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  • Conservation agreements try to head off endangered species listings

    Conservation agreements try to head off endangered species listings

    Candidate conservation agreements try to keep rare species, like Colorado's Gunnison sage grouse, off the endangered species list, or at least healthy enough to lessen the restrictions that come with listing.

  • PRO: The Tejon agreement is a true conservation victory

    Graham Chisholm believes that an agreement involving open space, a large housing development and condor habitat on California’s Tejon Ranch is a “true conservation victory.”

  • CON: A housing development that’s a tragedy for condors

    The Tejon Ranch agreement, which will allow a housing development to be build in the midst of rare condor critical habitat, is a disaster for the endangered birds, according to Noel Snyder and David Clendenen.

  • 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

  • Spotted owl or red herring?

    Although logging has declined drastically in the Pacific Northwest, it’s not necessarily the fault of the Endangered Species Act or the northern spotted owl.

  • Reality Check

    Misinformation and exaggeration abound in the debate over the Endangered Species Act’s critical habitat provisions

  • ESA talks end in stalemate

    A working group of 23 experts convened by the nonprofit Keystone Center could not reach consensus over how to reform the Endangered Species Act’s critical habitat provisions

  • Critical Habitat: The Inside Story

    A behind-the-scenes look at the struggle over critical habitat reveals the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be an agency at war with itself

  • The difficulties of cohabitation

    Despite its problems and failures – many of them arising from the conflict between the United States’ growing population and our declining wildlife habitat – the Endangered Species Act is a necessary law

  • High Noon for Habitat

    In Riverside County, Calif., the conflict between the Endangered Species Act’s critical habitat rule and the West’s booming, sprawling, growth-driven economy comes to a head

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