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Green sea turtle at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Credit: Blair Witherington/USFWS

Successful Conservation Efforts Along Florida, Pacific Coasts Recognized in Revised ESA Listing of the Green Sea Turtle

Today NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed reclassifying the green sea turtle under the Endangered Species Act.The proposal involves reclassifying green sea turtles into 11 Distinct Population Segments globally. This will ensure continued protections for all green sea turtles, while providing a more tailored approach for managers in addressing the specific threats that face each population... News Release »
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Featured Species

California condor. Credit: USFWS

Condor Watch

Biologists studying the endangered California condor have launched a new web site to enlist the help of citizen scientists in research aimed at reducing lead poisoning, the primary threat to condors in the wild.

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Indiana bat

Indiana Bat

Indiana bats are found over most of the eastern half of the United States. Almost half of them hibernate in caves in southern Indiana.

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Light-footed clapper rail

Light-footed Clapper Rail

The San Diego Zoo has a long history of involvement in the conservation, captive breeding, and return to the wild of light-footed clapper rails. In this interview Mike Mace talks about the efforts to recover this species

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Partnership Stories

Humpback chub. Credit: USFWS

Protecting Grand Canyon's Endangered Humpback Chub

Since 1987, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has been monitoring the status of the humpback chub by capturing, tagging and releasing this endangered native fish using 13 hoop nets strategically placed in the Little Colorado River within 1,200 meters of its confluence with the main stem Colorado River... More »

 


 

 

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Last updated: March 20, 2015