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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 )

- 2647 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 )

- 2790 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 )

- 2796 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 )

- 2797 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 )

- 2836 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 )

- 3167 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 )

- 3505 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 )

- 3558 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 )

- 3656 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 )

- 3685 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 )

- 3776 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 )

- 3835 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.
Harp Seal, Harp Seal Profile, Facts, Information, Photos, Pictures, Sounds, Habitats, Reports, News - National Geographic
Animals  (tags: Harp Seal Slaughter, Harp Seal Information, Harp Seal Sounds, AnimalWelfare, endangered, Threatened Species, conservation, animals, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildlife )

- 3836 days ago -
During the past several decades these grounds have become the scene of a human conflict between sealers and outraged environmentalists and animal rights activists.
N. Idaho Lynx Habitat Designation Won't Change Management
Animals  (tags: lynx, Idaho, critical habitat, Threatened species, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered )

- 3839 days ago -
A federal biologist says a small swath of national forest land in northern Idaho included in a plan to increase critical habitat for the threatened Canada lynx won't see changes in how it's managed.
Do or Die for Threatened Species
Animals  (tags: Australia, animals, threatened species, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3858 days ago -
AUSTRALIA needs to urgently identify land that can act as refuges for native wildlife and plants threatened by climate change and decide how to minimise the number of species that will face extinction, a disturbing report by the CSIRO has warned.

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