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Endangered Species

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Top Endangered Species Articles

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  • US Court hearing continues in Elko County forest road fight

    Elko County's lawyers head back to federal court Monday with century-old newspaper clippings and mining claim maps from the 1890s that they say prove they're in charge of a road on a national forest near the Idaho border. The county, U.S. government...
  • Pesticide OK'd for Washington oyster beds amid concerns

    For decades, oyster growers in southwest Washington have battled to control native shrimp that burrow in the mudflats and make it hard for oysters to grow. Now, after getting state approval, a group of shellfish farmers plan to spray a widely-used...
  • Wyoming US Rep., others press for national wolf delisting

    Wyoming U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and others in Congress are pushing the U.S. Department of Interior to end federal protections for wolves nationwide. Lummis, Wyoming's lone U.S. representative, and more than 30 other members of Congress this week wrote...
  • Giant tunnels planned for delta 'must move forward,' Brown says

    Giant tunnels planned for delta 'must move forward,' Brown says
    As the hub of California’s sprawling water system, the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta has been the focus of the state’s water fights for decades. Competing interests — environmental, urban and agricultural — have defeated repeated...
  • A little conservation goes a long way in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

    A little conservation goes a long way in Australia's Great Barrier Reef
    Experts have reported some good news about their long-running efforts to protect fish in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: A ban on fishing in one large portion of the reef has helped fish throughout the habitat. The protections also appear to...
  • No sage grouse hunting in North Dakota for 8th straight year

    North Dakota will not have a sage grouse hunting season in 2015 for the eighth straight year due to low numbers of the birds that are a candidate for the endangered list. A spring survey found a record-low 30 males on six strutting grounds, according...
  • Lawsuit filed over bird habitat in Everglades National Park

    The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the federal government over the flooding of habitat for the endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow in Everglades National Park. The lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Washington says the Army Corps of...
  • New $17 billion Delta tunnels plan is unveiled by Brown

    OAKLAND, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday unveiled a new version of his besieged plan to build massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, this time significantly reducing the project's environmental restoration work....
  • Wolf killed by vehicle in western Washington

    A wolf that was struck and killed by a vehicle in western Washington this week may provide the first verification that the animals have crossed the Cascade Range, an official for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday. Experts are...
  • Angry Birds to help save their counterparts in South Pacific

    Angry Birds are getting angrier, because some of their real-life colorful counterparts in the South Pacific are facing extinction. Rovio, the creator of the hugely popular Angry Birds games, said Thursday that it's teaming up with nature...
  • Laurel refuge gets whooping cranes 'into the wild'

    A loud, trumpet-like call sweeps across acres of tall grass fields at the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel. The call, made by a male whooping crane, is quickly followed by a shorter, two-note call from a nearby female. "That's the unison call," said...