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A District Court Judge has ruled that the US Fish and Wildlife Service acted correctly in listing polar bears as a threatened species, rebuffing a pair of opposing legal challenges to the creature's classification on the endangered species list.
US District Judge Donald Molloy in Missoula, Montana has halted a state proposal to lift the endangered species protections for wolves in Montana and Idaho.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday that the Pacific walrus needs additional protection from the threat of climate warming but cannot be added to the threatened or endangered list because other species have higher priority.
Environmental groups accused the Obama administration on Thursday of failing to ensure the survival of polar bears, after the administration declined to list the Arctic animals as endangered.
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.
The EPA said states with coastal waters that are becoming more acidic because of carbon dioxide should list them as impaired under the Clean Water Act.
A scientific petition filed with the federal government on Tuesday hopes to reunite tens of thousands of gray wolves within the woods of New England, the mountains of California, the Great Plains and the desert West.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Biological Diversity today announced the release of an innovative new iPhone application, Wild Calls, a free app designed to increase awareness of the plight of endangered species worldwide and to spur people to take action to protect wildlife. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100415/DC87087 ) The free application allows users to receive a randomly selected endangered species sound each week (or more frequently if users...
NOAA has just three weeks to decide whether spotted seals, which rely upon sea ice off the coast of Alaska, should be classified as a threatened or endangered species.
Conservationists filed a petition with the US Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday seeking federal protection for the Palouse earthworm â€” a worm that spits at its predators.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.