Several environmental groups returned to their natural habitat in the courthouse on Wednesday in hopes of securing Endangered Species Act protections for the Pacific fisher, a mink-like creature found partly … Click to Continue »
This CRS report by M. Lynne Corn and Alexandra M. Wyatt, The Endangered Species Act: A Primer, was issued on 8 September 2016. I hesitated to post it then but it dawned on me that many of our water management decisions in the USA are driven by endangered species so...
The yellow-faced bees will be protected under the Endangered Species Act
The buzz about the bees is that they've been dying out for a while, and the Endangered Species Act just made it official for seven species.
Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here is the most recent previous Green Spotlight. More than 25,590 environmentally oriented stories haveShow More Summary
For the first time in the U.S., bees have been placed under the protection of the Endangered Species Act. Continue reading ? The post Bee species added to endangered list for first time appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Federal authorities added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species Act Friday, a first for any bees in the United States.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday that it has listed the eastern massasauga rattlesnake as a threatened species under the federal Endangered Species Act, stating that..... This post Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Listed as Threatened by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog As eyes turned to the most viewed presidential debate in U.S. history, the Obama administration meanwhile quietly auctioned off thousands of acres of land for oil and gas drilling...Show More Summary
As eyes turned to the most viewed presidential debate in U.S. history, the Obama administration meanwhile quietly auctioned off thousands of acres of land for oil and gas drilling in national forests, opened up 119 million acres for offshore...Show More Summary
Photo by Bureau of Land Management Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell praises decision not to list the greater sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act. It’s working. That’s the message that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell gave on Friday at an event in Colorado marking the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Show More Summary
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that two Pacific seabird species, the Scripps's murrelet and Guadalupe murrelet, no longer warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), due to the efforts of diverse stakeholders in addressing primary threats to the species. Show More Summary
In addition to providing regulatory protections that have successfully prevented the extinction of hundreds of species, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) also provides millions of dollars in..... This post America’s Rarest Species Receive $44.8 Million Investment Under ESA Grants Program appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Finally some good news in the animal kingdom - the giant panda has been removed from the endangered species act after significant population growth over the last decade. They are now listed as "vulnerable" on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's red list. Show More Summary
The Endangered Species Act was enacted by Congress in 1973 to protect species threatened with extinction. To receive protection, a species must first be listed as endangered or threatened. A two-year timeline for the process was established in 1982 by a Congressional amendment to the ESA. Show More Summary
I just fished out this January 2013 CRS report by M. Lynne Corn, Kristina Alexander, and Eugene H. Buck: The Endangered Species Act and "Sound Science". Lest you question its relevance to water, consider how many times the ESA has been used to effect changes in water use, management, etc....
A decision by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to remove the gray wolf from protection under the US Endangered Species Act may be made as early as this fall. Research presents strong evidence that the scientific reason advanced by the service for delisting the gray wolf is incorrect.
Scientists from around the world are calling for increased efforts to protect many of the Earth’s largest and most enchanting species before humanity wipes them out. In an open letter published Wednesday in the journal BioScience, 43...Show More Summary
The key to protecting endangered species: Currently, more than 1,500 species are listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. As of January, though, critical habitat has been designated for 704 listed species, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Show More Summary