News tagged with federal endangered species act

Rusty patched bumblebee now an endangered species

The rusty patched bumblebee has become the first bee species in the continental U.S. to be declared endangered after suffering a dramatic population decline over the past 20 years, federal officials said Tuesday.

dateJan 10, 2017 in Ecology
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Protections rejected for American pika, other species

Federal officials on Tuesday rejected greater protections for four species including the rabbit-like American pika, which researchers warn is disappearing from areas of the Western U.S. as climate change alters its mountain ...

dateSep 13, 2016 in Ecology
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