Groups sue to restore endangered species protection for US northern Rockies wolves

Groups sue to restore endangered species protection for US northern Rockies wolves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Six conservation groups have filed a lawsuit challenging a recent federal government decision not to protect wolves in the northern U.S. Rocky Mountain region under the Endangered Species Act, arguing that states are exercising too much leeway to keep the predators’ numbers to a minimum. The groups sued the U.S. Department […]

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Lead poisoning continues to impact bald eagle populations in Pennsylvania and beyond

Lead poisoning continues to impact bald eagle populations in Pennsylvania and beyond

Reports of bald eagles dying from lead ammunition poisoning continue as populations of the formerly endangered bird soar. Bald eagle exposure to the pesticide DDT caused potential extinction a half century ago. And while the birds are no longer endangered and populations are still increasing, researchers say lead poisoning is taking a chunk of some […]

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New Highway Bridge Tries to Save California Cougars

New Highway Bridge Tries to Save California Cougars

In the terrain of Southern California’s Hollywood Hills, mountain lions roam as apex predators. Known as pumas or cougars, these creatures face increasing challenges as urbanization encroaches on their habitat. The iconic 2013 photograph of P-22 against the backdrop of the Hollywood sign symbolized concern for these animals struggling to survive amidst human development and […]

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Earth Faces Unprecedented Extinction Crisis Threatening Thousands of Species and Our Future

Earth Faces Unprecedented Extinction Crisis Threatening Thousands of Species and Our Future

The world is facing an unprecedented extinction crisis. Species are vanishing at an alarming rate, primarily due to human activities. Scientists warn that unless immediate action is taken, many more species will disappear forever. The Urgency of Protecting Biodiversity A recent study published in Frontiers in Science underscores the urgency of protecting Earth’s biodiversity. Researchers […]

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