Defenders has been fighting to protect the pygmy-owl for decades, and a recent a court victory gives the tiny bird a new chance for endangered species protection.
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Today’s court decision stops U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service from capturing and killing wild red wolves.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s designation of more than 120 million acres as critical habitat for the imperiled polar bear.
Court cases and a new proposed bill seek to remove ESA protections for any species located only in one state, a position that would cripple the protection of endangered and threatened species and would give free reign to economic pursuits, no matter the cost to our nation’s wildlife.
Many scientists believe this class of insecticides is responsible for the collapse of several populations of honeybees – so why has the EPA registered yet another of these substances for use?