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2009-06-19 09:25:00

A partial estimate of Pacific walruses puts their minimum population at a mere 15,164, but researchers admit that the count probably missed some of the animals.

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2009-06-12 11:25:00

The federal government is set to make a substantial expansion of the critical habitat for endangered Hawaiian monk seals to include beaches and waters of the main Hawaiian Islands on Friday.

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2009-06-06 08:30:00

An environmental advocacy group says it plans to file a lawsuit against the federal government in an attempt to force legislators to put in place additional protective measures for Arctic seals.

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2008-12-31 13:18:14

The state of California has sued to stop the federal government from going ahead with mining, logging and other environmentally sensitive projects without consulting scientists.

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2008-12-05 06:40:00

A conservation group hopes to force the federal government to add the Pacific walrus to the threatened species list by taking them to court.

2008-10-03 06:00:11

By Chris Metinko A state appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that rejected a lawsuit brought by an environmental group against wind-turbine operators in the Altamont Pass for the killing of raptors and other birds. In a Sept.

2008-10-02 21:00:11

By Chris Metinko A state appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that rejected a lawsuit brought by an environmental group against wind-turbine operators in the Altamont Pass for the killing of raptors and other birds. In a Sept.

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2008-09-30 14:00:00

US District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington made the decision to overturn the Bush administration’s decision to remove gray wolves in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.

2008-09-11 09:00:20

A coalition of conservation organizations committed to promoting sustainable forestry in the United States filed a lawsuit today against the Bush Administration. The organizations are the Forest Stewardship Council-US, Conservation Northwest, and the Center for Biological Diversity.

2008-08-31 12:00:26

By Kari Lydersen The Washington Post CHICAGO -- The American Petroleum Institute and four other business groups filed suit this past week against Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall, joining Alaska Gov.


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  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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