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, […]

FEDERAL COURT AFFIRMS WYOMING’S AUTHORITY TO MANAGE GRAY WOLVES

After nearly 10 years of legal wrangling, a U.S. Court of Appeals has affirmed Wyoming’s authority to manage wolves in their state. More than five years ago, the U.S. government determined the gray wolf was no longer endangered in northwest Rocky Mountain states, removing them from the Endangered Species List. It took until this year […]

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.