Tag: extiniction

Grey Wolf Falls Prey To Dirty Politics

Language slipped into the recent budget has removed an animal from the endangered species list for the first time.

A rider inserted into the federal budget bill strips away protection for endangered gray wolves. The move has left environmentalists both seething and admitting defeat after years of legal wrangling over the fate of the wolves. The political tussle over U.S. spending has ensnared an unlikely victim, the gray wolf, whose long-time status as an…

The Sixth Extinction Crisis Loss of Animal Populations and Species

Gerardo Ceballos, Ph.D.1, Andrés García, Ph.D.2, and Paul R. Ehrlich, Ph.D.3, 1Instituto de Ecología, Tercer Circuito Exterior S/N, Ciudad Universitaria, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México D. F. 04510, MEXICO. 2Estación de Biología Chamela, Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Apartado Postal 21, San Patricio, La Huerta, Jalisco, 48980, MEXICO. 3 Center for…