Jay Tutchton

Staff Attorney

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Wolverine, © Paul Nicklen/National Geographic Stock

Wolverines Need Federal Protection Now! »

If you’ve been keeping up with one of the world’s toughest animals, the wolverine, you may know that a big decision is coming their way. In early August, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) will determine whether or not imperiled wolverines in the lower-48 will be listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) as “threatened.”

Western yellow-billed cuckoo, © Creed Clayton/USFWS

One Flew West »

The western yellow-billed cuckoo has needed protection under the Endangered Species Act for more than a decade – and now it may finally get it.

Elephant, © Kelsey Schwende

Ivory Crush »

This month, the U.S. crushed several tons of confiscated ivory, sending a message to poachers and wildlife traffickers: this abuse of wildlife will not be tolerated.