Many Partners Aim to Protect Nevada Wetlands for Shorebirds

Many Partners Aim to Protect Nevada Wetlands for Shorebirds

Long-billed Dowitchers—shorebirds about the size of robins—annually migrate from breeding areas in Alaska and eastern Siberia to wintering areas in the southern United States, Mexico, and the northern part of Latin America. Along the way, surveys indicate that up to 150,000 Long-billed Dowitchers stop annually in the Lahontan Valley Wetlands, some 70 miles east of […]

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Cattlemen Tell EnviroNews Ranchers Want Mexican Wolves Killed, Despite Being Paid for Livestock Losses

Cattlemen Tell EnviroNews Ranchers Want Mexican Wolves Killed, Despite Being Paid for Livestock Losses

(EnviroNews Arizona) — Parts of eastern Arizona are a conflict zone, as a 100-year war between ranchers, conservation groups, government agencies, and the endangered Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) rages on. The rarest subspecies of gray wolf, also known as “el lobo,” is doing what wolves have always done in their native territories: they […]

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Petition: Don’t Allow Trophy Hunter to Bring Home Body of Endangered Sheep

Petition: Don’t Allow Trophy Hunter to Bring Home Body of Endangered Sheep

Cecil the lion became a household name after Minnesota dentist and trophy hunter, Walter Palmer, murdered Cecil in 2015. The news caused international outrage as Cecil was a beloved animal that lured from the protection of the Hwange National Park and then killed. Palmer left Cecil suffering for 12 hours from arrow wounds before authorities […]

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Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Wolf in Southeast – Alaska  Alexander Archipelago Wolves Threatened by Trapping, Forest Clearcutting

Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Wolf in Southeast Alaska – Alexander Archipelago Wolves Threatened by Trapping, Forest Clearcutting

SITKA, Alaska— The Center for Biological Diversity, Alaska Rainforest Defenders and Defenders of Wildlife petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to give Endangered Species Act protections to the Alexander Archipelago wolf in Southeast Alaska. This rare gray wolf subspecies, which inhabits the coastal rainforests of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia, faces numerous threats. Legal trapping recently […]

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Lawsuit Launched to Compel Trump Administration to Protect Bi-state Sage Grouse

Lawsuit Launched to Compel Trump Administration to Protect Sage Grouse

SAN FRANCISCO― Conservation groups filed a formal notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect an imperiled bird, the bi-state sage grouse, under the Endangered Species Act despite ongoing population declines. The bi-state sage grouse is a geographically isolated, genetically distinct population of greater sage grouse, which are famous […]

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