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Boston Globe
Stalking a newt to protect a speciesResearchers later determined that species in the United States were vulnerable
Stalking a newt to protect a species
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
Researchers later determined that species in the United States were vulnerable to the infection. And earlier this year, the US Fish and Wildlife Service temporarily banned the import of 201 species of salamanders that pose a danger of carrying the... Read more
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Wired News
The Controversial Science Behind The Yellowstone Grizzly Losing ESA Protectionthem off the list—once their populations become stable, and the threats to thei
The Controversial Science Behind The Yellowstone Grizzly Losing ESA Protection
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
them off the list—once their populations become stable, and the threats to their habitat are mitigated. Which is why the US Fish and Wildlife Service, pointing to evidence of the recovery of the Yellowstone grizzly, recently proposed “delisting”... Read more
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Alaska Public
KRITFC signs an MOU with USFWSand that we have enough escapement of our king salmon and salmon upriver,” Will
KRITFC signs an MOU with USFWS
Alaska Public / Posted 6 days ago
and that we have enough escapement of our king salmon and salmon upriver,” Williams said. Partners in the MOU include the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Association of Village Council Presidents, and the... Read more
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examiner.com
Red wolf population crashing, emergency petition filed by CBDBREAKING: After the US Fish and Wildlife Service abandoned its mandate to resto
Red wolf population crashing, emergency petition filed by CBD
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
BREAKING: After the US Fish and Wildlife Service abandoned its mandate to restore the critically low wild red wolf population, numbers plummeted from around 120 two years ago to 45 or less, making the red wolf one of the most critically imperiled... Read more
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Boston Globe
Coast Guard lifts lumber to Monomoy lighthousefor the final phase of a restoration project, which is set to begin in August.
Coast Guard lifts lumber to Monomoy lighthouse
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
for the final phase of a restoration project, which is set to begin in August. Matthew Hillman, refuge manager for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the agency in charge of keeping the remote building in good condition, said the repairs would... Read more
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Alaska Public
AK: Palmer, where the bison roamlofty status as a US symbol, the bison has no special federal protection, unles
AK: Palmer, where the bison roam
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
lofty status as a US symbol, the bison has no special federal protection, unless it lives on federal land, according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service. And there are no restrictions on privately owning an American bison.Todd Pettit and friends on... Read more
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iol.co.za
US import ban on ivory taken too far?with this. I was given a hammer and pliers to remove the ivory. There was quite
US import ban on ivory taken too far?
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
with this. I was given a hammer and pliers to remove the ivory. There was quite a lot of damage.” A spokesperson for the US Fish and Wildlife Service said America intended to bring in exemptions for antiques, but added: “We believe that a nearly... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Over 300 paddlefish released into Caddo Lakecan grow to seven feet long and weigh as much as 200 pounds. The fish were rel
Over 300 paddlefish released into Caddo Lake
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
can grow to seven feet long and weigh as much as 200 pounds. The fish were released by The Caddo Lake Institute (CLI), US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD), The Nature Conservancy, Northeast Texas Municipal... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Over 300 paddlefish released into Caddo Lakecan grow to seven feet long and weigh as much as 200 pounds. The fish were rel
Over 300 paddlefish released into Caddo Lake
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
can grow to seven feet long and weigh as much as 200 pounds. The fish were released by The Caddo Lake Institute (CLI), US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD), The Nature Conservancy, Northeast Texas Municipal... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Over 300 paddlefish released into Caddo Lakecan grow to seven feet long and weigh as much as 200 pounds. The fish were rel
Over 300 paddlefish released into Caddo Lake
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 12 days ago
can grow to seven feet long and weigh as much as 200 pounds. The fish were released by The Caddo Lake Institute (CLI), US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD), The Nature Conservancy, Northeast Texas Municipal... Read more
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PhysOrg
To catch a poacher: GIS, drones can improve elephant conservationthe high-risk poaching areas, which is a technique local conservation agencies
To catch a poacher: GIS, drones can improve elephant conservation
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
the high-risk poaching areas, which is a technique local conservation agencies can use to optimize their efforts. Credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service Applying a suite of geographical information system (GIS) tools can improve monitoring for... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Pima County approved for Section 10 permit from US Fish and WildlifePima County has been approved for a Section 10 permit from the US Fish and Wild
Pima County approved for Section 10 permit from US Fish and Wildlife
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 14 days ago
Pima County has been approved for a Section 10 permit from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, something it has been hoping for since its 1997 battles over the pygmy owl. At that time, there were no standards for how property would be set aside to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Killed this here critter': outrage after US rancher shoots rare wolverineare typically found in the North Cascades in Washington and the northern Rocky
'Killed this here critter': outrage after US rancher shoots rare wolverine
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
are typically found in the North Cascades in Washington and the northern Rocky Mountains in Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Wyoming, according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service. They tend to live in remote and inhospitable locations away from... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Necessary evil': saving the endangered caribou might mean killing wolveslarger than New York City. When the United States tried to pull off a similar
'Necessary evil': saving the endangered caribou might mean killing wolves
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
larger than New York City. When the United States tried to pull off a similar feat, however, it failed. In 2011, the US Fish and Wildlife Service proposed protecting 570 square miles of Idaho and Washington for the south Selkirk caribou. The... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The US may allow grizzly bears to be hunted again in the Rocky Mountainsa threatened species since 1975, but wildlife officials say their population ha
The US may allow grizzly bears to be hunted again in the Rocky Mountains
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
a threatened species since 1975, but wildlife officials say their population has sufficiently recovered. Before the US Fish and Wildlife Service makes a final decision by March 2017, it is requiring Wyoming, Montana and Idaho to outline what... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rocky Mountain states prepare for possible return of grizzly bear huntsa threatened species since 1975, but wildlife officials say their population ha
Rocky Mountain states prepare for possible return of grizzly bear hunts
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
a threatened species since 1975, but wildlife officials say their population has sufficiently recovered. Before the US Fish and Wildlife Service makes a final decision by March 2017, it is requiring Wyoming, Montana and Idaho to outline what... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Critics attack plan to lift safeguards for grizzlies at YellowstoneThe US Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed that grizzlies in the Yellowstone
Critics attack plan to lift safeguards for grizzlies at Yellowstone
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
The US Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed that grizzlies in the Yellowstone area be removed from the list of threatened species. Photo / AP A US Government plan to lift protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park has... Read more
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examiner.com
Jane Goodall leads coalition to save grizzliesfact the famed primatologist is now heading a coalition of 58 scientists and ot
Jane Goodall leads coalition to save grizzlies
examiner.com / Posted 19 days ago
fact the famed primatologist is now heading a coalition of 58 scientists and other conservationists trying to encourage the US Fish and Wildlife Service to re-instate protection for Yellowstone National Park’s grizzly bears. The bears have been... Read more
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PhysOrg
Legal culling of wolves increases poachingconservation efforts. In calling for the removal of protected status for grizz
Legal culling of wolves increases poaching
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
conservation efforts. In calling for the removal of protected status for grizzlies in Yellowstone Park, for example, the US Fish and Wildlife Service argued earlier this year that legal hunting would "increase tolerance and local acceptance of... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Wolves In, Wolves Out: Species recovery and management effort has feds placing pups, removing adult wolf this seasonWithin weeks of when US Fish and Wildlife Service staff hiked into the Gila Wil
Wolves In, Wolves Out: Species recovery and management effort has feds placing pups, removing adult wolf this season
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
Within weeks of when US Fish and Wildlife Service staff hiked into the Gila Wilderness to a Mexican wolf den to add two 9-day-old wolf pups to a family this spring, a separate team was also working to trap and return to captivity an adult Mexican... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Legal culling of wolves increases poachingconservation efforts. In calling for the removal of protected status for grizz
Legal culling of wolves increases poaching
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
conservation efforts. In calling for the removal of protected status for grizzlies in Yellowstone Park, for example, the US Fish and Wildlife Service argued earlier this year that legal hunting would "increase tolerance and local acceptance of... Read more
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The Verge
Why wolf hunting is bad, as explained by Playmobil figurines48 states that wolves were among the first species added to the Endangered Spec
Why wolf hunting is bad, as explained by Playmobil figurines
The Verge / Posted 21 days ago
48 states that wolves were among the first species added to the Endangered Species list in 1974. Starting in 2003, the US Fish and Wildlife Service tried to limit or entirely lift protections on the gray wolf. Wolves are not now treated as a... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Death Valley vandals identifiedleft behind and one man vomited. The National Park Service’s Investigative Ser
Death Valley vandals identified
The Inyo Register / Posted 21 days ago
left behind and one man vomited. The National Park Service’s Investigative Services Branch, Death Valley National Park, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and Nye County Sheriff’s Office are investigating damage to government property and... Read more
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Alaska Public
Walrus hauling out at new Bristol Bay spot north of Ugashikthe food that’s within range of their swimming and resting capacity. So maybe t
Walrus hauling out at new Bristol Bay spot north of Ugashik
Alaska Public / Posted 22 days ago
the food that’s within range of their swimming and resting capacity. So maybe they’re looking for other places.” While the US Fish and Wildlife Service is interested in the walruses’ behavior, there’s another reason why staff are monitoring this... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ammon Bundy is an 'originalist' just like Antonin Scalia, says defensedoes not have the authority to own and regulate the Malheur refuge, which is a
Ammon Bundy is an 'originalist' just like Antonin Scalia, says defense
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
does not have the authority to own and regulate the Malheur refuge, which is a federally protected bird sanctuary that the US Fish and Wildlife Service oversees. The philosophy has spread among ranchers and activists in the west in recent years,... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Party at Devils Hole may have killed pupfishInvestigative Services Branch at 1-888-653-2229. The incident is being investi
Party at Devils Hole may have killed pupfish
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 25 days ago
Investigative Services Branch at 1-888-653-2229. The incident is being investigated by the National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service and Nye County Sheriff's Office. Devils Hole is the only natural habitat of the critically... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Jane Goodall's bid to save grizzly bears threatened by $50 hunting licensesbe offered $50 licenses to shoot the hulking predators. A total of 58 experts
Jane Goodall's bid to save grizzly bears threatened by $50 hunting licenses
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
be offered $50 licenses to shoot the hulking predators. A total of 58 experts have put their name to a letter urging the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to keep the grizzly bears on the Endangered Species Act, which has protected them from... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US proposes giving wind farms 30-year permits to kill eaglestake” of eagles, including those killed by obstacles erected in their habitat.
US proposes giving wind farms 30-year permits to kill eagles
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
take” of eagles, including those killed by obstacles erected in their habitat. Wind energy companies have pressed the US Fish and Wildlife Service to lengthen the terms of the eagle permits, saying a five-year duration left too much... Read more
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International Business Times
Plane hit bald eagle before fatal Alaskan crash killed all four people on board with state and federal agencies to keep birds away from civilian and military a
Plane hit bald eagle before fatal Alaskan crash killed all four people on board
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
with state and federal agencies to keep birds away from civilian and military airports across Alaska. In some cases, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has approved removing unoccupied eagle nests from airport grounds. "We're not trying to keep... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Biologist tries to stop US from sending chimpanzees to private facilities abroadsurvival of the species,” the complaint says. The case is the first time a pri
Biologist tries to stop US from sending chimpanzees to private facilities abroad
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
survival of the species,” the complaint says. The case is the first time a private facility has sought a permit from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to ship abroad chimpanzees that were formerly used for research, after the federal... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US ceases efforts to end global trade of polar bear partstrade of polar bear parts, which would have given the practice the same outlaw
US ceases efforts to end global trade of polar bear parts
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
trade of polar bear parts, which would have given the practice the same outlaw status as the elephant ivory market. The US Fish and Wildlife Service has spent several years attempting to ban the overseas trade of polar bear skins, teeth, paws... Read more
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Daily Mail
Authorities investigate death of Scarface the Yellowstone grizzlygrizzly Scarface at the hands of a hunter Killing of Yellowstone grizzly, Scar
Authorities investigate death of Scarface the Yellowstone grizzly
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
grizzly Scarface at the hands of a hunter Killing of Yellowstone grizzly, Scarface, is now under investigation by the US Fish and Wildlife Services Grizzly bears are protected under the Endangered Species Act and most killings not carried out... Read more
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Daily Mirror
As weasel brings down £4billion LHC, we look at 8 other costly creatures...Texas. But frustrated motorists keen to see the new road built were less impres
As weasel brings down £4billion LHC, we look at 8 other costly creatures...
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
Texas. But frustrated motorists keen to see the new road built were less impressed. All building work was halted until the US Fish and Wildlife Service could find a way to carry on with the project without disturbing the arachnid’s natural... Read more
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Boston Globe
Team rescues seals on Cape from cruel deathsFriday morning, four members from IFAW, a non-profit organization based in Yarm
Team rescues seals on Cape from cruel deaths
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
Friday morning, four members from IFAW, a non-profit organization based in Yarmouth, traveled with officials from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to the Monomoy Islands. The islands’ eight miles of federally protected beaches form part of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Team rescues seals on Cape from cruel deathsFriday morning, four members from IFAW, a non-profit organization based in Yarm
Team rescues seals on Cape from cruel deaths
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
Friday morning, four members from IFAW, a non-profit organization based in Yarmouth, traveled with officials from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to the Monomoy Islands. The islands’ eight miles of federally protected beaches form part of the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Culverts critical role in trout migrationBrook in Warren. Up until 2015, it was impossible for trout to move back and fo
Culverts critical role in trout migration
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 30 days ago
Brook in Warren. Up until 2015, it was impossible for trout to move back and forth. But thanks to the efforts of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the US Forest Service, the town of Warren, friends of the Mad River and the Vermont Fish and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Trout MigrationBrook in Warren. Up until 2015, it was impossible for trout to move back and fo
Trout Migration
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 30 days ago
Brook in Warren. Up until 2015, it was impossible for trout to move back and forth. But thanks to the efforts of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the US Forest Service, the town of Warren, friends of the Mad River and the Vermont Fish and... Read more
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express
Chimp held 17 years in squalid solitary cage finally released in tearjerking clipZoo encouraged visitors to throw peanuts at him. However, the breakthrough in
Chimp held 17 years in squalid solitary cage finally released in tearjerking clip
express / Posted 1 months ago
Zoo encouraged visitors to throw peanuts at him. However, the breakthrough in his captivity began last autumn when the US Fish and Wildlife Service designated all chimps — not just wild ones — as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act... Read more
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BBC News
Kenya's ivory inferno: Does burning elephant tusks destroy them?ivory "doesn't catch fire the way you might imagine but rather just chars on th
Kenya's ivory inferno: Does burning elephant tusks destroy them?
BBC News / Posted 1 months ago
ivory "doesn't catch fire the way you might imagine but rather just chars on the outside", says Gavin Shire from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Other countries have also opted for the crushing method.One week to burn a tusk The... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge, US Fish and Wildlife Service to offer golf cart tours Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM THOMSON — T
Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge, US Fish and Wildlife Service to offer golf cart tours
The Journal-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM THOMSON — The Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge and the U.S. Fish... Read more
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express
Animal row over moves to bring eight chimpanzees to British wildlife parkMichael Jackson’s ageing chimp Bubbles is in care home This ruling led to Yerk
Animal row over moves to bring eight chimpanzees to British wildlife park
express / Posted 1 months ago
Michael Jackson’s ageing chimp Bubbles is in care home This ruling led to Yerkes being granted a permit by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to export the chimpanzees to Wingham Wildlife Park last week, a decision that has now sparked... Read more

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