Fish and Wildlife Service
The Trump administration is prioritizing money over endangered species
In many cases, the changes elevate economic impact and private interests over a species’ need for protection.
The Puerto Rican Island the US Military Destroyed Has Been Forgotten After Hurricane Maria
"Currently, people in Vieques are struggling to survive. That needs to be a priority."
Republicans Vote to Allow Killing of Wolves and Bears on Refuges in Alaska
The US Fish and Wildlife Service rule prohibits controversial methods like gassing dens and shooting cubs.
How Drone-Delivered Peanut Butter Treats Could Save This Endangered Ferret
Tasty, bite-sized, peanut butter treats falling from the heavens.
The Sage Grouse Isn't Going to Get Endangered Species Protections
The Obama administration's decision not to list the dwindling wild bird as officially endangered aimed to strike a balance between environmentalists and energy interests, but may end up being challenged in court by both.
Obama Has Proposed a Ban on Almost All Ivory Sales in the United States
An elephant is killed for its tusks every fifteen minutes, leading to a 69 percent decline in the number of animals since 1980.
Watch a Ton of Ivory Get Crushed in NY's Times Square
The United States is the second largest market for ivory, trailing only China, and conservationists crushed a ton of it on Friday in the heart of New York City.
The Monarch Butterfly Might Soon Be Listed As An Endangered Species
The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced on Monday it will begin a year-long evaluation of whether or not the insect should be placed under federal protection due to habitat loss, disease, and climate change.
Illegal Tiger Pelts and Turtle Boots are Now all over Craigslist
We've known that trafficking of endangered species has been "a global problem for some time now":http://motherboard.vice.com/2011/7/27/mob-trafficking-is-killing-off-our-favorite-wildlife, but a recent series of busts by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...