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Endangered Species

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Top Endangered Species Articles

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  • Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper tree

    Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper tree
    MELBOURNE— Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against...
  • Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper

    Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against arguably the worst...
  • Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • 5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred

    5 years after BP spill, Gulf resilient yet scarred
    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there's more than surface shimmering blue and emerald to the aftermath of...
  • Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

    A study of the migration of rare western Pacific gray whales has led U.S. and Russian scientists to question whether they're a separate population or simply California gray whales that have expanded their feeding grounds. Researchers for decades have...
  • Environmentalists sue over Grand Teton grizzly take limit

    Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit saying Grand Teton National Park and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would allow too many grizzly bears to be killed in confrontations with elk hunters before officials would have to reassess their rules...
  • State wildlife commission tentatively approves bear hunting

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to allow bear hunting as soon as next October, after a 21-year ban. Commission members took the action after what they said is an increase in dangerous bear-human...
  • Nevada lawmakers seek OK to kill ravens, aid sage grouse

    Nevada lawmakers hope to prevent sage grouse from landing on the Endangered Species List by taking aim at ravens, which are notorious egg-snatchers. The Senate Natural Resources Committee held a meeting Tuesday to discuss AJR2, which would urge...
  • Biologists say there's enough data to decide wolf protection

    State biologists are telling the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission there is enough information to consider taking the gray wolf off the state endangered species list. A draft status review was posted Tuesday on the Oregon Department of Fish and...
  • Impact of proposed crayfish protections on mining industry uncertain

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list species of Appalachian crayfish as endangered, with potential consequences for the struggling eastern Kentucky mining industry. The Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday that the Big...
  • FWC must gather bear data before allowing hunting season

    FWC must gather bear data before allowing hunting season
    For 11 years I've been photographing black bears in the Wekiva River Basin. It has been exciting. In 2007, I first photographed a truly exceptional bear known to many as "Bruno." Because of his imposing size, Bruno became a legend among those familiar...