Posts Categorized: Endangered Species Act

Wolf, © Michael S. Quinton, National Geographic Stock

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

First Washington Wolf Goes West; Congress’ Third Attempt to Remove Federal Protections for Wolves Since January; Wolf Advocates Show Their Support in Oregon; A Third Lone Male Makes His Way to Central Oregon; How Did Wolves Become Dogs?

bigeye thresher, © NOAA/NEFSC

Big Threats to the Bigeye Thresher »

Because of threats to the bigeye thresher shark, especially those from commercial and recreational fishing, Defenders is filing a petition asking the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service to list the species under the Endangered Species Act.

Birds at Chincoteague NWR, © Steve Hillebrand/USFWS

A Congressional Assault on Earth »

Our country has a history of protecting our natural heritage, but instead of carrying on this tradition, anti-environmental members of this Congress have introduced bills and amendments that would destroy our nation’s environmental safety net.