A bill making its way through Congress would impose strict limits on designations of new National Monuments. In essence, it would gut one of the most powerful legal tools California wildlife has at its disposal.
A big proposed residential-commercial development in the East San Francisco Bay city of Dublin just hit a speedbump: an environmental group has taken the city to court, saying that the development would hurt some of Alameda County's last remaining burrowing owls.
A two-inch fish found only in tidal estuaries along the California coast may get less protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), if a proposal by the nation's leading wildlife agency goes through.
Almost since Yoplait yogurt's inverted conical containers first appeared on supermarket shelves in 1978, wildlife rescue people have been warning that they pose a particular threat to a range of wildlife species, especially skunks.
In a ruling long-awaited by wildlife advocates and Central Valley water users alike, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today struck down most of a 2010 lower court ruling on federal protections for a small fish.
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