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November 25th, 2014, 13:28:20 MST -0700

U.S. to scrap permit for controversial Idaho wolf hunt, wildlife advocates say
Jamestown Sun
Groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity and the environmental law firmAdvocates for the West opposed the grant of the permit in federal court, saying the Bureau did not do a thorough review of the contest's environmental impact. Amy Atwood, a ...

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November 25th, 2014, 12:45:09 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Management Plan Amended to Protect Ozark Hellbenders, Other Rare Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The changes respond to a 2013 notice of intent to sue filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Missouri Coalition for the Environment, which prompted the Forest Service to analyze impacts of forest management on newly listed endangered species.

 
November 25th, 2014, 10:58:27 MST -0700

Petition Seeks to Limit Length, Weight of Oil and Hazardous Material Trains to ...
eNews Park Forest
In the face of a dramatic rise in trains carrying explosive crude oil and derailing in a series of devastating accidents, the Center for Biological Diversity and Riverkeeper, Inc. today petitioned the Obama administration to protect the public and environment by ...

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November 25th, 2014, 09:21:52 MST -0700

Petition Seeks to Limit Length, Weight of Oil and
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— In the face of a dramatic rise in trains carrying explosive crude oil and derailing in a series of devastating accidents, the Center for Biological Diversity and Riverkeeper, Inc. today petitioned the Obama administration to protect the public ...

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November 25th, 2014, 08:46:11 MST -0700

Mother Nature Network

Wolf traveled more than 450 miles to Grand Canyon
Mother Nature Network
Michael Robinson with the Center for Biological Diversity echoed those remarks: "There's so much more room for wolves in the West if only we extend them a bit more tolerance. The Grand Canyon wolf is a prime example of what wolves can do if only we let ...

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November 25th, 2014, 06:08:16 MST -0700

Elko Daily Free Press

Editorial: Wolf advocacy groups: What big eyes they have
Elko Daily Free Press
If the Center for Biological Diversity gets its way, Nevada will soon have a population of wolves. The group recently released a report on potential wolf habitat in response to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service proposal to remove them from protected status under ...

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November 25th, 2014, 04:05:54 MST -0700

With Lawsuit Pending, Feds Cancel Idaho Predator-killing Derby
The Wildlife News
As lawyers for the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, Project Coyote and Defenders of Wildlife were preparing to file a request to stop this year's derby on BLM lands, the agency decided to withdraw its decision to allow “Idaho for ...

 
November 24th, 2014, 16:38:09 MST -0700

California Court of Appeal Confirms San Diego's Freeway-focused ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Cleveland National Forest Foundation, the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club challenged SANDAG's review of the transportation plan under the California Environmental Quality Act. California Attorney General Kamala Harris joined in the ...

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November 24th, 2014, 15:16:30 MST -0700

Advocates: New Plan Gives Mexican Wolves More Room, But Also Subjects ...
KRWG
As documented in a report recently issued by the Center for Biological Diversity, this runs directly counter to a draft recovery plan developed by a team of expert scientists in 2012, which determined that establishing additional populations in Grand Canyon ...

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November 24th, 2014, 14:08:45 MST -0700

New Plan Gives Mexican Wolves More Room in New Mexico, Arizona — But Also
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
As documented in a report recently issued by the Center for Biological Diversity, this runs directly counter to a draft recovery plan developed by a team of expert scientists in 2012, which determined that establishing additional populations in Grand Canyon ...

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November 24th, 2014, 13:39:54 MST -0700

Lone Wolf Traveled More Than 450 Miles to Grand Canyon, DNA Confirms
Yahoo News
Michael Robinson with the Center for Biological Diversity echoed those remarks: "There's so much more room for wolves in the West if only we extend them a bit more tolerance. The Grand Canyon wolf is a prime example of what wolves can do if only we let ...

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November 24th, 2014, 12:19:41 MST -0700

DigitalJournal.com

Endangered status sought for the Eastern hellbender
DigitalJournal.com
On Thursday, November 20, the Center for Biological Diversity and Earthjustice filed a petition in Albany with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, asking that the hellbender salamander be "added to the list of endangered or ...

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November 24th, 2014, 06:56:12 MST -0700

WWSB ABC 7

Conservation groups file law suit concerning sea turtle deaths
WWSB ABC 7
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Several conservation groups filed lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service. They alleged the government's role in allowing the deaths of thousands of imperiled sea turtles and ...

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November 24th, 2014, 00:24:13 MST -0700

Guardian Liberty Voice

Lawsuit Against Federal Agencies Filed on Behalf of Sea Turtles
Guardian Liberty Voice
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the sea turtles by a coalition of conservationist groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity which released a statement about the lawsuit. They maintain that the legal action is directed against two specific federal ...

 
November 23rd, 2014, 23:36:12 MST -0700

Feds Agree to Protect More Habitat for East Coast's Most Endangered Whales by ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“If these whales are going to survive in the long run, we need to protect the most important waters where they live, eat and raise their young,” said Sarah Uhlemann, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Every year these endangered ...

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November 23rd, 2014, 20:33:33 MST -0700

Lawsuit Filed Over Dead Sea Turtles
The Ledger
The Center for Biological Diversity said it filed the lawsuit in federal court on Friday. The groups say thousands of sea turtles get sucked into power plant cooling systems each year, including at the Big Bend, Anclote, Crystal River, Bayside and P.L. Bartow ...

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November 23rd, 2014, 17:15:22 MST -0700

Conservation groups file lawsuit on sea turtles
MyFoxOrlando.com
They alleged the government's role in allowing the deaths of thousands of imperiled sea turtles and countless other marine animals outside of power plant cooling systems. The Center for Biological Diversity said it filed the lawsuit in federal court on Friday.

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November 23rd, 2014, 16:10:04 MST -0700

Experts: Landscapes restoration a delicate balance of people, policy, purpose
Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
BOGOR, Indonesia—Human activities taken their toll on the world's forests: As much as two-thirds of the ecosystems on Earth could be considered degraded, according to calculations by the Center for Biological Diversity. In 2010, countries that are parties to ...

 
November 23rd, 2014, 16:04:44 MST -0700

Local 10

Conservation groups say government allowing sea turtle deaths near power plants
Local 10
They alleged the government's role in allowing the deaths of thousands of imperiled sea turtles and countless other marine animals outside of power plant cooling systems. The Center for Biological Diversity said it filed the lawsuit in federal court on Friday.

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November 22nd, 2014, 18:44:57 MST -0700

Arizona Daily Star

Neighborhood briefs
Arizona Daily Star
On Dec. 3, the Center for Biological Diversity will host the Tucson premiere of the documentary “OR7: The Journey,” a film about the wolf that wandered hundreds of miles from northeast Oregon to become the first documented wolf in California in more than 80 ...

 
November 22nd, 2014, 14:03:29 MST -0700

PlanetSave.com

Legal Challenge to Idaho's Wildlife Killing Contest
PlanetSave.com
... can hold its' wildlife killing contest on public land. Five hundred hunters, some as young as 10, are expected to take part. This has prompted the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, and Project Coyote to ask a judge to stop this event.

 
November 21st, 2014, 22:23:01 MST -0700

Test confirms first gray wolf near Grand Canyon in 75 years
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Genetic test results released Friday confirm the first sighting of a gray wolf near the north rim of the Grand Canyon in 75 years. According to the environmental group Center for Biological Diversity, DNA samples show the animal first spotted in October is a ...

 
November 21st, 2014, 15:47:24 MST -0700

DNA Test Confirms Grand Canyon Wolf Wandered at Least 450 Miles From ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... at least three western states fits with what scientific studies have shown, namely that wolves could once again roam widely and that the Grand Canyon is one of the best places left for them,” said Michael Robinson with the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
November 21st, 2014, 11:38:39 MST -0700

Lawsuit Launched to Prevent Sea Turtle Deaths
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Services have long been on notice that this outdated system needlessly kills thousands of animals that are already on the brink of extinction,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director and staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hope they will ...

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November 21st, 2014, 10:24:12 MST -0700

Environmental groups sue feds over tuna fishing
The Hill
Environmental groups are suing the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect bigeye tuna that they say are being over-fished. Filed jointly by the Conservation Council for Hawaii, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Turtle Island Restoration Network, ...

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November 21st, 2014, 08:48:28 MST -0700

Petition Seeks State Endangered Species Protection for Eastern Hellbender,
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The demise of the eastern hellbender reflects the lack of care we've shown for our rivers and streams,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Saving these giant salamanders will benefit us all by providing clean, ...

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November 20th, 2014, 22:48:11 MST -0700

Great Lakes Echo

Long-eared bat listing gets pushback
Great Lakes Echo
The Center for Biological Diversity, a Tucson Ariz. nonprofit organization dedicated to the long-term protection of species, petitioned to classify long-eared bat for threatened or endangered status in 2010. And a Defenders of Wildlife petition for its endangered ...

 
November 21st, 2014, 04:48:35 MST -0700

New Hampshire Voice

Conservation Groups to sue Fish and Wildlife Service over Gunnison Sage ...
New Hampshire Voice
The Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project said the threatened status will not be able to protect the grouse completely. Oil and gas developments and other activities will continue to take place, which threaten the grouse. In January ...

 
November 20th, 2014, 13:40:00 MST -0700

Lawsuit Calls on EPA to Clean Up Lead Air Pollution Across United States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's no safe level of lead in our air, because lead's highly toxic to wildlife and people — especially children,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The EPA must take decisive action ...

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November 20th, 2014, 13:08:37 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Fights New Rule Doubling Catch Limit for Overfished Bigeye Tuna
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The solution for saving bigeye tuna is not creating a new loophole so they can be fished even more,” said Catherine Kilduff with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We need to be smart about protecting this valuable resource, or soon it'll be gone.” Longline ...

 
November 20th, 2014, 11:15:49 MST -0700

Report: Endangered Red Wolves Can Recover, But More Reintroductions Like ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... the red wolf has gone from the very brink of extinction to more than 100 wolves in the wild, showing that the Endangered Species Act can achieve heroic things,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 
November 20th, 2014, 11:03:02 MST -0700

Environmental groups to sue over Gunnison grouse
Capital press
DENVER (AP) — Two environmental groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a threatened species instead of giving it the more protective endangered status. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

 
November 20th, 2014, 09:49:08 MST -0700

Lawsuit Launched to Strengthen Protections for Gunnison Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Before this stunning reversal, the Fish and Wildlife Service had recognized the Gunnison sage grouse as an endangered species for 14 years,” said Amy Atwood, endangered species legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The reversal is not ...

 
November 20th, 2014, 09:54:55 MST -0700

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Daily Journal
The Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project filed a formal notice Thursday, the first step toward filing a suit. They say threatened status leaves too many loopholes for oil and gas wells and other development that could harm the birds.

 
November 19th, 2014, 21:37:14 MST -0700

Fourteen bighorn captured for release into Santa Catalinas Thursday
Tucson News Now
The Catalina Bighorn Sheep Reintroduction Committee, with members such as Arizona Game and Fish and Center for Biological Diversity, believe the sheep have found a safe place and will gain strength with a larger herd. Fourteen were on their way as of ...

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November 19th, 2014, 12:33:43 MST -0700

Study: Airline Fuel Efficiency Grounded as Profits Soar
Bay Area Indymedia
“Airlines are banking sizeable profits even as they simply ignore fuel efficiency and emit more carbon pollution,” said Vera Pardee of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This report's disturbing findings leave the EPA no choice but to finally confront airplanes' ...

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November 19th, 2014, 08:53:55 MST -0700

Group's bid to protect state bald eagle fails
TriValley Central
The Center for Biological Diversity had sought federal protection for eagles found in the Sonoran Desert as a distinct population. The group said no other bald eagles live in such a hot and dry environment. The lawsuit came as a result of a 2012 finding by the ...

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November 19th, 2014, 06:20:08 MST -0700

Group's bid to protect Arizona bald eagles fails
YourWestValley.com
The Center for Biological Diversity had sought federal protection for eagles found in the Sonoran Desert as a distinct population. The group says no other bald eagles live in such a hot and dry environment. The lawsuit came as a result of a 2012 finding by the ...

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November 19th, 2014, 06:06:30 MST -0700

Big Bear Grizzly

Judge takes middle ground in Marina Point lawsuit, for now
Big Bear Grizzly
In June, the Friends of Fawnskin (now called the Friends of Big Bear Valley) along with the Center for Biological Diversity sued the county of San Bernardino for allowing the Marina Point development to move forward. The land has been owned by developers ...

 
November 19th, 2014, 09:35:17 MST -0700

Court Asked To Order Wolf Plan
AzJournal.com
The pro-wolf coalition is making a similar accusation, noting in a report compiled by the Center for Biological Diversity that, “A review of documents and internal memos details the service's repeated failed efforts to develop a recovery plan and reveals an ...

 
November 18th, 2014, 22:31:20 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity: With Senate Poised to Vote on Keystone XL, New ...
Sierra Sun Times
It's appalling to see Congress seriously considering giving the green light to Keystone XL,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Obama administration's own analysis says Keystone XL will spill oil, so it's really troubling ...

 
November 18th, 2014, 16:42:56 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

New Study: Alaskan Polar Bear Population Has Dropped by 40 Percent
Bay Area Indymedia
“Global warming has put Alaska's polar bears in a deadly downward spiral,” said Sarah Uhlemann, the Center for Biological Diversity's international program director. “It's happening now, it's killing polar bears now, and if we don't act now, we will lose polar ...

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November 18th, 2014, 16:36:34 MST -0700

Senate Rejects Construction of Devastating Keystone XL Pipeline
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This vote offers a glimmer of hope that there's some sanity left in the Senate,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Still, it's really disturbing that the vote got this far. Keystone XL would be a disaster for our climate, ...

 
November 18th, 2014, 14:06:44 MST -0700

Conservationists plan appeal of ruling on Arizona bald eagles after bid to protect ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
PHOENIX — An environmental group says it will appeal a judge's ruling that resulted in no special protection for bald eagles nesting in central Arizona. U.S. District Judge David Campbell issued the ruling earlier this month. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

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November 18th, 2014, 17:05:50 MST -0700

ThinkProgress

BREAKING: Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline By One Vote
ThinkProgress
A member of the Center for Biological Diversity in polar bear costume protests the Keystone XL pipeline during a visit by President Barack Obama for a two-day visit to Los Angeles for two political fundraisers Wednesday, May 7, 2014. CREDIT: AP ...

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November 18th, 2014, 11:15:58 MST -0700

Legal Action Prompts Feds to Analyze Risks to Northwest's Endangered Species ...
eNews Park Forest
In response to a notice of intent to sue from the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency will analyze the risks that oil-spill cleanup and containment actions pose to salmon, ...

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November 18th, 2014, 11:00:11 MST -0700

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Lizard in Colorado
eNews Park Forest
DENVER—(ENEWSPF)--November 18, 2014. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to decide whether the Colorado checkered whiptail warrants consideration for Endangered ...

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November 17th, 2014, 17:12:54 MST -0700

eNews Park Forest

Tucson Premiere of Wolf Film 'OR7: The Journey' Set for December 3
eNews Park Forest
TUCSON, Ariz.—(ENEWSPF)--November 17, 2014. The Center for Biological Diversity on Dec. 3 is hosting the Tucson premiere of the documentary “OR7: The Journey,” an inspiring film about the famous wolf who wandered hundreds of miles from northeast ...

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November 17th, 2014, 12:14:33 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tucson Premiere of Wolf Film "OR7: The Journey" Set for Dec. 3
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity on Dec. 3 is hosting the Tucson premiere of the documentary “OR7: The Journey,” an inspiring film about the famous wolf who wandered hundreds of miles from northeast Oregon to become the first ...

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November 16th, 2014, 21:59:50 MST -0700

Report says wolves may find habitat in Nevada
Elko Daily Free Press
A Center for Biological Diversity report identifies almost 360,000 square miles of potential gray wolf habitat in the West and Northeast, including roughly 6,000 square miles in scattered patches of Nevada. The Tucson, Ariz.-based group argues that the current ...

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November 16th, 2014, 23:47:20 MST -0700

Reno Gazette Journal

Report says wolves could find habitat in Nevada
Reno Gazette Journal
A Center for Biological Diversity report identifies almost 360,000 square miles of potential gray wolf habitat in the West and Northeast, including roughly 6,000 square miles in scattered patches of Nevada. The Tucson, Ariz.-based group argues that the current ...

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November 16th, 2014, 09:22:53 MST -0700

$15000 reward for Kittitas County wolf killer
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
Conservation groups are offering a $15,000 reward for information that convicts the person responsible for killing a wolf in Kittitas County where wolves are protected by the Endangered Species Act and state law. The Center for Biological Diversity says the ...

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November 15th, 2014, 17:48:22 MST -0700

$15000 reward offered for Kittitas County wolf killer
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
#The Center for Biological Diversity says the killing of the female wolf jeopardizes the recovery of gray wolves in Washington. #The federal Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating and would like to prosecute the person responsible. #The Daily Record ...

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November 15th, 2014, 17:21:08 MST -0700

Enviros Fight New Cross-Border Oil Pipeline
Courthouse News Service
The Sierra Club and seven other environmental groups, including the National Wildlife Federation, White Earth Nation, Honor The Earth Indigenous Environment Network and Center for Biological Diversity, sued John Kerry and the State Department in federal ...

 
November 15th, 2014, 14:35:45 MST -0700

$15000 reward for wolf killer
KVAL
The Center for Biological Diversity says the killing of the female wolf jeopardizes the recovery of gray wolves in Washington. The federal Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating and would like to prosecute the person responsible. The Daily Record reports the ...

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November 14th, 2014, 12:51:46 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Conservation Groups Offer $15000 Reward After Endangered Wolf Killed in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We know that it's very likely that someone has important information about this abhorrent killing that will be useful to law enforcement,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity, which is contributing to the reward.

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November 14th, 2014, 14:12:50 MST -0700

Protected wolf shot and killed in Kittitas County
The Seattle Times
The Center for Biological Diversity says the killing of the female wolf jeopardizes the recovery of gray wolves in Washington. The federal Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating and would like to prosecute the person responsible. The Daily Record reports the ...

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November 14th, 2014, 04:16:18 MST -0700

KTVB

Environmental groups file lawsuit over wolf derby
KTVB
Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project and Project Coyote say the BLM's actions are contrary to the federal government's wolf reintroduction efforts. BLM officials say the impacts of an estimated 500 hunters on ...

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November 14th, 2014, 01:25:24 MST -0700

Report: Wolves may find suitable habitat in Nevada
Mohave Valley News
According to the Center for Biological Diversity, Nevada has the least amount of wolf habitat of any Western state, with only patchy areas mostly along the Utah and Idaho borders. The state's largest potential wolf country is in eastern Lincoln County, near ...

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November 14th, 2014, 01:00:39 MST -0700

Lawsuit filed over wolf derby
The Spokesman Review
Amy Atwood of the Center for Biological Diversity called the decision “repugnant” and a “slap in the face” to thousands of people who commented against the derby. She said the BLM “has the authority to make sure wolves are protected and secure on land ...

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November 14th, 2014, 00:12:47 MST -0700

Arizona district court finds Sonoran Desert bald eagles are not a distinct ...
Lexology (registration)
As FWS was considering delisting the bald eagle in 2004, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed a petition seeking to have the Sonoran Desert population of bald eagles listed as a distinct population segment (DPS). Based on the information in CBD's ...

 
November 13th, 2014, 19:53:41 MST -0700

Dumb-Out

Coalition Sues US Fish and Wildlife Service
Dumb-Out
The Center for Biological Diversity's Michael Robinson comments, “For three decades now, Fish and Wildlife officials have been dragging their feet on completing a recovery plan simply to appease state leaders and special interest groups opposed to sharing ...

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November 13th, 2014, 18:18:47 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

Feds Reverse Course, Lift Ban on Fishing for Rare Pacific Bluefin Tuna
Bay Area Indymedia
“Bluefin tuna have been decimated by overfishing, and the world has called in their Pacific bluefin tuna fleets — but California fishermen continue to catch endangered Pacific bluefin tuna,” said Catherine Kilduff with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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November 13th, 2014, 17:29:37 MST -0700

Environmentalists file suit over wolf hunt derby
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project and Project Coyote say the BLM's actions are contrary to the federal government's wolf reintroduction efforts. Amy Atwood of the Center for Biological Diversity called the ...

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November 13th, 2014, 16:29:56 MST -0700

Lawsuit Challenges Idaho's Cruel Wildlife-killing Contest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Citing an inadequate review of environmental impacts by the BLM, the lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project, and Project Coyote asked a judge to stop the abhorrent, cruel and wasteful events. “It's repugnant and ...

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November 13th, 2014, 14:39:17 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

Leading Scientists Call for Monarch Protection
Bay Area Indymedia
... Wildlife Service seeking federal protection for monarchs. The petition was filed in August by the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower.

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November 13th, 2014, 17:38:17 MST -0700

Environmentalists file suit over Idaho wolf hunt derby
The Idaho Statesman
Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project and Project Coyote say the BLM's actions are contrary to the federal government's wolf reintroduction efforts. Amy Atwood of the Center for Biological Diversity called the ...

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November 13th, 2014, 12:40:24 MST -0700

Leading Scientists, 200 Groups and Companies Call for Monarch Protection
YubaNet
WASHINGTON November 13, 2014 - In the face of staggering declines of monarchs, more than 40 leading monarch scientists and ecologists and 200 organizations and businesses today urged Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to protect the butterflies under the ...

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November 13th, 2014, 12:28:19 MST -0700

Leading Scientists, Over 200 Groups and Companies Call for Monarch Protection
eNews Park Forest
“The Endangered Species Act is the most effective tool available for spurring the large-scale effort that's needed to protect the amazing monarch butterfly from extinction,” said Tierra Curry, senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. Signatories of the ...

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November 13th, 2014, 11:25:51 MST -0700

Greater Sage Grouse Marks Next Conservation Battle
Flathead Beacon
“I think that this does not bode well for the greater sage grouse,” said Amy Atwood, an attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity. Atwood said she hopes the greater sage grouse will be protected, but she fears the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will ...

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November 13th, 2014, 08:53:26 MST -0700

30000 People Urge California's Gov. Brown to Halt Offshore Fracking
YubaNet
SACRAMENTO, CA, Nov. 12, 2014 — Citing fracking pollution's threats to coastal communities and marine wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity today delivered a petition signed by more than 30,000 people urging Gov. Jerry Brown to halt offshore ...

 
November 13th, 2014, 07:20:23 MST -0700

Court Rejects Activists' Suit Against Sagebrush Lizard Plan
Livestock Weekly (subscription)
Defenders of Wildlife and the Center for Biological Diversity, who oppose the state-based conservation agreements, sued the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service for not listing the lizard. A federal district court in the District ...

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November 13th, 2014, 09:27:09 MST -0700

Nature World News

Lawsuit Filed for Failure to Protect Mexican Gray Wolf
Nature World News
Thus, the three nonprofit agencies Defenders of Wildlife, Wolf Conservation Center, and Endangered Wolf Center, along with the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and retired federal wolf biologist David R. Parsons, filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Mexican ...

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November 13th, 2014, 01:36:55 MST -0700

azcentral.com

Groups sue feds to get Mexican gray-wolf recovery plan
azcentral.com
The Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, the Endangered Wolf Center, the Wolf Conservation Center and a retired Mexican gray wolf recovery coordinator filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the agency for its failure to create a "scientifically ...

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November 13th, 2014, 04:53:52 MST -0700

Maine News

Lawsuit filed against US Secretary of Interior and US Fish and Wildlife Service
Maine News
Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity, Wolf Conservation Center and Endangered Wolf Center are the four nonprofit organizations that have taken the step. Authors of the plan stated that the original 1982 Mexican gray wolf recovery plan is far ...

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November 12th, 2014, 22:34:54 MST -0700

Bakersfield Now

Lawsuit takes aim at Kern County oil drilling permits
Bakersfield Now
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - The Association of Irritated Residents, Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club: Kern Kaweah Chapter joined together with Earthjustice to file a lawsuit against California oil regulators. These environmental ...

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November 12th, 2014, 16:23:12 MST -0700

Lawsuit Fights 38 Years Of Delay In Recovering Southwest's Mexican Gray Wolves
KRWG
Earthjustice is representing Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, retired Mexican Wolf Recovery Coordinator David R. Parsons, the Endangered Wolf Center and the Wolf Conservation Center. “For three decades now, Fish and Wildlife ...

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November 12th, 2014, 16:05:39 MST -0700

Groups seek recovery plan for Mexican gray wolves
KFDA
Defenders of Wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Endangered Wolf Center and the Wolf Conservation Center are among the plaintiffs in the suit filed Wednesday in federal court. The Fish and Wildlife Service did not immediately respond to requests ...

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November 12th, 2014, 14:30:57 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

1000 Square Miles of Habitat Protected for Endangered Rockfish in Puget Sound
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Saving rockfish from extinction requires protecting some of the most important places they live, and that's exactly what's happening now in the Puget Sound,” Catherine Kilduff with the Center for Biological Diversity, which filed a notice of intent to sue over the ...

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November 12th, 2014, 14:14:23 MST -0700

Lawsuit Demands Environmental Review for Kern County Oil Drilling Permits
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's suit was filed by Earthjustice, on behalf of the Association of Irritated Residents, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club. “The California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources is turning a blind eye to the environmental risks of ...

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November 12th, 2014, 17:56:59 MST -0700

Environmental groups file lawsuit on Mexican gray wolf recovery
Silver City Sun-News
The four nonprofit agencies are Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity, Wolf Conservation Center and Endangered Wolf Center. The original 1982 Mexican gray wolf recovery plan is far from complete and "later amendment of the plan is ...

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November 12th, 2014, 13:19:37 MST -0700

Report: Wolves may find habitat in Nevada; animal near Grand Canyon north rim ...
The Republic
A Center for Biological Diversity report identifies almost 360,000 square miles of potential gray wolf habitat in the West and Northeast, including roughly 6,000 square miles in scattered patches of Nevada. The Tucson, Arizona-based group argues that the ...

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November 12th, 2014, 11:57:34 MST -0700

Gunnison Sage Grouse Downgraded to "Threatened," Allowing Oil and Gas ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The undeniable reality is that the Gunnison sage grouse is in on the verge of disappearing forever,” said Amy Atwood, endangered species legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It needs the full suite of legal protections that only recognition as ...

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November 12th, 2014, 11:54:51 MST -0700

Lawsuit Targets Secretive Plan to Ramp Up Tar Sands Oil Shipments in Alberta ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's suit was filed in federal court in Minneapolis by a diverse coalition of groups including the White Earth Nation, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity, Honor the Earth, the National Wildlife Federation, the Minnesota Conservation Federation, the ...

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November 10th, 2014, 12:09:25 MST -0700

Conservation Groups File Lawsuit to Protect Struggling Walruses From Arctic ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
This rule is being challenged by Earthjustice on behalf of Alaska Wilderness League, the Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace, Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands, Sierra Club and by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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November 9th, 2014, 23:07:03 MST -0700

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Wolves knocking on Nevada's door
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A new Center for Biological Diversity report identifies almost 360,000 square-miles of potential gray wolf habitat in the West and Northeast, including roughly 6,000 square-miles in scattered patches of Nevada. The Tucson, Ariz.-based group argues that the ...

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November 7th, 2014, 16:17:01 MST -0700

Trending up: Pup 681; Trending down: Tortino's Pizza Rolls
Monmouth Daily Review Atlas
The Center for Biological Diversity says a gray wolf might have been spotted along the north Kathy Davidoff/Center for Biological DiversityThe Center for Biological Diversity says a gray wolf might have been spotted along the north of the Grand Canyon this ...

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November 7th, 2014, 13:16:18 MST -0700

Food Poisoning Bulletin

Advocates Sue FDA Over Ractopamine Used in Food Animals
Food Poisoning Bulletin
The Center for Food Safety, the Center for Biological Diversity, and Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against the U.S. FDA on November 6, 2014 for approving ractopamine in a series of animal drugs used in food production “without fully examining how they affect ...

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November 7th, 2014, 12:31:15 MST -0700

Tucson Weekly

Snip, Snap, Get Fixed: It's World Vasectomy Day
Tucson Weekly
Your dog lived, you can too, and evidently, you can celebrate today and learn more thanks to Tucson's Center for Biological Diversity. The organization has teamed up with urologist Peter Burrows from the Arizona Center for Vasectomy and Urology to provide ...

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November 7th, 2014, 09:54:26 MST -0700

eNews Park Forest

World Vasectomy Day Highlights Link Between Runaway Human Population ...
eNews Park Forest
TUCSON, Ariz.—(ENEWSPF)--November 7, 2014. The Center for Biological Diversity is taking part in World Vasectomy Day today to highlight the importance of involving men in family planning to protect endangered species from runaway human population ...

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November 7th, 2014, 09:41:47 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tucson Doctor, Conservationists Join World Vasectomy Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— Tucson's Center for Biological Diversity is teaming up with Dr. Peter Burrows, a local board-certified urologist with the Arizona Center for Vasectomy and Urology, P.C., to participate in World Vasectomy Day today. The event highlights the ...

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November 7th, 2014, 09:22:35 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

World Vasectomy Day Highlights Link Between Runaway Human Population
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity is taking part in World Vasectomy Day today to highlight the importance of involving men in family planning to protect endangered species from runaway human population growth. In the past four decades, ...

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November 7th, 2014, 07:40:17 MST -0700

Greens Fight USA Over Garter Snakes
Courthouse News Service
While that designation is expected to take effect sometime in 2015, the Center for Biological Diversity said this week that the "threatened snakes cannot afford further delay of biological reviews required to ensure their protection from livestock grazing."

 
November 6th, 2014, 22:43:53 MST -0700

Arizona Daily Sun

Gartersnake protection lawsuit to cite grazing
Arizona Daily Sun
A Northern Arizona University researcher holds a narrow-headed gartersnake recovered from Oak Creek in May. The Center for Biological Diversity has announced it plans to sue the U.S. Forest Service over its management of livestock grazing permits that ...

 
November 6th, 2014, 16:57:33 MST -0700

Lawsuit Targets FDA Approval of Controversial Animal Drugs Used in Food ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— Center for Food Safety, the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approving several controversial animal drugs used in food production without fully ...

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November 6th, 2014, 16:31:34 MST -0700

GAO Report Blasts FDA's Inadequate Pesticide Monitoring of Fruits, Vegetables
eNews Park Forest
“The FDA is supposed to be protecting the American people from dangers in their food and it's clear they've dropped the ball when it comes to pesticides,” said Lori Ann Burd, endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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November 6th, 2014, 11:10:12 MST -0700

New York Rejects Ban on Super-toxic Rat Poisons
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The petition was filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, American Bird Conservancy, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Earthjustice, New York City Audubon and Raptors Are The Solution. It referenced numerous poisonings, including the deaths of two red-tailed ...

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November 6th, 2014, 08:10:40 MST -0700

Desert Bald Eagles Get no Special Protection
Courthouse News Service
U.S. District Judge David Campbell granted Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's cross-motion for summary judgment in the case filed by the Center for Biological Diversity. The bald eagle is a "habitat generalist" that can survive almost anywhere, and the Sonoran ...

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November 5th, 2014, 18:12:05 MST -0700

Bay Area Indymedia

Voters approve fracking bans in San Benito and Mendocino Counties
Bay Area Indymedia
“The oil industry's millions were no match for San Benito County voters determined to protect their air and water from fracking pollution,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “But every California community deserves the same protection, ...

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November 5th, 2014, 11:46:08 MST -0700

Center for Biological Diversity Reports San Benito County Voters in California ...
Sierra Sun Times
“The oil industry's millions were no match for San Benito County voters determined to protect their air and water from fracking pollution,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “But every California community deserves the same protection, ...

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