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No emergency listing for wolves on Princes of Wales Island

...assistant regional director of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Mary Colligan, issued a response to the six conservation groups that requested the listing. In a letter, Colligan said the emergency listing cannot be requested, and is instead...
Emergency listing sought for Prince of Wales Island wolves

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Six conservation groups have asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to use an emergency endangered species listing to protect a population of southeast...

...violation of conservation principles and shows a blatant disregard for animal welfare," the statement said.Conservation groups protested the exports, saying they were concerned by how the animals were rounded up, with calves separated from...
Judge won't block plan to kill cormorants to save salmon

...year by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It wants to stop cormorants from eating millions of baby salmon. Conservation groups sought a preliminary injunction. They say hydroelectric dams - not cormorants - are the main threat to salmon...
Seattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet

...We're very happy," said Patti Goldman, managing attorney with Earthjustice, which sued the port on behalf of conservation groups. She added that Monday's decision "will obviously keep a cloud over the permit.""This is a dispute between...
BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

...would be used to offset impacts to habitat and subsistence resources and develop a regional plan.A coalition of conservation groups expressed disappointment with the decision, saying it would allow for construction of an 8-mile road through...
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...this wholesale land grab, this widespread attack on our people and our way of life, is disgusting," he said. Conservation groups hailed Obama's announcement. David Houghton, president of the National Wildlife Refuge Association, said in...

...and protection. Other states have similar programs. Wildlife art sales are also important fundraising tools for conservation groups such as Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever.While the industry isn't as lucrative as it was back when Hamrick...
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What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...facilities to load pipe, drilling mud and everything else needed for a complex underwater drilling operation.Why are conservation groups opposed?People concerned with a warming planet object to additional fossil fuel development. They worry that...
Shell, Greenpeace spar over Arctic drilling safety zones

...testified Shell has spent upward of $7 billion on its Arctic project.Arctic drilling is strongly opposed by conservation groups, including Greenpeace, that say polar regions are being hammered by climate warming at twice the rate of the...


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