'Nature without wolves is not nature,' says the field biologist and project leader
BP officials could be prosecuted under the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Act, and the Endangered Species Act. So could federal officials if they aided and abetted any illegal acts.
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.
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.
A Black Crowned Crane from East Africa looks towards the camera as it parades in the Bird Park in Walsrode, northern Germany, April 8. Thousands of birds from about 650 species live in the park.
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.
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).
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.
Commercially produced bumblebees may be detrimental to wild bumblebees.
After decades on the US Endangered Species list, American brown pelicans have made a comeback.