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Endangered Species

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  • Feds celebrate sage grouse deal with Oregon ranchers

    The Obama administration and Gov. Kate Brown joined with Oregon ranchers to celebrate agreements they all hope will help keep the sage grouse off the endangered species list. The agreements announced Friday in Bend, Oregon, give ranchers incentives to...
  • Wood bison make it to Alaska village; April release planned

    A hundred wood bison that will be the foundation for the first wild herd on U.S. soil in more than a century have been safely delivered to a rural Alaska village, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "They are acclimating very rapidly,"...
  • Many Native Connecticut Plants in Danger, Report Warns

    Many Native Connecticut Plants in Danger, Report Warns
    Many of Connecticut's native plant species, and others across New England, are at risk from a combination of invasive species, pollution, human development and climate change, according to a study released Thursday. The report, "State Of The Plants,"...
  • Officials investigating men in video driving with possible wounded owl

    Two West Palm Beach men apparently got a hoot out of driving around with a wounded owl while they were purportedly drinking — and capturing it all on film, according to wildlife authorities. But state wildlife officials aren't laughing....
  • Students set out on shark-tagging expedition

    Students set out on shark-tagging expedition
    Elizabeth Eubanks, a science teacher at the Palm Beach Maritime Academy in Lantana, who has taken her students on research expeditions to the rain forests of Costa Rica, Hawaii, the Arctic and Alaska, recently was out on the Intracoastal Waterway on a...
  • Bear hunting won't solve Florida's bear-human problems

    Bear hunting won't solve Florida's bear-human problems
        Faced with five incidents in Central and North Florida when female Florida black bears (four of whom had cubs with them) injured people, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has responded with a hasty proposal to open a hunting...
  • Record 6,063 manatees counted in Florida

    Record 6,063 manatees counted in Florida
    A record 6,063 manatees were counted in Florida waters last month, topping the previous high by nearly 1,000 and giving further support to groups seeking to strip the species of its endangered status. The high count reflects both the improved prospects...
  • A ravenous market for wildlife parts is pushing Earth's biota to the brink

    A ravenous market for wildlife parts is pushing Earth's biota to the brink
    The illegal traffic in wildlife, a nearly $20-billion-a-year business, adds up to a global war against nature. Unchecked, it will give us a most un-Disneyesque future in which Dorothy's “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” will truly be over...
  • New study: Everglades rare plants under siege

    New study: Everglades rare plants under siege
    A landmark report — 10 years in the making — looked at critically imperiled plants at Everglades National Park and found that 16 of them may already have vanished from there. Possible culprits? The same threats faced by the park's endangered...
  • Camera catches photos of rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite

    Camera catches photos of rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite
    Next time you go to Yosemite National Park, look for a new and rarely seen visitor: the Sierra Nevada red fox. Park officials announced Wednesday that cameras set up in the far northern part of the park twice confirmed a sighting of the fox that hasn'...
  • Birds flying in a V take turns in the top spot, study finds

    Birds flying in a V take turns in the top spot, study finds
    It take a flock to fly. Over grueling, dangerous flights, Northern bald ibises will take turns at the toughest job during their migration -- leading the V-shaped formation, a new study finds. The findings, described in the Proceedings of the National...