endangered species

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.


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Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse Bird

The government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.


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GOP: Obama Administration Stonewalling on Wind Farm Bird Deaths

House Republicans complain the Obama administration is refusing to turn over documents related to enforcing environmental laws at wind farms where dozens of eagles and other protected birds have been killed.


Clouded leopard. (Photo credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Hails Baby Boom of Endangered Species

Officials at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia say they’ve had a baby boom of endangered species in recent months and are sending some animals to other facilities.


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After Decades Cuban Crocodiles Born At D.C. Zoo

For the first time in nearly 25 years, the National Zoo in Washington has hatched critically endangered Cuban crocodiles with hopes of helping sustain the species.


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2 Endangered Fishing Cats Born At National Zoo In Washington

The National Zoo says it is celebrating a milestone with the birth of two fishing cats, an endangered species.