What are “reasonable efforts” to restore habitat? Supreme Court argument highlights the importance of who pays to recover endangered species

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Weyerhaeuser Co. v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, … More

By issuing permits allowing counties to resume implementing Utah’s plan to protect prairie dogs, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service chooses cooperation over conflict to protect species

This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued permits to several counties in Southwestern Utah allowing them to resume … More

The elephant trophy ban that wasn’t: after dizzying flip-flops, will the US continue to support hunting-based conservation programs?

Although the Endangered Species Act generally forbids the hunting of rare species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service can permit … More

How much would you pay to protect endangered species? Let environmentalists chip in to expedite the process of listing species under the Endangered Species Act

How much would you pay to protect endangered species? Let environmentalists chip in to expedite the process of listing species under the Endangered Species Act