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WDFW and Wild Fish Conservancy settle lawsuit over ‘early...

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today it has reached an agreement with the Wild Fish Conservancy that will stop litigation against the department over its Puget Sound hatchery programs for 2½ years and permit the release of hatchery steelhead... #wdfw
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Wolf Hunting Near Yellowstone Closed After Quota Exceeded - Flathead Beacon

Wolf Hunting Near Yellowstone Closed After Quota Exceeded - Flathead Beacon | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
HELENA — Montana wildlife officials have closed wolf hunting for the season in an area north of Yellowstone National Park after hunters exceeded the quota of wolves that can be... more
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China committed to protection of endangered species: official CITES rejects Namibia's proposal to ban discussion on regulating ivory domestic markets - CCTV News - CCTV.com English

China committed to protection of endangered species: official CITES rejects Namibia's proposal to ban discussion on regulating ivory domestic markets - CCTV News - CCTV.com English | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
China is very much committed to fulfilling all its obligations to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), said Liu Dongsheng, Head of the Chinese delegation to the CITES 17th Conference of Parties, on Monday.
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Save the Monarch

Save the Monarch | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
The last monarch migration?
Since 1990, monarch populations have crashed, with nearly 1 billion of the butterflies dying.
The decline isn't due to natural causes. The Washington Post called it "noth
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Endangered species on the agenda at CITES

Endangered species on the agenda at CITES | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
International wildlife charities, Born Free Foundation and Born Free USA, have issued a stark warning to governments around the world: there can be no trad
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Yolo Habitat Conservancy awarded $820,000 grant by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service | Davis Vanguard

Yolo Habitat Conservancy awarded $820,000 grant by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service | Davis Vanguard | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
(From Press Release) On September 16th, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“Service”) awarded the Yolo Habitat Conservancy an $820,000 planning grant to c
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CITES COP17 on African soil turns spotlight on continent's Big Five animals - News Ahead

The biennial Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meets in Johannesburg with the aim of preventing endangered species from being hunted and traded into extinction.
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World's Largest Living Eastern Gorilla Comes Closer to Extinction

World's Largest Living Eastern Gorilla Comes Closer to Extinction | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
It so happens to be the case that the Eastern Gorilla along with other primates is on the critically endangered species list.
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Wolf summit leans toward delisting, killing animals

CUMBERLAND — Politicians, farmers and hunters dominated a Great Lakes summit on wolves, expressing hope that the animals will soon come off the federal endangered species list. Participants at the meeting Thursday in the northwestern
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US sounds wake-up call on Hector's dolphins

US sounds wake-up call on Hector's dolphins | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
The United States is calling for further protection for Māui and Hector's dolphins, a move a local zoologist describes as embarrassing for the New Zealand government.
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Protections rejected for American pika, other species

Protections rejected for American pika, other species | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials on Tuesday rejected greater protections for four species including the rabbit-like American pika, which researchers warn is disappearing from areas of the Western U.S.
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Supporter Spotlight: Richard Jones, Rainforest Ceramics - Rainforest Trust

Supporter Spotlight: Richard Jones, Rainforest Ceramics - Rainforest Trust | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
Former Member of the New South Wales Upper House, Richard Jones is a lifelong advocate for the environment. He now utilizes his love of producing ceramics to protect the rainforest and its endangered species that are so dear to his heart. Richard Jones has worn many hats over the years: publisher, environmental NGO founder
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SECOND CUP: Giant Panda taken off the Endangered Species List

SECOND CUP: Giant Panda taken off the Endangered Species List | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
MIDWAY, FL - Some good news for the Giant Panda.
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Poachers target endangered bird’s ‘ivory’ beak in Southeast Asia to sell to China

Poachers target endangered  bird’s ‘ivory’ beak in Southeast Asia to sell to China | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
Some call it “ivory on wings,” part of the bill of a critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia that is sought by poachers and carved into ornaments for illegal sale to Chines
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Rusty-Patched Bumblebees May Soon Join List Of Endangered Species

Rusty-Patched Bumblebees May Soon Join List Of Endangered Species | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
Wildlife officials in the United States have proposed to place the rusty-patched bumblebee under the protection of the Endangered Species Act. If it happens, the bumblebee will be the first bee species to achieve this status.
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5 Endangered species to keep an eye on at CITES CoP17

5 Endangered species to keep an eye on at CITES CoP17 | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
CITES explained and high-profile cases on our radar.
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Friends of the Sea Otter Sounds Cautious Optimism Over Spring Survey Count - Press Release - Digital Journal

Friends of the Sea Otter Sounds Cautious Optimism Over Spring Survey Count - Press Release - Digital Journal | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
Monterey, California - September 21, 2016 - (Newswire.com)
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Sea otter survey encouraging, but comes up short of the 'perfect story'

Sea otter survey encouraging, but comes up short of the 'perfect story' | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
The southern sea otter,Enhydra lutris nereis, continues its climb toward recovery, according to the annual count. For the first time, southern sea otters' numbers have exceeded the threshold required by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to consider de-listing the species as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.
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Drawing attention to endangered species - Nation | The Star Online

Drawing attention to endangered species - Nation | The Star Online | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
KUALA LUMPUR: The quickest way to raise awareness on the need to protect endangered species is through vibrant and emotive art pieces.
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Yosemite National Park Expands by Adding 400 Acres Given as Gift

Yosemite National Park Expands by Adding 400 Acres Given as Gift | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
The Yosemite National Park in California is now officially 400 acres larger. The park's size was expanded thanks to a land gift given by the nonprofit conservation
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America’s Wildlife Body Count

America’s Wildlife Body Count | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
We kill millions of “pest” animals each year, without the science to justify it.
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Arizona’s bald eagles set a new population record this year

Arizona’s bald eagles set a new population record this year | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
Arizona’s bald eagles set a new population record this year with 65 pairs of eagles producing 78 chicks. The unique population of desert-nesting eagles has steadily expanded its nesting areas in the past 20 years, despite the removal of endangered species protection several years ago.
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Baby sea turtles are on the road to recovery • The Monitor Daily

Baby sea turtles are on the road to recovery • The Monitor Daily | Advocating for Wildlife | Scoop.it
It seems that these animals are nesting in record numbers in the United States. Scientists did many efforts to protect baby sea turtles.
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