| Mar 15, 2015
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:07 PM
The idyllic Carbon County acreage where Bethlehem gets its drinking water — called one of the last great places on Earth by one conservancy group — might get a natural gas pipeline.
On a 114-mile route from the Wilkes-Barre area to a...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:57 AM
The Santa Catalina subspecies of Channel Islands fox -- found only on that island, about 22 miles from the Southern California mainland -- soon may be removed from the list of endangered species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:28 AM
A bald eagle was injured Wednesday when it landed on or ran into power lines in Bushkill Township, police there said.
Bushkill Township police were dispatched Wednesday to the 700 block of Muschlitz Road on report of an injured bald eagle laying on...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:18 PM
The endangered Santa Catalina Island fox population has reached 1,700 and may be nearing its capacity for sustainability on the resort destination off the Southern California coast, a conservation biologist said.
“We're getting close,” Julie...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Critters living near a small brook on hundreds of acres destined for warehouses in Lower Macungie Township will get a reprieve from eviction, thanks to the Eastern spadefoot toad.
Developer Liberty Property Trust of Malvern and David Jaindl, who owns the...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Once a threatened species in Illinois, a bobcat was spotted by a Wauconda resident earlier this week on private property near a Lake County Forest Preserve.
The resident took photos of the tan bobcat and sent them to Wauconda and Fremont Township...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:44 PM
The delta smelt may be a small fish with a short life, but it has spawned a decades-long legal battle over water in California.
At issue has been a series of orders under the Endangered Species Act that at times reduce water deliveries from the...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:25 PM
A Connecticut-based environmental group has decided to go to court in an attempt to block the federal sale of Plum Island, claiming the property in Long Island Sound is critical to the welfare of endangered and threatened species.
Save the Sound, a...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:58 AM
The tiny toad species said to possibly be lurking near Jaindl Land Company's planned 600-plus acre development in Lower Macungie will be protected and monitored under an agreement reached between Jaindl and the state Fish and Boat Commission.
| Jan 11, 2015
| 1:32 PM
One day before he is set to leave office, Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed legislation Sunday that would have allowed bobcat hunting in Illinois for the first time in 40 years.
The measure would have amended the wildlife code to allow hunters to kill one bobcat in...