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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to list the Zuni bluehead sucker as an endangered species, saying it can now only be found in 10 percent of its historic range in Arizona and New Mexico.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday proposed listing a small freshwater fish as an endangered species and setting aside almost 300 miles of Arizona and New Mexico streams as critical habitat for the Zuni bluehead sucker. Read more»

The Sonoran pronghorn has been identified by conservationists as one of the species most threatened by water loss in the U.S. Officials estimate that there are only about 500 of the animals left in the wild.

A new report lists the endangered Sonoran pronghorn as one of the species most threatened by water problems across the nation. The pronghorn was one of 17 species identified Wednesday by the Endangered Species Coalition as threatened by water-quality issues or a lack of water in 10 different watersheds. Read more»

The government said it will review the status of the Bartram stonecrop in Southeast Arizona to determine if it should be listed as a candidate for federal protection under the Endangered Species Act

Federal officials said Wednesday they will review whether two plants near the proposed Rosemont Copper mine are threatened, the second time in as many weeks they have put species near the mine under review. Read more»

The government said it will launch a yearlong review of the Sonoran talussnail to determine if it should be listed as a candidate for federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that it will begin a review to determine whether the Sonoran talussnail is threatened, specifically by the proposed Rosemont Copper mine. Read more»