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  • Behind the scenes, pressure and doubt

    Two former Fish and Wildlife Service biologists had early doubts about San Diego’s Multiple Species Conservation Program, criticizing the limits of the program’s science and its inability to protect a population of endangered willowy monardella

  • Conservation in an imperfect world

    San Diego’s Multiple Species Conservation Program is a groundbreaking attempt to protect wildlife habitat, but some say it is still not enough to save the imperiled wildlife of Southern California

  • Lessons of habitat

    Lessons of habitat

    Nancy Eastman created her own "habitat sculptures" modeled after fake cholla built as nesting habitat for endangered birds.

  • Nature-for-profit

    Nature-for-profit

    As the economy has globalized, illegal trafficking of wildlife has gotten worse in the West.

  • San Diego’s Habitat Triage

    San Diego, Calif., adopted its groundbreaking Multiple Species Conservation Program to protect wildlife habitat while allowing for continued community growth – but critics say endangered wildlife is the loser in the deal

  • Severe drought forces a moment of truth for the Klamath

    Severe drought forces a moment of truth for the Klamath

    Irrigation shutoffs in the river's upper basin may finally help move a historic water deal on the Oregon-California border.

  • The company we keep

    In the Pacific Northwest, where barred owls are competing with northern spotted owls, conservationists wonder what to do when a native species becomes an invasive species.

  • The return of Colorado's missing lynx

    The return of Colorado's missing lynx

    Colorado's reintroduced lynx are in trouble, and a detailed map shows where -- and why -- they’re facing problems.

  • When endangered foxes are on the menu

    Scientists faced a quandary when they had to consider killing golden eagles in order to save rare foxes on the Channel Islands off the California coast.

  • Wildlife wars

    There’s fighting over the endangered status of wolves, sage grouse, etc., and protecting wildlife from drilling.

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