Gray wolves have recovered from near extinction in parts of the country but remain absent from much of their historical range. Biologists who reviewed the administration's plan to strip protection from wolves say it lacked scientific justification.
By Matthew Brown, John Flesher, Jim Mone, Associated Press
Environmental groups asked a federal court Wednesday to throw out the Trump administration's assessment of oil and gas activity’s likely effects on endangered species in the Gulf of Mexico, saying it dismisses the chance of another disastrous blowout like the…
By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press
A new U.N. biodiversity report card highlights the decline over the past 10 years in fragile ecosystems such as coral reefs and tropical forests.
By Christina Larson, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Friday's announcement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would place greater weight on the economic benefits of developments when deciding if land or water should be protected.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
By Patrick Whittle, Christina Larson, Associated Press
The amount of commercial fishing worldwide has dipped since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but scientists and conservation experts say it's unclear if the slowdown will help jeopardized species of marine life to recover.
By Associated Press
Some activists were heartbroken by the drop, but the Mexico head of the World Wildlife Fund said the reduction "is not alarming."…
By Dan Joling, Associated Press
A biennial survey conducted by the fisheries arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration estimated the population of the white whales at 250 to 317, with a median estimate of 279.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The interior least tern population has increased tenfold since 1985, to more than 18,000.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The Trump administration's decision to consider costs when protecting endangered species could hurt monarchs, which compete for habitat with soybean and corn farmers.
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