Topic: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
For the first time, a US appellate court has ruled that the federal government must continue to protect an animal – in this case, Yellowstone grizzly bears – in part because of consequences of global warming.
12/06/2011 10:33 am
A judge rules that the US has met its obligations for protecting polar bears, but ordered a review of a special rule that excludes greenhouse gases from the list of threats to the bears.
10/18/2011 06:49 pm
The failure of a recent expedition to find any invasive Asian carp near Lake Michigan – though DNA traces say they are there – has shipping interests claiming victory and others calling foul.
08/05/2011 08:01 pm
Federal officials start the four-day expedition Monday. Its aim is to determine whether the Asian carp has infiltrated water locks that are designed to keep the species out of Lake Michigan.
08/01/2011 08:12 pm
Hawaii snakes: State wildlife officials have captured two snakes this month on Oahu. Agriculture officials say the threat to Hawaii snakes would produce can't be overstated.
07/21/2011 02:30 pm
'Medo' is an abandoned baby brown bruin rescued by a family in Slovenia. Now they want to keep him, much to the chagrin of local animal experts.
06/07/2011 01:34 pm
As the gray wolf comes off the Endangered Species list, new questions swirl about whether the animal can survive without federal protection – and its impact on cattle and other wildlife. The view from one ranch.
06/03/2011 03:13 pm
In Pictures Can there be peace in the Wolf Wars?
A judge on Friday gave the go-ahead to the US Army Corps of Engineers to blow an opening into a Missouri levee. Advocates say it's the best way to prevent worse flooding downriver, but residents could be affected.
04/29/2011 08:03 pm
Predictions of 'Obama's Katrina,' millions of fish belly up on beaches, and an end to deep-water drilling all came to naught. High gasoline prices now seem more pressing to Americans than the Deepwater Horizon disaster that led to Gulf oil spill.
04/20/2011 05:15 pm