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1,295 Days Since US Fish & Wildlife Did Its Job

July 3, 2012

Tags: Mexican Gray Wolf, USFWS, Benjamin Tuggle, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

It's been 1,295 days since the US Fish & Wildlife Service has released a new member of the Mexican Gray Wolf population into the wild. The USFWS has crippled the recovery program for the species for political reasons, according to a complaint filed with the Interior Department (USFWS’ parent agency) last month by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and this Associated Press report.

The PEER (more…)


August 30, 2010

Tags: Center for Biological Diversity, USFWS, Oklahoma Grass Pink, Noah Greenwald

News comes from the Center for Biological Diversity that today’s Endangered All-Star is now one step closer to protection from the ever-finicky and glacially-slow powers at the US Fish & Wildlife Service. USFWS announced on Monday that the Oklahoma Grass Pink “may” warrant protection on the Endangered Species List.

But don’t start celebrating (more…)

Good News for the Jaguar

January 14, 2010

Tags: Jaguar, USFWS, Center for Biological Diversity, recovery plan

On January 12, 2010, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would develop a recovery plan and set aside critical habitat for the jaguar in the U.S. Facing a deadline of last Friday, the USFWS asked for an extension until this past Tuesday, and their decision—coming after disappointing news for environmentalists (more…)


January 9, 2010

Tags: Jaguar, USFWS, Endangered species

Batter Up: The Jaguar is today’s Endangered All-Star, thanks to the US Fish & Wildlife Service’s latest failure to respond to a court-ordered decision on establishing a critical habitat and recovery plan for the species. Listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN’s Red List, the jaguar is certainly endangered in the American (more…)