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By Associated Press
The Trump administration is proposing to define what land and water can be declared as “habitat” for imperiled plants and animals…
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The Trump administration could soon start to publicize the economic cost of listing a species as threatened or endangered, under new rules finalized this month.
By Gretchen Frazee
The Trump administration's decision to consider costs when protecting endangered species could hurt monarchs, which compete for habitat with soybean and corn farmers.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The Trump administration has announced major changes to the Endangered Species Act, the landmark law signed by President Richard Nixon that's credited with saving iconic species like the bald eagle and the grizzly bear. William Brangham talks to Lisa Friedman…
The changes allow the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for species newly listed as threatened.
The court ruled Tuesday in a case involving a 1,500-acre tract owned by the Weyerhaeuser Co. and others that has been identified as the only potential breeding ground outside Mississippi for dusky gopher frogs.
By Jeremy T. Bruskotter, John A. Vucetich, Ramiro Berardo, The Conversation
Since its passage, the Endangered Species Act has helped reverse and stop declines in numerous species – from bald eagles to Lake Erie watersnakes – and served as a model for similar laws around the world.
An Environmental Protection Agency spokesman later said Scott Pruitt won't "prejudge" any potential rule-making decisions as "we are trying to restore regulatory sanity to EPA's work."…
By PBS NewsHour
African lions are getting new protections from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Five months after an American hunter killed an animal named Cecil in Zimbabwe, a new classification will help prohibit imports of lion trophies from Central and West…
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