Endangered Species

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Critical Habitat for Jaguars Unnecessary, Arizona Game and Fish Department Says

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Hot Links: Cappie Pondexter, Snakes, and Gang Rape

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    What Do Restaurant Critics and Tigers Have in Common?​I 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.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Condoms With Slogans Advocating for Endangered Species to be Handed Out on Valentine's Day​"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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Lawsuit Filed to Protect "Adorable" Arizona Songbird Threatened by Imported Beetles

    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 >>

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    January 10, 2008
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    December 20, 2007
  • News

    May 26, 2005

    The Rancher's Revenge

    When environmentalists attacked, rancher Jim Chilton used the best ammunition he could find -- and it came from his enemy

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    For the Birds

    Are 18 birds in the nest worth 21 billion gallons of water down the drain?

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 18, 2003


    Rio Salado Wetlands

  • News

    October 25, 2001


    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.

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    Bye Bye Birdie

    An endangered bird is thriving in the dry bottom of Roosevelt Lake. Too bad it's in the way of water for Phoenix.

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Range Wars

    Tolerance of ranching puts The Nature Conservancy at odds with the environmental community

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Tributary Bypass

    Ninety years ago, an electric company harnessed all 14 miles of Fossil Creek. Now, environmentalists want the water set free.

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Wildlife Disservice

    Someone is shooting endangered Mexican gray wolves. The government's flawed reintroduction program helped put them in the crosshairs.

  • News

    December 11, 1997

    Government by Litigation

    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,

  • News

    January 2, 1997

    Pining for Justice

    Once again, a legal effort aims to compel the Forest Service to follow its own logging rules

  • News

    November 21, 1996

    Boom, Boom on the Range

    Where endangered Sonoran pronghorn antelope play under the roar of U.S. Air Force jets on live-fire bombing exercises

  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Owl See You in Court

    From spikedaces to spotted owls, the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity has logged the legal system and rewritten the book on environmental activism

  • News

    July 11, 1996

    Silver Versus Shadegg. Rad.

    A battle of GOP extremes pits environmentalist Robin Silver against conservative Congressman John Shadegg

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    March 30, 1995
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    March 2, 1995
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    September 29, 1994



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    June 16, 1993