bees

The Guardian

Honey bees that produce raw wildflower honey work in their hive. Photograph: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images. Press Association. Thursday 9 ...

The bilby, our Easter mascot, struggling to survive

SBS

The bilby is Australia's Easter mascot and part of Indigenous Australia's dreamtime heritage. But numbers of this desert-dwelling marsupial are ...

Ukraine Today

Endangered animals make comeback in Alaska

Ukraine Today

The endangered animals last week followed snowmobiles and made their way to their new home in meadows of the Lower Innoko and Yukon Rivers.

Saving the mighty and endangered mahseer

Forbes India

But the reverence the mahseer has garnered has failed to keep it off lists of endangered animals. The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of ...

WATCH Endangered Sea Turtles Returned to Florida Waters

ABC Action News

According to SeaWorld, their animal rescue team returned the juvenile Kemp's ridley sea turtles on April 1, 2015 to Florida waters at Canaveral ...

Bat species listed as threatened, offering new federal protection

lehighvalleylive.com

The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been ...

Endangered Orca Species Survives...Barely

Clapway

Orca whales are very majestic animals, and they are also very well known for ... The Orca whale has long been in an endangered status, and marine ..

New York Times

In Vietnam, Rampant Wildlife Smuggling Prompts Little Concern

New York Times

“Now, the animals are so few that most hunters are changing their jobs.” ... tiger in Vietnam and 190 endangered black pond turtles in Singapore.

Pick the Winner: 32 Endangered Animals Face Off in March Sadness Bracket

EcoWatch

Then you'll want to participate in ClimateProgress' March Sadness: A Bracket Battle of Cute Animals, now underway. Thirty-two animals threatened by ...

Endangered butterflies get helping hand from Skyuka students

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Thousands of endangered monarch butterflies migrate through the southeastern United States each year. They depart from a mountain in Mexico and ...

Sexual mutations in deep-sea fish linked to human pollution: Oregon environment news

OregonLive.com

The testicle from a male trout which contains a developing egg is an example of "intersex" conditions that can result from pollution. ((Image courtesy of ...

Lawsuit Launched to Speed Recovery of Imperiled Flatwoods Salamanders Found Only in Georgia ...

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Although these salamanders have been protected under the Endangered Species Act for more than 15 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has ...

Tasmania's swift parrot in danger of extinction, calls to list the bird as critically endangered

Yahoo7 News

"The Federal Government currently recognises the swift parrot as being endangered, it clearly needs to be up-listed to critically endangered, and a ...

Fears for endangered numbats in Wheatbelt

WA today

One of the state's remaining numbat colonies may be under threat if a collective of Wheatbelt shires gets approval to site a rubbish dump close to the ...

California Scientist Says Marijuana Farms Are Hurting Endangered Species

KPBS

A California Department of Fish and Wildlife scientist found marijuana cultivation sites in Northern California are making it tough for some endangered ...

Utah prairie dog plan approved

Deseret News

Placing the prairie dogs on public land should speed their recovery and give them a better chance of being removed from the federal Endangered ...

Court: Endangered Selkirk caribou critical habitat must be revisted

The Spokesman Review (blog)

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- In response to a lawsuit from a coalition of six conservation organizations, a federal court on Monday ordered the U.S. ...

Animals That Could Become Extinct in Your Lifetime: Photos

Discovery News

The study, published in the journal Current Biology, found that these animals have a low chance of survival now in both the wild and in captivity, ...

Corps delays Toutle River sediment study due to endangered salmon

Longview Daily News

“Because these are endangered species fish, we need to get a biological opinion from NOAA Fisheries,” Cowlitz-Toutle project manager for the corps ...

Oregon Zoo, Washington biologists aid endangered butterfly species with release of hundreds of ...

OregonLive.com

Rouse and release -- that's what Oregon Zoo staff and Washington state biologists have done with hundreds of juvenile endangered butterflies.

State May Classify Five Bat Species As Endangered

CBS Local

(AP) — A deadly fungal disease is prompting the state to recommend classifying five of Connecticut's eight native bat species as endangered, ...

The Clean-Energy Project That Could Harm Endangered Killer Whales

TakePart

... power turbines, the area is already critical habitat for northern resident killer whales, which are listed as endangered by the Canadian government.

A Crying Baby Orangutan Named Budi Highlights Indonesia's Exotic Pet Problem

VICE News

While it is illegal to keep orangutans as pets in both Indonesia and under the the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, the ...

Alaska prepares for wood bison return after a century

KSL.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials are preparing to ... officials and exempt from certain restrictions in the Endangered Species Act.

Ocelot photographed on mine site's doorstep

Arizona Daily Star

Rosemont Copper vice president Patrick Merrin said he's optimistic that the federal agencies can make decisions on endangered species and issue ...

Researchers just recently photographed this extremely cute, endangered mammal for the first time ...

Business Insider

This furry ball of cuteness is an endangered mammal closely related to rabbits and hares. ... Only 29 of these individual animals have been seen alive.

US agency: Keep threatened status for green sea turtles

U.S. News & World Report

The Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs said at the time of its petition that delisting Hawaii's turtles would return management of the animals to the ...

Hummingbird, thought extinct, rediscovered in Colombia

CBS News

Some 50,000 indigenous people, mainly Kogi and Arhuacos, live in the area. In 2014, the journal Science identified Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta ...

Is Tourism Endangering Florida's Manatees?

TravelPulse

The group has filed an Intent to Sue notice against the FWS accusing the agency of "violating the Endangered Species Act in its treatment of the ...

No love for endangered sea cucumbers

Deutsche Welle

Sea cucumbers feed on tiny particles, such as tiny aquatic animals or waste material, breaking them down into smaller pieces and recycling them back ...

Endangered dinner: Tiger meat, bear paws openly available in Laos

Malay Mail Online

Customers “can openly buy endangered species products” in the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone on the border between Laos, Myanmar and ...

Endangered island fox is back from the brink after record-breaking recovery

Mother Nature Network

That includes the Island fox, one of the smallest canids in the world and an endangered species -- a species that nearly disappeared entirely if it ...

6063 Endangered Manatees Counted in Annual Florida Survey

ABC News

Critics of current boating and fishing restrictions in waters popular with manatees have petitioned the federal government to upgrade the animals' ...

giant Ecuadoran tortoise reproducing in wild for first time in 100 years

Fox News Latino

Endangered giant Ecuadoran tortoise reproducing in wild for first time in 100 ... The rats prevented the reproduction by tortoises and other species.

Iberian Lynx Back in Spain after Forty Years

Clapway

The World Wildlife Fund announced that they had tracked one of their ... some measures to help protect them and other rare and endangered animals.

Endangered species trust launches appeal to survive

Times of Malta

In the golden desert of Namibia on the way to the famous Etosha National Park, one finds the Rare and Endangered Species Trust (Rest), which has ...

Scientists cheered by birth of 6 endangered Pinzon tortoises in wild on Galapagos island

Fox News

QUITO, Ecuador – For the first time in a century, babies of the endangered Pinzon giant tortoise have been born in the wild in the Galapagos islands, ...

Bill passes to prevent moving endangered species

Salt Lake Tribune

Moving an endangered tortoise or other threatened animal could bring a jail sentence under a bill passed Wednesday by the Senate. It passed SB163 ...

33 Endangered Florida panthers killed in FY 2014, state officials say

Fox News Latino

A total of 33 Florida panthers were killed in fiscal year 2014, with 25 of the endangered animals hit by vehicles on different roads in the state, marking ...

Catalina Island Foxes No Longer Endangered, But Face New Threats

Nature World News

Then, in 1999 the Catalina Island fox population dropped from more than 1,300 to just 100 animals. In 2013 authorities counted 362 foxes, which ...

Endangered Tigers

TakePart

“We also wanted to explain that the animal world we are showing has almost disappeared, and to protect it, we need to act and let people know about ...

Lawsuit seeks to keep federal program from killing wolves

Methow Valley News

A lawsuit seeking to prevent the federal Wildlife Services program from killing ... Wolves are listed as an endangered species under Washington law ...

'The Greatest Show on Earth' will soon be without elephants

fox13now.com

... Asian elephants, the variety it uses in shows and an endangered species. ... “No other institution has done or is doing more to save this species from ...

Recovery Plan for Florida's Endangered Corals Includes Call to Cut Carbon Pollution

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

WASHINGTON— The final federal recovery plan for elkhorn and staghorn corals near Florida and in the Caribbean includes a call for lowering carbon ...

Koala cull: 700 endangered marsupials secretly slain by Australian authorities

RT

About 700 koalas have been covertly killed off by the Australian authorities due to overpopulation causing starvation of the animals. Australian Koala ...

Critical habitat for orcas could expand, but not soon

Islands' Sounder

If successful, the proposal would extend Endangered Species Act protection to the whales' winter foraging range off the coastline of Washington, ...

Finally, a Reason to Hope for the World's Most Endangered Marine Mammal

TakePart

From the little blue macaw to the Javan tiger, many animals have vanished under our watch. The long list is poised to soon include another: the ..

Desert tortoise's potential placement on endangered species list could affect development

YourWestValley.com

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will make the determination whether to place the tortoise on the endangered species list. Officials will base this ...

Mexico Acts To Save Endangered Porpoise But Is It Enough?

Tech Times

Mexico announces measures to protect tiny porpoise in the Gulf of California. The world's smallest porpoise, the vaquita, is found nowhere else on ...

Michigan DNR appeals wolf decision

Lansing State Journal

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Friday appealed a federal court's decision to place Michigan's wolves back on the endangered ..

Third calf born to endangered killer whale population in US Pacific Northwest

Reuters

The Southern Resident orcas are listed as endangered under both U.S. and Canadian law. The population has reached an almost record low this year ...

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

2 states appeal ruling that put wolves back on endangered list

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

In Minnesota – which has more wolves than either Wisconsin or Michigan – the animal is classified as threatened, while it's listed as endangered in ...

Desert tortoise's potential placement on endangered species list could affect development

Cronkite News

Species description: Adult tortoises range in length from 8 to 15 inches. ... Wild Earth Guardians, a New Mexico-based environmental organization, ...

Gray wolf returned to endangered list in Iowa and Illinois

WQAD.com

The gray wolf has been put back on the endangered species list, and Iowa authorities said hunters should be careful because the wolf is easily ...

Feds make endangered species listing for Great Lakes wolves official

Michigan Radio

Gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region went back on the federal endangered species list last December. That's when a federal judge vacated ...

Endangered animals found living among seas of debris in the ocean

Daily Mail

Some of the most vulnerable animals on the planet are threatened by the ... Of those, 67 are on the Red List of threatened and endangered species.

Researchers Block HIV Infection In Monkeys With Artificial Protein

Slashdot Science

After successively higher injections of HIV, all four monkeys who received the compound beforehand stayed from free infection. Any potential medical ...

Controversy of killing for conservation

Deutsche Welle

So, was this a new species? It seemed unlikely given that birds are usually relatively large and rarely go undetected by enthusiastic human watchers.

Tier's turkey recovery success facing new threats

Ithaca Journal

Over-hunting and forest clearing in the late 1800s eradicated the species in New York, but turkeys were re-introduced around 1948 from a small ...

Farmers, ranchers fight attempt to put bird on endangered species list

Hutchinson News

“This is the first time that the service has listed a private land species like this ... If listed as endangered, a new set of regulations would apply, she said.

Scientists spot 2nd baby orca in endangered pod in 2 months

WFLA

A scientist who tracks a group of endangered killer whales that frequents Puget Sound says he's spotted a second baby born to the pod in the past two ...

The Endangered Sea Turtle Caught in a War Zone

TakePart

It's information that could help save this endangered species. The bad news is that some of these critical habitats are located off the coast of a country ...

Feds Propose Massive Expansion of Critical Habitat to Protect Endangered Whale

Maine Public Broadcasting

WASHINGTON - Federal officials are proposing a significant expansion in the critical habitat for endangered North Atlantic right whales in the ...

Jail could await people who try to move endangered species

Salt Lake Tribune

Managing lands for animals listed under the federal Endangered Species Act is very costly to Utah taxpayers and private property owners, the Orem ...

Native Americans gather in Montana to protest slaughter of Yellowstone bison

Native American activists gathered in Montana's capital on Tuesday to protest the deaths of hundreds of Yellowstone National Park bison killed this year to ease the worries of Montana ranchers about a cattle disease carried by many park buffalo.

In search of endangered whooping cranes

SW News Media

Officially, the whooping crane is an endangered species. There are several small but separate populations across the United States. This group in ...

An endangered reef, a lunar riddle and two fish on a mission

UH System Current News

Viewers are transported deep below the ocean's surface to an enchanted tropical reef hidden from mankind—Kaluoka?hina. The reef's colorful ...

State Senate urges Congress to remove gray wolves from endangered list

Michigan Radio

The state Senate is urging Congress to end endangered species protections for gray wolves in Michigan. It passed the resolution Tuesday on a mostly ...

Cats and Foxes Are Killing Off Species in Australia, Study Says

New York Times

Australia's mammals are going extinct at an unusually high rate, and a new study says the main culprits are cats and foxes brought to the continent by ...

Quesnel Dragon Lake trout endangered by koi infestation

CBC.ca

An infestation of abandoned koi is threatening rainbow trout at Dragon Lake — a popular Quesnel fishing lake. John Brisco, a Quesnel city councillor ...

Voracious protected seals starting to overrun waters off New England

SouthCoastToday.com

... 1982 Marine Mammal Protection Act and the 1993 Endangered Species Act, which were passed to end the decline of many species including seals, ...

Endangered monkey eaten by otters at British zoo

ABC Online

In a recent incident, an endangered... warty piglet was eaten by its father shortly after it was born. The zoo's director of conservation, Christoph Schwitzer

Captive killer whale to be added to endangered species list

Q13 FOX

MIAMI — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will soon add Miami Seaquarium's killer whale, Lolita, to the endangered species list, ...

High-speed rail project disrupts endangered fox

abc7news.com

Federal authorities say California's $68 billion high-speed rail project could harm the endangered San Joaquin kit fox. The Fresno Bee reports that the ...

California bullet train agency damaged habitat of endangered fox

Los Angeles Times

The San Joaquin kit fox, which is about the size of a house cat with tan fur, is considered among the most endangered animals in the state.

Nepal, India excel at tiger protection: WWF

Niticentral

Nepal has achieved success in conserving endangered animals, including tiger, rhino and snow leopard, with its community-based conservation ...

Ontario Government Accused of Violating Endangered Species Act

Alternatives Journal (blog)

Lawyers acting on behalf of the Ontario government told the courts last month that Ontario's endangered species legislation is now only concerned ...

High Country News: Will endangered species status help the Mexican gray wolf?

Summit Daily News

Earlier this month, one of the U.S.'s most threatened and controversial species received new protections that federal wildlife managers hope will allow ...

Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit

Yahoo News

Kathmandu (AFP) - Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three ...

Should Fla. panthers be removed from the endangered list?

NBC2 News

HENDRY COUNTY, FL - The iconic Florida Panther - the state's official animal and star of the state's 5th most popular license plate - is not endangered ...

Smallest and most endangered sea turtle found in Donegal

Irish Times

Coastwatch Ireland has confirmed identification of a tiny reptile washed up in Donegal as a Kemp's Ridley – described by National Geographic as the ...

White-nose syndrome is killing off millions of already endangered bats

Examiner.com

people may turn up their noses upon the news that bats are endangered. Diseases such as white-nose syndrome and loss of habitat are playing key ...

This Endangered Species Act Loophole Will Let Killer of Famous Gray Wolf Escape Prosecution

Greener Ideal (blog)

Despite the massacre that has ensued since the Obama administration removed gray wolves from Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection in 2011 ...

Mexico to use drones to protect endangered porpoise

The Spokesman Review

Mexico is planning to use drones to patrol the upper Sea of Cortez to combat illegal fishing and save the endangered vaquita marina, the world's ...

Use of critically endangered medicinal plants to be phased out

The Hindu

In a few months, numerous “sought-after” ayurvedic medicines will be taken off the shelves as Karnataka Biodiversity Board (KBB) is phasing out the ...

Relocation of animals could drive some species towards extinction – study

The Guardian

The relocation of animals to make way for land development rarely ... and could be driving some species towards extinction, according to a new study.

Bulgarian customs seize 2 million endangered baby eels

Reuters

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian customs officials said on Friday that had seized two million endangered European baby eels stashed in containers.

Endangered chimpanzees may experience drastic habitat loss within five years

Phys.Org

Dramatic habitat loss by 2020 threatens the population of the planet's most endangered chimp subspecies, according to research published in BMC ...

Endangered fish show encouraging signs of life in Missouri

KY3

Joe Bonneau is a South Dakota-based threatened and endangered species section chief with the Corps. He says that while pallid sturgeon are native ...

India's Tigers May Be Rebounding, in Rare Success for Endangered Species

National Geographic

More money has been spent on tiger conservation than on preserving any other species in the world, yet wildlife biologists have been seemingly ...

Australian government seeks to opt out of protection of five shark species

The Guardian

Five species of shark were among species granted new protection. ... The government is submitting a “reservation” against three species of thresher ...

China's pandas endangered by virus

WYFF Greenville

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Endangered short-eared owls flock to Pittsburgh International Airport

Tribune-Review

When wildlife biologist Bobby Hromack helped trap and relocate four endangered owls a year ago at Pittsburgh International Airport, he didn't expect ...

Flip Side: Endangered species

The Indian Express

There are approximately 3,079 endangered species on our planet as ... The list of endangered species in India has seen some new additions.

Ted Turner ranch aims to aid endangered black-footed ferrets

Santa Fe New Mexican.com

The agency is working with landowners such as media mogul Ted Turner to recover the endangered species across 12 western states. (AP Photo/ ...

Texas club that auctioned hunt for endangered rhino cancels auction for elephant hunt

Fox News

The club faced international criticism last year for auctioning a permit to shoot an endangered black rhino. The rhino hunt has been postponed until the

Ted Turner Ranch Aims to Aid Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets

ABC News

Mike Phillips, executive director of the Turner Endangered Species Fund, said he understands the need for transparency and is prepared to provide ...

Two endangered monkeys die at Louisiana zoo after being left out in cold

Yahoo News

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Two monkeys belonging to a species that is critically endangered died at a Louisiana zoo after they were left out overnight ...

Zimbabwe To Host First International Research Conference On African Honeybee And Indigenous ...

Rural Reporters

... Conference On African Honeybee And Indigenous Knowledge Systems. ... RuralReporters.com is a news platform with in-depth coverage of ...

US creates more roaming room for Mexican wolves, but green groups say they'll sue

Science AAAS

Conservationists, however, say the revisions won't bring the highly endangered animals back from the brink. The Center for Biological Diversity, .

Surprise! Endangered California Condors Secretly Give Birth to Baby

Tech Times

Two endangered California condors, part of a flock so closely monitored by scientists that everything they do is watched, apparently managed to sneak ..

Deadly Virus Threatens Endangered Pandas and Tigers Alike

Nature World News

Now, with emergency measures in place, officials hope the iconic animals can weather this storm, even while conservationists warn that pandas are ..

Endangered Wild Donkey Sighted in China Near the Mongolian Border

Yibada (English Edition)

Chinese forestry police saw wild donkeys roaming the grassland near the Mongolian border. The said animals were among those included in the list ...

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