By denying the species protection under the ESA, FWS has turned its back on the rare pygmy owl.
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When our investigation showed clearly that unreported oil development was happening in a protected lizard’s habitat, Texas officials said we must be mistaken. Now, they’re switching course – but will it be enough?
This imperiled lizard lives in Texas oil country – and its only protection is a conservation plan between Texas and USFWS that doesn’t describe how they’d be keeping the lizard safe. We took a closer look at what’s happening in the dunes sagebrush lizard’s habitat, and you won’t believe what we found.
Rare ocelots make use of “sky islands” that stand out as important refuges for wildlife in the desert Southwest.
Raging wildfires burned through Bastrop State Park in Texas, threatening the survival of the endangered Houston toad.