News tagged with protected species

Controversial Swedish wolf hunt ends, one escapes

Sweden's controversial wolf hunt, which has sparked widespread criticism from environmentalists and legal action from the European Commission, ended with hunters failing to cull one of the 20 animals in the ...

Feb 16, 2011
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Biodiversity loss: Detrimental to your health

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plant and animal extinctions are detrimental to your health. That's the conclusion of a paper published in this week's issue of the journal Nature by scientists who studied the link betwee ...

Dec 01, 2010
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Critics say Obama lagging on endangered species

(AP) -- Environmental groups are criticizing the Obama administration for what they say is a continuing backlog of plants and animals in need of protection under the Endangered Species Act.

Nov 26, 2010
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Earth Day Celebrates Green Way Of Life

The 40-year anniversary of Earth Day is sparking a renewed commitment to protecting natural resources. Across the country people recognize there are successes to laud, but also new challenges to confront.

Apr 22, 2010
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