Global Protections Achieved for Imperiled Reptiles

Global Protections Achieved for Imperiled Reptiles Tortoises and freshwater turtles are the most threatened of any major group of terrestrial vertebrates – more so than...

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Gains Endangered Species Act Protection

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Gains Endangered Species Act Protection Snake Threatened by Habitat Destruction in Midwest, Great Lakes States Following a landmark settlement agreement with the Center...

Louisiana Pine Snake Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

Louisiana Pine Snake Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection Dwindling Longleaf Pine Habitat in Louisiana, Texas Threatens Rare Snake In response to a landmark settlement agreement...

Pulling the stunningly unique painted terrapin back from the brink

For much of the year, the painted terrapin’s name doesn’t make much sense. The carapace of this large Asian river turtle is usually an...

Florida Scrub Lizard

Florida Scrub Lizard, Lesser Virgin Islands Skink Move Toward Endangered Species Act Protection In response to petitions from the Center for Biological Diversity and allies,...

The Cane Toad Invasion

There can be very few biologists who don’t shudder at the thought of a Cane Toad (Rhinella marina) invasion and none more so that...

The Mountain Chicken Frog, Are They Breeding ?

by Daniel Nicholson (ZSL) I guess the key question for the recovery of any critically endangered species in the wild is; “are they breeding?”. So...

Rare Frog in California, Oregon One Step Closer to Endangered Species...

The Center for Biological Diversity today reached a settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that requires the agency to determine whether the...

Alligator Snapping Turtle One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

Alligator Snapping Turtle One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection Largest Freshwater Turtle in North America Threatened by Ongoing Habitat Destruction Across Midwest, Southeast ST. PETERSBURG,...

New boa species “on its way to extinction” discovered in the...

A team from Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology discovered the silver boa (Chilabothrus argentum) in a remote corner of the Bahamian Archipelago called the...

Endangered Sonoma County Tiger Salamander Gets Recovery Plan

In accordance with a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released a final recovery plan for...

Texas DOT Changes Course, Will Assess Highway Project’s Impacts on ...

In response to a notice of intent to sue filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Save Our Springs Alliance in May, the...