Category: Policy News

Logo of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. (Credit: U.S. Government (Fish and Wildlife Service)

Issuance Of Permits For Endangered Species

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species under the authority of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (Act). (From the...

Dr. William Easterling will lead the Geosciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation starting in June 2017. (Credit: NSF)

House Passes Bill Controversial Science Bill

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passedHR 3293 (236 to 178) to require National Science Foundation (NSF) grant recipients to have a research objective that is “worthy of Federal funding” and “in the national interest.”...