Posts Categorized: Endangered Species Act

Mexican gray wolf (captive), © Wolf Conservation Center

More Wolves, Less Politics »

With only 97 wild wolves in the United States and fewer than 25 in Mexico, getting more captive wolves and their genes into the wild is critical to saving the lobo. So why have only four new lobos been released from captivity during the entire Obama administration?

Jaguar, © Barry Draper

The Long-awaited Return »

With one solitary jaguar back in the U.S., and plans in the works to move its conservation forward, could we soon see a real return of this long-absent native species?

Sea otters, © Michael Peters

A New Otter Pup in Town! »

Sea otters are facing increasing threats to their habitat, which undeniably affects their recovery. They have to deal with a lack of viable food sources, habitat degradation, and poor coastal water quality from onshore runoff (meaning, pollution from humans), which causes disease. Thankfully, California is taking a stand.