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  • America's oldest known wild bird, a Laysan albatross, is found alive after fears it perished in tsunami

     
    HONOLULU — The oldest known wild bird in the U.S. has returned to a remote atoll northwest of the main Hawaiian islands after surviving this month's tsunami. Officials at the Hawaiian and Pacific Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex, which...
  • Appeals Court upholds delta smelt protections

     
    A federal appeals court has upheld the constitutionality of Endangered Species Act protections for the Delta smelt, rejecting claims by a conservative legal organization. In an opinion released Friday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court...
  • Mountain gorilla deaths linked to respiratory disease in humans

     
    A virus that causes respiratory disease in humans has been linked to the deaths of wild mountain gorillas, according to a study conducted by researchers in Africa and two U.S. universities....
  • Women sue over bed bug infestation at Glendale motel

     
    Three women who allege they were bitten more than 100 times by bed bugs at a Glendale hotel will get their day in court, their attorney said....
  • Angeles National Forest trails update, post-Station fire

     
    A few of the most popular trails in the Angeles National Forest front country that were damaged by the 2009 Station fire may reopen by Memorial Day, according to acting forest supervisor Marty Dumpis at a recent event on the......
  • Deal is reportedly reached to let Yellowstone bison roam in Gardiner Basin conservation area

     
    BILLINGS, Mont. — Under a breakthrough agreement expected to be adopted this week, bison from Yellowstone National Park will roam freely across 75,000 acres in southern Montana where for years the animals were shipped to slaughter by the hundreds...
  • Lake Tahoe logging plan ignites a court battle

     
    Should the scorched forests around Lake Tahoe be logged and replanted, or should they be allowed to regenerate at nature's pace? That's the issue at the heart of a lawsuit filed recently in U.S. District Court in Sacramento by the......
  • California farmers, ecologists square off over drinking water pollution

     
    Should farmers in the Central Valley, California's richest agricultural region, be required to monitor and clean up groundwater pollution from their operations? The issue will be taken up by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board at a...
  • The elderberry longhorn beetle: a new endangered species battle?

     
    The lawsuit points out that the USFWS in 2006 found that the Valley elderberry longhorn beetle was no longer “threatened.” But the federal agency still has not removed it from the list of species fully protected under the Endangered Species...
  • Fish and Game Q&A: Might it be time to consider a mountain lion hunting season?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: I am looking for some information on......
  • Budget rider would lift wolf protections in northern Rockies

     
    When Congress passes the federal budget, it’s increasingly likely lawmakers will also be sealing the fate of wolves in the northern Rockies. An unrelated rider quietly attached by legislators from Montana and Idaho to the crucial spending compromise...