TWS Wildlife News

World’s Giraffe Populations in Peril

December 16, 2014

Africa’s iconic giraffe may be in trouble — its population numbers have plummeted by more than 40 percent in the last 15 years, according to estimates from the ...

Red Knot Listed Due To Climate Change

December 15, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced last week that it has listed the rufa red knot (Calidris canutus rufa) as threatened under the Endangered Species ...

Wildlife Cybercrime Exposed

December 11, 2014

Thousands of endangered wildlife or wildlife products are being sold on public websites, a new report by the advocacy group, the International Fund for Animal ...

Wolverines at Risk in Canada

December 9, 2014

The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) found the wolverine (Gulo gulo), and 13 other species, to be of special concern during a ...

African Lion Gets Protection under ESA

December 8, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently proposed listing the African lion (Panthera leo leo) — a species found only in Africa — as threatened under ...

Trouble in the Aquatic World

December 8, 2014

From the winter issue of The Wildlife Professional. An open-access article, written in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service — a premier partner with The ...
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