Petition: New Whale Species that Washed Ashore in Florida is Already Endangered

Petition: New Whale Species that Washed Ashore in Florida is Already Endangered

Scientists have identified a new species of whale—and they say it’s already endangered. LiveScience reports that in January 2019, the body of a whale washed ashore in the Florida Everglades. Scientists initially thought the whale was a subspecies of the Bryde’s whale called Rice’s whale. Bryde’s—pronounced “broodus”—is a baleen whale species in the same category […]

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Idaho documents reveal weeks-old wolf pups among 570 maimed, slaughtered wolves

Idaho documents reveal weeks-old wolf pups among 570 maimed, slaughtered wolves

BOISE—As the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last week that the removal of wolves from Endangered Species Act protection nation-wide is “very imminent,” new data from Idaho show the ugly face of state wolf management there. According to an analysis of records obtained by Western Watersheds Project, hunters, trappers, and state and federal agencies […]

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POLL: Should the Biden Administration reinstate the gray wolf on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife?

POLL: Should the Biden Administration reinstate the gray wolf on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife?

When Joe Biden entered the White House on his first day as President of the United States, he signed 17 executive actions and orders — many of which review or reverse environmental policy written under President Donald Trump. In a fact sheet released Tuesday to the heads of relevant agencies, titled “President-elect Biden’s Day One […]

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Why red states want to seize control of the Endangered Species Act

Why red states want to seize control of the Endangered Species Act

In September, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, testifying on behalf of Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso’s latest bill to gut the Endangered Species Act (ESA) peddled the fake-news narrative that the ESA is “broken.” States would do a better job recovering endangered wildlife, Gordon testified, ignoring the obvious reality that every single species protected under the ESA […]

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