U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Empire State Building was illuminated with images of endangered species Saturday night amid the outrage of the death of Cecil the Lion. (CBS2)

Empire State Building Projects Images Of Endangered Species Amid Outrage Over Death Of Cecil The Lion

Large-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.

08/01/2015

FILE - Cecil the lion. (credit: CBS2)

NJ Lawmaker Proposes Ban On Game Trophies Coming Through NY, NJ Airports In Wake Of Cecil The Lion’s Death

A New Jersey lawmaker is proposing legislation that would ban game trophies of threatened or endangered species from coming through airports controlled by the Port Authority.

07/29/2015

Pompton Lakes Dam (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Government Seeks Damage From Pompton Lakes DuPont Plant Pollution

The federal government is seeking damages from DuPont for pollution at the company’s 600-acre property in northern New Jersey where it made ammunition for both world wars.

11/28/2014

Bald eagle (file/credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Reward Increases For Information Regarding Bridgeton Bald Eagle Death

This reward adds to the $2,500 reward already being offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife.

08/19/2014

A sample of the six tons of ivory confiscated by the U.S. Fish and Wildfire Service, as seen in Colorado, Nov. 14, 2013 (credit: by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NY Lawmakers Seek Ban On Ivory Sales That ‘Support Organized Crime And Terrorism’

The Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation held a hearing on the issue Thursday. Wildlife officials said poaching is a local issue.

01/16/2014

Plum Island Animal Disease Center (credit: USDA)

Sen. Blumenthal Joins Those Who Want Plum Island Preserved

The federal government is shutting down the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located on Long Island Sound. Now the debate over what to do with the space.

10/18/2012

Bats in the evening (file / credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Plan To Fight Bat Die-Off Welcomed In New Jersey

The Interior Department launched a national plan to combat a mysterious disease that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern U.S. and is spreading.

05/18/2011