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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 )

- 579 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 )

- 1062 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 )

- 2189 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 )

- 2333 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 )

- 2339 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 )

- 2340 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 )

- 2378 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 )

- 2710 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 )

- 3048 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 )

- 3101 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 )

- 3199 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 )

- 3228 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.
EU Closes Bluefin Tuna Fishery Early
Animals  (tags: bluefin tuna, fishery closing, overfishing, illegal catches, Threatened species, fish, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3319 days ago -
In announcing the fishery's closure, European authorities have highlighted the dire situation facing the Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery - widely reported to be rife with illegal activity and massive overfishing due to bloated fleet capacity.
U.S. Activists: Protect Threatened Species and Tropical Forests! Take Action!
Animals  (tags: threatened species, tropical forests, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3378 days ago -
Each year at this time in the federal budget cycle, you have a huge opportunity to help countless species and habitats by urging your members of Congress to speak out for U.S. funding that protects nature in developing countries.

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