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Government Plans To Lift Gray Wolf Protections, And Wildlife Advocates Aren't Happy
By Matthew Brown and John Flesher, AP
“We’re going to fight this in any way possible," said Jamie Clark of Defenders of Wildlife.
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Idled Federal Workers Called Back To Wildlife Refuges So People Can Hunt
Desire to protect hunter access appears to have more pull than concerns over trashed parks.
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Trophy Hunter On Ryan Zinke Advisory Council Bags Permits To Import 3 Lion Heads
Steven Chancellor has been a big beneficiary of rollbacks of Obama-era prohibitions on hunting trophy imports.
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Federal Judge Restores Endangered Species Protection To Yellowstone-Area Grizzlies
The move comes just days before Idaho and Wyoming were set to allow the hunting of 23 bears.
Volunteers Say They're Being Targeted For Leaving Water To Help Migrants
No More Deaths says some volunteers face misdemeanor charges for supporting migrants on restricted federal lands.
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Brett Kavanaugh’s First Potential SCOTUS Case Could Devastate These Critically Endangered Frogs
By Jackie Flynn Mogensen, Mother Jones
And could threaten more than 100 species protected under the Endangered Species Act.
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Interior Department Tells Staff To Shut Up About Mandatory Endangered Species Permits
It's "not appropriate" to say permits are "required," warns the memo.
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Trump Administration Sued On Elephant Trophy Ban Flip-Flop
Environmental groups say the new policy encourages big-game hunters to kill African elephants for "cheap thrills."
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Trump Administration Reverses Promise To Ban Elephant Hunt Trophies
The U.S. government will allow hunters to import elephant trophies on a case-by-case basis, breaking the president’s pledge.
Trump's Budget Would End Grant Funding For State Endangered Species Projects
Environmentalists say the proposal would push imperiled creatures further toward extinction.
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