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Yellowstone grizzlies win reprieve from trophy hunt as court restores endangered...

"The importance of this court ruling for the grizzly bears found in our most iconic national parks cannot be overstated."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 26

Bill Cosby sentenced to prison, UN condemns U.S. for lack of universal health care, Montana judge restores grizzly bears' protection, and more.

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.

Judge blocks first Yellowstone-area grizzly hunt in 40 years

"Their future isn't secure yet because they face so many threats to survival."

‘Shoot’em with a Camera:’ New campaign backed by legendary conservationists to...

The campaign, which stated on social media on July 8, was a creative action to stop the hunt and rather get activists in the field and "hunt" with a camera rather than with a gun.

Grizzly bears could soon be hunted in Wyoming

Environmental groups argue against the proposal saying that "grizzly bears remain endangered in Yellowstone and across the west."

50 Native Tribes Join Fight to Prevent Delisting of Yellowstone Grizzly...

The treaty signed today makes a statement about the core interests of Native American and Native Canadian peoples in the survival of the grizzly bear.

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