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Lawsuit filed to restore mountain caribou

Conservation groups are suing the federal government for failing to designate critical habitat for endangered mountain caribou in the inland Northwest

Conservation groups announce intent to sue Fish and Wildlife over caribou

The Center for Biological Diversity, joined by the Spokane-based Lands Council, on Wednesday announced its intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for “failing to finalize endangered species protections and designate critical habitat for Southern Mountain caribou.”

Declining caribou illustrate the challenges of conservation

The fate of the mountain caribou highlights the myriad ways in which habitat degradation impacts the natural world. And, it illustrates the unsavory choices conservationists often make about which species live and which die.

Congress debates oil drilling in largest U.S. wildlife refuge

Opening the coastal plain to petroleum drilling, with the hope for jobs and new oil for the trans-Alaska pipeline, has stood as a goal of every Alaska governor and the state’s members of Congress for three decades. And the opportunity is rising again in federal budget discussions.

Selkirk Mountains caribou survey finds 11 endangered animals remaining

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- About a dozen animals may be all that remains of the woodland caribou in the endangered Southern Selkirk herd that roams near the U.S.-Canada border, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Reporting on the annual late-winter helicopter survey conducted...