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Endangered Species Act protection for 15 isle species

MEDIA RELEASE Fifteen species found on the island of Hawaii will be protected as endangered species under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced. The species include 13 plants, a picture-wing fly and an anchialine pool shrimp. The Service will work cooperatively with state, federal and native Hawaiian partners, conservation […]

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The Mauna Kea Wekiu success story

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service removes summit bug as a candidate listing for federal protection under Endangered Species Act

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Isle species proposed for Endangered Species Act protection

MEDIA RELEASE Current evidence suggests 15 species on the Big Island are in danger of becoming extinct in the foreseeable future, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced. As a result, the Service has proposed to protect the species under the Endangered Species Act, and is seeking new information from the public and the […]

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Hawaii sea turtles remain protected by law

Hawaii sea turtles remain protected by law

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and NOAA Fisheries remind the community that sea turtles remain protected under State and Federal laws. In Hawaii, sea turtles are protected by the Hawaii Revised Statutes (Chapter 195D) and Hawaii Administrative Rules (13-124). Although Federal and […]

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