Dems try to thaw FWS grants frozen by human rights claims
House Democrats are escalating pressure on the Interior Department to release certain Fish and Wildlife Service international grants caught up in allegations of overseas human rights abuses.
Grizzly bears in North Cascades: Gone for good?
The Interior Department's cancellation of plans to reintroduce grizzly bears into the North Cascades will "result in adverse impacts" on the bears both in Washington state and "throughout their range," federal experts predicted in an extensive study that's now been halted in its tracks.
Interior abandons plan to return grizzlies to Cascades
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt today said he will halt plans for restoring grizzly bears into the North Cascades ecosystem.
'Shaman' found guilty in feather-smuggling case
A Montana resident who describes himself as a "full-time healer [and] medicine man" faces up to five years in prison after being found guilty of smuggling bald eagle and other bird feathers.
Meet the judge who halted Dakota Access pipeline
The federal judge who shut down the Dakota Access pipeline today is a clear writer with a quick wit and a reputation for being sympathetic to diverse environmental causes.