Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: endangered species

‘One of the most remarkable conservation success stories of all time:’...

“The recovery of the bald eagle is one of the most well-known conservation success stories of all time."

US Fish and Wildlife precludes listing of monarch butterfly on Endangered...

While the monarch butterfly remains a candidate for the list, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found listing actions for 161 species on the National Listing Workplan a higher priority.

EPA warns glyphosate is likely to harm the nation’s most endangered...

“If we want to stop the extinction of amazing creatures like monarch butterflies, we need the EPA to take action to stop the out-of-control spraying of deadly poisons.”

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."

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