"With four gray wolves having been killed in Idaho since Sept. 1, a federal judge has cleared the way for legal hunting of the once-endangered predators to proceed."
Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species
"Yorba Linda, close to one of last year's major burn areas, is among cities trapping and killing the predators. Animal activists object, and more debate is planned."
"By certifying species as endangered, government programs can backfire."
After the dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan, was covertly filmed in the award-winning documentary, "The Cove," no hunting seemed to be going on on the opening day of this year's hunting season.
Birds on the North Slope in Alaska may be threatened by predators whose populations are encouraged by oil exploration and production.
"One of the world's rarest mammals, discovered just 16 years ago, is on the brink of extinction, warn conservation biologists."
"They are not cute and cuddly, but the smalltooth sawfish is getting more federal protection in Southwest Florida waters."
"Wolf hunting season opened Tuesday in the state of Idaho."
"Evolution takes place over long stretches of time: millennia and epochs. But some new research shows that animals might be changing much faster than nearly anyone thought. ... Those changes ... seem to be linked to humans."
Tidelands in Skagit County are being flooded to help restore the estuary.