After years of litigation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services designated over 700,000 acres in Arizona and New Mexico as "critical habitat" for jaguars.While jaguars have been on the endangered species list since 1972, it's only been as a foreign species, meaning the U.S. government did not need to com ... More >>
Macho B, the last known, wild jaguar in the United States, was euthanized by the Arizona Game and Fish Department 15 months ago.We just got word that the Arizona Game and Fish Department has been granted a federal permit to "take" (trap) more jaguars despite being partially responsible for the il ... More >>
www.motivatedphotos.com"Hump smarter, save the snail darter," is one of six, um, catchy slogans that will appear on condoms to be distributed by the Tucson-based endangered species advocacy group, Center for Biological Diversity, on Valentine's Day.No, "don't be a whore, save a condor," is ... More >>
The Arizona Game and Fish Department may have some explaining to do over the death of the last known jaguar in Arizona. A report filed by the Department of the Interior alleges that the initial capture of the cat, known as Macho B, was probably intentional and violated the Endangered Species ... More >>
Image: Wikimedia Commons Management of Arizona and New Mexico's small population of re-introduced Mexican gray wolves will be returned to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service following a lawsuit by environmentalists. A news release by the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups that ... More >>
The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audobon Society filed a lawsuit in federal court today in an effort to protect the southwestern willow flycatcher bird from imported salt cedar leaf beetles.The leaf-eating beetles were imported from Kazakhstan a few years ago and released (illegally, ... More >>
The Southwest's last free-flowing stream ran dry for eight days in mid-July. It's time to act
Letters from the issue of Thursday, June 23, 2005
Letters from the issue of Thursday, June 9, 2005
When environmentalists attacked, rancher Jim Chilton used the best ammunition he could find -- and it came from his enemy
Are 18 birds in the nest worth 21 billion gallons of water down the drain?
Here's an idea, county supes: Audit the freakin' sheriff's office for the first time ever!
Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.
George Johnson is quickly becoming the most notorious developer in Arizona
Rick Renzi's hoping people buy his line that an amendment he's sponsoring has nothing to do with his father's defense business
The Spike clears up tale of the tortoises and the harebrained
The new governor appears to have double-crossed environmental supporters in choosing some new agency heads.
What was the Audubon Society thinking when it named a pro-development Republican to head its new statewide effort?
From the week of August 23, 2001
An endangered bird is thriving in the dry bottom of Roosevelt Lake. Too bad it's in the way of water for Phoenix.
Tolerance of ranching puts The Nature Conservancy at odds with the environmental community
A Mexican gray wolf pack learns to kill cattle and loses its freedom