Last Caribou Herd On U.S. Mainland 'Functionally Extinct', Experts SayThe last herd of southern mountain caribou -- known as gray ghosts -- has reportedly dwindled down to the point where wildlife experts are calling them "functionally extinct"
Facebook Puts Ads On Pages Illegally Selling Animal PartsFacebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations along with content from group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals.
San Francisco Fashionista Pleads No Contest To Selling Endangered Animal FursThe owner of a vintage clothing store in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood entered a no contest plea Monday to charges that she was offering the fur of endangered animals for sale.
Endangered California Frog Gets Inoculation To Avoid ExtinctionScientists say they’re inoculating an endangered California frog to give it a fighting chance at avoiding extinction.
'Butterfly Whisperer' Reviving Rare San Francisco SpeciesTim Wong is an aquatic biologist at the California Academy of Sciences, but his real passion lies nearly hidden on the academy’s living roof in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
Nevada, Kentucky Senators' Bill Would Rewrite U.S. Endangered Species ActCritics say the proposal would dismantle landmark legislation Pres. Nixon signed into law and put hundreds of species on a path to extinction.
San Francisco Fashionista Charged With Selling Endangered FursThe owner of a vintage clothing store in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district was charged Wednesday with nine misdemeanor counts for allegedly selling furs of endangered species.
Endangered Frog Makes Comeback At Yosemite National ParkA native California frog once on the brink of extinction is making an encouraging comeback in Yosemite National Park, raising hopes for amphibians like it worldwide that are dying off at an alarming rate.
Bee Species Listed As Endangered For 1st Time Ever In U.S.Federal authorities added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species Act Friday, a first for any bees in the United States.
Bumblebee May Land On Endangered Species ListThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the rusty patched bumblebee, also known as bombus affinis, is in danger of becoming extinct.
California Fish and Game Commision Adds Spotted Owl To Endangered Species ListThe state's Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously on Friday to add the threatened bird to the list.
Proposed Resort On Monterey Coast Could Threaten Endangered Species' HabitatA proposed resort on Monterey Bay, that environmentalists say will threaten endangered species' habitat, comes up for a vote.
Drought: CA Regulators Back Off Plan To Withhold Farm Water To Help SalmonState drought regulators have backed off a plan to withhold water from farms and cities in favor of an endangered species of salmon.
Bigfoot Believers Gather At Annual Lakeside Retreat In New YorkBigfoot believers have gathered in western New York and some insist the legendary Sasquatch's footprint is getting bigger.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.