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August 31st, 2015, 10:05:03 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Kentucky Flower Becomes Endangered Species Act Success
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Thanks to the effective protection of the Endangered Species Act, this little wildflower will be around for future generations to enjoy,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, which tracks the status of ...

 
August 30th, 2015, 23:57:56 MDT -0600

Juneau Empire (subscription)

As president comes to Anchorage, spots of Juneau rise to surface
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Sophie Nethercut, left, of the Sitka Conservation Society, Steve Jones, of the Center for Biological Diversity in San Francisco, center, and Elaine Schroeder of Juneau work during a "art party" at a Anchorage home Sunday in preperation of a climate ...

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August 28th, 2015, 13:05:15 MDT -0600

TakePart

Fossil Fuel Revolution: Tell Obama to 'Keep It in the Ground'
TakePart
At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss ...

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August 28th, 2015, 10:08:06 MDT -0600

The Yucatan Times

US-based Center for Biological Diversity Opens Its First Office in Mexico
The Yucatan Times
LA PAZ, Mexico— The Center for Biological Diversity, a leading U.S. wildlife-protection group, opened an office in Mexico this week to help save endangered sea turtles, porpoises and other wildlife from extinction. The office is the Center's first ...

 
August 28th, 2015, 03:05:01 MDT -0600

National Journal

On Energy, Obama's Got No Friends In Alaska
National Journal
"We want Obama's actions to match his rhetoric on climate change, and that first and foremost means keeping Alaskan oil in the ground," said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director for the Center for Biological Diversity, which is sending its trademark polar ...

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August 27th, 2015, 16:24:22 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Poll: 81 Percent of Hawaii Voters Support New Monk Seal Habitat Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's heartening to see so many Hawaiians supporting new habitat protections for Hawaiian monk seals,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These seals are on the brink of extinction, and Hawaii locals clearly ...

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August 27th, 2015, 12:04:23 MDT -0600

'Frostpaw' the Polar Bear to Join Alaska Rally Against Obama's Arctic Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Center for Biological Diversity's Frostpaw the Polar Bear will be in Alaska in the coming days to join other environmental activists in urging President Obama to call off plans to drill for oil in the Arctic and adopt stronger ...

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August 27th, 2015, 05:48:30 MDT -0600

Arizona Daily Sun

Owl, cable logging concerns hang up watershed protection plan
Arizona Daily Sun
“(The objection) is just a formality to remind them to please protect the Mexican spotted owl and the old growth forests they represent,” said Robin Silver co-founder of the Center for Biological Diversity. The owls are listed as threatened under the ...

 
August 26th, 2015, 20:10:55 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Back to School: Students Will Distribute 10000 Free Condoms at 100 Colleges
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The typical college freshman today has seen more than a billion and a half people added to the planet since they were born,” said Leigh Moyer, the Center for Biological Diversity's population organizer. “These students have lived with massive ...

 
August 26th, 2015, 07:46:39 MDT -0600

Feds Can't Duck Pesticides Lawsuit
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Department of the Interior in February, claiming Fish and Wildlife Service violated the Endangered Species and Administrative Procedure Acts by failing to complete interagency consultation on the Delta smelt ...

 
August 25th, 2015, 13:53:00 MDT -0600

Sputnik International

Native Americans Demand Mining Reform After Colorado Toxic River Spill
Sputnik International
The petition is supported by the Havasupai and Hualapai Tribes of Arizona and the Zuni Tribe of New Mexico. Other US environmental organizations supporting it include the Grand Canyon Trust, the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthworks, the Sierra ...

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August 25th, 2015, 11:56:04 MDT -0600

New Mexico Activists to Rally in Support of Releasing More Mexican Gray Wolves
KRWG
Thursday's rally is organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project, Mexicanwolves.org, Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club, Southwest Environmental Center and WildEarth Guardians.

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August 25th, 2015, 11:26:29 MDT -0600

New Mexico Activists to Rally in Support of Releasing More Mexican Gray Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Thursday's rally is organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project, Mexicanwolves.org, Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club, Southwest Environmental Center and WildEarth Guardians.

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August 25th, 2015, 10:01:20 MDT -0600

Disastrous Animas River Mine Spill Prompts Call for Regulatory Reform
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“For too long, the federal government has allowed our public lands to become toxic dumping grounds for mining corporations,” said Katie Davis, public lands campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Federal agencies have the ability to start ...

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August 24th, 2015, 14:31:15 MDT -0600

Analysis Highlights Fracking Risks Ahead of Sacramento Hearing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Scientists are warning that fracking and oil drilling threaten California's air and water in ways that clearly aren't addressed by state rules,” said Hollin Kretzmann, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Oil companies are ...

 
August 24th, 2015, 08:56:43 MDT -0600

US-based Center for Biological Diversity Opens Its First Office in Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LA PAZ, Mexico— The Center for Biological Diversity, a leading U.S. wildlife-protection group, opened an office in Mexico this week to help save endangered sea turtles, porpoises and other wildlife from extinction. The office is the Center's first ...

 
August 21st, 2015, 19:07:07 MDT -0600

State of Alaska Announces Hunt of Dwindling Island Wolf Population
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Service will decide whether to list the wolves under the Act by the end of this year. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 900,000 members and online activists dedicated to the ...

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August 21st, 2015, 17:17:35 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Senator Feinstein's Call to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity today applauded Sen. Dianne Feinstein's call to designate three national monuments in the Southern California desert. Feinstein wrote a letter to President Obama earlier this month urging him to use the ...

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August 21st, 2015, 12:26:47 MDT -0600

Endangered Species Act Recovery Plan Set for Two Unique Bay Area Plants
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... has an opportunity to help recover one of its unique native species by stopping the careless and illegal vegetation removal that has resulted in severe declines of pallid manzanitas in the Oakland hills,” said Jeff Miller of the Center for ...

 
August 20th, 2015, 21:51:56 MDT -0600

Plan under way to protect threatened fish, turtle at Mojave National Preserve
San Bernardino County Sun
Plan under way to protect threatened fish, turtle at Mojave National Preserve. A western pond turtle is seen in this stock photo provided by the Center for Biological Diversity. (James Bettaso / USFWS photo). By Joe Nelson, The Sun. Posted: 08/20/15, 8 ...

 
August 20th, 2015, 08:05:08 MDT -0600

This incredible, pinecone-sized creature is poached more than elephants ...
WBFO
Adorably odd ... kind of like tanks with tails," says Sarah Uhlemann, international director for the Center for Biological Diversity and one of the head litigators petitioning for pangolin protections. While these scales protect the pangolin from its ...

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August 20th, 2015, 07:29:36 MDT -0600

This incredible, pinecone-sized creature is poached more than elephants ...
KWBU
Adorably odd ... kind of like tanks with tails," says Sarah Uhlemann, international director for the Center for Biological Diversity and one of the head litigators petitioning for pangolin protections. While these scales protect the pangolin from its ...

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August 20th, 2015, 05:14:42 MDT -0600

Oil Companies Illegally Refuse to Report Water Use, Waste Fluid Disposal
Environmental Leader
More than 100 oil companies have violated a new California law by failing to report their water use and disposal of toxic waste fluid, according to a new report from state oil regulators. The Center for Biological Diversity says even the incomplete ...

 
August 20th, 2015, 04:32:11 MDT -0600

Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion ...
YubaNet
“Our climate can't afford the pollution from more federal fossil fuel leasing,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The natural place for President Obama to start leading the global fight to keep fossil fuels in the ground ...

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August 20th, 2015, 04:15:19 MDT -0600

LNG Industry

CLNG rejects CBD petition
LNG Industry
The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) has rejected the Center for Biological Diversity's (CBD) petition to ban natural gas exports. The CBD present legal, environmental, and economic arguments against US LNG exports, which the CLNG states are ...

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August 20th, 2015, 00:09:52 MDT -0600

Summit County Citizens Voice

Wildlife: Possible Black Hills wolf sighting spurs calls for increased hunter ...
Summit County Citizens Voice
“Most hunters, just like other folks, try to do the right thing,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “They appreciate wolves' important role in natural ecosystems. We hope this wolf will continue to enchant viewers and ...

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August 19th, 2015, 11:16:27 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Given a Third Chance to Protect Endangered Tricolored Blackbirds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned to protect tricolored blackbirds under the California Endangered Species Act — its third attempt in the past decade to gain protection for a unique California bird species that ...

 
August 19th, 2015, 11:13:09 MDT -0600

Video Appears to Show Wolf in South Dakota's Black Hills
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Most hunters, just like other folks, try to do the right thing,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “They appreciate wolves' important role in natural ecosystems. We hope this wolf will continue to enchant viewers and ...

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August 19th, 2015, 09:01:13 MDT -0600

The Hill

Greens: End federal fossil fuel production to cut emissions
The Hill
The analysis, from the group EcoShift and commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth, found that the untapped supply of fossil fuels on U.S. federal lands represents between 349 and 492 billion tons of carbon dioxide ...

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August 19th, 2015, 08:21:40 MDT -0600

Federal fossil fuels: Calling on government to control carbon emissions
Fierce Energy
... and offshore areas controlled by the U.S. government would keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gases from polluting the atmosphere. That is according to an analysis by EcoShift on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of ...

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August 19th, 2015, 08:11:28 MDT -0600

EcoWatch

Fossil Fuel Leasing on Public Lands Must End to Prevent Global Climate Crisis ...
EcoWatch
“Our climate can't afford the pollution from more federal fossil fuel leasing,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The natural place for President Obama to start leading the global fight to keep fossil fuels in the ground ...

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August 19th, 2015, 11:25:00 MDT -0600

KRWG

Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion ...
KRWG
“Our climate can't afford the pollution from more federal fossil fuel leasing,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The natural place for President Obama to start leading the global fight to keep fossil fuels in the ground ...

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August 19th, 2015, 07:07:34 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Our climate can't afford the pollution from more federal fossil fuel leasing,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The natural place for President Obama to start leading the global fight to keep fossil fuels in the ground ...

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August 18th, 2015, 17:58:59 MDT -0600

New Habitat Protections Will Help Hawaiian Monk Seals Avoid Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Hawaiian monk seals have been in serious trouble for a long time, and these new habitat protections will give them a desperately needed chance at survival,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Monk ...

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August 18th, 2015, 12:01:51 MDT -0600

Obama Administration Proposes Weak Methane Pollution Standards for New Oil and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These weak rules would give the oil and gas industry permission to continue polluting our climate with methane emissions we cannot afford,” said Kassie Siegel, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute. “The Obama ...

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August 18th, 2015, 11:33:39 MDT -0600

eNews Park Forest

Monarch Butterfly Endangered Species Mural to Be Unveiled in Minneapolis on ...
eNews Park Forest
MINNEAPOLIS—(ENEWSPF)--August 18, 2015. The Center for Biological Diversity will unveil a beautiful monarch butterfly mural at an event at Toni's Market in south Minneapolis on Sunday. The monarch painting is the third mural in the Center's new ...

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August 18th, 2015, 11:20:00 MDT -0600

eNews Park Forest

Monarch Butterfly Endangered Species Mural to Be Unveiled in Minneapolis on ...
eNews Park Forest
MINNEAPOLIS—(ENEWSPF)--August 18, 2015. The Center for Biological Diversity will unveil a beautiful monarch butterfly mural at an event at Toni's Market in south Minneapolis on Sunday. The monarch painting is the third mural in the Center's new ...

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August 18th, 2015, 10:28:22 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Monarch Butterfly Endangered Species Mural to Be Unveiled in Minneapolis
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS— The Center for Biological Diversity will unveil a beautiful monarch butterfly mural at an event at Toni's Market in south Minneapolis on Sunday. The monarch painting is the third mural in the Center's new endangered species mural project, ...

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August 17th, 2015, 14:53:00 MDT -0600

KRWG

Conservationists Intervene in Livestock Industry Challenge to Habitat ...
KRWG
SILVER CITY, N.M.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife today intervened in a lawsuit brought by ranching organizations that are trying to overturn federal protection of habitat for endangered jaguars in New Mexico. The ...

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August 17th, 2015, 14:37:17 MDT -0600

Conservationists Intervene in Livestock Industry Challenge to Habitat ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SILVER CITY, N.M.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife today intervened in a lawsuit brought by ranching organizations that are trying to overturn federal protection of habitat for endangered jaguars in New Mexico. The ...

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August 17th, 2015, 13:04:05 MDT -0600

100 California Oil Companies Illegally Refuse to Report Water Use, Waste Fluid ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The oil industry is so desperate to hide its toxic threat to California's water that companies are flouting a simple reporting law,” said Hollin Kretzmann of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This woefully incomplete report still paints a ...

 
August 17th, 2015, 11:02:43 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Canada Lynx From Trapping Deaths, Injuries in Maine
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm outraged that endangered lynx continue to needlessly suffer and die in cruel traps,” said Collette Adkins, an attorney and biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “A few common-sense changes could prevent most of this suffering, but the ...

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August 17th, 2015, 10:57:55 MDT -0600

Animal Welfare Institute (press release)

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Canada Lynx from Trapping Deaths, Injuries in Maine
Animal Welfare Institute (press release)
Plaintiffs include the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), the Center for Biological Diversity, and the Wildlife Alliance of Maine (WAM). Each year Maine trappers targeting coyotes, foxes, mink and other furbearing wildlife seriously injure and kill Canada ...

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August 17th, 2015, 10:47:17 MDT -0600

On Martha's Vineyard, 'Frostpaw' the Polar Bear to Deliver Climate Message to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Mass.— The Center for Biological Diversity's Frostpaw the Polar Bear will be in Martha's Vineyard in the coming days urging a vacationing President Obama to call off plans to drill for oil in the Arctic; reject the Keystone XL ...

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August 17th, 2015, 14:07:17 MDT -0600

Maine Public Broadcasting

Lawsuit Alleges that Feds Allowing Harm to Endangered Lynx in Maine
Maine Public Broadcasting
AUGUSTA, Maine - Several animal conservation and welfare groups are joining in a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service on behalf of Canada lynx, a species under federal protection. The groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity, ...

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August 14th, 2015, 14:52:42 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

US to Mexico: Stop Sea Turtle Deaths or Suffer Sanctions
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Unless Mexico acts now, its fishing gear may drive loggerhead sea turtles extinct,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These loggerhead sea turtles live in both the United States and Mexico, so ...

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August 14th, 2015, 12:10:42 MDT -0600

More Than 2700 Acres Protected for Two South Florida Flowers
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— As a result of a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today designated 2,706 acres as protected critical habitat for Carter's small-flowered flax and Florida brickell-bush ...

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August 13th, 2015, 12:10:15 MDT -0600

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Art With a Mission is Natural Choice at Gay Head Gallery
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
In this spirit, the gallery will host an event on Wednesday, August 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. to raise awareness for the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group with aims similar to those of the gallery. The event, which is framed as an art ...

 
August 13th, 2015, 10:05:49 MDT -0600

'Earth Overshoot Day' Marks Deficit in Planet's Natural Resources
eNews Park Forest
Today is Earth Overshoot Day, the day humanity exhausts the resources the planet can replenish in a year. This year overshoot comes four and a half months too soon and a week earlier than last year. The Center for Biological Diversity is partnering ...

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August 13th, 2015, 09:35:15 MDT -0600

"Earth Overshoot Day" Marks Deficit in Planet's Natural Resources
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— Today is Earth Overshoot Day, the day humanity exhausts the resources the planet can replenish in a year. This year overshoot comes four and a half months too soon and a week earlier than last year. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

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August 12th, 2015, 14:01:34 MDT -0600

Martha's Vineyard Times

'A Wild Love' for environmental art
Martha's Vineyard Times
On Wednesday, August 19, it will host “A Wild Love” in partnership with the Center for Biological Diversity. The center is a national organization that uses science, law, and creative media to protect the lands, waters, and climate that species need to ...

 
August 12th, 2015, 13:07:30 MDT -0600

Santa Barbara Edhat

Rare Wildflower Protected in Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara Edhat
The designation will help ensure the survival of this flower, which was protected under the Endangered Species Act in 2014 under the terms of a settlement agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity. The Vandenberg monkeyflower (Diplacus ...

 
August 12th, 2015, 12:15:21 MDT -0600

Plan Could Help Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal Recover on Main Islands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The strategy of working with the community and managing threats to the seals is a good first step,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Next we're eager for federal habitat protections that would ...

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August 12th, 2015, 11:29:52 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Government Documents Reveal That Killing Cormorants Won't Help Columbia River ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Dead set on killing cormorants, the Service ignored its own science,” said Collette Adkins, an attorney and biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The agency's own analysis makes clear that its cormorant-killing program is doing nothing to ...

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August 12th, 2015, 07:45:57 MDT -0600

Sputnik International

US Environmentalists Urge Obama to Stop Exporting Natural Gas
Sputnik International
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States should stop natural gas export because it contributes to global warming, affects local communities and drives US energy prices up, the Center for Biological Diversity senior counsel Bill Snape said in a ...

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August 11th, 2015, 23:02:01 MDT -0600

Petition Urges Obama Administration to Ban Natural Gas Exports
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The time is now to end the environmental and economic disaster of natural gas exports,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity and primary author of the petition. “Exporting natural gas worsens global warming, harms ...

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August 11th, 2015, 08:30:46 MDT -0600

Flagstaff Project Can Protect Watersheds Without Killing Endangered Owls
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.—The Center for Biological Diversity has objected to a logging plan for the Coconino National Forest that will cause unnecessary harm to endangered wildlife. One-third of the 8,668-acre “Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project ...

 
August 11th, 2015, 01:02:12 MDT -0600

Lompoc Record

About 5755 acres of local land designated 'critical habitat' for monkeyflower
Lompoc Record
“Protecting the few remaining places where this rare and beautiful monkeyflower lives will give it a real shot at survival and recovery,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, which worked with the U.S. Fish ...

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August 11th, 2015, 00:38:23 MDT -0600

The College Fix

'Endangered species condoms' distributed on college campuses to push ...
The College Fix
That according to the Center for Biological Diversity, whose population and sustainability program official Leigh Moyer adds her group has invented a creative way to remind people of that: “Endangered Species Condoms.” Slogans touted on the nonprofit's ...

 
August 10th, 2015, 18:24:00 MDT -0600

More Than 5000 Acres Protected for Rare Wildflower in Santa Barbara County
Bay Area Indymedia
... only in western Santa Barbara County, Calif. The designation will help ensure the survival of this flower, which was protected under the Endangered Species Act in 2014 under the terms of a settlement agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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August 10th, 2015, 16:04:00 MDT -0600

More Than 5000 Acres Protected for Rare Wildflower in Santa Barbara County
eNews Park Forest
The designation will help ensure the survival of this flower, which was protected under the Endangered Species Act in 2014 under the terms of a settlement agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity. The Vandenberg monkeyflower (Diplacus ...

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August 10th, 2015, 13:43:13 MDT -0600

Feds Propose New Rules to Protect Whales, Dolphins in Other Countries
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In 2014 the Center for Biological Diversity, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Turtle Island Restoration Network filed suit in the Court of International Trade to enforce the import requirement, and today's regulations were proposed pursuant to ...

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August 10th, 2015, 12:55:45 MDT -0600

Petition called to inspect California offshore pipelines
OE Digital
The Center for Biological Diversity formally and legally petitioned the US federal government to inspect all of California's offshore pipelines for corrosion and other damages. Image from APPEA. California suffered a 2400/bbl oil spill just north of ...

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August 10th, 2015, 12:49:30 MDT -0600

YubaNet

More Than 5000 Acres Protected for Rare Wildflower in Santa Barbara County
YubaNet
LOMPOC, CA, Aug. 10, 2015 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected 5,755 acres as critical habitat for the Vandenberg monkeyflower, a small, yellow wildflower found only in western Santa Barbara County, Calif. The designation will help ...

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August 10th, 2015, 12:13:58 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

More Than 5000 Acres Protected for Rare Wildflower in Santa Barbara County
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... only in western Santa Barbara County, Calif. The designation will help ensure the survival of this flower, which was protected under the Endangered Species Act in 2014 under the terms of a settlement agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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August 7th, 2015, 08:22:59 MDT -0600

Sun Sentinel

Groups say Singer Island sea walls harm sea turtles
Sun Sentinel
"The state of Florida is recklessly permitting sea walls that destroy Florida's beautiful beaches, harm sea turtles and do nothing to protect Florida from rising seas," said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity, one of ...

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August 7th, 2015, 02:49:57 MDT -0600

U.S. agencies petitioned to inspect offshore California pipelines
Business Insider
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An environmental group petitioned the federal government on Thursday to immediately inspect more than 200 miles (320 km) of undersea oil pipelines off California's coast. The Center for Biological Diversity cited extensive ...

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August 6th, 2015, 18:19:45 MDT -0600

US agencies petitioned to inspect offshore California pipelines
Reuters
The Center for Biological Diversity cited extensive corrosion that is believed to have caused an onshore pipeline to burst in May west of Santa Barbara, unleashing the biggest oil spill to hit that region in more than four decades. The failed pipeline ...

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August 6th, 2015, 18:19:45 MDT -0600

US agencies petitioned to inspect offshore California pipelines
Reuters
The Center for Biological Diversity cited extensive corrosion that is believed to have caused an onshore pipeline to burst in May west of Santa Barbara, unleashing the biggest oil spill to hit that region in more than four decades. The failed pipeline ...

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August 6th, 2015, 17:12:28 MDT -0600

Digital Journal

Kentucky prison project opposed — Threat to wildlife and people
Digital Journal
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Human Rights Defense Center have sent letters to the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, opposing a new maximum security prison in Letcher ...

 
August 6th, 2015, 17:11:04 MDT -0600

U.S. agencies petitioned to inspect offshore California pipelines
GlobalPost
By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An environmental group petitioned the federal government on Thursday to immediately inspect more than 200 miles (320 km) of undersea oil pipelines off California's coast. The Center for Biological Diversity ...

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August 6th, 2015, 17:09:06 MDT -0600

US agencies petitioned to inspect offshore California pipelines
Town Hall
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An environmental group petitioned the federal government on Thursday to immediately inspect more than 200 miles (320 km) of undersea oil pipelines off California's coast. The Center for Biological Diversity cited extensive ...

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August 6th, 2015, 17:01:31 MDT -0600

US agencies petitioned to inspect offshore California pipelines
Reuters Africa
LOS ANGELES Aug 6 (Reuters) - An environmental group petitioned the federal government on Thursday to immediately inspect more than 200 miles (320 km) of undersea oil pipelines off California's coast. The Center for Biological Diversity cited extensive ...

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August 6th, 2015, 16:58:53 MDT -0600

US agencies petitioned to inspect offshore California pipelines
Reuters UK
The Center for Biological Diversity cited extensive corrosion that is believed to have caused an onshore pipeline to burst in May west of Santa Barbara, unleashing the biggest oil spill to hit that region in more than four decades. The failed pipeline ...

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August 6th, 2015, 16:54:00 MDT -0600

US agencies petitioned to inspect offshore California pipelines
Reuters
The Center for Biological Diversity cited extensive corrosion that is believed to have caused an onshore pipeline to burst in May west of Santa Barbara, unleashing the biggest oil spill to hit that region in more than four decades. The failed pipeline ...

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August 6th, 2015, 15:51:53 MDT -0600

Legal Petition Calls for Federal Inspection of California's Aging Offshore ...
Bay Area Indymedia
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— Seeking to avert another devastating offshore oil spill, the Center for Biological Diversity today formally petitioned (see PDF) the federal government to inspect all pipelines off the coast of California for corrosion and other ...

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August 6th, 2015, 13:38:06 MDT -0600

EPA Response to Million-gallon Mine Waste Spill in Colorado Deeply Inadequate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DURANGO, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity today blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for downplaying the possibility of impacts to fish and wildlife from a million-gallon spill of toxic mine waste into Cement Creek and the Animas ...

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August 6th, 2015, 16:42:26 MDT -0600

eNews Park Forest

Lawsuit Launched in Florida to Protect Endangered Sea Turtles From Singer ...
eNews Park Forest
“The state of Florida is recklessly permitting seawalls that destroy Florida's beautiful beaches, harm sea turtles and do nothing to protect Florida from rising seas,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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August 6th, 2015, 12:23:42 MDT -0600

After Refugio Oil Spill, Legal Petition Calls for Federal Inspection of
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— Seeking to avert another devastating offshore oil spill, the Center for Biological Diversity today formally petitioned the federal government to inspect all pipelines off the coast of California for corrosion and other damage ...

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August 6th, 2015, 09:36:02 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched in Florida to Protect Endangered Sea Turtles From Singer ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The state of Florida is recklessly permitting seawalls that destroy Florida's beautiful beaches, harm sea turtles and do nothing to protect Florida from rising seas,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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August 6th, 2015, 09:06:53 MDT -0600

Tampabay.com

DEP faces future legal battle over seawalls that interfere with turtle nesting
Tampabay.com
The notice, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Sierra Club, the Florida Wildlife Foundation and the Surfrider Foundation, contends the DEP is violating federal law by handing out seawall permits in nesting territory with no regard for ...

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August 5th, 2015, 15:56:28 MDT -0600

Idaho Fish and Game Will Not Kill Wolves in Frank Church-River of No Return ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're overjoyed that the state of Idaho will not be carrying out their senseless campaign to kill wolves in one of the biggest and best wilderness areas in the country,” said Andrea Santarsiere, staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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August 5th, 2015, 11:01:40 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Gain Stronger Protections for Northwest Bird
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Protecting the streaked horned lark under the Endangered Species Act means nothing if all of its threats are exempted from protection,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The lark's 4(d) rule ...

 
August 4th, 2015, 23:16:34 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Forces Payback for Green Defamation of Property Owner
The Heartland Institute
In December 1993 several environmental radicals, led by a young man named Kieran Suckling, gathered in New Mexico and incorporated the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity. They had $47,900 in the bank, ambitions to put every logger, rancher, ...

 
August 4th, 2015, 19:12:03 MDT -0600

Big Bear Grizzly

Appeal denied on Marina Point
Big Bear Grizzly
Aruna Prabhala, lawyer with the Center for Biological Diversity, said she was disappointed, but pleased with Ramos' support. “We provided a large variety of evidence to show that the environment has changed. They chose not to listen to that,” Prabhala ...

 
August 4th, 2015, 15:31:38 MDT -0600

GAO Senate Testimony, Report Debunk Republican Criticism of Environmental Lawsuits
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Republicans have complained for years that lawsuits brought by environmental groups impede the ability of agency's like the EPA to do their jobs,” said Jamie Pang, endangered species campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The GAO's ...

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August 4th, 2015, 14:19:27 MDT -0600

Appleton Post Crescent

Use common sense with wolf population
Appleton Post Crescent
A brief article in The Post-Crescent's July 10 edition reported that The Center for Biological Diversity and Honor the Earth have filed a legal petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for federal protection of moose in the Midwest. A few weeks ...

 
August 4th, 2015, 13:58:51 MDT -0600

89.3 KPCC

Calif. Fish & Game commission considers bans on bobcat trapping
89.3 KPCC
Tomorrow in Fortuna, the Fish and Game Commission will hear from the California Trappers Association as well as the Center for Biological Diversity who are at odds on the issue. The trappers say a population survey is necessary before adopting further ...

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August 3rd, 2015, 18:31:34 MDT -0600

Evidence Found of New Wolf in California's Siskiyou County
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is very exciting news,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Wolves are proving what scientists have said all along — that California has great habitat for wolves.” The first wolf in nearly a ...

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August 3rd, 2015, 12:03:26 MDT -0600

Feds Urged to Ban New Fossil Fuel Leasing, Fracking in Eastern Colorado
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Expanding fossil fuel development in the face of the climate crisis is backward, dangerous federal policy,” said Taylor McKinnon of the Center for Biological Diversity. “The welfare of future generations depends on our generation acting now to keep ...

 
August 3rd, 2015, 11:50:14 MDT -0600

Obama Climate Rules Provide Key Legal Framework But Don't
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“President Obama's Clean Power Plan is fully supported by the Clean Air Act, but winning this fight requires bigger cuts to the pollution that has our planet on the ropes,” said Vera Pardee of the Center for Biological Diversity. “While the plan should ...

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July 31st, 2015, 21:38:47 MDT -0600

Environmental group seeks injunction to stop fracking in California
The Daily Breeze
If a judge agrees with the Center for Biological Diversity, the agency's complaint could lead to a prohibition on any new fracking projects, which constitute about a quarter of the state's petroleum production. Kassie Siegel, the lead attorney on the ...

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August 1st, 2015, 01:10:27 MDT -0600

Bend Bulletin

Potential spotted frog lawsuit not impacting water users so far
Bend Bulletin
The Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity filed a 60-day notice last month with the Bureau of Reclamation, saying it may bring a lawsuit against the agency if it does not change how it manages Crane Prairie and Wickiup reservoirs. The ...

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July 31st, 2015, 16:20:46 MDT -0600

Greens Fight California Over Fracking Approval
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity's 35-page complaint accuses the California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources and California Natural Resources Agency of violating the state's first fracking-disclosure law by ...

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July 31st, 2015, 11:25:34 MDT -0600

Conservation Groups Call on Florida Wildlife Commission to Stop Florida Black ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups including Sierra Club, Environmental Action, League of Women Voters and the Center for Biological Diversity are calling on the Commission to suspend the sale of black bear hunting permits, slated to commence Monday, Aug. 3, until court ...

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July 30th, 2015, 15:10:08 MDT -0600

Calif. Officials Ignored Fracking Effects Study, Enviros Say
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 30, 2015, 5:06 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday urged a state judge to block California oil and gas regulators from issuing hydraulic fracturing permits, claiming they ignored a state-ordered study that ...

 
July 30th, 2015, 13:59:10 MDT -0600

Kentucky Prison Project Opposed Over Threats to Endangered Wildlife, Water and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LETCHER COUNTY, Ky.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Human Rights Defense Center today sent letters urging the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Fish and Wildlife to oppose a new maximum-security prison in ...

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July 30th, 2015, 11:42:56 MDT -0600

Brown Administration Sued for Ignoring Risk Report on Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued California's scandal-plagued oil agency today for finalizing an inadequate environmental review of fracking eight days before the release of a state-mandated study showing that fracking and ...

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July 30th, 2015, 01:49:30 MDT -0600

Large Oil Slick Observed Off California Coast Near Santa Barbara
Bay Area Indymedia
“This new oil slick is another disturbing reminder of the ugly risks of offshore drilling,” said Kristen Monsell with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're waiting for more information on the source of this sheen, but we already know that ...

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July 29th, 2015, 19:14:54 MDT -0600

9th Circuit Ensures Continuing Protection of Roadless Areas of Alaska's ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The roadless areas on the Tongass are important habitat for wildlife species found only in America's rainforest,” said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “This decision protects some of the last remaining stands of ...

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