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beekeeping club president Sabrina Fineberg, '19, smokes an uncovered hive at Mountaintop campus on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. The smoke calms down the bees by interrupting their defensive response, allowing beekeepers to work in the hive.
TripAdvisor and its Viator brand will discontinue selling tickets for specific tourism experiences where travelers come into physical contact with captive wild animals or endangered species, including but not limited to: elephant rides, petting tigers ...

But what if similar, but latent, pesty traits could be triggered into action in endangered species to allow them to be more adaptable, maybe improving the success rates of captive breeding programs, or of habitat reintroductions?
The U.S. fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) has listed the Hawaiian yellow-faced bees as an endangered species last September 30, according to Lexology.
The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service is expected to announce Thursday the Columbian white-tailed deer will be officially down-listed from an endangered to threatened species.
In a positive move for bees, the U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service has added seven species of yellow-faced bees in Hawaii to the U.S.
The regulations being challenged provide 19 exemptions from the Endangered Species Act, including allowing someone to kill or hurt caribou or damage or destroy the animal's habitat if that person is conducting forest operations, as long as they have an ...
The birth of two black rhino babies in Tanzania, East Africa, is bringing hope for the critically endangered species. The calves have come from two female black rhinos that were bred and brought up at a British wildlife park, Port Lympne in Kent.
These misfit shelter dogs find careers saving endangered species. Rescued dogs score a job other dogs can only dream about.
The population of WA's endangered marsupial dibblers has been expanded with 35 released on Gunton Island off West Australia's south coast.
The Convention on International Trade in endangered species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites) used its meeting in September 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa, as an opportunity to sound the alarm about the urgent need to protect rhinos, elephants, ...
Federal authorities [have] added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species Act, a first for any bees in the United States. The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service announced the listing after years ...
Rony Malka, director of law enforcement for the Israel Nature and Parks Authority (INPA), received a 2016 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Award at the 17th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in endangered species ...
The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service has proposed protecting the Black Warrior waterdog, an aquatic salamander found only in Alabama, under the Endangered Species Act. The decision was announced Oct. 5, 2016. (Joseph Jenkins, Alabama Natural ...
The sight of eggs in experimental nesting boxes has brought joy to researchers who say it marks a turning point in the fight to save the rare migratory swift parrot from extinction.

A recent tweak to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is sparking considerable backlash from environmentalists, with prominent groups accusing the Obama administration of weakening the landmark legislation.
Ocelots are an endangered species. Their numbers are small. In the US there are primarily found in Texas and Arizona. South Texas is a place this species calls home.
"Endangered Faces of The Great Plains Zoo" features coloring pages of the zoo's 24 endangered species, and messages about protecting animals.
COLUMBIA - The Endangered Species Act was enacted by Congress in 1973 to protect species threatened with extinction. To receive protection, a species must first be listed as endangered or threatened in a process that is administered by the U.S.
A decade ago, the number of rhinoceros poached for their horns in Southern Africa stood at about 60 each year - a cruel but relatively small illicit trade.
Bad news came in three in late September for North Atlantic right whales. Two whales were found dead and one was found living but badly entangled in fishing gear in the waters of the northeastern United States.
As wildlife continues to decline around the world, conservation has become a bleak calling. Can a new Optimism Summit help reframe the mission to save life on Earth?
Cites (the Convention on International Trade in endangered species of Wild Fauna and Flora) aims to ensure that the trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
Hicks says the Endangered Species Act allows individuals to protect themselves or others if they encounter a massasauga. He says human safety always comes first, so the Act does allow people to kill a snake if there's an imminent threat.
Yosemite National Park called the rebound a rare success story in the world of endangered species, and one that made them hopeful the yellow-legged frog would eventually come off the endangered list.
But the addition of these seven varieties to the endangered species list doesn't mean that lots of our crops are more imperiled.
They're called the conservation Canines, and their whole job is to find endangered species feces. Poop does have its shortcomings, however.
Plans set in motion decades ago to save US species are seeing results, with more delistings from the 1973 Endangered Species Act under the Obama administration than under all previous administrations since the act's inauguration.
The seven endangered species are impacted by a wide variety of threats, including habitat destruction because of urbanization or nonnative animals, the introduction of nonnative plant species, wildfires, nonnative predators and natural events such as ...
HONOLULU (AP) - Federal authorities on Friday added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species Act, a first for any bees in the United States. The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service announced the ...
After years of study, the US Fish And Wildlife Service has placed seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees on the endangered species list, the first time any bee has received such classification. The service worked in conjunction with the Xerces ...
Forty-nine more Hawaiian plants and animals, some found only on Maui, will be protected under the Endangered Species Act effective Oct. 31, according to the U.S.
Endangered Butterflies In 2014, the U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service listed two small prairie butterflies under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Poweshiek Skipperling was listed as endangered and the Dakota Skipper as threatened. Both species rely ...
(Reuters) - Seven types of bees once found in abundance in Hawaii but now facing extinction on Friday became the first bees to be added to the federal list of endangered and threatened species, according to U.S.
The US Fish And Wildlife Service said it added the yellow-faced bee species to the federal list of endangered species Friday night after years of research concluded they are under threat.
As many endangered species near extinction, cloning seems like a viable solution to rebuild populations. Using DNA from already deceased animals, cloning can even increase the diversity of a gene pool.
Doug Spade and Mike Clement: Print newspapers endangered species. National Newspaper Week reminds how much we like these printed words, and how many communities have lost them as jobs in the industry have fallen by 40 percent since 2004.
H&M and WWF have joined forces on a children's collection featuring realistic prints of iconic animals at risk. For every item sold, 10 percent of the sales price will be donated to support WWF's work in conserving endangered species. The collection ...
The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service and the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit environmental organization, will be working together to protect 757 endangered species. In 1982, the fish and Wildlife Service has categorized the massasauga ...
As many endangered species near extinction, cloning seems like a viable solution to rebuild populations. Using DNA from already deceased animals, cloning can even increase the diversity of a gene pool.
The Endangered Species Act rule change followed a multi-year lobbying campaign by the oil and gas industry and occurred the morning before the debate unfolded.
"To understand how human activity causes demographic decrease in endangered species is essential to establish the priorities in preservation actions," says Joan Real.
In August alone, sales of the Nissan Altima, Ford Fusion, (shown) Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima all plunged more than 30%. By. NickBunkley.
endangered species often don't reproduce well in captivity or when reintroduced to the wild. Researcher Stephanie Courtney Jones believes that by studying the "pesty" traits that help invasive species reproduce well, and to be successful in multiple ...
Starting next month, conservationists will only be able to petition for one species at a time when seeking federal protections under the US Endangered Species Act. Previously, it was possible to file a single petition on behalf of several species ...
San Francisco (CBS SF) - conservationists and wildlife officials want to add a native North American bumblebee to the endangered species list. The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service says the rusty patched bumblebee, also known as bombus affinis, is in ...
"Northern right whales are the rarest and most endangered type of great whales, and are both a federally protected and endangered species," Goebel said. She added there are only 500 remaining individuals in the north Atlantic. Trucker Paul Smith had ...
The 17th meeting of the Conference to the Convention on International Trade in endangered species (CITES) comes against the backdrop of a surge in elephant and rhino poaching in Africa, lending new urgency to the latest round of talks.





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