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(PRESS RELEASE) Rare Alaskan Wolf Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

ANCHORAGE, Alaska- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago wolves may need protection under the Endangered Species Act because of unsustainable logging in the Tongass National Forest and elsewhere in southeast Alaska. The agency will now conduct an in-depth status review of this rare subspecies of gray wolf, which lives only in the region’s old-growth forests.  Continue reading

Environmental groups sue to protect rare Alaskan wolf

[large thumbnail url=”environmental-groups-sue-to-protect-rare-alaskan-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”13″] [thumbnail icon url=”environmental-groups-sue-to-protect-rare-alaskan-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”13″] Three groups, including Greenpeace, have filed suit against the US Forest Service to stop a project which would impact over 3,000 acres of land and log over 70 million board feet of timber, as well as introduce miles of new roads into a delicate ecosystem, which is home to some very rare wolves. 

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