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  • Can animals evolve quickly enough to survive global warming?

    Can animals evolve quickly enough to survive global warming?

    What can rapid evolution in response to climate change teach us about managing nature?

  • More grousing

    More grousing

    The federal government says sage grouse deserve protection, but delays listing the birds under the Endangered Species Act.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Colorado Lynx are in trouble; oil and gas bounty hunter is rebuked; Energy Department tests new larger containers for radioactive waste; saving money and salmon; Measure 37 cold war continues; public library use in the West; and snowmobile data

  • Rulings keep the West open for business

    Recent decisions not to list as endangered the white-tailed and black-tailed prairie dogs and the greater sage grouse open the door to increased energy exploration and development in the West

  • Is Preble's just another meadow mouse?

    The Fish and Wildlife Service wants to delist the threatened Preble’s meadow jumping mouse, on the grounds that the animal is genetically identical to a more common species

  • Lawsuit spurs endangered species reviews

    Some property-owners are pushing for more reviews of various endangered species in a move that some environmentalists fear is an attempt to undermine species protection

  • More lynx, less habitat

    Colorado’s lynx reintroduction program has so far been a success, but a new Forest Service management proposal would put energy development, forest thinning, and snowmobile trails ahead of the threatened animal’s habitat

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