Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: endangered species

Fed agency plans are not adequate to prevent 99.8% of U.S....

“Our study demonstrates that while climate change is a pressing threat to imperiled species, agencies that manage federally protected species have not given enough attention to this threat.”

“The climate crisis is feeding monster hurricanes”: 10 U.S. species face...

“The climate crisis is feeding monster hurricanes that bring suffering and death to some of our nation’s most vulnerable wildlife.”

A chance to save the ‘rhinos of the sea’

Many scientists wait for their whole careers to see their predictions proven correct — and if that happens, it often causes for...

We ignore thousands of threatened plant species at our own peril

Kokia drynarioides is a small but significant flowering tree endemic to Hawaii’s dry forests. Native Hawaiians used its large, scarlet flowers to...

Killing as a government service

The USDA’s Wildlife Services program slaughters millions of wild animals every year — including endangered species. It doesn’t have to.

Last known female of endangered turtle species dies

The turtle lived at Suzhou Zoo in China, where researchers attempted to artificially inseminate her Friday, according to the Suzhou Daily.

Trump administration to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act

"This attempt to eliminate crucial protections for gray wolves demonstrates an anti-predator bias that continues to influence wolf management decisions."

Endangered wildlife are getting dosed with rat poisons

Products marketed to kill rodents are instead threatening the lives of the wildlife that eat them as poisons travel up the food chain.

Tell the Norwegian government to halt all hunting on endangered wolves

Help us to tell the Norwegian government to end wolf hunts in Norway’s Wolf Zone and #SaveNorwegianWolves.

A Montana judge restores grizzly bears’ protection, overturns Trump administration’s policy

Judge Dana Christensen ruled that the Fish and Wildlife Service failed to consider the effects of the recovery of bears living throughout the country when it chose to remove protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.