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October 21st, 2017, 12:57:00 UTC +0000

Letter: Endangered species
Prescott Daily Courier
According to Brett Hartl of the Center for Biological Diversity, if five bills advanced by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources are passed, “...monarch butterflies, wolverines, and hundreds of other imperiled animals (will be put) on a fast ...

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October 21st, 2017, 11:33:27 UTC +0000

Thegardenisland.com

Officials look to save all seabirds
Thegardenisland.com
Members of the Center for Biological Diversity are on Kauai this week finding ways to help curb the collisions. “We knew power line collisions were a threat, but now we're seeing it's probably the largest threat numerically for these birds,” said Brett ...

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October 20th, 2017, 23:20:34 UTC +0000

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota's gray wolves are under attack – again - StarTribune.com
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This time it's Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson trying to overturn protection. The species has stabilized, but there's more to be done.

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October 20th, 2017, 21:14:38 UTC +0000

Shell Trade Threatens Chambered Nautilus, Agency Says
Courthouse News Service
WASHINGTON (CN) – Noting that “hundreds of thousands” of nautilus shells are traded yearly, the National Marine Fisheries Service has proposed the ...

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October 20th, 2017, 17:14:21 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Chambered Nautilus Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The National Marine Fisheries Service proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for the chambered nautilus, which is threatened ...

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October 19th, 2017, 16:24:41 UTC +0000

Federal study says Kauai power lines kill 1800 endangered seabirds a year
WENY-TV
Kauai, HI -- A scientific analysis completed for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity estimates that 1,800 endangered seabirds are killed by collisions with power lines on Kauai every year. Newell's ...

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October 19th, 2017, 04:08:09 UTC +0000

Analysis: Shearwaters, Hawaiian Petrels could be wiped out in 30 years
K5
"We always knew that there was a problem but this is really the first time that we've seen how significant and serious the problem is," said Brett Hartl of the Center for Biological Diversity. The study forecasts at the present death rate, Kauai's ...

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October 19th, 2017, 04:07:16 UTC +0000

Analysis: Shearwaters, Hawaiian Petrels could be wiped out in 30 years
Hawaii News Now
"We always knew that there was a problem but this is really the first time that we've seen how significant and serious the problem is," said Brett Hartl of the Center for Biological Diversity. The study forecasts that at the present death rate, Kauai's ...

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October 18th, 2017, 23:50:00 UTC +0000

Chicago Tribune

Group concerned Longmeadow Parkway project will harm bumblebee
Chicago Tribune
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Federal Highway Administration and Illinois Department of Transportation for failing to prevent harm to the rusty-patched bumblebee, which was added to the list of ...

 
October 18th, 2017, 18:23:47 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Analysis: Kauai Power Lines Kill 1800 Endangered Seabirds a Year
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LIHUE, Hawaii— A scientific analysis completed for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity estimates that 1,800 endangered seabirds are killed by collisions with power lines on Kauai every year.

 
October 18th, 2017, 02:28:44 UTC +0000

Oakland City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Fracking, Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's resolution was supported by the Center for Biological Diversity, which has organized a series of California resolutions opposing offshore drilling and fracking. Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Arcata, Goleta, Malibu, San Luis Obispo and ...

 
October 17th, 2017, 19:48:04 UTC +0000

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper's Climate Plan Ignores Arch Coal's Mine Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Hickenlooper's so-called climate plan is a gift to Arch Coal that lets this huge corporate polluter off the hook,” said Allison Melton, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The governor needs to put the health of Colorado residents ...

 
October 17th, 2017, 19:48:04 UTC +0000

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper's Climate Plan Ignores Arch Coal's Mine Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Hickenlooper's so-called climate plan is a gift to Arch Coal that lets this huge corporate polluter off the hook,” said Allison Melton, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The governor needs to put the health of Colorado residents ...

 
October 17th, 2017, 03:52:36 UTC +0000

Razorback musk, map, mud turtles all worth saving
Charleston Post Courier
At last report, the list included groups like the Center for Biological Diversity, the state chapter of the Sierra Club, Arkansas Water Trails Partnership, the Audubon Society of Central Arkansas, the Environmental Resources Center, and concerned ...

 
October 16th, 2017, 15:14:47 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Rusty Patched Bumblebee
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHICAGO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Federal Highway Administration and Illinois Department of Transportation for failing to prevent harm to the endangered rusty patched bumblebee. In awarding ...

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October 16th, 2017, 16:45:00 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Rusty Patched Bumblebee
Common Dreams
CHICAGO - The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Federal Highway Administration and Illinois Department of Transportation for failing to prevent harm to the endangered rusty patched bumblebee. In awarding ...

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October 16th, 2017, 15:14:47 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Rusty Patched Bumblebee
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHICAGO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Federal Highway Administration and Illinois Department of Transportation for failing to prevent harm to the endangered rusty patched bumblebee. In awarding ...

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October 15th, 2017, 20:08:15 UTC +0000

Motion to dismiss suit over military training is denied
Saipan Tribune
The Tinian Women Association, Guardians of Gani, Pagan Watch, and the Center for Biological Diversity are suing the defendants for alleged violation of NEPA and the Administrative Procedure Act when the Navy decided to relocate 5,000 U.S. Marines from ...

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October 15th, 2017, 16:01:04 UTC +0000

US court denies motion to dismiss lawsuit over Pagan, Tinian training
Marianas Variety
DISTRICT Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona on Friday declined to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the U.S. military's plan to conduct live-fire training in the CNMI. The court's decision paves the way for the litigation of the Navy's plans ...

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October 13th, 2017, 22:02:18 UTC +0000

Pacific walruses are not endangered, feds say
The Arctic Sounder
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2008 began evaluating whether to provide extra protection to walruses under the Endangered Species Act, after the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the government. Years of court review and study ...

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October 13th, 2017, 20:11:50 UTC +0000

Legal Protest Targets Massive Montana Fracking Plan That Threatens Tongue River
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BILLINGS, Mont.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club have filed an administrative protest challenging the Bureau of Land Management's approval of a December fracking lease auction of nearly 100,000 acres of public lands that threatens ...

 
October 13th, 2017, 22:17:03 UTC +0000

The Latest: Protesters greet Zinke after Grand Canyon lunch
Coeur d'Alene Press
Taylor McKinnon of the Center for Biological Diversity says Zinke's visit to the Grand Canyon is insulting. Some visitors applauded the protesters, while others told them their passions are displaced. Zinke joined acting National Park Service director ...

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October 13th, 2017, 21:53:56 UTC +0000

The Latest: Protesters greet Zinke after Grand Canyon lunch
ABC News
Taylor McKinnon of the Center for Biological Diversity says Zinke's visit to the Grand Canyon is insulting. Some visitors applauded the protesters, while others told them their passions are displaced. Zinke joined acting National Park Service director ...

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October 13th, 2017, 20:03:45 UTC +0000

Vaquita Advocates Welcome Trader Joe's Decision To Stop Buying Mexican Shrimp
PerishableNews (press release) (blog)
The boycott—supported by over 45 organizations including the Animal Welfare Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity, and the Natural Resources Defense Council—aims to conserve the vaquita by convincing Mexican officials to permanently ban all ...

 
October 13th, 2017, 17:42:12 UTC +0000

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
Alaskajournal.com
A national environmental organization filed notice Thursday that it will sue the Trump administration over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity called the action last week by the U.S ...

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October 13th, 2017, 13:11:36 UTC +0000

Trader Joe's stops selling Mexican shrimp after pressure from NGOs
SeafoodSource (blog)
The Boycott Mexican Shrimp campaign, made up of a coalition of environmental groups including the Animal Welfare Institute and the Center for Biological Diversity, was launched earlier this year to save the vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise, from ...

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October 12th, 2017, 23:14:21 UTC +0000

CBC.ca

Group files notice it will sue Trump administration over walrus protection
CBC.ca
A U.S. environmental organization filed notice Thursday that it will sue the Trump administration over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity called the action last week by the U.S ...

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October 12th, 2017, 19:11:17 UTC +0000

Legal Protest Targets New Fracking in Ohio's Wayne National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Fracking would transform watersheds in Ohio's only national forest into polluted industrial zones,” said Taylor McKinnon of the Center for Biological Diversity. “These precious forests provide clean water, wildlife refuges and quiet recreation. They ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:45:27 UTC +0000

The Spokesman-Review

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
The Spokesman-Review
The Center for Biological Diversity gave the required 60-day notice on Thursday. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2011 said walruses deserve the additional protection of being declared threatened because climate change has diminished much of their ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:32:42 UTC +0000

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
Middletown Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A national environmental organization filed notice Thursday that it will sue the Trump administration over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity called the ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:31:42 UTC +0000

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
The Republic
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A national environmental organization filed notice Thursday that it will sue the Trump administration over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity called the action ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:28:43 UTC +0000

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
Huron Daily Tribune
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A national environmental organization filed notice Thursday that it will sue the Trump administration over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity called the ...

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October 12th, 2017, 22:26:04 UTC +0000

Environmental group to sue Trump administration over Pacific walrus
Alaska Public Radio Network
The Center for Biological Diversity first petitioned the feds to list the walrus in 2008 — the same year the polar bear was listed as threatened. The Center argues the same forces that threaten polar bears — including climate change and disappearing ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:23:23 UTC +0000

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
Seattle Times
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A national environmental organization filed notice Thursday that it will sue the Trump administration over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity called the ...

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October 12th, 2017, 21:48:53 UTC +0000

KTOO

Environmental group to sue Trump administration over Pacific walrus
KTOO
The Center for Biological Diversity first petitioned the feds to list the walrus in 2008 — the same year the polar bear was listed as threatened. The Center argues the same forces that threaten polar bears — including climate change and disappearing ...

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October 12th, 2017, 20:20:00 UTC +0000

CTV News

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
CTV News
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A national environmental organization filed notice Thursday that it will sue the Trump administration over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity called the action ...

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October 12th, 2017, 20:19:00 UTC +0000

The Mercury News

Group plans to sue over walrus protection
The Mercury News
The Center for Biological Diversity called the action last week by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service “an unlawful, politically motivated decision” that deprives walruses of needed protections in the face of climate change and melting sea ice. “There's ...

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October 12th, 2017, 15:23:43 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched to Fight EPA's Delay of Power Plant Heavy Metal Pollution Limits
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency today for delaying portions of an “effluent limitation” rule limiting heavy metals in power-plant wastewater. “The Trump ...

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October 12th, 2017, 15:01:30 UTC +0000

For Immediate Release, October 12, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Research by the Center for Biological Diversity shows that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to make decisions concerning protection of 22 species under the Endangered Species Act, pushing the lesser prairie chicken, Hermes copper ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:51:31 UTC +0000

KTUU.com

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
KTUU.com
But it announced last week that it had concluded walruses have adapted to the lack of sea ice by foraging from coastlines. Center for Biological Diversity attorney Kristen Monsell says there's no question walruses are endangered and denying them ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:27:03 UTC +0000

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
Albany Times Union
"There's no question Pacific walruses are endangered, so denying them protection is absurd and dangerous," Kristen Monsell, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a prepared statement. Gavin Shire, chief of public affairs for ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:26:48 UTC +0000

Group files notice it will sue over walrus protection
Minneapolis Star Tribune
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A national environmental organization filed notice Thursday that it will sue the Trump administration over its rejection of Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity called the action ...

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October 12th, 2017, 18:01:03 UTC +0000

Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Denying Pacific Walruses Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the Trump administration for denying the Pacific walrus protection under the Endangered Species Act. Today's notice points out that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...

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October 12th, 2017, 15:17:36 UTC +0000

Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's letter from scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and Center for Environmental Health noted: “These are serious offenses and if left unanswered will ultimately undermine the work of ...

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October 12th, 2017, 13:50:26 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Trader Joe's Stops Buying Mexican Shrimp After Pressure to Protect Vaquita
EcoWatch
The boycott—supported by more than 45 organizations, including the Animal Welfare Institute, Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council—aims to conserve the vaquita by convincing Mexican officials to permanently ban all ...

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October 12th, 2017, 00:27:43 UTC +0000

Arizona Sonoro News

New weapon in war against climate change: Surprise! It's a camera
Arizona Sonoro News
The Center for Biological Diversity released the video on Sept. 14. Biologists believe this jaguar to be the same one photographed by the Bureau of Land Management in the Dos Cabezas Mountains in November 2016. Without the camera footage, scientists ...

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October 11th, 2017, 20:08:59 UTC +0000

Trader Joe's Stops Buying Mexican Shrimp After Pressure to Protect Vaquita Porpoise
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The boycott — supported by more than 45 organizations, including the Animal Welfare Institute, Center for Biological Diversity and Natural Resources Defense Council — aims to conserve the vaquita by convincing Mexican officials to permanently ban all ...

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October 11th, 2017, 19:53:29 UTC +0000

Vaquita Advocates Welcome Trader Joe's Decision to Stop Buying Mexican Shrimp
Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
The boycott—supported by over 45 organizations including the Animal Welfare Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity, and the Natural Resources Defense Council—aims to conserve the vaquita by convincing Mexican officials to permanently ban all ...

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October 11th, 2017, 18:10:03 UTC +0000

Legal Protest Targets Trump Fracking Plan That Threatens Colorado River
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Using massive amounts of the Colorado River's precious water to create carbon pollution is disastrous public policy,” said Taylor McKinnon at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This fracking plan is another giveaway to fossil fuel companies. It ...

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October 11th, 2017, 17:29:26 UTC +0000

Cascades Frog Closer to California Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Fish and Game Commission today designated the Cascades frog as a candidate for protection under the state's Endangered Species Act. Cascades frogs ...

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October 11th, 2017, 16:07:02 UTC +0000

House Republicans Push Two Bills Undermining Protections for Endangered Salmon
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These bills are ugly attempts to intimidate career scientists who are trying to protect endangered salmon from going extinct,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Salmon face many barriers to recovery ...

 
October 11th, 2017, 15:57:14 UTC +0000

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Gulf of Mexico Cuvier's Beaked Whales
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned the federal government to protect Cuvier's beaked whales in the Gulf of Mexico under the Endangered Species Act. Only 74 of these whales remain, and they prefer deep waters along the ...

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October 11th, 2017, 19:34:26 UTC +0000

Press-Enterprise

Another roadblock for long-planned Mid County Parkway project
Press-Enterprise
The appeal was filed with the 4th District Court of Appeal in Riverside by the Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, San Bernardino Valley Audubon Society and Friends of the Northern San Jacinto Valley against the Riverside County ...

 
October 11th, 2017, 14:19:21 UTC +0000

Nature.com

ResearchGate lawsuit, walrus spat and a Second World War shipwreck
Nature.com
On 18 August, NOAA announced that it would not renew the committee's charter, and on 31 August the Center for Biological Diversity in Tucson, Arizona, asked the agency for documents related to that decision. NOAA failed to respond to that request, and ...

 
October 11th, 2017, 01:23:01 UTC +0000

Hawaii Business Magazine

Endangered and Underfunded
Hawaii Business Magazine
“If you're familiar with Hawaii biology, you can automatically see that the system was kind of biased against Hawaii to start with,” says Mehrhoff, who now serves as the endangered species recovery director at the Center for Biological Diversity, a ...

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October 10th, 2017, 20:10:03 UTC +0000

Appeal Challenges Southern California Freeway Threatening Wildlife, Homes
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This massive waste of taxpayer money adds more sprawl and cars on the roads while tearing apart neighborhoods and wildlife habitat,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Riverside County ...

 
October 10th, 2017, 17:20:39 UTC +0000

Trump's EPA Will Kill Clean Power Plan, Delaying Crucial Climate Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
But EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's repeal of the Clean Power Plan will face formidable legal obstacles. The Center for Biological Diversity is part of a coalition of organizations defending the plan in court. Repealing the plan without any ...

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October 10th, 2017, 16:51:35 UTC +0000

Earth Island Journal

Latest News
Earth Island Journal
Giraffes' updated IUCN conservation listing is “a wake-up call,” says Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Giraffe scientists and conservation NGOs are all working to raise awareness of the giraffe crisis and ...

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October 10th, 2017, 16:35:02 UTC +0000

Rep. Bishop Introduces Bill to Overturn Antiquities Act, Threaten Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This legislation is an appalling, unprecedented attack on our national monuments and public lands,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Zion and nearly every national ...

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October 10th, 2017, 16:21:41 UTC +0000

US Trade Commission Urged to Reject Solar Tariffs, Protect America's Clean-energy Future
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted comments today to the U.S. International Trade Commission opposing proposed tariffs on imported solar panels. In late September the commission sided with two U.S. solar manufacturers that ...

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October 10th, 2017, 15:50:07 UTC +0000

Conservationists Headed to Anchorage Hearing on Arctic Offshore Oil Project
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ANCHORAGE— The Center for Biological Diversity and other groups concerned about offshore Arctic oil drilling will testify at today's federal hearing in Anchorage on the Hilcorp Alaska's proposed Liberty project. If approved, Liberty would be the first ...

 
October 10th, 2017, 14:53:40 UTC +0000

US House Considers Public Lands Giveaway for 'Solar Chimney' Boondoggle
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This shady land giveaway looks a lot like a gift to special interests,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Giving away public lands so a private company can build the tallest structure in North ...

 
October 10th, 2017, 17:58:46 UTC +0000

EcoWatch

Conservationists Sound Alarm on Plummeting Giraffe Numbers
EcoWatch
Giraffes' updated IUCN conservation listing is "a wake-up call," said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. "Giraffe scientists and conservation NGOs are all working to raise awareness of the giraffe crisis and ...

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October 9th, 2017, 21:59:21 UTC +0000

International Business Times

Vaquita Extinction: US Navy Deploys Dolphins To Save Endangered Animal
International Business Times
U.S. Navy dolphins are trying to round up a severely endangered marine animal in a last-ditch effort to save it from extinction. The nonprofit organization Center for Biological Diversity announced that Mexican wildlife officials would be working with ...

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October 9th, 2017, 06:21:00 UTC +0000

Firm seeks renewed permit to explore for oil in Big Cypress
Charlotte Observer
The Naples Daily News reports that the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, the National Parks Conservation Association and the Center for Biological Diversity want regulators to deny the permit. A lawsuit filed in ...

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October 8th, 2017, 13:31:26 UTC +0000

Warnings From First Americans: Insidious Changes Are Underway That Will Affect Us All
Truth-Out
The reversal of Obama-era prohibitions against oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic seas has already been challenged by a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Native organization REDOIL (Resisting Environmental Destruction on ...

 
October 6th, 2017, 19:55:03 UTC +0000

The Inquisitr

Twenty-Five 'Highly Imperiled Species' Denied Endangered Protection By The Trump Administration
The Inquisitr
On Thursday, the Trump administration announced that 25 declining animal species, described as “highly imperiled” by the Center for Biological Diversity, will not be included on the list of endangered species warranting protection. Among the species ...

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October 6th, 2017, 19:00:27 UTC +0000

Mexican gray wolf killed in Arizona
Silver City Daily Press and Independent
Once they heard of the wolf's killing, the Center for Biological Diversity — long a proponent of the Mexican gray wolf recovery — lashed out against the action, calling it unnecessary. The Center has maintained from the beginning that if ranchers ...

 
October 6th, 2017, 18:15:52 UTC +0000

Willamette Week

The Trump Administration Thinks an Oregon Woodpecker, Plus 24 Other Animals, Should Not Be on the Endangered ...
Willamette Week
But the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned for the inclusion of the black-backed woodpeckers because the two populations are small and isolated from each other. The woodpecker is also endangered due to its dependence on burned forest.

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October 6th, 2017, 21:46:03 UTC +0000

Public Records Sought on Size, Location of Factory Farms in 8 'Hurricane Alley' States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed public records requests today seeking information from eight southeastern states on the size and location of concentrated animal-feeding operations potentially in the path of catastrophic ...

 
October 6th, 2017, 18:24:30 UTC +0000

Aspen Times

High-altitude Colorado toad left unlisted as endangered species
Aspen Times
“The decision not to protect that toad is just ridiculous,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's really clearly endangered, because of chytrid fungus and habitat destruction. U.S. Fish and ...

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October 6th, 2017, 17:30:27 UTC +0000

U.S. News & World Report

Ocean Meeting Raises Over $7 Billion for Marine Protection
U.S. News & World Report
The Center for Biological Diversity filed its lawsuit Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in federal court in San Francisco. (Bryant Anderson/NOAA Fisheries MMHSRP Permit# 18786-01 via AP,File) The Associated Press. By RAF CASERT, Associated Press. BRUSSELS ...

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October 6th, 2017, 02:12:00 UTC +0000

Gears Of Biz

Pacific walrus denied endangered species protection
Gears Of Biz
Following both a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and a decision made during the Obama administration — which concluded the walruses need more protection under the Endangered Species Act — the agency cited a lack of certainty that ...

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October 6th, 2017, 00:52:04 UTC +0000

Summit Daily News

High-altitude Colorado boreal toad left unlisted as endangered species
Summit Daily News
The decision reverses a positive initial finding made by the agency following a three-month research study in 2012 after a consortium of wildlife advocacy groups led by the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the listing. A subsequent yearlong ...

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October 5th, 2017, 21:08:21 UTC +0000

More Than 70 Groups Oppose Bill Removing Gun Silencers, Armor-piercing Bullets, Other Devices From ATF, National ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— In the wake of Sunday's shootings in Las Vegas, the Brady Campaign, the Center for Biological Diversity and 71 other organizations sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives today opposing a bill that would scrap ...

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October 5th, 2017, 19:42:49 UTC +0000

Trump Administration Threatens Iconic Bird Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This move shows Zinke's total contempt for imperiled species and the places they need to live,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Zinke might as well form a shotgun posse to kill off these animals directly.

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October 5th, 2017, 17:46:05 UTC +0000

Mexico Launches Vaquita Roundup to Prevent Extinction of Tiny Porpoise
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We support this last-ditch effort to save the vaquita from extinction, but it shouldn't be used as an excuse to allow fishing to continue in its habitat,” said Alex Olivera, the Center for Biological Diversity's Mexico representative. “These beautiful ...

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October 5th, 2017, 17:25:20 UTC +0000

ABC2 News

Trump Administration Denies Endangered Protections For 25 Species
ABC2 News
The Trump administration wouldn't list 25 different species as endangered Wednesday, saying at this time, extra protections aren't needed. Some environmental activists, like the Center for Biological Diversity, criticized the move. The organization's ...

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October 5th, 2017, 17:00:55 UTC +0000

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

For Immediate Release, October 5, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Letting FEMA completely ignore harms to endangered species from development in high-risk flooding areas is just dumb,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Building in such sensitive areas sets back ...

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October 5th, 2017, 16:57:46 UTC +0000

Adirondack Explorer

Scientist Blasts Bicknell's Thrush Decision As Political
Adirondack Explorer
The Adirondack population is estimated to be 17,600, about a quarter of the U.S. total. The Fish and Wildlife decision could be appealed to federal court. Matteson said the Center for Biological Diversity will evaluate that option. Click here to read ...

 
October 5th, 2017, 15:18:54 UTC +0000

New Jersey Herald

Environmental group sues California over whale-killing gear
New Jersey Herald
7, 2017 file photo, a humpback whale breeches off Half Moon Bay, Calif. An environmental group has sued California for allegedly not doing enough to keep Dungeness crab fishery gear from killing protected whales. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

 
October 5th, 2017, 15:18:54 UTC +0000

New Jersey Herald

The Latest: Walrus advocates slam endangered species denial
New Jersey Herald
The author of a petition to list the Pacific walrus as a threatened or endangered species says the federal government has made a disgraceful decision in rejecting the listing. Center for Biological Diversity climate science director Shaye Wolf says ...

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October 5th, 2017, 17:07:36 UTC +0000

Newsy

Trump Administration Denies Endangered Protections For 25 Species
Newsy
Some environmental activists, like the Center for Biological Diversity, criticized the move. The organization's endangered species director said, "You couldn't ask for a clearer sign that the Trump administration puts corporate profits ahead of ...

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October 5th, 2017, 12:15:47 UTC +0000

Coeur d'Alene Press

Logging industry gets some good news
Coeur d'Alene Press
“We're extremely opposed to the Westerman bill,” said Randi Spivak, director of the public lands program for the Center for Biological Diversity, in an earlier interview with The Press. “Forcing us to arbitration rather than going through the court ...

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October 5th, 2017, 12:03:36 UTC +0000

Bonner County Daily Bee

Timber industry gets a dose of good news
Bonner County Daily Bee
Most of the suits have been filed by two organizations, WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity. Since 1990, these two groups have filed in excess of 1,500 lawsuits, or roughly one per week over nearly three decades. Neither group ...

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October 5th, 2017, 16:01:12 UTC +0000

Four Endangered South Florida Plants Protected Against Climate Change
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This decision underscores just how vulnerable South Florida is to rising seas,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Without Endangered Species Act protections, storms like Irma could wipe out these Florida ...

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October 5th, 2017, 15:44:00 UTC +0000

Mother Nature Network (blog)

Pacific walrus denied endangered species protection
Mother Nature Network (blog)
Following both a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity and a decision made during the Obama administration — which concluded the walruses need more protection under the Endangered Species Act — the agency cited a lack of certainty that ...

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October 5th, 2017, 15:16:48 UTC +0000

Rapid City Journal

Feds say Black Hills woodpeckers not endangered or threatened
Rapid City Journal
... list the Black Hills and Oregon-Cascades/California populations of black-backed woodpeckers as a threatened or endangered species was filed by the John Muir Project of the Earth Island Institute, of California; the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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October 5th, 2017, 12:37:14 UTC +0000

American Thinker (blog)

Trump administration reverses Obama-era listing of the walrus as endangered
American Thinker (blog)
The Center for Biological Diversity slammed the decision as a reflection of President Trump's denial of climate change, which it believes is reckless and harmful. "This disgraceful decision is a death sentence for the walrus," said Shaye Wolf, the ...

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October 5th, 2017, 11:03:52 UTC +0000

WDBJ7

The Pacific Walrus, along with 24 species, do not warrant endangered protection
WDBJ7
The decision likely will be challenged in court, said Shaye Wolf, climate science director for the Center for Biological Diversity, who wrote the listing petition filed in 2008. She called the decision a misrepresentation of science to reach a ...

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October 5th, 2017, 03:27:30 UTC +0000

Methow Valley News

Conservation groups challenge wolf killings
Methow Valley News
25 on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands, asserts that WDFW's killing of wolves from the Smackout and Sherman packs in northeastern Washington relied upon a faulty protocol and failed to undergo required environmental ...

 
October 5th, 2017, 02:50:23 UTC +0000

Eureka Times Standard

California sued for whale entanglements; crab fishing blamed
Eureka Times Standard
The Center for Biological Diversity's lawsuit filed in federal court on Tuesday claims the state's allowance of Dungeness crab fishing is causing listed marine life such as leatherback turtles and humpback whales to die after they become entangled in ...

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October 5th, 2017, 02:26:43 UTC +0000

Alaska Public Radio Network

Are Pacific walruses adapting to warming? Feds say no need for more protections
Alaska Public Radio Network
Shaye Wolf from the Center for Biological Diversity said she's been glued to her computer this week, waiting to hear about the protection status for the Pacific walrus. Her organization, which is an environmental nonprofit, petitioned for more federal ...

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October 5th, 2017, 02:06:18 UTC +0000

Washington Times

Fish and Wildlife Service rejects group's petitions to list 25 species as endangered
Washington Times
The Center for Biological Diversity, which has filed petitions for federal protection on behalf of more than 400 species, called the move a “dark day for America's imperiled wildlife.” The 25 species included 14 Nevada springsnails, a Florida lizard ...

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October 5th, 2017, 01:35:54 UTC +0000

In These Times

Warnings from First Americans: Insidious Changes Are Underway that Will Affect Us All
In These Times
The reversal of Obama-era prohibitions against oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic seas has already been challenged by a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Native organization REDOIL (Resisting Environmental Destruction on ...

 
October 4th, 2017, 21:30:55 UTC +0000

Quartz

California just got sued for letting its humpback whales die off
Quartz
On Oct. 4, the Center for Biological Diversity, an Oakland, California nonprofit advocating for protection of endangered species, sued (pdf) the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), claiming that skyrocketing whale entanglements caused by ...

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October 4th, 2017, 18:33:40 UTC +0000

Washington Post

Walruses won't be listed as threatened species
Washington Post
The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned to list walruses in 2008 because of diminished sea ice tied to global warming. Arctic sea ice this summer dropped to 1.79 million square miles, about 610,000 square miles below the 30-year average. Lemons ...

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October 4th, 2017, 18:16:12 UTC +0000

Gettysburg Times

Environmental group sues California over whale-killing gear
Gettysburg Times
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 file photo, Jake Bunch, left, and Tom Dempsey, right, of the Nature Conservancy gather abandoned crab pots they hauled up off Half Moon Bay, Calif. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a federal lawsuit in San ...

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October 4th, 2017, 18:13:30 UTC +0000

Yakima Herald-Republic

Environmental group sues California over whale-killing gear
Yakima Herald-Republic
The Center for Biological Diversity filed its lawsuit Tuesday in federal court in San Francisco, saying the California Department of Fish and Wildlife is liable for a surge in entanglements of endangered whales and sea turtles because it authorizes and ...

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October 4th, 2017, 18:12:43 UTC +0000

Omaha World-Herald

Environmental group sues California over whale-killing gear
Omaha World-Herald
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 file photo, Jake Bunch, left, and Tom Dempsey, right, of the Nature Conservancy gather abandoned crab pots they hauled up off Half Moon Bay, Calif. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a federal lawsuit in San ...

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