Endangered Species

Empire State Building Projects Images Of Endangered Species Amid Outrage Over Death Of Cecil The LionLarge-scale images of endangered species will be projected onto the side of the iconic building as a way to raise awareness of potential mass extinction and inspire global conservation action.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Proposed Bill Would Ban Import, Sale Of 5 Endangered African Species In NYState Sen. Tony Avella was joined Wednesday by animal rights advocates on the steps of City Hall to announce the bill, which covers elephants, leopards, lions, black rhinoceroses and white rhinoceroses native to Africa.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
L.I. Students Pitch In To Protect Endangered BirdsA group of children from Roosevelt, N.Y., designed colorful signs that now line Lido Beach, reading "Protect Nature," "Caution: Bird Nesting Area," and "Help Us."
Wildlife Groups Outraged After 2 Manhattan Jewelers Plead Guilty To Selling Illegal Elephant IvoryA string of pearls, a wise owl and a smiling Buddha were all part of one of the largest seizures of illegal ivory ever in New York State, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. said.