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Despite oil, baby turtles being released to Gulf

(AP) -- Federal biologists are releasing thousands of endangered baby sea turtles into the western Gulf of Mexico, betting that by the time the silver dollar-sized swimmers make it to the oil-fouled waters ...

Jul 24, 2010
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Petition seeks to have wolves howl across US

(AP) -- Tens of thousands of gray wolves would be returned to the woods of New England, the mountains of California, the wide open Great Plains and the desert West under a scientific petition filed Tuesday with the federal ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Alaska sues feds over predator control

(AP) -- The state of Alaska sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Friday, seeking a court order allowing it to go ahead with a controversial predator control program.

May 29, 2010
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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 ...

May 07, 2009
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Report shows US wildlife trade poorly regulated

Wildlife imports into the United States are fragmented and insufficiently coordinated, failing to accurately list more than four in five species entering the country, a team of scientists has found. The effect, ...

Apr 30, 2009
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Salazar reviews 'midnight' endangered species rule

(AP) -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he will make a decision in the coming weeks on whether to overturn a controversial Bush administration regulation that limits the reach of the Endangered Species ...

Apr 19, 2009
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