Tag: Endangered Species

Mammoth Pool Reservoir on the San Joaquin River.
July 21, 2015

California Drought Relief Bill Passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 2898 on Thursday; a bill to provide relief from California’s drought to agricultural communities, which includes controversial provisions aimed at state fisheries. The...

July 14, 2015

Florida’s Imperiled Species Plan Updated

Florida has been a hotbed of conservation activity lately, with bats, panthers and black bears all making recent headlines. Now, 57 more of the state’s imperiled species are getting their...

Piping plover
May 15, 2015

Piping Plover Aided by Predator Management

Among the most endangered bird populations in the country, Great Lakes piping plovers are imperiled chiefly by significant loss of and degradation to the wide sandy beaches they require for...

Southwestern willow flycatcher
April 7, 2015

Win-Win for Southwestern Willow Flycatchers

What do western landowners and a small, grey endangered bird species have in common? They’ll both be coming out on top because of a new conservation program unveiled last week...

Arctic ivory gulls
April 2, 2015

Mercury Might Be Reason For Arctic Gull Decline

The decline of endangered Arctic ivory gulls (Pagophila eburnea) in Canada might be due to a dramatic increase in mercury levels over the past 130 years, a recent study shows....

March 31, 2015

GPS Collars Give a Glimpse of the Secret Life of Pandas

One of China’s most iconic yet elusive mammal species has just stepped into the spotlight, and its social life is a little busier than previously believed. A new study reveals...

March 30, 2015

Endangered Butterflies Released Into the Wild

Small black, orange and white checkered butterfly wings flittering through Washington State were once a rare sight. But just last week the Oregon Zoo and Washington Department of Fish and...

Physalaemus soaresi frog
March 26, 2015

Fifteen Most At-Risk Species Have Low Survival Chance

Two Mexican rodent species as well as a number of birds and frogs rate among the 15 animal species with the lowest chance for survival in the world. A new...