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Republicans spearhead Congress’s assault on endangered species with 2024 bill riders

Endangered wildlife faces a new threat as Congress's 2024 bill riders, largely driven by Republicans, push species closer to extinction.

IUCN reports 44,000 species threatened with extinction on Earth

These species threatened with extinction were added to the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species and makes up 28 percent of the 157,190 species listed.

Wildlife Services releases new standards to protect gray wolves from government...

To protect the endangered Mexican gray wolves from government killings, the new set of standards will require more evidence that the livestock animal was alive during the wolf encounter along with additional indicators of wolf involvement.

Western monarch butterfly population reaches its highest number since 2000

“It is difficult to watch monarch butterflies and their extraordinary migration teeter on the edge of collapse, but there are signs of hope.”

Study confirms extinction risk of reptiles could have ‘devastating’ effect on...

A study conducted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species warned that the extinction...

US Fish and Wildlife schedule dates to decide endangered species protections...

"We’re in an extinction crisis, and scientists are warning of the impending loss of more than a million species. We need a Fish and Wildlife Service that does its job and acts with urgency.”

Endangered red wolf pups born in wild for first time in...

“This new litter is the first wild-born litter of red wolves since 2018."

Six ways to talk about extinction

It's become more important than ever to talk about the crisis.

20 endangered species at risk in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin’s invading forces could also damage the Ukrainian landscape, home to dozens of unique and endangered species.

7 exciting ways researchers study elusive and endangered wildlife

New and developing technologies are helping to push conservation efforts at a critical time.

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Corporate giants pay minimal taxes, reveals ITEP study on Trump-GOP tax law’s impact

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Republicans hatched a secret assault on the Voting Rights Act in Washington state

After he helped create the state’s voting maps, a redistricting commissioner quietly worked with national Republican figures to bring a lawsuit against his own work.
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Fossil fuel footprint: Corals reveal industrial pollution’s deep sea impact

New study uncovers historical pollutants from burning fossil fuels in Mediterranean corals, highlighting human influence on marine ecosystems.

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