A 15-year-old Liberian boy pleaded guilty in a juvenile court to his role in the July, 2009 gang-rape of an 8-year-old girl. The teenager pleaded to charges of kidnapping, sexual assault, three counts of sexual misconduct with a minor, and one count of attempted sexual misconduct with a minor ... More >>
photos8.comI just read two stories that freaked me out a bit, and now it's finally sinking in just why. First, this: MSNBC's "U.N.: Tiger on 'verge of extinction'" And then, a while later, this: Time Magazine's "In Praise of the Endangered Restaurant Critic." It's a jungle out there.
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 >>
U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection ServiceSalt Cedar Leaf BeetleThe 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 w ... More >>
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?
Rio Salado Wetlands
At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.
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
Ninety years ago, an electric company harnessed all 14 miles of Fossil Creek. Now, environmentalists want the water set free.
Someone is shooting endangered Mexican gray wolves. The government's flawed reintroduction program helped put them in the crosshairs.
Increasingly, public officials ignore laws they're paid to uphold. Citizens and interest groups regularly drag these same bureaucrats into court, trying to ensure that the laws of the land are enforced. But now even the courts, once bastions of authority,
Once again, a legal effort aims to compel the Forest Service to follow its own logging rules
Where endangered Sonoran pronghorn antelope play under the roar of U.S. Air Force jets on live-fire bombing exercises
From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism
A battle of GOP extremes pits environmentalist Robin Silver against conservative Congressman John Shadegg
FOES OF THE MOUNT GRAHAM OBSERVATORY CELEBRATE A KEY VICTORY.