US appeals court to decide fight over jaguar habitat

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It will be up to a federal appeals court to decide whether tens of thousands of acres in New Mexico should be reserved as critical habitat for the endangered jaguar. ...

17 states sue feds over Endangered Species Act lawsuit

SEATTLE (AP) — Seventeen states are suing to block Trump administration rules weakening the Endangered Species Act. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in federal court in San Francisco, fo...

California ramps up efforts to combat invasive swamp rodents

LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — One of the most recent threats to California's environment has webbed feet, white whiskers, shaggy fur and orange buck teeth that could be mistaken for carrots. ...

2 leopard cat kittens found in W. Taiwan gutter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man rescued two Taiwanese leopard cat kittens found trapped in a gutter by the side of a road in western Taiwan's Miaoli County on Monday (Sept. 23). While walkin...

Feds propose major habitat protections for killer whales

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. protections for the waters that a group of endangered orcas call home could soon expand beyond the Seattle area to encompass much of the West Coast. The National ...

Dead endangered whale found south of Long Island

BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — Federal ocean officials say a whale found dead south of Long Island is a member of a declining, endangered species. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ...

Review: 'Letters from Hollywood' is a movie nerd's dream

"Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Moviemaking," published by Abrams, compiled and edited by Rocky Lang and Barbara Hall Paul Newman passes on an o...

California governor plans to veto environmental rules bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Saturday he will buck Democratic legislative leaders by vetoing legislation aimed at stopping the Trump administration from weakening o...

Taiwan’s leopard cat lives saved by road culverts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Culverts are being constructed to preserve Taiwan’s endangered leopard cat population and the initiative seems to be working. In a Facebook video post published o...

More Taiwan leopard cats killed on Miaoli County roads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pair of leopard cats, a mother and cub, was discovered dead on the roadside in Miaoli County, Friday morning (Aug. 23). Sadly, the death of the two cats marks three Taiwan...

Endangered list sought for firefly with double-green flash

BETHANY BEACH, Del. (AP) — Environmental groups are hoping a rare bug found only along Delaware's southern coast will become the first firefly on the federal endangered species list. ...

APNewsBreak: Senators to introduce bipartisan wildfire bill

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Senators from California and Montana said Thursday that they plan to introduce a bipartisan bill that aims to protect communities from wildfires like the one that killed 85 people...

Formosan black bear cub rescued by farmer in Taitung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A young Formosan black bear that apparently strayed away from its mother, was rescued by a local farmer in Taitung County Saturday. Wang Wan-yu (王萬有), the farmer, said he found the ...

Appeals court vacates key Atlantic Coast Pipeline permit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has tossed a key federal permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline that deals with impacts on threatened or endangered species. A panel of the ...

Singapore Makes Record Seizure With China’s Help

Singapore announced on Monday its largest ever seizure of 9 tonnes of ivory from 300 elephants and almost 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales from up to 33,000 pangolins found in three containers disguised...