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PETITION: Killing Polar Bears Is Legal?
Animals  (tags: killing polar bears, canada, legal, Threatened species, Canadian Government, inuit guide, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, humans, protection, wildlife )

- 19 days ago -
The WFF recognizes the polar bear as a threatened species, but the Canadian Government is still allowing everyday people to kill polar bears. The only restriction is that they must have an Inuit guide and pay a small fee of $750.00.
Petition: Introduce The Death Penalty Or Life Imprisonment For ANYONE Found Guilty Of Being Involved In Poaching Activities
Animals  (tags: wildlife poachers, wildlife trafficking, wildlife loss, Threatened species, Endangered species act, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention of further killings, animal welfare and rights, harsh penalties for animal killers, stronger protection laws )

- 21 days ago -
Poaching is pushing Elephants, Rhinos and Tigers to the brink of extinction. Endangered animals are poached even in the world's most protected areas. It is very important for countries to implement sufficient monitoring and enforcement measures as well as
2 Subspecies of Lion Will Be Added to the Endangered Species List, Activists Say
Animals  (tags: Cecil, Lions, Import Ban, Trophy hunting, Endangerd Species, Threatened species, Justice, Animal rights )

- 699 days ago -
Six months after Cecil the lion was hunted and killed by a Minnesota dentist, it is unlikely that any lion trophies will ever again be imported legally into the United States
Tell Secretary Jewell to Protect Wolverines! - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: Wolverines, Threatened species, Fish and Wildlife Service )

- 1183 days ago -
Despite a unanimous recommendation by scientists that the wolverine be listed as threatened under the ESA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has scrapped plans to protect this imperiled mammal.
Speak Up For Wildlife: Stop the Extinction Rider From Passing
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, esa, endangered species act, poisoning, extinction, threatened species, endangered species, extinction rider )

- 2310 days ago -
Any day, the House of Representatives will vote on the Interior Appropriations bill, which includes an Extinction Rider that will prevent any new species from being listed under the Endangered Species Act.
Wolverines Stage Comeback, But For How Long?
Animals  (tags: animals, wolverines, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, rare animals, threatened species, research, environment, animalwelfare )

- 2453 days ago -
One of the rarest mammals in North America is staging a comeback in the Northwest. Wildlife biologists have tracked wolverines on mountainsides where they haven't been seen in many decades. But several new studies suggest the recovery could be short lived
Bald Eagles on Bay Bring Forward Lawsuit
Animals  (tags: animals, bald eagle, eagles, birds, humans, environment, threatened species, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, habitat, law, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2460 days ago -
The Daniele family,which owns Bazil Restaurant and the surrounding property,has filed suit with the state after being told they're not allowed to develop within 350 feet of the eagles' nesting site. The suit seeks $1 million in compensation for the family
Obama Administration Denies Protection to Plains Bison
Animals  (tags: animals, bison, buffalo, american bison, north american bison, wild bison, wildanimals, endangered species act, threatened species, population, protection, humans, law, environment, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2460 days ago -
In response to a petition from a private citizen and a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided today that the plains bison does not deserve protection under the Endangered Species Act.
"Critical Habitat" Recalculated for Reintroduced Lynx
Animals  (tags: animals, lynx, wildanimals, wildlife, habitat, Threatened species, environment, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2499 days ago -
Federal lawyers have backed away from fighting a federal judge's ruling that favors lynx, clearing the way for possible broader protection of the quick-pawed predators in Colorado and other Western states.
Federal Biologists' Study Stalls on Missing Lynx
Animals  (tags: wildlife, habitat, cats, animals, investigation, Threatened species )

- 2830 days ago -
VAIL PASS -- Federal biologists investigating how people mix with threatened lynx wildcats in the wilderness have persuaded hundreds of Colorado backcountry snowmobilers and skiers to let scientists track their every move.
Wild Lands
Animals  (tags: threatened species, protection, buffer, protected areas, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3168 days ago -
Wild Lands is a unique programme that aims to create a buffer to the existing Protected Areas of the country by identifying, prioritising, securing and/or managing unprotected wild lands of critical importance to threatened species.
Parasites Threaten Otters
Animals  (tags: California sea otters, parasites, animals, threatened species, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 3222 days ago -
The food some California sea otters eat might carry deadly parasites that come from cats and opossums, a recent study suggests.
VIDEO: Global Warming Good for Sharks?
Animals  (tags: sharks, global warming, threatened species, benefits, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3320 days ago -
Warmer waters around Antarctica could actually benefit a threatened population of gray nurse--or sand tiger--sharks, scientists say.
Montana Gov. Wants Grizzly Bear Off Endangered Species List
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, protection, wildlife, government, Threatened species )

- 3348 days ago -
The majestic grizzly bear was once king of the Western wilderness but was threatened with extinction for a third of a century. With a new study showing there are now about 563 bears in Montana, ranchers, farmers and Republican leaders want to delist them.

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