Posts Tagged ‘Center for Biological Diversity’

Critically Endangered Spring Pygmy Sunfish Gains New Protections

Since its discovery in 1937, Elassoma alabamae has twice been considered extinct. This week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced new protections for critical habitat for the federally threatened species.

29 May 2:00 AM 2 Read More...

Whistleblowers Debunk Once-Promising Cyanide Test for Aquarium Fish

Roger Williams University whistleblower report debunks a method credited as the answer to a serious problem in the marine aquarium trade

31 May 3:30 PM 0 Read More...

HSUS and Partners Criticize Draft Environmental Assessments of Hawaii’s Marine Aquarium Fishery

The Humane Society of the United States cries foul, publishing viewpoints from Earthjustice, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, Center for Biological Diversity and For The Fishes, in response to the release of Draft Environmental Assessments by Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources.

13 Apr 1:02 AM 0 Read More...

2016 CITES Results for Aquarium Fish and Inverts

CITES CoP17 decisions are in, and will effect every aquarium-related group or species that had been up for discussion.

14 Oct 1:12 PM 5 Read More...

Orange Clownfish a Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Listing

National Marine Fisheries Service found that the Orange or Percula Clownfish may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), citing major anthropogenic stressors such as global climate change and ocean acidification as the primary basis for the finding.

05 Sep 1:19 PM 6 Read More...