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Glacier Bay National Park

Plight Of Glacier National Park Insect Draws Lawsuit

Wildlife advocates want a judge to force federal officials to decide if a rare aquatic insect that’s found only in Glacier National Park should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2015

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Feds To Consider Endangered Species Listing For Spotted Owl

Federal biologists have agreed to consider changing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl from threatened to endangered.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2015

Male Sage Grouse (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Western Governors Tout Sage Grouse Conservation Efforts

A group of Western-state governors has released a report on voluntary efforts in 11 states to conserve the habitat of sage grouse as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the federal Endangered Species Act.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2015

Alaska petition to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from endangered species list has scientific validity, say feds. (LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Consider Removing Humpback Whales From Endangered Species List

A petition filed by the state of Alaska asks gov’t to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from protection under the Endangered Species Act.


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Group: PNW Orcas Shouldn’t be Listed Endangered

Property-rights advocates and California farmers have filed a petition urging the government to delist Pacific Northwest orcas from the Endangered Species Act, arguing that group of whales is not a sub-species.


Specimens In The Metropolitan Police's Illegal Trade In Endangered Species Exhibition

Callahan Interview – Endangered Species Act Endangered

Robert Dewey, Defenders of Wildlife, about the risks ESA is facing in Congress now – Click here for Info

1090 The Fan–10/23/2011