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Idaho Suspends Wilderness Wolf-killing Plan in Face of Court Challenge

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New Federal Study: Highly Toxic, Bee-killing Pesticides Common in 9 Midwestern Waterways Including Mississippi and Missouri Rivers

House of Representatives Approves Bill to Weaken Endangered Species Act

Top Scientists Urge Obama Administration to Use Accurate Estimates of Methane's Dangerous Climate Effects

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Watch Our Powerful Polar Bear Ad and Take Action

Scientists say that global warming, left unchecked, could drive two-thirds of polar bears extinct by 2050 and wipe out the rest by the end of this century. Our PSAs, going out to 450 TV stations in all 50 states, link to a petition urging Obama to take action to stem global warming — including using existing laws like the Clean Air Act to make major cuts in greenhouse gas pollution.

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The Center: 25 Years of Saving Wildlife

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Hear the call of the wild? You're not alone. Our endangered species ringtones have been downloaded about 620,000 times in nearly 180 countries.


There are nearly 7.2 billion people on the planet today. That means more crowds, more traffic, more pollution… and less room for wildlife. We want to know what living in a world of 7 billion looks like and feels like to you. Submit your photos to our Instagram campaign.

Restoring the Gray Wolf
We're fighting to help all U.S. gray wolves get back the protections they need to recover in habitat across the country. Losing safeguards would bring their progress to a grinding halt.

Center Report: On Shaky Ground
A fracking boom in California would increase the state's earthquake danger, the Center and allies found in a new report. Learn how oil companies are raising California’s risk by annually injecting billions of gallons of wastewater into hundreds of disposal wells.

Killing Keystone XL
This 1,700-mile-long planned pipeline would move up to 35 million gallons of dirty tar-sands oil every day, plowing through species habitat and hastening climate change chaos.

Heading Toward 10 Billion People
The planet hosts more than 7 billion humans, with 227,000 added daily. Our expanded Population and Sustainability Program — the only one of its kind — tackles what it means for us and wildlife. Follow us on Twitter.

Deadly Waters
According to a recent Center report, sea-level rise is a dangerous threat to 233 protected species — from the Hawaiian monk seal to the loggerhead sea turtle. Read our report and watch our video now.

Don't Frack With Our Planet
Fracking’s bad news: Sullied water. Greenhouse gas pollution. Threatened wildlife. Learn more about the Center's fight to halt fracking in California and beyond.



CBDThe Center for Biological Diversity works through science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species, great or small, hovering on the brink of extinction. Learn more about the Center for Biological Diversity.

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