The import of lion trophies to the United States was significantly reduced due to the species being listed as protected under the Endangered Species Act, and the United States announced that it will not allow the import of lion trophies from captive bred lions killed in canned hunts in South Africa. Show More Summary
DALLAS – Last week, Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service David Ashe, announced new regulations for the importation of lion trophies into the United States under the Endangered Species Act. The new regulations allow for the importation of wild or wild-managed lion trophies from South Africa – home to many wild lion populations. Show More Summary
The Pacific bearded seal's future is on thin ice, literally and figuratively. The seals, known for their long, mustache-like whiskers, live and feed off the ice flows that cover the shallow waters off the coast of Alaska and the Arctic. Those flows are expected to decline dramatically, shrinking as......
A Texas judge has sentenced a 19-year-old man to five years probation for shooting and killing two endangered whooping cranes. The case is a rare example of a successful prosecution under the Endangered Species Act, which among other things, bans the killing of an endangered animal, and punishes...
A Texas judge has sentenced a 19-year-old man to five years probation for shooting and killing two endangered whooping cranes. The case is a rare example of a successful prosecution under the Endangered Species Act, which among other...Show More Summary
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