Giraffes are endangered, groups argue, file petition with US - Mongabay.com

Five conservation organizations filed a petition today with the United States Government to list the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) as an endangered species. Giraffes are endangered, groups argue, file petition with U.S.. In December 2016, the ...

Wildlife Groups Want Giraffes Added To Endangered Species List - NPR

With its spindly legs, distinctive patterning, and absurdly long neck, the giraffe makes a compelling figure on the savanna. But the population of the world's tallest mammal has dropped sharply in recent decades – from about 150,000 in 1985, to fewer ...

Giraffes Are Dying Out, But US Still Doesn't Label Them 'Endangered' - Newsy

Five animal rights groups filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to change the animals' status to "endangered." ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Share Video. http://www.newsy.com/stories/groups-petition-to-add-giraffe-to-us-endangered-list ...

Wildlife groups petition to add giraffes to endangered species list - USA TODAY

April the giraffe's wild cousins could get some extra protection if a league of wildlife groups has their say. Five major wildlife protection groups on Wednesday petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect Earth's tallest land animal under ...

California Democrats prepare to battle GOP over Endangered Species Act - The Mercury News

The coastal California gnatcatcher is a small blue-gray songbird that was listed as threatened with extinction in 1993. It once thrived in Southern California's coastal sage scrub habitat between San Barbara and the Mexico boarder. (U.S. Fish and ...

The HSUS calls on the United States to stand tall and provide enhanced protections for giraffes - HSUS News (blog)

What kind of person shoots a giraffe to obtain a trophy? How difficult is it to shoot the tallest animal in the world? Imagine seeing a creature this size crumple to the ground after a trophy hunter's bullets tear through the beautiful, patterned fur ...

Managing the Missouri - Glasgow Courier

The Missouri River Reservoir System is the largest reservoir system in North America. Management of the system is complicated by multiple and diverse interest groups and applicable laws. Interest groups represent irrigation, flood risk, hydropower, ...

Giraffes should be listed as endangered species as population drops by 40%, conservationists argue - The Independent

Giraffes should be listed as officially endangered in order to preserve their dwindling numbers, conservationists have said, following a warning the animals are facing a "silent extinction". The number of giraffes in sub-Saharan Africa has dropped by ...

Five Wildlife Protection Groups Petitioned the US Fish and Wildlife Service to Protect Giraffes under the US ... - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

In response to recent scientific consensus on giraffes' vulnerability to extinction, five wildlife protection groups today petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect Earth's tallest land animal under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The ...

April the giraffe: Could most famous animal in the world help SAVE her species? - Express.co.uk

THE global love affair with giraffes after the story of April's marathon pregnancy could help save her species from becoming extinct. By Stuart Winter. PUBLISHED: 00:01, Wed, Apr 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 14:41, Wed, Apr 19, 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute.

New regs for Thursday: Endangered, education, foreign ownership - The Hill

Endangered: The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is reviewing the protections for endangered and threatened species along the Pacific Coast. The FWS announced Wednesday it will conduct a status review of 138 various animal and plant species, such as ...

Giraffes are becoming an endangered species due to 'silent extinction', say conservationists - Yahoo News

Conservationists are officially calling on the US government to categorise giraffes as an endangered species after warning of their 'silent extinction.' An official legal petition has been lodged by five environmental groups, demanding that the US Fish ...

Tall order: Giraffes must be listed as endangered, conservationists formally tell US - South China Morning Post

Conservationists have lodged a formal request for the US government to list giraffes as endangered in a bid to prevent what they call the “silent extinction” of the world's tallest land animal. A legal petition filed by five environmental groups has ...

Endangered Species Act Could Prevent Giraffe's Extinction - Natural Resources Defense Council

It would be hard to picture an African landscape without giraffes. But sadly, that future may be a reality: The tallest land mammals in the world are headed towards extinction. Giraffe populations have declined almost 40% over the last 30 years, mostly ...

U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Giraffes - PR Newswire (press release)

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to recent scientific consensus on giraffes' vulnerability to extinction, five wildlife protection groups today petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect Earth's tallest ...