Latest Biological Diversity Stories
US agencies issued a final ruling on Friday changing the listing of loggerhead sea turtles under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) from a single threatened species to nine unique population segments.
The Obama administration is setting aside more than 187,000 square miles (120 million acres) along the northern coast of Alaska designating it as a â€œcritical habitatâ€ for polar bears.
There will be no recovery plan, at least not one with teeth, for the rarest of the wild animals native to Arizona - the largest and rarest cat species of North America - the jaguar.
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