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Endangered Species

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Top Endangered Species Articles

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  • Website for bird-watchers launches

     Website for bird-watchers launches
    Whether you're a bird enthusiast or not, you will be fascinated by the new website All About Bird Biology. The product of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the site features interactive activities to help kids and adults learn about birds' feathers, songs...
  • Colombia condor conservation program lacks hard numbers

    Colombia condor conservation program lacks hard numbers
    Their wings spanning 10 feet or more as they glide serenely above Colombia's Andes, condors are majestic physical specimens. They have been important symbols here since pre-colonial times, when indigenous tribes saw them as messengers of the gods and...
  • Trade protections proposed for four species of turtles

    Trade protections proposed for four species of turtles
    Faced with growing concerns about the hunting of freshwater turtles in the United States for Asian food markets, federal officials this week proposed adding four species to an international list of plants and animals designed to manage commercial trade in...
  • U.S. weighs listing African lion as threatened species

    U.S. weighs listing African lion as threatened species
      The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday proposed listing the African lion as threatened after a study showed the big cats were in danger of extinction in the foreseeable future. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday proposed listing...
  • Draft plan released for James River refuge

    The James River National Wildlife Refuge — established in 1991 to protect endangered bald eagles — could be getting an environmental makeover. The 4,324-acre refuge in Prince George County is a former pine plantation that has provided...
  • South African brothers charged in illegal rhinoceros hunting scheme

    South African brothers charged in illegal rhinoceros hunting scheme
    For five years starting in 2005, prosecutors say, two South African brothers sold American hunters on trips to hunt wild rhinoceroses. The brothers told prospective clients at hunting expos and gun shows across the United States that the animals were...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Global fossil fuel fears suck up all the oxygen

    Never let it be said that Mother Nature doesn't appreciate irony. A new study led by researchers at Occidental College and the University of California at Santa Barbara has found that the oil platforms dotting the California coast are fantastic for sea...
  • The good news about offshore oil rigs

    Never let it be said that Mother Nature doesn't appreciate irony. A new study led by researchers at Occidental College and UC Santa Barbara has found that the oil platforms dotting the California coast are fantastic for sea life. In a 15-year study,...
  • Enigmatic frog could alter Jaindl warehouse plan

    As threatened and endangered species in Pennsylvania go, perhaps none may be more enigmatic and intriguing than an oddball amphibian known for its elusive behavior and unpredictable mating frenzies. With its bulging eyes and stout body, the thumb-...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
  • Critics protest Obama's San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

    Critics protest Obama's San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
    Holding up signs that said “Monumental mistake” and twirling gold-and-silver hula hoops, a handful of protesters gathered in San Dimas on Friday to express their opposition to President Obama’s designation of the San Gabriel Mountains as...