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Latest press on Washington's wolverines
- US Fish and Wildlife Service acknowledges wolverine face extinction
- After years of wrangling, the US Fish and Wildlife Service determined today that wolverines warrant protection under the federal Endangered Species Act, but that protections will be withheld indefinitely due to the backlog of other species awaiting official action.
- Wolverines might be making a comeback
- “With the camera techniques, we know there are three or four times more wolverines than have been detected by trapping alone. There are a lot more wolverines than we thought,” [wildlife biologist Keith] Aubrey said, but still fewer than 25 in the North Cascades.
- Wolverines threatened by climate change
- A coalition of ten conservation groups, including Conservation Northwest, concerned by what they see as government corruption of science and failure to acknowledge the serious threat of climate change, have filed a lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for its failure to protect wolverines under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
- Mar 18, 2008: Dire Straits for Wolverine?
- US Fish and Wildlife officials declare that they will not use the Endangered Species Act to protect the rare wolverine.