Court Restores Wolverine Protections While Agency Reconsiders Endangered Species Decision

Court Restores Wolverine Protections While Agency Reconsiders Endangered Species Decision

MISSOULA, Mont.— In a victory for wolverines, a Montana District Court decided late Thursday to restore the species as a candidate for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The court agreed with conservation groups that wolverines need additional protections while the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reconsiders its 2020 decision not to protect the species […]

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Rapid Global Warming is Driving Southern Yellow-Billed Hornbills to Local Extinction

Rapid Global Warming is Driving Southern Yellow-Billed Hornbills to Local Extinction

Global heating is exacerbating the harsh conditions associated with arid environments by elevating average air temperatures and increasing the frequency and intensity of heatwaves and drought. Possible consequences for animals inhabiting arid regions include increased frequency of mass mortality events and disastrous reproductive failures. However, heatwaves, especially in association with droughts, may also have insidious […]

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