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Endangered Species

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  • 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...
  • Wyoming still planning on sage grouse hunting this fall

    Hunting of greater sage grouse could continue in eight states even if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were to determine in the months ahead that the ground-dwelling birds deserve protection as a threatened or endangered species, an agency spokesman...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: March 13 Miami Herald on blocking the sunshine: Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of the Associated Press, nails it on our Other Views page: "The Freedom of Information Act and state open-records laws are...
  • Wyoming grouse conservation could preserve area for birds

    A new system announced Wednesday to conserve habitat for the greater sage grouse will start by making 86 square miles of Wyoming ranchland available for preservation through arrangements with oil and gas companies and others who, in exchange, want to...
  • Illinois to take peregrine falcon off threatened list

    Illinois to take peregrine falcon off threatened list
    Illinois officials are set to remove the peregrine falcon from the state's threatened species list. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers (http://bit.ly/1EW30nw ) reports the bird will be taken off the list in the coming weeks after action...
  • Florida manatee count tallies record high

    MIAMI Two years after Florida tallied a record number of manatee deaths, state biologists announced Monday that they have documented a near stampede of wintering sea cows in recent months. An annual statewide survey, conducted over several days in...
  • Judge in Oregon orders harder look at forestry project

    A federal judge ruled Monday that federal forest managers have to take a harder look at the environmental harm that could be caused by a new forestry project planned in northern spotted owl habitat as a way to break a logjam over timber harvests in the...
  • 6,063 endangered manatees counted in annual Florida survey

    A record number of manatees have been tallied in Florida's annual survey of the endangered marine mammals, state wildlife officials said Monday. The total of 6,063 manatees tops the previous record set in 2010 by about 1,000, but that doesn't mean the...
  • 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...
  • EPA asks Army to examine alternatives to proving ground plan

    Federal environmental officials want the U.S. Army to explore alternatives to its plan to leave an estimated 160,000 pounds of depleted uranium projectiles in place at a former weapons testing site in southern Indiana that is now accessible to hunters....