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2010-05-06 10:42:00

NAPLES, Fla., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of eastern Collier property owners has filed a motion in federal court to intervene in support of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in a recent lawsuit over the designation of critical habitat for the Florida panther.

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2008-10-07 06:30:00

Three conservation groups have reached a settlement with federal officials on polar bear habitat.

2008-07-21 03:00:00

By Hazlehurst, John Water projects in the West, which typically involve one or more federal agencies, invariably trigger Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Hazlehurst, John The Endangered Species Act of 1973 was intended to provide a means for the conservation of ecosystems upon which endangered and threatened species depend, to provide conservation programs for those species, and to "achieve the purposes of the treaties and conventions" to which the United States is a party for conserving species facing extinction.

2008-07-13 09:00:18

By Melissa Mcever, The Brownsville Herald, Texas Jul. 13--They're small birds in big trouble.

2008-07-12 12:00:18

By Melissa Mcever, Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas Jul. 12--They're small birds in big trouble.

2006-03-09 08:52:52

As a Senate committee prepares to take up revisions to the Endangered Species Act, nearly 6,000 biologists from around the country signed a letter Wednesday urging senators to preserve scientific protections in the landmark law.

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2005-03-31 07:44:46

A conservative legal foundation filed twin federal lawsuits Wednesday challenging federal protections for 42 species, 15 of which live only in shallow seasonal pools across much of California and in far southern Oregon.


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