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Bumble bee to receive ESA listing

January 13, 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published the final rule listing the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) as an endangered species this week. USFWS first ...

Shark fin cargo banned by Air China

January 12, 2017

Last week, Air China became the first airline in mainland China to ban cargo shipments of shark fins. Trade of shark fins is predominantly utilized for shark fin, ...

Snowstorm pushes snow geese to toxic pit

January 4, 2017

A flock of several thousand snow geese recently died after landing in an old toxic pit mine in Montana. About 25,000 birds took refuge in the former mine in the ...

Endangered vireo population rebounds

December 19, 2016

On Dec. 15, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing the black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered ...

BLM approves planning proposal

December 8, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management has finalized a strategy, known as Planning 2.0, with the goal of making land-use planning more efficient, more accessible to the ...
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