Scientists Work To Boost Western Pond Turtle PopulationScientists are hoping that a new conservation program will help restore the dwindling Western Pond Turtle population in the Marin Headlands.
'Turtle Rangers' Planting Decoy Eggs To Track, Catch Latin American PoachersTurtle Rangers are planting high-tech decoy eggs to catch poachers trading in endangered sea turtle eggs.
Endangered Lemur Found In Backyard Was Likely Part Of Black Market Pet TradeAn endangered ring-tailed lemur that was likely part of the black market pet trade is now being cared for at the Sacramento Zoo.
3 Marine Species That Call Bay Area Home Added To Endangered ListThere’s a new five year plan aimed at protecting endangered marine species, including three that make their home in and around Marin County.
SF Art Dealer Sentenced To Prison For Selling Horns From Endangered Black Rhino For $55KA San Francisco art dealer was sentenced in federal court in Las Vegas Wednesday to one year and two days for his role in selling two horns from an endangered Black Rhinoceros for $55,000.
Falcons And Drones Deployed To Monitor Rooftop Nests In Order To Protect Seagulls A California seaside community plans to deploy drones to record video of rooftop nests that need to be removed to protect seagulls.
Two New Penguin Chicks At Cal Academy Prep For Fish SchoolTwo penguin hatchlings will be starting "fish school" soon in preparation for joining the African penguin exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
Feds Warn Boaters To Stay Away From Whales Off Of Northern California CoastMarine officials are warning ships, small boats and people on the water to stay well away from federally protected whales that have been spotted feeding close to the San Francisco shoreline.
Study Finds Pacific Great White Shark Population At Least Five Times Previous Estimates A recent study published in PLOS ONE found that the number of sharks swimming in the Pacific is around 2,400, about six times the number previously estimated.
Bay Area Wind Farm Exempted From Prosecution If Eagles Die From Turning BladesA California wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.
California Cattle Ranchers, Environmentalists Await Delayed Decision On 'Endangered' Listing For Gray WolfAdvocates for the gray wolf in California will have to wait 90 days before learning if the animal will be listed as endangered, a state board decided Wednesday. Ranchers and state wildlife officials oppose granting the species legal protections.
SF Zoo: It's A Girl! Public Can View Rare Sumatran Tiger CubA Sumatran tiger cub born last month at the San Francisco Zoo has had its first medical exam and officials now know she is a girl...