Oldest Known Wild Seabird Lays Egg on Pacific IslandA Laysan albatross named Wisdom, the world's oldest known wild seabird, has laid another egg on Midway Atoll in the Pacific. Biologists believe Wisdom is at least 68 years old.
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.
Stretch Of Sacramento River Closed To Fishing After Drought Conditions Threaten Chinook PopulationLate rains and high temperatures during California's drought led to the destruction of millions of Chinook eggs and the loss of an entire class of winter-run Chinook salmon.
Report Warns Climate Change Could Impact Half Of All North American Bird SpeciesThe National Audubon Society has released a scathing report warning that climate change could force half of the nation’s bird species to move or adapt to smaller homes.
Animal Rights Advocates Use Endangered Species Act To Halt Nevada Wild Horse Roundups Efforts to halt mustang roundups in Congress and the courts have been unsuccessful over the past decade, but two groups in a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service are focusing on genetics and research they say prove the horses are a native species.
Federal Wildlife Officials Halt Peregrine Rescues On Bay Area BridgesNow that the once endangered falcons are flourishing, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it will no longer permit peregrine chick rescues from Bay Area bridges.