Just After Getting Foothold In California, Gray Wolf Dropped From Endangered-Species ListThe Trump administration is dropping the gray wolf from the endangered species list under the assertion that the animal's population has sufficiently recovered, a move conservation groups decry as shortsighted and promise to challenge in court.
Endangered Gray Wolf Found Dead In Northern CaliforniaAn endangered gray wolf that wandered thousands of miles through Northern California has died, the Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday.
How Conservation Dogs Help Track Endangered SpeciesOrganizations like Working Dogs for Conservation train dogs to identify the scents of endangered animals and their droppings, which helps scientists track species that may be declining.
SMUD: Endangered Elderberry Beetle Not Affected By Downtown ConstructionA downtown Sacramento construction project is uprooting trees and bushes, leaving some neighbors worried that a rare and endangered beetle is at risk.
California, Other States Blast Plan To Overhaul Endangered Species ProtectionTen states are demanding the Trump administration abandon a proposed overhaul of the Endangered Species Act.
Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair Wrapped Around Its NeckWildlife conservationists in Alabama are expressing outrage after the body of an endangered type of sea turtle washed ashore with a beach chair wrapped around its neck.
Growing Marijuana Could Make These Furry Creatures An Endangered SpeciesThey're furry, part of the weasel family, and may become endangered -- partly because of marijuana.
California Officials Call For Endangered Listing For MartenTrapping is no longer allowed in California, but the marten's habitat in California is threatened by many factors.
Rare Death Valley Wildflower No Longer EndangeredFederal officials say a rare desert wildflower that only grows in Death Valley National Park is no longer endangered.
Polar Bears Could Face Extinction Faster Than Thought, Study SaysPolar bears are starving and could face extinction faster than previously thought, according to a new study.
Ending Trophy Hunting Could Actually Be Worse For Endangered SpeciesI am a lifelong animal lover and vegetarian for whom the idea of killing animals for fun is repellent, and have committed my career to African wildlife conservation.
Scientists Say Salt Marshes Vital For Rare Birds Are Disappearing In CaliforniaThe Ridgway's rail is a rare bird that relies on the salt marshes south of Los Angeles to survive. And that's why its future is in doubt — the salt marsh is disappearing under rising seas.
Rebounding California Gray Wolf Holds Onto ProtectionThe California gray wolves will keep their endangered species protections even once the rebounding animal hits a population of at least 50, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Protections Rejected For American Pika, Other SpeciesU.S. officials on Tuesday rejected greater protections for six species including the rabbit-like American pika, which researchers warn is disappearing from areas of the West as climate change alters its mountain habitat.
Biologists Kill Bully Owls To Protect Endangered OwlsA biologist and contractor with a lumber company is at the heart of an experiment sanctioned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: killing bully owls to protect endangered owls.