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wolverineFeds Want to List Wolverine as Endangered
Federal wildlife officials Friday proposed Endangered Species Act protections for the wolverine in the Lower 48 states. That’s a step twice denied under the Bush administration, then delayed in 2010 when the Obama administration said other imperiled species had priority.


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11.22.13: USFWS Releases List of Candidates for ESA Protection
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released the Candidate Notice of Review, a yearly status appraisal of plants and animals that are candidates for Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection. Three species have been removed from candidate status and three have…


11.21.13: Endangered Species Awaiting Protection Lowest Level Since 1970s
For the first time since the 1970s, the number of plants and animals on the waiting list for Endangered Species Act protection has dropped below 150. The progress the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made last year addressing the backlog highlights the success of a…


11.18.13: Palawan 4th Most ‘Irreplaceable’ Area for Endangered Species
Animals unique to Palawan such as the horned frog, the Palawan flying fox, and the Palawan bearded pig appear to be dwindling in numbers, painting a disturbing picture of reality: the unique inhabitants of the “Last Ecological Frontier of the Philippines”…


11.18.13: Pinto Abalone to be Considered for Endangered Species Listing
In June, NRDC submitted a petition to the National Marine Fisheries Service to list the pinto abalone as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act. (In August, the Center for Biological Diversity submitted a similar petition.) Monitoring shows populations…


11.09.13: Critically Endangered Species in Sumatra on the Road to Extinction
Critically endangered wildlife, including some of the last Sumatran tigers as well as rhinos, bears and eagles, could be wiped out if plans go ahead to construct a major road through an Indonesian tropical forest reserve currently being restored by British conservationists…


11.01.13: 15 Animals, Plants in Hawaii Added to Endangered Species List
An eyeless shrimp and 14 other Hawaii creatures and plants have been added to the endangered species list, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.The anchialine pool shrimp is among the most primitive shrimp species in the world, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser…


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