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Endangered Species Act Has Kept the Water Flowing in Texas, and it Won't Stop the Oilnew

Despite all the political huffing you hear coming from Texas these days, the federal Endangered Species Act has actually been an economic boon to Texas.
San Antonio Current  |  Greg Harman  |  06-09-2011  |  Environment

A Grizzly Comebacknew

Are grizzlies ready to come off the endangered species list?
Missoula Independent  |  Alex Sakariassen  |  05-31-2011  |  Environment

Preservation Push Off of Mexico's Coastnew

Off the coast of Mexico, government agencies and citizens fight to save an endangered porpoise.
Tucson Weekly  |  Irene Messina  |  01-15-2009  |  Environment

Alberta's Struggling Grizzlies Lack the Protected Status of Tiny Mollusknew

The grizzly bear, a marquee Alberta animal, has plummeted in population from more than 1,000 in 2002 to less than 400. Similarly, the Banff springs snail, a tiny invertebrate found nowhere else on Earth, is precariously close to vanishing. So why's one protected and not the other?
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Adrienne Beattie  |  10-30-2008  |  Animal Issues

Brothers Blame Endangered Panther for Attacks on Animalsnew

An eccentric ecologist and a couple of feisty backwoods boys claim that a rare Florida panther is on the attack.
Miami New Times  |  Forrest Norman  |  10-12-2004  |  Animal Issues

Nassau County Dumps Trash on a Public Beachnew

The county is using one of its public beaches as an illegal landfill. File cabinets, old auto parts, rusty oil drums, and home appliances are piled ten feet high behind massive walls of sand, apparently created to disguise the trash behind them.
Long Island Press  |  Christopher Twarowski  |  08-07-2004  |  Environment

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