The Florida sandhill crane is just one species an environmental group says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has failed to protect under the Endangered Species Act. The group is threatening to sue the federal agency.
Sea turtles in Florida are making a comeback.Leading the way is the green turtle, a species that a few decades ago was near the brink. Today its recovery is virtually unprecedented for an endangered species in the United States.The gains are most apparent at the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Melbourne Beach, among the world's most significant nesting sites for sea turtles.