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Apr 24, 2013 at 5:04 PM
Seven people have been charged with smuggling bladders from an endangered fish in what authorities said Wednesday may be a growing international practice in which the bladders are sold for up to $20,000 each to be used in a highly desired soup.
Apr 10, 2013 at 9:09 AM
In an age when checks can be deposited by smartphone and almost everyone retrieves cash from ATMs, the corner bank can seem a relic, with its paper deposit slips, marble countertops and human tellers behind glass partitions.
Apr 8, 2013 at 11:27 AM
With so many animals in displays becoming endangered, the St. Louis Zoo is pressured to shift its focus from exhibition to conservation. Chip Reid reports on the challenges the zoo is facing.
Apr 8, 2013 at 8:16 AM
La Jolla's jagged coastline is strictly protected by environmental laws to ensure the San Diego community remains the kind of seaside jewel that has attracted swanky restaurants, top-flight hotels and some of the nation's rich and famous, including...
Apr 2, 2013 at 5:00 AM
For the first time, federal biologists are assessing whether illegal marijuana gardens in the back woods of the West could threaten the extinction of a wild animal.
Mar 30, 2013 at 9:20 AM
The critter that inspired "The Adventures of Peter Cottontail" and the enduring song that came later faces an uncertain future. Its natural habitat is disappearing, and without intervention, it could be unhappy trails for the once-bountiful bunny.
Mar 18, 2013 at 8:28 AM
Protection of an endangered species could slow down tsunami debris clean up on parts of the Oregon coast.
Mar 5, 2013 at 10:20 PM
BANGKOK (AP) — Conservationists say there's a new threat to the survival of Africa's endangered elephants that may be just as deadly as poachers' bullets: the black-market trade of ivory in cyberspace.

Illegal tusks are being bought and...
Mar 5, 2013 at 2:04 PM
Western snowy plovers - those little birds that scoot along the sand at the coast - will begin nesting soon and that means you'll need to steer clear and give them some space.
Mar 5, 2013 at 8:21 AM
Conservationists say there's a new threat to the survival of Africa's endangered elephants that may be just as deadly as poachers' bullets: the black-market trade of ivory in cyberspace.
Mar 2, 2013 at 10:45 AM
As long as wolves have been making their comeback, biologists and ranchers have had a decidedly Old West option for dealing with those that develop a taste for beef: Shoot to kill. But for the past year, Oregon has been a "wolf-safe" zone.
Feb 28, 2013 at 7:58 AM
It is the king of sushi, one of the most expensive fish in the world - and dwindling so rapidly that some fear it could vanish from restaurant menus within a generation. Yet there is little alarm in Japan, the country that consumes about 80 percent...
Feb 21, 2013 at 5:48 PM
One of the directors of an aquarium in Idaho, who also just recently opened up an aquarium here in Oregon, is facing charges for allegedly conspiring to illegally harvest marine animals in Florida and then bring them to Boise.
Feb 19, 2013 at 2:11 PM
Oregon Zoo marine life keepers say Eddie the sea otter can dunk with the best of them and just might have the highest shooting percentage in town.
Feb 15, 2013 at 3:51 PM
The number of gray wolves in Washington nearly doubled in the past year, according to a new survey released Friday by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.