"Ecuadorean referendums to ban oil drilling in a part of the Amazon and mining in a forest outside Quito easily passed, drawing cheers on Monday from Indigenous leaders and environmentalists despite warnings from oil and mining groups about billions of dollars in lost income."
"A new pack of gray wolves has shown up in California’s Sierra Nevada, several hundred miles away from any other known population of the endangered species, wildlife officials announced Friday."
"They're tearing up rangeland and riparian areas—and also our ideas about wildness".
"The large female, now called Henrietta, will live out her days at the Wild Animal Refuge in Colorado."
"A female black bear who wildlife authorities say broke into at least 21 California homes has been relocated to an animal sanctuary in Colorado.
Henrietta is now getting used to her new digs at the Wild Animal Refuge near Springfield, according to a Facebook post shared Friday.
"The U.S. government will settle a lawsuit with conservation groups and commit to releasing more endangered red wolves into the wilds of North Carolina, where nearly three dozen of the canine species are believed to still run free."
"The Cloud Foundation (TCF), a nonprofit dedicated to protecting America’s wild horses and burros on public lands, has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon against the U.S. Department of Interior seeking to address the lack of transparency in roundups that are conducted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)."
"A legal battle over the U.S. government’s ongoing capture of thousands of wild horses in Nevada where 31 mustangs have died in a weekslong roundup goes before a judge Wednesday as opponents try to prove it’s illegal and should be stopped."
"There are now more golden lion tamarins bounding between branches in the Brazilian rainforest than at any time since efforts to save the species started in the 1970s, a new survey reveals."
"The House voted Thursday to overturn two Biden administration Endangered Species Act (ESA) rules, sending the resolution to the president, who has vowed to veto them. The two rules apply to federal protections for the lesser prairie chicken and the northern long-eared bat, respectively."
"These feral pigs cause billions of damage, but some chefs and meat purveyors are putting this pork on the map – and menus".