October 18, 2016, 7am PDT
Developers in the UK have a new nemesis in the form of rare newts, which NIMBYs have allegedly planted at development sites to halt construction.
August 6, 2014, 12pm PDT
That's the question facing the nation's largest environmental organization (not the Sierra Club but The Nature Conservancy) regarding the management of its preserve in Texas. There is no question for Naomi Klein, who writes about it in her new book.
July 14, 2014, 12pm PDT
Despite its commitment to protect forests in South Florida, the University of Miami sold 88 acres of endangered pine rockland to a developer with plans for a Walmart, an LA Fitness Center, and a Chik-fil-A, among other non-endangered retail uses.
February 9, 2014, 11am PST
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to take the grey wolf off the Endangered Species list across most of the continental U.S. but a key panel determined their decision was based on questionable science that dealt with species identification.
January 20, 2014, 11am PST
A new biological opinion sets policy for the Federal Columbia River Power System until 2018. Critics say the new plan continues the unsuccessful status quo of habitat restoration—instead they want to spill water over four dams on the Snake River.
Associated Press via The Oregonian
November 24, 2013, 1pm PST
A proposed gated community in Los Angeles County has provoked the ire of a group of scientists concerned about its environmental impact.
April 27, 2013, 11am PDT
BioMap2 is designed to guide strategic biodiversity conservation in Massachusetts over the next decade by focusing land protection and stewardship on the areas that are most critical for ensuring the long-term persistence of rare and native species.
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments
August 1, 2011, 9am PDT
Lawmakers are likely to consider a controversial plan this summer to remove a series of dams on the Klamath River to help restore endangered salmon populations.
December 15, 2010, 1pm PST
The process of re-designing California's Delta to protect endangered species, feed the state's farms and serve freshwater to its residents has become further complicated.
October 28, 2009, 5am PDT
To protect the endangered Delta Smelt fish, pumping of water from California's Sacramento Delta has been drastically cut back. Add in the state's three-year-long drought, and the result is a major problem for the state's people and farmers.
March 9, 2009, 7am PDT
As climate change affects the habitats and migratory patterns of protected species, many are calling for protected areas to shift along with the animals they're intended to safeguard.
The Christian Science Monitor
October 1, 2008, 7am PDT
In an effort to protect endangered salmon in the Pacific Northwest, the National Marine Fisheries Service is calling for a building moratorium near rivers in the Puget Sound region.
Seattle Post Intelligencer