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  • Tinkering with Nature

    Predator control may have a small place in saving endangered species, but it makes a lot more sense to bring back an ecosystem’s keystone species – as can be seen in Yellowstone, since wolves have returned

  • Canada lays down the law on endangered species

    Canada finally passes an endangered species law, but it only protects "federal species" living in oceans or on the 1 percent of Canadian land that is federal.

  • Spotted owl back under microscope

    The timber industry hopes Northwestern forests will be reopened to logging through a court decision ordering a reassessment of the population and habitat of two threatened birds: the northern spotted owl and the marbled murrelet

  • Wayward wolf nabbed in Utah

    "Wolf No. 253," from the Druid Peak Pack in Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley, is caught far from home when he steps into a leghold coyote trap, 30 miles northeast of Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Northwest braces itself for wolves

    Unconfirmed wolf sightings in Oregon are on the rise, and wolf advocates are arguing with ranchers over how to handle the return of the predator packs.

  • Farewell, whoopers, Western skies aren't big enough for you

    The last whooping crane west of the Mississippi is dead, and the skies of the West are poorer for the loss

  • Sea coasts rough sailing for breeding birds

  • There's nothing like watching a grizzly bear in the wild

  • Wildlife Service bows to home builders

    Under pressure from the home-building industry, the Fish and Wildlife Service drastically trims critical habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog.

  • New desert town no home to the fringe-toedlizard

    The planned Joshua Hills development in Southern California could hurt neighboring Joshua Tree National Park and the Coacella Valley Preserve, the only remaining home of the endangered fringe-toed lizard.

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