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Federal protection status for a population of grizzly bears facing extinction in the mountains of Idaho and northwest Montana should be raised to endangered from threatened, environmentalists said in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday.
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The donation-funded service rescued and released 2,795 animals back into the wild in 2013 alone, and has cared for hundreds more since.
The whales will now be listed as a "species of concern" rather than "threatened" under Canada's Species at Risk Act.
This handout photo provided the Smithsonian's National Zoo, taken May 23, 2011, shows Sumatran tiger Damai at the zoo in Washington.
In a nighttime theft, robbers broke into a South African provincial parks office and used a machine tool called a grinder to break into a safe holding several dozen rhino horns worth a fortune on the illegal market in parts of Asia.
There's no silver bullet solution to protecting endangered species. We can't stand guard over every single one of them, as this man is doing to protect black rhinos in Zimbabwe.
On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking U.S. nonprofits to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work.
Some ticks, such as hare ticks, have always survived in the state, but nonnative dog ticks also have been found in Alaska, raising concerns for dogs, wildlife and the risk of spreading diseases to people.
The mountain lion known as P-22 looked majestic just a few months ago, in a trail-camera photo shot against the backdrop of the Hollywood sign.
The Montana Land Board on Monday approved a $345,000 purchase of 320 acres of threatened grizzly bear habitat to add to the Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area in Teton County.
Lake Ere anglers can expect to enjoy another year of diverse fishing opportunities this year, according to the Division of Wildlife.
Biologist Edward O. Wilson doesn't spend a lot of time in his exploration of Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park on the American entrepreneur who sponsored its rebirth after a 14-year civil war.
An internationally recognized conservationist is recovering after he was attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
But those little beads of grit are also piling up in waterways, where they can suck up toxins and harm wildlife, environmentalists say.
South Yorkshire's garden wildlife has been revealed in a new survey - with the endangered red squirrel rarely seen in Doncaster.
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