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Interior Secretary: One Year Later, Sage Grouse Collaboration Is Paying Off

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

Island restoration supports conservation of two Pacific seabird species

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

America’s Rarest Species Receive $44.8 Million Investment Under ESA Grants Program

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 Shooting Sports News.

Giant pandas removed from the endangered species list in huge conservation win

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

Many endangered species face long waits for protection

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

Who Will Guard the Guardians? CRS Report: 'The Endangered Species Act and "Sound Science"'

2 months agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

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....

Should the gray wolf keep its endangered species protection?

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.

Conservationists Warn Endangered Species Will Vanish Forever Unless We Act Now

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Coastal Review publishes primer on critical habitats

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

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

House Approves Bill to Cease Federal Protection of Gray Wolf

Photo by Harald Olsen/NTNU/Flickr, courtesy The new amendment would remove Endangered Species Act protections from the gray wolf. Last week, the House of Representatives approved an amendment to a $32-billion appropriations bill for funding government...Show More Summary

Kirtland's Warbler: Endangered Species Act Success Story!

In the movie When Harry Met Sally, Sally Albright orders a piece of pie in a restaurant saying, “I'd like the pie heated and I don't want the ice cream on top, I want it on the side, and I'd like strawberry instead of vanilla if youShow More Summary

Endangered Species Act: A Big Success!

One of the most frustrating elements for me of the toxic political climate today is how little facts seem to matter anymore in public discourse. It’s become a common belief that the Endangered Species Act hasn’t worked because, since its passage in 1973, only a handful of species have recovered enough to be de-listed. Show More Summary

Bluefin tuna gathering off Southern California coast could be off-limits to fisherman soon

Pacific bluefin tuna could be off-limits for U.S. fishermen if federal scientists agree to protect the coveted game fish under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity, with more than a dozen groups including Greenpeace, Earthjustice and the Sierra Club, has petitioned the...

Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?

Environmental groups have asked the U.S. to give the prized fish protection under the Endangered Species Act. Some scientists and activists say the chances are slim but the action is long overdue.

Pacific bluefin tuna should be protected under Endangered Species Act

An alliance of environmental groups has petitioned the National Marine Service to consider bluefin tuna and its habitat to be endangered, due to overfishing.

Update: Feds’ Lawsuit Against Dade City’s Wild Things Heads to Court

Just days after PETA notified Dade City’s Wild Things (DCWT) of its intent to sue under the Endangered Species Act, another lawsuit against DCWT is scheduled for the first... The post Update: Feds’ Lawsuit Against Dade City’s Wild Things Heads to Court appeared first on PETA.

The Endangered Species Act: Making Birds Great Again

When most people think about the Endangered Species Act, they think about wolves, polar bears or salmon. Less known is the quiet and remarkable work the Act has done to save so many of America's birds from winging off into extinction. This...Show More Summary

‘Nightmarish Tiger Sweatshop’ Gets Notice of PETA’s Intent to Sue

PETA intends to present evidence that Dade City's Wild Things is abusive and a habitual violator of the Endangered Species Act. The post ‘Nightmarish Tiger Sweatshop’ Gets Notice of PETA’s Intent to Sue appeared first on PETA.

U.S. Endangered Species Act: The System Works

3 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

In a world that’s often full of tragedy, every now and then some good news comes along to restore one’s...

Of bears and biases: scientific judgment and the fate of Yellowstone's grizzlies

The grizzly, or brown, bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is posed to lose protections under the Endangered Species Act. Jim Peaco, Yellowstone National Park via flickr By Jeremy T. Bruskotter, The Ohio State University; John A Vucetich, Michigan Technology University, and Robyn S. Show More Summary

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