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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

...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...
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...
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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...
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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...
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

...Eighty-seven Alaska Native tribes, members of B.C. First Nations, businesses, prominent individuals, scientists and conservation groups signed the letter. Just days after the Panel released its report, B.C.'s Ministry of Energy and Mines issued...
Shell gets OK for Arctic drilling happened in February 2008. Shell was the most active bidder and spent $2.1 billion on Chukchi leases.Conservation groups strongly oppose Arctic offshore drilling, claiming petroleum companies have not demonstrated they can clean up...
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