— assiniboine & sioux tribes officials reached a deal with usda that would allow the transport of bull bison from the yellowstone ecosystem to fort peck reservation. read : yellowstone bison agreement reached
— the international union for conservation of nature’s red list of threatened species, which inventories threatened species and serves as a tool to prioritize species for conservation action, has so far assessed less than 10 percent of the more than 390,000 recognized plant species. as comparison, it has assessed all recognized bird and mammal species. read : could machine learning be the key to better plant conservation?