Federal wildlife officials announced Thursday that the West Indian manatee, which once drifted close to extinction, will be reclassified as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act.
By Joshua Barajas
Big money and human health are at stake when it comes to Puget Sound's most lucrative clams and the people charged with protecting them.
By Katie Campbell, KCTS9/EarthFix
While there are other labs around the globe that specialize in specific types of plants and animals, a forensics lab in Ashland, Oregon is the only one in the world dedicated to solving crimes against all kinds of wildlife.
By Jes Burns, OPB/EarthFix
Every year, millions of North American monarch butterflies head south for the winter -- but recently their numbers have plummeted by up to 90 percent. In Washington, responding to a petition submitted by conservation organizations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…
By PBS NewsHour
The Bush administration on Monday proposed a regulatory change that would allow federal agencies to decide for themselves whether construction projects such as roads and dams have the potential to harm endangered animals and plants.
America's national symbol, the bald eagle, has officially been taken off the endangered species list 40 years after coming close to extinction. The NewsHour reports on how and why this iconic bird is thriving once again.
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