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Endangered Species

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  • Gray wolf gains endangered species protections in California

    California has largely escaped two decades of controversy surrounding the resurgence of wolves in the West, but the state stepped firmly into the fray Wednesday as wildlife officials voted to extend endangered species protections to gray wolves....
  • Wolf pups spotted in southwest Oregon's Cascade Mountains for the first time in 70 years

    Wolf pups spotted in southwest Oregon's Cascade Mountains for the first time in 70 years
    Wolf pups haven’t been seen in southwest Oregon’s Cascade Mountains in 70 years … until now. According to Outdoorhub, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says wolf pups have been sighted in the range for the first time since...
  • Review: 'A Window on Eternity' by Edward O. Wilson

    Review: 'A Window on Eternity' by Edward O. Wilson
    If a single place can capture humanity's fraught relationship with nature, Edward O. Wilson makes a good case for Mozambique's war-torn Gorongosa National Park. Its limestone gorges and lush rainforests helped rear the earliest humans, and it was humanity...
  • #ABC suing Dept. of Interior over #eagle kill ruling

     
    American Bird Conservancy (ABC)—has announced its intention to sue the Department of the Interior (DOI), charging DOI with multiple violations of federal law in connection with its December 9, 2013, final regulation that allows wind energy companies...
  • Endangered bird species mating in Bolsa Chica

    Endangered bird species mating in Bolsa Chica
    Local bird photographer Steve Smith walked around the southern entrance of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, hoping to get another glimpse of the elusive light-footed clapper rail. With a super telephoto lens attached to his camera, Smith wasn't...
  • State protection sought for flat-tailed horned lizard

    State protection sought for flat-tailed horned lizard
    A two-decade legal fight to protect a squat lizard with dragon-like head spines from urban encroachment in Southern California took a new turn this week. The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to...
  • Ken Ziffren Honored to L.A. Zoo Assn.'s Beastly Ball

    Los Angeles film czar Ken Ziffren opted for a pithy speech when he climbed onstage to receive the Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award Saturday night at the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association's 44th Annual Beastly Ball. The veteran entertainment industry...
  • Committee backs amenities for Fairview Park

    The Fairview Park Citizens Advisory Committee's discussions on park additions continued Wednesday, with a majority of the group giving thumbs-up approvals to adding new picnic structures, bike trails with pedestrian paths alongside them, drought-...
  • Baby herons mangled in woodchipper in Oakland, critics say

    Baby herons mangled in woodchipper in Oakland, critics say
    Critics are saying that young herons were removed from their nest during a tree-trimming project at a post office in Oakland and fed into a wood chipper.> Postal officials and the landscaping company deny the claims, but acknowledge someone removed...
  • Florida EcoSafaris zip line attraction gets new name

    Florida EcoSafaris zip line attraction gets new name
    A Central Florida zip-line attraction has changed its name. Florida EcoSafaris will now go by the name Forever Florida - Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild. "There has always been some confusion about what is Florida EcoSafaris and what is Forever...
  • After years buried in Everglades, another warplane mystery solved

    After years buried in Everglades, another warplane mystery solved
    Hidden in the dense sawgrass or buried in the deep muck of the Everglades are the mysterious wrecks of numerous aircraft. Some were drug planes that fled federal agents, others were private aircraft that ran into trouble or vintage warplanes that...