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  • n  an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution
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  • US Fish And Wildlife Service Looks To Give Chimpanzees Greater Protection
    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Even though chimpanzees are commonly seen in films, television shows, circuses, and at the zoo – the great apes are considered endangered and the US Fish and Wildlife Service ( FWS ) is proposing a new rule that would give greater protection to our fellow primates. “I was so pleased to hear about the proposed rule,” said renowned primate expert ...
    June 12, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Expansion of Endangered Chimpanzee Label
    The US Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking to label all chimpanzees as endangered, the Nature News Blog reports. Such a move could, as the New York Times says , enact a "major barrier to conducting invasive medical research on the animals for human diseases."
    June 12, 2013 - GenomeWeb News
  • Gray Wolves Losing Endangered Species Protection
    April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online This week, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that the nation’s gray wolf population has recovered to the point that it can safely be removed from the threatened and endangered species list. Environmental groups are concerned that this move is premature. According to an NBC News report , the FWS submitted two proposals. In the ...
    June 8, 2013 - redOrbit

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