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Southern Idaho ground squirrel.  Credit: Dennis Mackey/USFWS

New Policy Proposed to Benefit At-Risk Wildlife, Provide Credits to Landowners Taking Voluntary Conservation Actions

As part of an on-going effort to provide more flexibility under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed a new policy that would give landowners credit for voluntary conservation actions for at-risk species. "The proposed policy is a win-win for people and for ...
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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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California condor

California Condor

San Diego Zoo Global has a long history of involvement in the conservation, captive breeding, and return to the wild of California condors.

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Polar bear. Credit: USFWS

A Day in the Life of a Polar Bear

This video was editied and compiled from raw footage recorded by a camera equipped radio collar that was put on a female polar bear in the Beaufort Sea during April 2014 by the U.S. Geological Survey...

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Last updated: July 17, 2014