Florida Man Sentenced For Trafficking Engangered Species And Illegally Possessing FirearmsPalm Harbor man sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison, and two years of supervised release, for recieving and transporting endangered series in violation of Endangered Species Act and for possessing firearms and ammunition as a convicted felon.
Florida Men Charged With Poaching Sea Turtle EggsCarl Lawrence Cobb, 63, and Bruce Wayne Bivins, 63, each face three felony counts including violating the Endangered Species Act. They each face up to 15 years in prison.
Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair Wrapped Around Its NeckWildlife conservationists in Alabama are expressing outrage after the body of an endangered type of sea turtle washed ashore with a beach chair wrapped around its neck.
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"
$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.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.