With Only 45 Remaining, Species Is One of World’s Most Endangered Mammals
Category Archives: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Concerns about regulation, skepticism about the science and misperceptions about costs are slowing the transition to nontoxic alternatives.
After a very difficult selection process, the judges arrived at 40 semi-finalists, 4 grade category winners, and a grand prize winner.
Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Delisting Announcement — Endangered Species Coalition Will Work to Ensure Proposal Contains Strong Conservation Measures for Grizzly Bears
Endangered Species Coalition statement in response to the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announcement that it is preparing to remove Endangered Species Act protections from grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region: “The Endangered Species Act is a critical safety net that has prevented 99 percent of protected plant and animal species from going extinct, and the restoration of the Yellowstone grizzly bear is another example of how the Endangered Species Act works to protect and recover species from the… Continue reading
The House of Representatives recently passed the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 (H.R. 2406), and in doing so approved an amendment to strip wolves of Endangered Species Act (the Act) protections in Wyoming, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. If passed by the Senate and enacted into law, this legislation would return management of wolves to these states. Federal courts have repeatedly ruled that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and these states states did not follow the law in… Continue reading
In the history of western civilization, no animal has been as systematically vilified as the wolf. Neither spider nor snake, bat nor rat, nor shark of any kind, can make this claim.
After hundreds of thousands of activists spoke out against it, Congress removed from its spending bill a legislative proposal that would have abandoned gray wolves in four states.
What do sage grouse, wolves, and burying beetles have to do with politics? A lot when we look at how decisions to protect or not protect these species have gotten tied into political debates.
A group of 70 scientists and scholars released an open letter this week calling for the continued protection of gray wolves in the Great Lakes and beyond.
Reptiles, Fish and Large Mammals among Nation’s Most Isolated Wildlife Washington, D.C. – Fences, dams, roads, and other developments are among the leading causes of wildlife habitat fragmentation, according to a new report released today by the Endangered Species Coalition. The report, No Room to Roam: 10 American Species in Need of Connectivity and Corridors, highlights ten rare or endangered species that lack safe, navigable corridors to connect them to important habitat or other populations. The report includes two species… Continue reading