Our beloved Decorah Eagles might want to consider seeking expatriate asylum status outside of the US. Nearly 40 years after President Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law, Tea Party senators led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced S 1731 last week, seeking to dismantle existing environmental conservation law. If signed into law, the [...]
Add your voice to the more than 700,000 other Americans who've urged the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to hold true to their duty to uphold the spirit of the Endangered Species Act
The current federal plan to remove Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection for gray wolves across the lower 48 states is one of the most ill conceived proposals yet from the Obama administration. If enacted, the plan would reverse three...Show More Summary
Representatives of a wide range of interests roundly criticized the Endangered Species Act at a forum led by two members of Congress. Click here for the full story
This Friday, October 4th, the U.C. Davis School of Law’s California Environmental Law & Policy Center (CELPC) will convene a major conference commemorating the 40th anniversary of the federal Endangered Species Act. “The ESA at 40: Examining Its Past and Exploring Its Future” will bring to King Hall a broad array of ESA experts, including […]
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the southern white rhinoceros as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, a major volley in its high profile campaign to crack down on rapacious, cruel, and unsustainable poaching aimed...Show More Summary
The white rhino has been named an endangered species by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and will now be protected under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Read More The post White Rhinos Declared ‘Threatened’ to Curb Poaching of All Rhinos appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Idaho suction dredge hobbyists miners are crying the blues about having to obtain an EPA permit which helps prevent violations of the Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts. LINK (via: MagicValley.com)
It is a long and arduous process to get a species listed as Endangered. Some go extinct while waiting. Should the wolf, and animal still deeply persecuted while its numbers remain fairly low, be removed?
All existing Endangered Species Act requirements remain in place. It represents our strong partnership and the belief that the agreement will allow both agencies to concentrate our resources on what matters most.
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Marine animals like this basking shark are in dire need of protections under the Endangered Species Act, and there's no time to waste. Photo: Greg Skomal l NOAA Fisheries Service Did you know that only about 6% of all U.S. species protected...Show More Summary
A conservation group will ask the federal government Monday to list 81 additional marine species under the Endangered Species Act, seeking to protect sharks, corals and other sea life and begin correcting what it considers a bias toward safeguarding terrestrial creatures. Read full article >>
Great white sharks in the northeastern Pacific, including California, are not in danger of becoming extinct, according to NOAA Fisheries, and will not be listed under the Endangered Species Act. NOAA had consented to consider listing white sharks as endangered in response to two petitions submitted last year. Show More Summary
For as long as I’ve been alive, wild chimpanzees have been “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Captive-born chimps, … Continue reading »
The federal government was justified in refusing to expand Endangered Species Act protections for the pygmy rabbit, according to a federal judge. The Capital Press ebook "Keen on Quinoa" is free today at http://bit.ly/KeenOnQuinoa
How the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act helped put physicians in private practice on the endangered species list.
The Obama administration is giving up on America's wolves. On Friday morning, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its plans to strip Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across most of the lower 48 states.
Wolf protection under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) should end because the gray wolf has been brought back successfully from the brink of extinction. The US Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) published the somewhat controversial announcement about the gray wolf on Friday. As a result of its recovery, they propose to remove it from [...]Show More Summary
When the Act is allowed to do its job, it's amazingly successful: 99 percent of the species under its care have been spared extinction (think: grizzly bears, gray whales and bald eagles) and hundreds are on the road to recovery.