Topic: Endangered Species Act
Manatees, bluefin tuna, and Kemp’s ridley turtles are especially challenged by the BP oil spill. The Kemp’s ridley turtle is an endangered species that until recently was threatened with extinction.
05/26/2010 03:58 pm
The first Earth Day 40 years ago began a period of major environmental reforms. Activists today hope Earth Day activities will spur Congress to pass an energy bill that combats global warming.
04/22/2010 05:58 pm
In Pictures Unusual birds
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting in Qatar rejected protection for marine species, including sharks, bluefin tuna, and coral, disappointing the US, environmentalists, and marine scientists.
03/25/2010 06:59 pm
Protection for polar bears – including a ban on trade in their fur and parts – was rejected at a conference of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES).
03/19/2010 10:09 am
As a 'Blue Dog' Democrat, Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas has often sided with Republicans. But that's left Democrats grumbling and the GOP thinking she's an easy target in the 2010 elections.
02/05/2010 05:03 pm
Commercially produced bumblebees may be detrimental to wild bumblebees.
01/13/2010 11:42 am
After decades on the US Endangered Species list, American brown pelicans have made a comeback.
12/03/2009 12:00 am
A warmer world will have adverse effects on wildlife. We can help save animals, but it will take savvier approaches, scientists say.
11/17/2009 12:00 am
This week's top 8 job offers will get you into zoos, car crushing yards and the habitat of ... anadromous salmonids?
11/05/2009 12:00 am