Dugong, Coral, Abalone Face Extinction Threat, IUCN Says
Dugong, Coral, Abalone Face Extinction Threat, IUCN Says

Populations of a vulnerable species of marine mammal, numerous species of abalone and a type of Caribbean coral are now threatened with extinction, an international conservation organization said Friday. The International Union for Conservation of Nature announced the update during the... Read More

US Bat Species Devastated by Fungus Now Listed as Endangered

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Biden administration declared the northern long-eared bat endangered on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to save a species driven to the brink of extinction by white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease. “White-nose syndrome is decimating... Read More

US Says Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, 22 Other Species Extinct

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Death's come knocking a last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species: The U.S. government is declaring them extinct. It's a rare move for wildlife officials to give up... Read More

FWS to Consider Possible Listing of Western Gray Wolf
2021-09-17 18:02:44
by Dan McCue

A pair of petitions seeking a determination that gray wolves are a threatened or endangered species in the western U.S. have convinced federal officials of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to take a closer look at the situation. “The... Read More

America’s Bald Eagle Population Continues to Soar
2021-03-25 20:18:14
by TWN Staff

Populations of the American bald eagle — the bold national symbol of the United States — have quadrupled since 2009, according to a new report by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners. Bald eagles once teetered on the brink of extinction, reaching... Read More

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