Conservationists ask court to step in as red wolf plan looms

RALEIGH, N.C. — Conservationists told a federal judge Wednesday that an imminent government plan to shrink the territory of the only red wolves living in the wild would hasten the animal’s extinction in violation of federal law. Lawyers for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, however, countered that new rules for the red wolf program, […]

Environmentalists Challenge Wolf Recovery Plan

TUCSON, Ariz. (CN) – A coalition of environmentalists claim in court that a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf ignores the best available science on the subspecies, setting a course toward extinction for the southern-most North American wolf. The Tuesday lawsuits – one from the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Endangered […]

Hotly disputed: Court pulls plug on a wolf hunt

Sweden: A Swedish court has pulled the plug on a wolf hunt due to start yesterday, favouring animal rights activists in one of the country’s most hotly disputed environmental issues.