Endangered Species

After a major population recovery, the Yellowstone grizzly bear will be removed from the endangered species list. But they might wish they stayed on it.
The Arizona eryngo has been listed as endangered, giving environmentalists a "new new ability" to protect the plant and the wetlands it depends on.
The Endangered Species Act of 1973 protects over a thousand species of plants and animals. However, its own future hangs in the balance as the House Committee on Natural Resources hears from bills that aim to weaken its power.
Using the law to protect America’s national mammal could have major consequences.
Authorities allege the animal trainer laundered more than half a million dollars that came from an operation to smuggle people across the Mexican border.
“The court’s decision allows California to protect some of its most endangered pollinators."
“Later, gator” could become a reality, according to an assessment of thousands of species.
“Koalas have gone from no-listing to vulnerable to endangered within a decade," one scientist said. "That is a shockingly fast decline."
A federal court ruling Thursday redesignates gray wolves as a threatened species across much of the United States.
Idaho and Montana hoped to hammer wolf populations with controversial laws last year. So far, they haven’t.