endangered species

Spatiotemporal patterns in Golden-cheeked Warbler breeding habitat quantity and suitability image.

Spatiotemporal patterns in Golden-cheeked Warbler breeding habitat quantity and suitability

The Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia) is a Neotropical migratory songbird that is listed as endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, breeds exclusively in central Texas, and is heavily impacted by habitat conversion. The species …
A Systematic Review Demonstrated How Surrogate Populations Help Inform Conservation and Management of an Endangered Species - The Case of Cook Inlet, Alaska Belugas image.

A Systematic Review Demonstrated How Surrogate Populations Help Inform Conservation and Management of an Endangered Species - The Case of Cook Inlet, Alaska Belugas

The genetically and geographically isolated Cook Inlet beluga whale (CIB) was listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act in 2008 and a federal recovery plan was adopted in 2016. Despite these measures, the population has failed to make …
Linking mountaintop removal mining to water quality for imperiled species using satellite data image.

Linking mountaintop removal mining to water quality for imperiled species using satellite data

Environmental laws need sound data to protect species and ecosystems. In 1996, a proliferation of mountaintop removal coal mines in a region home to over 50 federally protected species was approved under the Endangered Species Act. Although this type …