News tagged with federal endangered species act

Poisons on public lands put wildlife at risk (w/ Video)

Rat poison used on illegal marijuana farms may be sickening and killing the fisher, a rare forest carnivore that makes its home in some of the most remote areas of California, according to a team of researchers led by University ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Ecology
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Feds to reconsider critical habitat for 2 fish

(AP) -- A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service can reconsider the critical habitat designation of two threatened fish species in New Mexico and Arizona after a probe found political interference likely ...

dateMay 07, 2009 in Ecology
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Protections blocked, but sage grouse work goes on

(AP)—U.S. wildlife officials will decide next year whether a wide-ranging Western bird species needs protections even though Congress has blocked such protections from taking effect, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said ...

dateDec 17, 2014 in Ecology
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US appeals court allows wolf hunts

A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit from conservation groups that want to block wolf hunting and trapping that have killed more than 500 of the predators across the Northern Rockies in recent months.

dateMar 15, 2012 in Ecology
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Hundreds of plants, animals up for new protections

(AP) -- The Obama administration is taking steps to extend new federal protections to a list of imperiled animals and plants that reads like a manifest for Noah's Ark - from the melodic golden-winged warbler and slow-moving ...

dateSep 29, 2011 in Ecology
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