United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Ponnequin Wind Farm in Carr, Colorado (AP Photo)

Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths

CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America’s green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm’s spinning turbine and falls, […]

05/14/2013

Kali, orphaned polar bear cub in its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, AK.

Orphaned polar bear cub getting new home in NY

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An orphaned Alaska polar bear is getting a new temporary home in Buffalo. Officials say the 2- to 3-month-old cub is expected to be transported to the Buffalo Zoo sometime this spring to join the zoo’s own cub, Luna.

03/23/2013

Kali, orphaned polar bear cub in its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, AK.

Orphaned polar bear cub getting care in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An orphaned polar cub is making its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. Watch the video here.

03/20/2013

King Cove, in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

Feds reject AK refuge road pitched to aid patients

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The federal government said Tuesday it rejected a plan to build a road through a wildlife refuge that would have given a small Aleut village in Alaska better access to medical care.

02/05/2013

Loggerhead sea turtle

Groups sue feds over loggerhead turtle protections

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conservation groups are suing federal wildlife and fisheries officials, claiming the government missed a legally mandated deadline to create protection zones for endangered loggerhead sea turtles.

01/08/2013

Court upholds big habitat for rare Ca. sucker fish

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Environmentalists say a federal judge has upheld a decision to double the size of a designated habitat for a threatened fish in San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Douglas Headrick of […]

10/23/2012

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