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July 28th, 2014, 16:49:16 MDT -0600

Written by Press Release
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity reached a settlement today requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to analyze the impacts of five common pesticides on endangered wildlife across the nation. The pesticides up for review — carbaryl, chlorpyrifos, ...

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July 29th, 2014, 16:07:51 MDT -0600

House of Representatives Approves Bill to Weaken Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... is yet another Republican scheme to push politics and corporate profits ahead of protecting endangered species and the long-term health of the world we live in,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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July 29th, 2014, 10:56:56 MDT -0600

Grand Canyon News

School denies Tusayan roadway access
Grand Canyon News
The board revisited the issue during its July 8 regular meeting after the Center for Biological Diversity circulated a June 24 letter challenging the town's application. The center claims the application violates the deed restriction between the Forest Service and ...

 
July 29th, 2014, 11:17:20 MDT -0600

Feds under attack for dodging consultations to protect wildlife from pesticides
allvoices
Meanwhile, according to the Center for Biological Diversity, the use of pesticides continues by federal and state officials, often without the required Environmental Protection Agency discussions on which toxin will kill what creature. The Center reached a ...

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July 28th, 2014, 15:08:11 MDT -0600

Settlement Requires Feds To Review Pesticide Impacts
KRWG
The Center for Biological Diversity reached a settlement today requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to analyze the impacts of five common pesticides on endangered wildlife across the nation. The pesticides up for review — carbaryl, chlorpyrifos, ...

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July 28th, 2014, 16:49:16 MDT -0600

Settlement Will Help Safeguard Nation's Endangered Wildlife From 5 Dangerous ...
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity reached a settlement today requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to analyze the impacts of five common pesticides on endangered wildlife across the nation. The pesticides up for review — carbaryl, chlorpyrifos, ...

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July 28th, 2014, 08:49:13 MDT -0600

Recovery Plan Sought for Critically Endangered Hay's Spring Amphipod
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition today asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to finally develop a recovery plan for the Hay's spring amphipod, one of the most critically endangered species in the United States.

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July 28th, 2014, 08:33:15 MDT -0600

Legal Petition Calls for New York State to Ban Super-toxic Rat Poisons
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There is no reason to leave the worst of the worst poisons on the market,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “There are safe, cost-effective options on the shelves today that don't ...

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July 25th, 2014, 16:19:15 MDT -0600

Federal Court Decision Upholds Protections for Wildlife, Streams, Quiet ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club intervened in a legal challenge to the travel plan brought by the New Mexico Off-Highway Vehicle Alliance. The District Court today ruled in favor of the U.S. Forest Service and ...

 
July 25th, 2014, 02:23:28 MDT -0600

NGO petitions US gov for ban on Pacific bluefin tuna fishing
Undercurrent News
The US National Marine Fisheries Service said the US government has received a petition from the non-governmental organization the Center for Biological Diversity, to prohibit fishing for Pacific bluefin tuna. The campaign wishes to identify specific reference ...

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July 24th, 2014, 14:04:21 MDT -0600

Feds Propose Roadmap For Mexican Gray Wolves' Future In New Mexico, Arizona
KRWG
12, 2015, according to a legal settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're glad Mexican wolves will be allowed to roam more widely and will be introduced directly into New Mexico,” said the Center's Michael Robinson. “But increasing the ...

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July 24th, 2014, 13:46:30 MDT -0600

Feds Propose Roadmap for Mexican Gray Wolf's Future in Arizona, New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
12, 2015, according to a legal settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're glad Mexican wolves will be allowed to roam more widely and will be introduced directly into New Mexico,” said the Center's Michael Robinson. “But increasing the ...

 
July 24th, 2014, 18:58:33 MDT -0600

Feds grant endangered species status to Zuni bluehead sucker
Cronkite News
“It is a tremendous relief for the fish to get the protection it needs,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity, which petitioned Fish and Wildlife 10 years ago to protect the fish. The listing does not officially take effect for a month, and the ...

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July 24th, 2014, 14:03:05 MDT -0600

Legal Petition to EPA: Protect People, Wildlife From Dangerous Chemicals in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition today urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect people, wildlife and the environment from toxic and carcinogenic chemicals found in polyvinyl chloride (PVC), the ...

 
July 23rd, 2014, 13:11:48 MDT -0600

Statement From Center for Biological Diversity on Failure of Obama ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Under this irresponsible proposal, outdated, thin-walled tanker cars will be hauling explosive crude oil through our cities for up to another five years,” said Jared Margolis, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity who focuses on energy and ...

 
July 23rd, 2014, 23:49:26 MDT -0600

California Court Rules Against Dangerous Oil Development Near Pinnacles ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“This legal victory helps protect California's water, wildlife and climate from dangerous new oil development,” said Kassie Siegel, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute. “It makes no sense to fast-track dirty and risky new oil ...

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July 23rd, 2014, 15:14:46 MDT -0600

Bluefin Tuna Continue at Historic Lows as Feds Weigh Pacific Fishing Ban
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The action followed the Center for Biological Diversity's rulemaking petition sent in April. The Pacific bluefin population's historic low triggered a requirement for new regulations to better manage overfishing by April 8, 2014, but regulators thus far have ...

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July 23rd, 2014, 13:08:39 MDT -0600

Feds approve endangered species listing for fish
Greenwich Time
The Tucson, Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity petitioned for federal protection for the fish in 2004, and the center's Michael Robinson says the listing being published in the Federal Registry will help protect the Little Colorado River's headwaters ...

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July 23rd, 2014, 11:54:52 MDT -0600

Fish Found Only In Arizona, New Mexico Gains Endangered Species Act ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions for protection of 757 imperiled species across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the Zuni bluehead sucker under the ...

 
July 23rd, 2014, 10:57:04 MDT -0600

Fish Only Found In New Mexico And Arizona Gains Endangered Species ...
KRWG
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions for protection of 757imperiled species across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the Zuni bluehead sucker under the ...

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July 21st, 2014, 10:16:54 MDT -0600

Bee-killing Pesticides Banned in Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington Wildlife ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The agency's decision this month to ban the pesticides comes in response to a legal petition filed by the Center for Food Safety and joined by the Center for Biological Diversity, demanding the Service ban the use of neonicotinoids in wildlife refuge farming ...

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July 21st, 2014, 07:39:32 MDT -0600

Greens Call NYC Oil-Spill Plans Insufficient
Courthouse News Service
BROOKLYN (CN) - The Coast Guard's and EPA's response plans for an oil train derailment near the lower Hudson River or New York Harbor are legally insufficient and put public safety and the environment at risk, the Center for Biological Diversity claims in ...

 
July 20th, 2014, 02:01:27 MDT -0600

Lease sale held under protest
Mohave Valley News
Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests over Thursday's sale in Reno. The sale also drew more than 30 protesters outside the office where it was ...

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July 20th, 2014, 12:37:22 MDT -0600

Central Nevada oil lease sale staged under protest
Elko Daily Free Press
Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests over Thursday's sale in Reno. The sale also drew more than 30 protesters outside the office where it was ...

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July 19th, 2014, 18:25:41 MDT -0600

Oil, gas lease sale staged under protest in central Nevada
MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV
Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe, and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests over Thursday's sale in Reno. The sale also drew more than 30 protesters outside the office where it was ...

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July 19th, 2014, 15:46:36 MDT -0600

US oil, gas lease sale staged under protest
Houston Chronicle
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest. Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone ...

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July 19th, 2014, 15:19:34 MDT -0600

Texas company dominates Bureau of Land Management sale of oil, gas leases ...
The Republic
RENO, Nevada — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest. Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone ...

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July 19th, 2014, 13:30:06 MDT -0600

BLM oil, gas lease sale in NV staged under protest
Albany Times Union
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest. Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone ...

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July 20th, 2014, 00:05:43 MDT -0600

Wildlife stuck on wrong end of 'balance'
Albuquerque Journal
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As human activities push native species to extinction at thousands of times the historic rate, it has never been clearer that Americans need to recalibrate the balance between our own needs and those of the rest of the planet. A quick ...

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July 18th, 2014, 15:09:51 MDT -0600

Coast Guard, EPA Fail To Protect River Species, Suit Says
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 18, 2014, 5:02 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday sued the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency saying it failed to update the oil-spill-response plans for New York and New Jersey to ...

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July 20th, 2014, 01:26:21 MDT -0600

LETTERS: Fracking poses environmental, health threats
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Simon Lomax's preposterous commentary in favor of fracking in Nevada accuses the Center for Biological Diversity of not using science in the dispute against hydraulic fracturing (“Science no concern of Center for Biological Diversity,” July 7 Review-Journal).

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July 18th, 2014, 12:33:07 MDT -0600

Obama Administration OKs Super Noisy Airguns in Opening up Atlantic Coast to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... that should be protected for endangered right whales and other wildlife, but instead the government is planning to let oil companies blast airguns, drill, and probably spill oil,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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July 17th, 2014, 12:46:09 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Halt Destruction of 14000 Acres of Condor Habitat at Tejon ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The land on Tejon Ranch is critical to the survival of California condors, but only if it's not turned into tennis courts, swimming pools and parking lots,” said Adam Keats, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Urban Wildlands program. “Rather than ...

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July 17th, 2014, 18:16:15 MDT -0600

Commentary: Facts don't support group's 'inconvenient truths'
Elko Daily Free Press
The 12 July 2014 edition of the Free Press contained an opinion piece entitled, “Nevada Fracking: An Inconvenient Truth,” by Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity. The “inconvenient truth” that Ms. Spivak alleges is that hydraulic fracturing ...

 
July 17th, 2014, 18:36:39 MDT -0600

Letter: Response to anti-fracking commentary
Elko Daily Free Press
Editor: In a recent letter, Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity rehashes a number of unfounded claims about shale development, vaguely suggesting that fracking will put a “toll” on “Nevada's water, air, climate and environment.” But some of the ...

 
July 17th, 2014, 11:17:14 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Hudson River, Endangered Wildlife From Massive ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEW YORK— Responding to a massive increase in shipments of highly explosive crude oil along the Hudson River, the Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency for failing to ...

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July 15th, 2014, 11:19:48 MDT -0600

Guardian Liberty Voice

Endangered Species: Maybe Condoms Will Help?
Guardian Liberty Voice
The Center for Biological Diversity condom publicity stunt is hoping to get people to see how the human population is rising so quickly while certain animal numbers are dropping dangerously. The not for profit organization is hoping to start a conversation on ...

 
July 15th, 2014, 10:58:51 MDT -0600

Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)

Should grizzly bears return to the California Sierras?
Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)
So thinks the Center for Biological Diversity, which recently petitioned the United States Fish & Wildlife Service to establish experimental populations in the state. An editorial in this weekend's Sacramento Bee takes a cautious approach to the proposal, the ...

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July 15th, 2014, 10:40:12 MDT -0600

Kansas City infoZine

Nevada Butterfly Gains 5561 Acres of Protected Habitat
Kansas City infoZine
Las Vegas, NV - infoZine - Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions for protection of 757 imperiled species across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to protect 5,561 acres of critical habitat for the ...

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July 15th, 2014, 05:17:30 MDT -0600

Uncover California

Grizzly bears may return to their ancestral homeland California
Uncover California
In a petition to the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Center for Biological Diversity last month urged add locations to the existing grizzly bear recovery zones. The group suggested that the addition of the Sierra Nevada, Mogollon Rim and Grand Canyon in ...

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July 14th, 2014, 09:28:09 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Air Quality in North Carolina
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to ensure that North Carolinians are protected from lead and ozone air pollution. The EPA has failed to ...

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July 14th, 2014, 10:24:20 MDT -0600

National Wolf Expert to Appear in Portland, Salem This Week
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... will be highlighted during special presentations this week in Portland and Salem featuring biologist Amaroq Weiss, one of the country's leading wolf-conservation advocates, who works as West Coast wolf organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
July 14th, 2014, 10:11:07 MDT -0600

Nevada Butterfly Gains 5561 Acres of Protected Habitat Under Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions for protection of 757 imperiled species across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to protect 5,561 acres of critical habitat for the ...

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July 12th, 2014, 16:05:47 MDT -0600

Salem-News.Com

Documentary on Life of OR-7 to be Shown at Salem Cinema
Salem-News.Com
(SALEM, Ore. ) - On Tuesday evening, July 15th, Salem Cinema is thrilled to invite director Clemens Schenk as well as Amaroq Weiss from the Center for Biological Diversity to join us for Q&A following OR7 – The Journey! In 1973, with only 500 wolves left In ...

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July 11th, 2014, 21:06:59 MDT -0600

Caltrans Agrees to Reevaluate Impacts of Del Norte Highway Project on ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“Caltrans should reevaluate the whole premise of this expensive, unnecessary project that would cause erosion and sediment impacts to critical salmon habitat,” said Jeff Miller of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Caltrans has already wasted more than $9 ...

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July 10th, 2014, 11:30:10 MDT -0600

Suit Filed to Protect Endangered Pacific Loggerhead Sea Turtles From Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— A lawsuit filed by Turtle Island Restoration Network and Center for Biological Diversity today seeks to protect endangered sea turtles off the coast of Southern California by requiring the National Marine Fisheries Service to implement the ...

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July 11th, 2014, 09:30:23 MDT -0600

New Study: Bee-killing Pesticides Linked to Declines in 14 Bird Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The cascading impacts of these pesticides are poisoning the web of life,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's time we learn from the mistakes in our past with these dangerous ...

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July 10th, 2014, 15:42:18 MDT -0600

SFGate (blog)

Use a condom, save a critter — Friday is giveaway day in SF
SFGate (blog)
The condoms are part of a national volunteer project by the Center for Biological Diversity that is intended to call attention to the fact that humans are overrunning their terrestrial home, and that they can do something about it. The volunteers will be giving them ...

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July 11th, 2014, 10:00:50 MDT -0600

Supreme Court's CEQA Docket Expands With Grant of Review in Newhall Ranch ...
JD Supra (press release)
On July 9, 2014, the California Supreme Court granted the petition for review filed by Plaintiff/Respondent Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) in Center for Biological Diversity, et al. v. Department of Fish and Game (Newhall Land Farming Company) (2d Dist.

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July 11th, 2014, 06:31:30 MDT -0600

Endangered Animal-Themed Condoms: Do It for a Good Cause
Mashable
In honor of World Population Day on Friday, the Center for Biological Diversity is giving out 40,000 condoms emblazoned with images of endangered animals on the packaging and catchy slogans like, "Wrap with care, save the polar bear." The condoms ...

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July 10th, 2014, 12:06:01 MDT -0600

Leaked Federal Memo Orders Biologists to Abandon Wolverine Protection
KCET
That May 30 document, leaked Monday by the Center for Biological Diversity, shows that Director Noreen Walsh doubts climate change's affect on the species. North American wolverines rely on persistent deep snow for the dens in which they bear young.

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July 9th, 2014, 06:07:12 MDT -0600

Environmental groups file suit
Big Bear Grizzly
The Friends of Fawnskin and Center for Biological Diversity filed suit against San Bernardino County and the county Board of Supervisors on June 24 for failure to observe the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. The suit alleges that the ...

 
July 10th, 2014, 10:35:15 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Woodpeckers, Owls From Logging in Sierra Nevada
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Earth Island Institute today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service over its continued failure to protect post-fire wildlife habitat from outdated and destructive logging practices.

 
July 10th, 2014, 10:14:29 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Activists in hazmat suits protest offshore fracking
Bay Area Indymedia
As the California Coastal Commission met in Ventura on Wednesday, July 9, a dozen hazmat-suit-wearing protesters with the Center for Biological Diversity and Food and Water Watch urged the commissioners to consider a biologist's warning that chemicals ...

 
July 9th, 2014, 12:15:54 MDT -0600

Loggerhead Sea Turtles Win Room to Roam, Habitat Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's designation will maximize conservation efforts by protecting turtles on land and sea, offering hope for recovery,” said Jaclyn Lopez, a Florida-based staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Protecting critical habitat for threatened loggerhead ...

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July 9th, 2014, 12:15:54 MDT -0600

40000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for World Population Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— As part of Friday's World Population Day, the Center for Biological Diversity is distributing 40,000 free Endangered Species Condoms across the country to highlight the link between rapid human population growth and the wildlife extinction ...

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July 9th, 2014, 09:33:17 MDT -0600

Protesters Urge California Coastal Commission to Consider Offshore Fracking's ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VENTURA, Calif.— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Ventura today, hazmat-suit-wearing protesters with the Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch will urge the commissioners to consider a biologist's warning that chemicals ...

 
July 7th, 2014, 14:57:58 MDT -0600

Leaked Document: Scientists Ordered to Scrap Plan to Protect Wolverines
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— According to a leaked memo obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, scientists with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been ordered to reverse their own conclusions and withdraw last year's proposal to protect American ...

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July 8th, 2014, 13:09:40 MDT -0600

Grizzly Bears, Wolves, Lynx, Bighorn Sheep and Pronghorn to Benefit From
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is great news for Yellowstone's beleaguered wildlife” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Closing this anachronistic and wasteful USDA facility will provide safer habitat for wolves, grizzly bears, bighorn sheep and other sensitive ...

 
July 8th, 2014, 09:52:40 MDT -0600

Protection Sought for Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The best available science makes clear that the two wildflowers need the protection of the Endangered Species Act to survive, according to the letter sent to the Service this week by the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, Rocky Mountain Wild, ...

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July 8th, 2014, 04:34:26 MDT -0600

Scientists ordered to scrap plan to protect American wolverines
Wisconsin Gazette
Scientists with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been ordered to reverse their onclusions and withdraw a proposal to list American wolverines as endangered, according to a leaked memo made public by the Center for Biological Diversity. Fewer than ...

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July 8th, 2014, 11:00:30 MDT -0600

Environmental groups file suit regarding Marina Point
Big Bear Grizzly
The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of Fawnskin filed a lawsuit against San Bernardino County and the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors regarding the Marina Point development in Fawnskin. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for ...

 
July 7th, 2014, 10:28:53 MDT -0600

Two Rare Snakes Found in Arizona and New Mexico Get Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— As part of a landmark 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finalized Endangered Species Act protections today for the Southwest's narrow-headed garter snake and northern Mexican ...

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July 7th, 2014, 11:51:39 MDT -0600

Science, law of no concern to Center for Biological Diversity
Las Vegas Review-Journal
But leading the coalition to make sure this never happens is the Center for Biological Diversity, which claims to use “science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species.” Without question, CBD's operatives are experts in “creative media.

 
July 2nd, 2014, 20:26:11 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Tries to Spin CA Condor Lead Poisonings as ...
Bay Area Indymedia
... with the Center for Biological Diversity. “There's simply no justification for continuing to use ammunition that poisons the food supply for birds — and for people who eat game meat — when nonlead alternatives are readily available for all hunting activities.”

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July 2nd, 2014, 16:14:47 MDT -0600

Arizona Game and Fish Department Tries to Spin Continued Condor Lead ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... the best gauge of success for protecting condors from lead poisoning is anything other than reducing the number of lead poisonings and condor deaths is not serious about preventing condor deaths,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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July 2nd, 2014, 10:32:24 MDT -0600

Arizona Public Media

Grizzly Bears Could Come Back to Grand Canyon, SE AZ
Arizona Public Media
The Center for Biological Diversity has asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to add 110,000-square miles to its grizzly bear recovery area. That would increase the area where grizzlies roam five fold and include the Grand Canyon, as well as parts of ...

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July 2nd, 2014, 09:45:52 MDT -0600

Suit Filed to Ensure Foreign Fisheries Meet American Standards for Dolphin and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Americans would be appalled if they knew their Friday-night fish dinner might be killing imperiled whales and dolphins around the world,” said Sarah Uhlemann, senior attorney and international program director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's time ...

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July 2nd, 2014, 20:26:11 MDT -0600

Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal With Wildlife ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“We are glad to see that Humboldt County is pushing the 'pause' button on its relationship with Wildlife Services,” said Tim Ream of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hope that the county will do the wise thing and terminate its relationship with Wildlife ...

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July 1st, 2014, 09:18:28 MDT -0600

Boise Weekly

Idaho Sued for 'Standing Idly By' in Lynx-Trapping Incidents
Boise Weekly
Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game say they're not aware of any lynx being legally trapped in Idaho "in many, many years;" but that didn't stop the Center for Biological Diversity from filing suit against Idaho, saying it is "improperly allowing ...

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July 1st, 2014, 11:39:42 MDT -0600

Plattsburgh Rally on Saturday to Demand Stop to Dangerous Crude Oil Trains
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.— Local activists from the Center for Biological Diversity will join members of People for Positive Action, 350.org and other residents in an afternoon rally Saturday in downtown Plattsburgh to oppose crude oil shipments by rail through ...

 
July 1st, 2014, 10:04:44 MDT -0600

Feds to Consider Weakening Manatee Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Thanks to the Endangered Species Act, the Florida manatee has shown a slow, but steady improvement over the past 40 years,” said Jaclyn Lopez, a Florida-based attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “But numerous significant threats to this ...

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June 30th, 2014, 14:26:08 MDT -0600

Conservation groups sue in Idaho over protection of imperiled lynx
GlobalPost
The Center for Biological Diversity, WildEarth Guardians and others claimed in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Boise that three of the rare cats have been accidentally captured in two years in legal devices set by trappers for bobcats in the ...

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June 30th, 2014, 12:37:06 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Rare Lynx From Traps in Idaho
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The state has failed to take any action to correct its destructive illegal activities despite repeatedly being alerted to the violations by the organizations filing today's lawsuit, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Friends of the ...

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June 30th, 2014, 12:31:41 MDT -0600

Humboldt and Mendocino Counties Urged to Void Contract With Inhumane ...
Bay Area Indymedia
... of almost 30 percent over the year before,” said Tim Ream, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity's endangered species program. “Taxpayers in Mendocino and Humboldt should follow the lead of Sonoma and Marin and stop the slaughter.”

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July 1st, 2014, 12:44:35 MDT -0600

Protect Endangered Sea Turtles From Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The government's failure to act quickly when conditions trigger the need for protections leaves the loggerhead sea turtle's long-term survival up to chance,” said Catherine Kilduff, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Gambling with the future of ...

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June 30th, 2014, 13:29:57 MDT -0600

The Republic

Conservation groups file lawsuit against Idaho over inadvertent trapping of ...
The Republic
Western Watersheds Project, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Clearwater, WildEarth Guardians and Western Environmental Law Center say the state needs an "incidental take" permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for recreational ...

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July 1st, 2014, 11:28:57 MDT -0600

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Illegal Trapping of Imperiled Lynx Spurs Lawsuit in Idaho
Nature World News
Western Watersheds Project, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Clearwater, WildEarth Guardians and Western Environmental Law Center argue that such snares favored by hunters are in direct violation of the US Endangered Species Act (ESA) ...

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June 30th, 2014, 13:55:48 MDT -0600

Food and Water Watch

Groups Oppose Latest Bill Meant To Undermine Local Fracking Control
Food and Water Watch
Denver – Citizens for a Healthy Fort Collins, Protect Our Loveland, Frack Free Colorado, Our Longmont, Our Broomfield, Food & Water Watch and the Center for Biological Diversity have responded to recent draft of the 2014 Oil and Gas Bill which purports to ...

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June 30th, 2014, 20:04:20 MDT -0600

Environmental group sues Idaho over lynx trapping
The Missoulian
“With lynx being pushed to the brink of extinction in the lower 48 states, it's shameful that Idaho officials have just sat idly by for years,” said Amy Atwood of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Idaho can't just ignore federal law and go on condoning the trapping ...

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June 30th, 2014, 19:42:45 MDT -0600

Idaho officials sued over trappings of endangered lynx
State Column
Western Watersheds Project, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Clearwater, WildEarth Guardians and Western Environmental Law Center assert that the state needs an “incidental take” permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in order to ...

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