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Shame on You, President Bush! Protect America's Wolves!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: endangered, wildlife, wolves, Endangered Species, yellowstone, bush, Bush Administration, Bush/Cheney )

- 1923 days ago -
Yesterday -- in their FINAL hours, the Bush/Cheney Administration greenlighted the slaughter of wolves. More than 1,000 wolves in the Northern Rockies -- including wolves in Greater Yellowstone -- could die as a result.
Alaska Sea Otters Gain Habitat Protection
Offbeat  (tags: Sea Otters, Alaska, endangered species, endangered animals, animalrights, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildanimals, wildlife, oceans, Alaska, Bering Sea, Habitat )

- 1952 days ago -
ANCHORAGE, Alaska-- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed designating 5,879 square miles of nearshore waters along the Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea and Alaska Peninsula as critical habitat for threatened sea otters in southwest Alaska.
Bush Administration Finalizes Rule; Blocks Crucial Polar Bear Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Polar bears, endangered species, Endangered Species Act, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Defenders of Wildlife, environment )

- 1957 days ago -
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced today that it will deny the polar bear the appropriate and necessary protections of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). “This rule makes a mockery of the Endangered Species Act, our nation’s
Extinction Crisis Worsens; - Planet Earth
Animals  (tags: earth, extinction, animals, endangered, Endangered Species, habitat, conservation )

- 1971 days ago -
An extinction crisis continues to ravage the planet's animals and plants, according to the new Red List of Threatened Species released today. The elevated threat level has even sparked a Dow Jones-like index of endangered species, designed to spot trouble
Obama Has List Of 200 Bush Actions To Swiftly Overturn
Environment  (tags: good news, obama, bush, environment, politics, climate change, globalwarming, CO2emissions, ecosystems, conservation, pollution, humans, animals, endangered species, wolves, polar bears, whales, protection )

- 1990 days ago -
Barack Obama has a list of about 200 Bush administration actions and executive orders that could be swiftly undone to reverse White House policies on climate change, stem cell research, reproductive rights and other issues, according to his advisers.
Farming the Fragile Jewels of the Deep
Environment  (tags: coral, coral reefs, coral farming, business, endangered species )

- 1992 days ago -
Meet Steve Lowes, a farmer who raises sustainable coral for sale to aquarium supply companies and pet stores. His efforts, and those of others who do the same, are putting a dent in the amount of coral stolen from endangered living reefs.
Japanese Researchers Publish Study That Provides Hope of Reviving Extinct Animals-- and Saving Endangered Species
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, animals, science, research, endangered species, extinct species, genetics, cloning )

- 1995 days ago -
It's not quite on the scale of Jurassic Park, but Japanese researchers claim that they have successfully produced clones of mice that have been frozen for 16 years. Will this research help revive extinct animals like the wooly mammoth?
Bush Team's Final Sneak Attack On Environment
Environment  (tags: bush, republicans, politics, government, corruption, environment, destruction, CO2emissions, climate-change, globalwarming, pollution, mining, factory farms, killing, suffering, animals, wolves, wildlife, endangered species )

- 1995 days ago -
The Bush Administration's last minute environmental policy changes include getting wolves off the Endangered Species List, allowing power plants to operate near national parks and loosening regulations for factory farm waste and mountaintop coal-mining.
New Research Confirms Dolphins Are Disappearing
Environment  (tags: wildlife, endangered species, Hectors and Maui dolphins severely deple )

- 2010 days ago -
Newly published research from the University of Otago confirms that Hector's dolphins are disappearing more than ten times faster than populations can sustain.
Alaska Officials Slam Beluga Decision
Animals  (tags: alaska, cook inlet, marine wildlife, whales, belugas, endangered species, alaskan officals, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2011 days ago -
The federal government today placed the beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet under the protection of the Endangered Species Act, concluding that a decade-long recovery program has failed to assure their survival. "In spite of protections already in pl
Feds: Beluga Whale Endangered in Part of Alaska
Animals  (tags: alaska, marine wildlife, whales, belugas, endangered species, habitat, extinction, humans, protection )

- 2011 days ago -
WASHINGTON -- The federal government on Friday placed the beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet under the protection of the Endangered Species Act, concluding that a decade-long recovery program has failed to assure their survival. "In spite of protect
Wolves Back on Endangered List, But Officials Want Them Delisted
Animals  (tags: montana, wildlife, wild animals, wolves, endangered species, list, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2013 days ago -
Federal wildlife officials said Tuesday that they want to remove wolves in the Northern Rockies from the endangered species list - again - by early 2009. That declaration came on the same day a judge restored the wolf's endangered status, as part of a law
Crown Prince Of Abu Dhabi Donates EUR25m To Save Wildlife
Animals  (tags: animals, plants, endangered species, extinction, killing, poaching, habitat destruction, climate change, pollution )

- 2020 days ago -
An increasing number of plants and animals are facing extinction due to pollution, poaching, habitat degradation and climate change. The number of threatened mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish has grown to 5,966, compared to 3,314 in 1998.
No Bailout Plan For World's Endangered Mammals
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered species, wildlife, protection, killing, extinction )

- 2020 days ago -
At least 1,141 of 5,487 known species of mammals are threatened, with 188 listed in the highest risk "critically endangered" category. There is no long-term conservation strategy to prevent the extinction of endangered species in the future.
Climate Focus 'Good News For Species'
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, ecosystems, globalwarming, endangered species, habitat, nature, wildlife, world, humans )

- 2020 days ago -
Imagine what would happen to us if rainfall was a thousand times more than normal? What if rates of disease transmission for malaria or HIV/AIDS were a thousand times more than normal? That is what is happening to plant and animal biodiversity today.

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