HONOLULU — The Society for the Preservation of Kobe Bryant held its first meeting Sunday. The unofficial declaration of the SPKB was as follows: Regarding the critically endangered species known by the common name of No. 24 Black Mamba, we shall not allow for premature extinction under any circumstances. Show More Summary
A new poll shows that Americans are in favor of some updates to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Farm Bureau cites a Morning Consult poll that shows most people in the U.S. believe the law is outdated and needs to be revised. The survey shows: · 63 percent of Americans support modernizing the ESA; · 62 of Americans believe the... Read More
Since January, over 80 legislative proposals have been proposed in Congress to dramatically reduce protections for imperiled wildlife protected under the Endangered Species Act. While most are standalone bills, many are extraneous amendments...Show More Summary
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announces yesterday that greater sage-grouse will not require protection under the Endangered Species Act. Also participating in the announcement are (from left) Secretary of the Interior Dan Ashe,...Show More Summary
Full implementation of conservation plans is crucial for legal defense of the listing decision and success of the bird WASHINGTON, D.C. – The post Endangered Species Act Protection is Not Warranted for Sage Grouse appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
The greater sage grouse, a bird that's been at the center of a major conservation fight over the last year, will not be protected under the Endangered Species Act. The post Why It Matters That A Little Bird Out West Isn’t Getting Listed As An Endangered Species appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Obama administration is announcing Tuesday that it will not provide federal protection under the Endangered Species Act for the greater sage grouse, an iconic American bird whose population has fallen sharply for decades in the West because of the impact of ranching, gas drilling, mineral mining and wildfires on its habitat.Read full article >>
In a move that will ensure protection from cruel lab experiments and some captive situations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has given chimpanzees endangered species status under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The rule went into effect earlier this week. Show More Summary
Over the past few months, Republican members of Congress have been attempting to systematically dismantle the Endangered Species Act (ESA) through dozens of legislative proposals. They say the ESA has been abused and is no longer anShow More Summary
To the editor: The Times editorial board is absolutely correct: the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta must be managed by science, not Congress - and that's exactly what the California Emergency Drought Relief Act does. ("Feinstein-Boxer water bill offers real drought relief," editorial, Aug. 14)
A showdown over a songbird’s status is part of a continuing national dialogue about the Endangered Species Act.
PETA, ALDF, and others claim that the park is violating the Endangered Species Act. The post UPDATE: Cruelty to Endangered Orca Lolita Nets Lawsuit Against Miami Seaquarium appeared first on PETA.
Chimpanzees are now officially considered an endangered species, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and will be designated as such under the Endangered Species Act. The move comes after a petition for the action was submitted by activist is
Some anti-wolf politicians in Congress are once again pushing to force the removal of wolves from the Endangered Species Act. Act now to protect wolves! Related Stories Anti-Horse Slaughter Bill Hits the Senate The 113th Congress in Review for Animals Wildlife Disservices
(Reuters) - Eastern cougars that once roamed North America from parts of Canada to South Carolina are extinct and no longer warrant federal Endangered Species Act protections, U.S. wildlife managers said on Tuesday.
Wild chimpanzees have been protected under the Endangered Species Act for nearly a quarter century, but not captive chimps. Without that oversight, they have been held in pens, bought and sold for research, and poked, prodded and injected with potions to find cures that might benefit humans.Read full article >>
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has issued a final rule that officially extends the full protection of the Endangered Species Act to captive chimpanzees. The post Captive Chimpanzees Now Protected by Endangered Species Act appeared first on PETA.
PETA Foundation Deputy General Counsel Delcianna Winders released a statement in response to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s final rule that officially extends the full protection of the... The post PETA Statement: Captive Chimpanzees Now Protected by Endangered Species Act appeared first on PETA.
Though wild chimpanzees were listed as “endangered” in 1990 amid concerns of dwindling populations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made a controversial decision to “split-list” the species by depriving captive chimpanzees of the endangered status. Show More Summary
The American eel has been a concern for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service since 2007, when it was first considered for, but failed to receive, Endangered Species Act protection. The numbers of these slender, slimy, ancient fish in freshwater...Show More Summary