Stories tagged "Endangered Species Act"

August 9, 2019

The Endangered Species Act Is Now the One That Is Endangered

By Beth Allgood, U.S. Country Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare According to a 2019 independent survey conducted on behalf of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), a vast majority of Americans affirmed that it is ‘very important’ for the...

July 16, 2019

One Cool Thing: Turtle Power!

Loggerhead turtles have laid a record number of nests this year on the East Coast of the U.S. from North Carolina to Florida — more than 12,200, smashing the previous record by nearly a thousand nests in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.  And while...

May 23, 2019

Green Groups Sue to Compel Endangered Species Listings

The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump Administration to compel them to list 8 “highly imperiled” species that were on the verge of being listed at the end of the Obama Administration.  Since then their final listing decisions have languished...

March 7, 2019

Gray wolves at risk of losing endangered status

Yesterday, acting Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, told state wildlife managers from across the nation who that in the coming days the Interior Department will propose the removal of the gray wolf’s endangered species status in the Lower 48 states. As the...

February 13, 2019

Court OKs Border Wall Environmental Waiver

The usually liberal federal appeals court in California sides with President Trump on Monday, ruling that the government has wide latitude to waive environmental laws to build a segment of the border wall in order to put on a speed construction of some border...

April 20, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Into the Okavango:  Making the Case for Conserving Biodiversity, Bipartisan Call to Protect America’s Endangered Species, Exclusive Interview with EO Wilson, Great Barrier Reef Roasted, Endangered Species Act Success Story, Ikea Gets Into Teaching Kids About Endangered Species, Hero of the Week: Dame Daphne Sheldrick (1934-2018)

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