Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals
When the Obama administration announced last month that it would not add the greater sage grouse to the endangered species list, some conservation groups predictably criticized the ruling.
At least 25 peregrine falcons were born in Montreal region this past summer.
A new report documents all of the fishes that live in the Salish Sea. In total, 253 fish species have been recorded, and that’s about 14 percent more than in the last count.
Eighty fur seals have been found stranded or dead on California's coast so far this year, eight times more than normal, scientists said.
The two largest markets for illegal ivory agree to enact a nearly complete ban on the import and export of ivory to help reduce the loss of elephants to poaching.
This fall, birds migrating south from the Arctic will find 7,000 acres of new, temporary wetland habitat for their stopovers in California.
After a long and controversial wait, the U.S. government decided not to place the greater sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act.
Eels used to be widespread throughout the eastern coast of North America, stretching from Greenland as far south as Brazil, but now eel populations have greatly declined due to loss of habitats.
Bats provide a service worth an estimated US $1bn (£649m) globally by controlling pests on corn crops, a study has suggested.\
The US Navy has agreed to limit its use of sonar that may inadvertently harm whales and dolphins in waters near Hawaii and California.