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...Endangered Species List.In a letter to the six conservation groups requesting the emergency listing, U.S. Department...throughout North America.Regardless of the cause, conservation groups have taken steps to try to protect the wolves...
Groups signal plan to sue over effort to save bull trout

...trout in five Western states falls short, two conservation groups said as they filed notice of their intention to...confident bull trout could remain viable.The conservation groups say that allows 25 percent of the population in...
Nation and World
Emergency listing sought for Prince of Wales Island wolves

ANCHORAGE - 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...
My Turn: State is prepared to walk its salmon talk

...quality data standards. In August, my office will host a meeting to listen and engage tribes, fishermen/women, conservation groups, industry, federal government, congressional delegation, state legislators, and local governments. We will...
Shell heads for Alaska while awaiting final drilling permits

...granted very, very late in the process," he said.Conservation groups since the 2008 lease sale have had success delaying...and are trying again. In a letter Tuesday, 10 conservation groups urged Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to enforce...
Seattle needs permit for oil

...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...
Armed groups target elephants

...of many large mammals over the past five decades, said Bas Huijbregts, an expert with the World Wildlife Fund conservation group. Garamba was also once known as home to the last northern white rhinos in the wild, though none have been seen...
Nation and World
Bush would move Interior Department to the West

...government's nearly 1 million square miles of land.The Denver-based Center for Western Priorities, a nonpartisan conservation group led in large part by moderate Democrats, was unimpressed."Considering that 93 percent of the Interior Department's...
Nation and World
Debate over Arctic drilling - what's at stake

...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...
Greenpeace wants Shell's lawsuit over protest dismissed

...through an injunction, Shell could seek contempt of court citations against Greenpeace protesters who trespass.Conservation groups oppose Arctic offshore exploratory drilling, saying oil companies have not demonstrated that they can clean up...


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