Seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii’s only native bees, have been added for protection under the Endangered Species Act. This is a first for bees in the United States.
Kentucky Arrow Darter, a fish species from the upper Kentucky River basin in Kentucky – The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has issued Final Rules which determine threatened status for the species and designate “… approximately 398 stream kilometers (skm) (248 stream miles (smi)) [as critical habitat ] …”[…]Read More »
Echoing a suggestion by Dow Chemical, Section 9111 of the Farm Bill released today by House Republicans would allow the Environmental Protection Agency to approve pesticides without ever analyzing whether they’d harm hundreds of endangered species across the country, including salmon and California condors. Read moreRead More »