Republicans hope that having both houses of Congress and the White House will allow them to rewrite the most powerful environmental law that exists anywhere in the world. The House … Click to Continue »
The congressman who said he "would love to invalidate" the Endangered Species Act is closing in on his goal. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) recently shepherded five bills out of the Natural Resources Committee he chairs that would dismantle the law piece by piece. Show More Summary
For decades, Rep. Rob Bishop has wanted to undo the law. Under Trump, victory is within his grasp.
Two Florida men have been sentenced by a federal judge after pleading guilty to violating the U.S. Endangered Species Act for tying up three tiny Key deer in the back … Click to Continue »
On December 6, PETA lawyers will make the case for why Lolita's captivity at Miami Seaquarium violates the Endangered Species Act.
The misnamed Saving America’s Endangered Species Act would eliminate protections for foreign species held as captives in the United States and would have immediate and devastating consequences for chimpanzees, elephants, and African lions. Show More Summary
CAPE TOWN - Qatar Airways has joined USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transportation of Endangered Species (ROUTES) Partnership to act against wildlife trafficking across transport networks. In a statement, the airline company...Show More Summary
The SHARE Act would create a loophole in the Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act to allow 41 polar bear hunters to bring their kills into the United States to mount as “trophies.” Photo by Alamy House Speaker Paul...Show More Summary
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services says a migratory songbird that summers in the northeastern United States does not warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act. The service was considering … Click to Continue »
At least 19 humpback whales, two blue whales and one leatherback sea turtle — each protected by the Endangered Species Act — were found tangled up in crab gear off the West Coast last year. In 2015, there were 62 reported entanglements. Eleven of those entanglements were found with gear from the California Dungeness crab […]
Two Florida men have pleaded guilty to violating the U.S. Endangered Species Act for tying up three tiny Key deer in the back of a car in July. According to … Click to Continue »
Before the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), there was the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966. The first list...
The federal government is reviewing the status of a pair of river herring species to see if the little fish should be listed under the Endangered Species Act because of … Click to Continue »
A nonprofit firm has filed a lawsuit against Hawaii that claims the lights at several state-operated airports are harming imperiled seabirds. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/2xvqkqQ ) Earthjustice filed the … Click to Continue »
Pacing around concrete pits at the Cherokee Bear Zoo, four bears begged for food from visitors. Patrons obliged, throwing apples and dry bread supplied by the zoo. Two visitors, however, walked away disgusted. Peggy Hill and Amy Walker, members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, sued for inhumane......
Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, Frank Garrison In a broad reading of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) designated 1,500 acres of Markle Interest’s private land as “essential critical habitat” for the dusky gopher frog, possibly costing the company up to $34 million. Show More Summary
A Florida man caught with protected deer in a car pleaded not guilty to federal charges of violating the Endangered Species Act. The Miami Herald reports 18-year-old Erik Damas Acosta … Click to Continue »
Please see the following statement regarding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision today to issue an Endangered Species Act permit to Feld Entertainment, Inc.—Ringling Bros. and Barnum &... The post Feds Allow Ringling to Export Tigers: Shady Deal Contravenes Endangered Species Act, Says PETA appeared first on PETA.
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A federal appeals court chose on Tuesday to keep in place Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region — a decision that could also have implications for Yellowstone grizzly bears and other wildlife. The U.S. Court of […]
The sage grouse can’t catch a break. The bird with a riveting mating ritual and a 40-million-year lineage, which provided sustenance for Plains Indians and settlers all across the American West, has long been imperiled. According to scientists’ rough estimates, 16 million sage grouse once lived...