Other Animals

Experts estimate that nearly 2,000 chimpanzees may be lost to the wildlife trade each year. Chimpanzees are currently listed as endangered by the IUCN (the western chimpanzee, one of four subspecies, is listed as critically endangered), and their numbers are still declining. While chimpanzee conservation has many components, researchers say genetic studies are an increasingly
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A crane looks out at the sunset. Photo by Damian Stevens The world has changed much over the last hundred years. With the addition of large buildings, the need for building materials and new spaces to build within, and a myriad of other “new” requirements to enable humans to live in this timeframe, it’s a
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NEW YORK – “Like the clear crisp notes of the Wood Thrush, today’s court decision cuts through all the noise and confusion to unequivocally uphold the most effective bird conservation law on the books–the Migratory Bird Treaty Act,” said Sarah Greenberger, Interim Chief Conservation Officer for the National Audubon Society. “This is a huge victory
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One reason we are hearing about black-bear-human interactions more than ever before is the rapid human development encroaching into their established habitats. Interactions with wild animals will persist and likely increase as some species of wildlife continue to adapt and flourish in urban and suburban areas. However, fear of these animals is not the remedy,
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WASHINGTON – A broad coalition of justice and environmental groups sued the Trump administration today over its regulations that would gut environmental reviews and silence community input. The rules from the Council on Environmental Quality would eliminate environmental reviews for many projects, curtail the harmful impacts that are considered when reviews do take place, and
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