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2014-10-28 05:57:15

In the wake of research suggesting that African lions faced the danger of extinction due to increased conflicts with humans and the loss of both habitat and prey, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed listing the iconic big cats as a threatened species.

Grants Awarded For White-Nose Syndrome Research
2013-06-28 05:42:58

The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced grant awards to twenty-eight states for white-nose syndrome projects.

Grizzly Bear Recovery Estimates Flawed, Population May Be In Decline
2013-06-25 07:19:23

Yellowstone grizzly bears were first given endangered species status in 1973 after extensive hunting and killing had decimated the wild populations of this apex predator.

US Fish And Wildlife Service Looks To Give Chimpanzees Greater Protection
2013-06-12 10:38:37

Even though chimpanzees are commonly seen in films, television shows, circuses, and at the zoo – the great apes are considered endangered and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is proposing a new rule that would give greater protection to our fellow primates.

Gray Wolves Losing Endangered Species Protection
2013-06-08 09:17:01

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that the nation’s gray wolf population has recovered to the point that it can safely be removed from the threatened and endangered species list.

Climate Change Threatens The Wolverine
2013-02-02 05:55:49

Officials with the US Fish and Wildlife Service revealed on Friday that they will be proposing Endangered Species Act protections for wolverines in the lower 48 states, various news outlets have reported.

Government Hatching Plan To Save One Owl, Kill Another
2012-03-01 12:50:59

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is constructing a plan to try and save the endangered northern spotted owl, by conserving habitat and killing its rival.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Listing Revised
2011-09-19 11:26:37

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.

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2011-07-02 06:15:34

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.

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2011-06-29 11:21:12

Two bat species found in the US are another step closer to being declared an endangered species by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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