Endangered Species Act
Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Are Back on the Protected Species List
The restoration is a victory for many conservationists and environmentalists, although not everyone sees it that way.
The Government Agency in Charge of Killing Wild Animals Is Facing Backlash
Oregon has banned Wildlife Services' use of cyanide bombs, and some California counties have severed their contracts with the agency.
The Trump Administration's Policies Are Fueling the Extinction Crisis
A new U.N. report finds one million species face extinction. The Department of the Interior and the Fish and Wildlife Service are adding to the problem.
Compromise With the Oil and Gas Industry Made the Sage Grouse Vulnerable to Extinction
Rather than list the bird as an endangered species, the Obama administration struck a compromise deal with energy companies—and now Trump is undoing it.
The Trump Administration Plans to Strip Key Protections From the Endangered Species Act
Proposed changes to the landmark legislation would limit protections for the thousands of endangered plants and animals covered under the law.
Just Because Yellowstone Grizzly Numbers Are Growing Doesn't Mean They're Saved
Yellowstone’s grizzly bears are spreading out and expanding their range. Is it a sign of good health—or increasing desperation?