Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Fisheries biologists in Idaho say they think they know why a relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing th...

Star-Studded WildAid Gala Dazzles Beverly Hills

(LOS ANGELES / WILDAID) WildAid, the global nonprofit organization leading the fight to end the illegal wildlife trade, held its annual fundraising gala, "An Evening With WildAid," Satu...

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___ Senate GOP insisting on Obamacare repeal for tax overhaul WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans said Tuesday they are intent on a repeal of the Obama health care...

Trump administration seeks to delay findings on pesticides

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a two-year delay of an upcoming deadline to determine whether a family of widely used pesticides is harmful to endangered species. ...

US sage grouse policy heading back to square one

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — U.S. scientists and land managers who've been crafting strategies to protect a ground-dwelling bird across the American West for nearly two decades are going back to the drawing bo...

Soft-shell turtles bound for Taiwan seized in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the Philippines, customs officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have reported the seizure of large number of soft-shell turtles bound for Taiwan. The tu...

Hawaii boat wreck shows eco-risk of fishing fleet practices

HONOLULU (AP) — Just offshore from Waikiki's pristine white sand beaches, a fishing boat transporting foreign workers destined for low-paying jobs in Hawaii's fishing fleet smashed into a shallow reef...

Environment group claims logs illegally shipped from Nigeria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An environmental advocacy group claims that over 1.4 million rosewood logs from Nigeria worth $300 million were illegally sent to China after Nigeria's then-Environment Minister ...

Third federally protected gray wolf killed in Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Another gray wolf has been found dead in Oregon, marking the third such death of a federally protected wolf in the past year, state and federal wildlife officials said. ...

Researchers in Mexico catch endangered vaquita porpoise

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Researchers in Mexico have caught a female vaquita porpoise as part of an ongoing effort to enclose and protect the critically endangered species. Mexico's Environ...

The Latest: 2 states warn against big changes in grouse plan

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the sage grouse conservation plan (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Two Western governors are warning the Trump administration a...

2 states warn Trump against big changes in sage grouse plan

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Two Western governors are warning the Trump administration against making big changes in a plan to protect a ground-dwelling bird across the West, saying it would send a mes...

Reward offered for info on wolf-killing poacher in Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and five conservation groups have teamed up to offer $15,500 for information about the illegal poaching of a federally protected gray wolf...

Head of ivory, rhino horn smuggling scheme pleads guilty

BOSTON (AP) — An Australian man who masterminded a scheme to smuggle items made of rhinoceros horn, elephant ivory and coral to China has pleaded guilty in a U.S. court. Federal pros...

Skinned sea otter carcass found on California beach

SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The skinned carcass of a sea otter was found on a California beach, and investigators are trying to determine how it died and who took the pelt. Federal and...