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September 16th, 2014, 23:42:12 MDT -0600

People's Climate Train Stops in Denver En Route to Historic Climate March in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, includes workshops, discussions and activist trainings as the train passes through some of America's lands most threatened by the climate crisis. “It's really inspiring to see so many people aboard this ...

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September 16th, 2014, 13:44:19 MDT -0600

Rare California Beetle Will Retain Endangered Species Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— After a critical review by an independent scientific panel and opposition by the Center for Biological Diversity and Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today it is withdrawing a ...

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September 16th, 2014, 12:22:18 MDT -0600

Grand Canyon News

Environmental groups prepare lawsuit to force wolf recovery plan
Grand Canyon News
The five environmental groups, including the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity, said a lawsuit would force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a workable recovery plan for the species. "The Fish and Wildlife Service has three times begun ...

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September 15th, 2014, 15:37:21 MDT -0600

People's Climate Train Leaves CA En Route to Historic Climate March in New ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, will include workshops, discussions and activist trainings as the train passes through lands threatened by the climate crisis. “It's really inspiring to see so many people climbing aboard this train united ...

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September 15th, 2014, 12:04:56 MDT -0600

People's Climate Train Leaves California En Route to Historic Climate March in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, will include workshops, discussions and activist trainings as the train passes through lands threatened by the climate crisis. “It's really inspiring to see so many people climbing aboard this train united ...

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September 15th, 2014, 07:24:07 MDT -0600

PNC Voice

No Longer In The Time Of Butterflies
PNC Voice
According to a recent report from the Center for Biological Diversity, the population of monarch butterflies has fallen by 90 percent in the past 20 years. The Center is an environmental group which blames the use of herbicides and the assimilation of ...

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September 15th, 2014, 04:35:23 MDT -0600

Canada News

Butterflies need help, gardeners warn : Report
Canada News
According to a recent report from the Center for Biological Diversity, the population of monarch butterflies has fallen by 90 percent in the past 20 years. This species is unique among butterflies in making incredible transcontinental migrations from Canada and ...

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September 13th, 2014, 23:15:14 MDT -0600

Florida briefs
Bradenton Herald
The Center for Biological Diversity's Florida office singled out the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Friday for not keeping track of how new watercraft permits for thousands of boat docks, piers and boat ramps are affecting the ...

 
September 13th, 2014, 22:22:35 MDT -0600

Activists demand stepped up manatee protection
St. Augustine Record
ST. PETERSBURG — Environmentalists say the federal government's fast-track permitting process for Florida waterfront access, means the already endangered manatee could be increasingly at risk. The Center for Biological Diversity's Florida office singled ...

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September 13th, 2014, 22:11:47 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Keystone XL's Impacts on Endangered Species
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit (see PDF) on September 9 against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State Department to obtain public records that reveal how the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project will affect ...

 
September 13th, 2014, 22:11:47 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

New Data Shows California Drift Gillnets Not Sustainable, Continue to Kill ...
Bay Area Indymedia
Represented by the Center for Biological Diversity, Oceana and the Turtle Island Restoration Network recently sent a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Fisheries Service for its failure to implement permanent conservation measures to protect endangered ...

 
September 13th, 2014, 22:05:27 MDT -0600

Litigation Reins in Misguided Army Corps Program to Cut Trees From Levees
Bay Area Indymedia
Friends of the River, the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife dismissed their 2011 lawsuit in federal court that challenged the implementation of the Corps' policy in California, on the basis that levee vegetation in California provides ...

 
September 13th, 2014, 21:47:19 MDT -0600

Environmentalists want feds to keep better track of watercraft permits to protect ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
The Center for Biological Diversity's Florida office singled out the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Friday for not keeping track of how new watercraft permits for thousands of boat docks, piers and boat ramps are affecting the ...

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September 13th, 2014, 10:20:40 MDT -0600

Manatees: Activists demand stepped up protection
FOX10 News
The Center for Biological Diversity's Florida office singled out the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Friday for not keeping track of how new watercraft permits for thousands of boat docks, piers and boat ramps are affecting the ...

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September 13th, 2014, 01:06:39 MDT -0600

Groups plan suit over Northwest oil-response plan
Hood River News
SEATTLE (AP) — Environmental groups say they plan to sue the federal government for failing to ensure that regional oil-response plans don't harm endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Friends of Columbia Gorge sent a 60-day ...

 
September 12th, 2014, 14:09:45 MDT -0600

New Report: Fast-track Permit System for Watercraft Access Ignores Manatee ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A new report issued today by the Center for Biological Diversity reveals that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and state of Florida have failed to consider cumulative impacts of thousands of recently permitted docks, piers and boat ...

 
September 12th, 2014, 11:32:23 MDT -0600

Tampabay.com

What about the manatees? Group targets two U.S. agencies for dock permits
Tampabay.com
The Florida office of the Center for Biological Diversity contends that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service aren't keeping track of how many permits they approve for waterfront access throughout the state. While a single dock ...

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September 12th, 2014, 07:43:29 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity Releases New Report: Offshore Fracking ...
Sierra Sun Times
September 11, 2014 - SAN FRANCISCO— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Smith River this week, scientists with the Center for Biological Diversity today released a new report outlining the serious dangers posed by toxic chemicals, ...

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September 12th, 2014, 05:38:39 MDT -0600

French Tribune

Eco Groups Send Notice of Intent to Sue States over Mexican Gray Wolf ...
French Tribune
Explaining the reason for the suit, Michael Robinson, local conservation advocate the Center for Biological Diversity, said that the Fish and Wildlife Service has a recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf, but they have not released it to the public yet. He added ...

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September 12th, 2014, 05:14:20 MDT -0600

Offshore Fracking Endangering California's Marine Life: Study
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, September 12 (RIA Novosti) - Offshore fracking is posing a threat to California's ocean, air and seismic stability, according to a report from the Center for Biological Diversity published on the organization's official website. "Oil companies fracking ...

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September 12th, 2014, 04:19:01 MDT -0600

Some worry about PA's economy with possible endangered bat species
The Shippensburg News-Chronicle
A decision on whether to list the northern long-eared bat as endangered could come within the next several months. A 2011 settlement involving the Center for Biological Diversity requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to decide by 2018 whether to list 757 ...

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September 11th, 2014, 18:35:39 MDT -0600

Environmental groups threaten suit over Mexican gray wolf
Silver City Sun-News
Michael Robinson, local conservation advocate the Center for Biological Diversity says the Fish and Wildlife Service has a recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf, but hasn't released it to the public yet. Robinson said if the Fish and Wildlife Service proceeds, ...

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September 11th, 2014, 17:19:45 MDT -0600

New Report: Offshore Fracking Threatens California's Ocean, Air, Seismic Safety
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Smith River this week, scientists with the Center for Biological Diversity today released a new report outlining the serious dangers posed by toxic chemicals, air pollution and increased ...

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September 11th, 2014, 12:32:22 MDT -0600

Rare Flower in Georgia, Alabama Gains Endangered Species Act Protection ...
eNews Park Forest
ATLANTA--(ENEWSPF)--September 11, 2014. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service protected a flower in Georgia and Alabama as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act today and designated 732 acres of river bluff as “critical habitat” to ...

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September 11th, 2014, 12:24:03 MDT -0600

25 Million Acres Designated as Protected Critical Habitat for Canada Lynx in
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm glad such a large area has been protected for my favorite big cat, the Canada lynx,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These unique cats face a broad array of threats, including snowmobiles, ...

 
September 11th, 2014, 16:09:38 MDT -0600

Enviros prepare lawsuit to force wolf recovery plan
TucsonSentinel.com
The five environmental groups, including the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity, said a lawsuit would force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a workable recovery plan for the species. “The Fish and Wildlife Service has three times begun ...

 
September 11th, 2014, 08:42:16 MDT -0600

Auto World News

Coalition Petitions Monarch Butterfly Endangered Status after '90 Percent' Decline
Auto World News
The monarch butterfly is under threat after herbicide has crushed out almost all milkweed plants in the Midwest. (Photo : Wikimedia Commons via the Center for Biological Diversity). A coalition has filed a petition on behalf of the monarch butterfly to ask that ...

 
September 11th, 2014, 06:02:46 MDT -0600

So-called conservation groups hurting Oregon forests and jobs
Oregon Catalyst
So-called conservation groups like Oregon Wild, Cascadia Wildlands, Center for Biological Diversity and other groups are following an agenda. You have to give them “credit” for what they have accomplished in the past and what they look to do in the future.

 
September 10th, 2014, 15:23:05 MDT -0600

Coalition To Sue Over Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery
KRWG
“The Fish and Wildlife Service's more than three-decade failure to develop a science-based recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf is a travesty,” said Michael Robinson, a longtime Mexican wolf advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The absence of ...

 
September 10th, 2014, 11:56:45 MDT -0600

Coalition to Sue Fish and Wildlife Service for Failure to Produce
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Fish and Wildlife Service's more than three-decade failure to develop a science-based recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf is a travesty,” said Michael Robinson, a longtime Mexican wolf advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The absence of ...

 
September 10th, 2014, 11:43:27 MDT -0600

Emeryville Rally Will Send Off More Than 100 Train-riding Activists Bound for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The first-ever People's Climate Train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will include workshops, discussions, activist trainings and a look at some of America's lands most threatened by the climate crisis.

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September 10th, 2014, 06:13:44 MDT -0600

US State Department Sued for Withholding Info on Keystone XL's Impact on Fauna
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, September 10 (RIA Novosti) – The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a lawsuit against the State Department and the US Fish and Wildlife Service which allegedly withheld critical information about the potential negative impact of the Keystone ...

 
September 9th, 2014, 18:36:46 MDT -0600

Three Plants in US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico Get Endangered Species Act ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Pursuant to a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Endangered Species Act protection today for three rare plants in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

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September 9th, 2014, 15:15:09 MDT -0600

Enviros Sue Feds For Docs On Keystone XL's Impact On Birds
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (September 09, 2014, 5:06 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Tuesday urged a Washington federal judge to force the U.S. Department of State and Fish and Wildlife Service to turn over documents revealing how the Keystone ...

 
September 9th, 2014, 14:24:51 MDT -0600

Historic Step Toward Superfund Designation Could Save Ocean Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm thrilled the EPA is taking this historic first step to protect Hawaiian monk seals and green sea turtles from dangerous plastic litter,” said Emily Jeffers, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney. “These animals face enough threats to their survival from ...

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September 9th, 2014, 13:38:52 MDT -0600

Greens sue feds for Keystone docs
The Hill
The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Obama administration on Tuesday to release documents surrounding the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The green group filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and State Department for ...

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September 9th, 2014, 10:49:18 MDT -0600

Recovery Plan Proposed for Endangered Mississippi Frog
eNews Park Forest
According to a settlement agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity and Gulf Restoration Network, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released a draft recovery plan for endangered dusky gopher frogs. The plan calls for reintroduction of the frogs ...

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September 9th, 2014, 10:49:18 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Keystone XL's Impacts on Whooping Cranes ...
eNews Park Forest
WASHINGTON—(ENEWSPF)—September 9, 2014. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State Department to obtain public records that reveal how the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project ...

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September 9th, 2014, 09:37:25 MDT -0600

Pennsylvania Independent

With bat on brink, some worry about protecting state's economy, too
Pennsylvania Independent
“We're dealing with a species that is spiraling toward extinction,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. Matteson believes the federal Endangered Species Act is the best tool — “perhaps really the only tool that we have ...

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September 8th, 2014, 14:07:14 MDT -0600

House Republicans to Hold Hearing Attacking Critically Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“House Republicans are clearly out of touch with an American public that broadly supports protections for endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These hearings are nothing more than ...

 
September 8th, 2014, 11:07:22 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Stop Out-of-control Wildlife Killing by Secretive Federal ...
eNews Park Forest
“One of the many problems with this program is the many unintended victims left in its wake, including endangered species,” said Andrea Santarsiere, staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Grizzly bears, lynx and bull trout are all suffering at the ...

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September 6th, 2014, 10:03:41 MDT -0600

Can USC climb back atop Pac-12? First test comes against Stanford
SI.com
On Aug. 10, Noah Greenwald, the director of the endangered species program at the Center for Biological Diversity, penned an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times imploring for the return of the grizzly bear to its natural habitat. The predators were wiped out of ...

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September 4th, 2014, 20:36:25 MDT -0600

Wildlife groups sue feds over California logging
Bakersfield Now
The Center for Biological Diversity and two other groups seek an injunction against the U.S. Forest Service, which unveiled a plan last week to allow logging on 52 square miles of forest killed in the massive central California blaze. The Rim Fire started Aug.

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September 4th, 2014, 17:13:59 MDT -0600

Wildlife advocates sue feds over allowing logging on Sierra Nevada land burned ...
Bridge River Lillooet News
The Center for Biological Diversity and two other groups seek an injunction against the U.S. Forest Service, which unveiled a plan last week to allow logging on 52 square miles of forest killed in the massive central California blaze. The Rim Fire started Aug.

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September 4th, 2014, 16:53:22 MDT -0600

KCRA Sacramento

Groups sue feds over California logging
KCRA Sacramento
The Center for Biological Diversity and two other groups seek an injunction against the U.S. Forest Service, which unveiled a plan last week to allow logging on 52 square miles of forest killed in the massive central California blaze. Related. Westbound Hwy.

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September 4th, 2014, 15:11:39 MDT -0600

Save Nemo, Kids!
National Review Online (blog)
Hey kids, remember that little clownfish from Finding Nemo? Well the big bad companies want him dead! That is essentially the message that the leftist Center for Biological Diversity is spreading. In its campaign to protect coral reefs, the Center is using the ...

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September 4th, 2014, 14:35:54 MDT -0600

EPA Announces First Steps to Cut Carbon Pollution From Aircraft
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The EPA action comes one month after the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth, which is represented by Earthjustice, filed a notice of intent to sue the agency for failing to reduce aircraft greenhouse gas pollution. While the EPA said it ...

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September 4th, 2014, 13:49:40 MDT -0600

Groups plan lawsuit over Northwest oil-response plan
The Tribune
SEATTLE — Environmental groups say they plan to sue the federal government for failing to ensure that regional oil-response plans don't harm endangered species. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Friends of Columbia Gorge sent a 60-day notice ...

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September 4th, 2014, 12:30:36 MDT -0600

Recovery Plan for Florida's Endangered Corals Includes Call to Cut Carbon ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Fisheries Service protected these corals under the Endangered Species Act in 2006 in response to a scientific petition from the Center for Biological Diversity. Today's plan is also the result of a court-approved settlement between the Center and the ...

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September 4th, 2014, 12:25:45 MDT -0600

Tampabay.com (blog)

Carter's small-flowered flax and Florida brickellbush now officially are ...
Tampabay.com (blog)
Pursuant to a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Endangered Species Act protection today for two imperiled flowers found exclusively in the disappearing pine rocklands of Miami-Dade ...

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September 4th, 2014, 11:36:18 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Northwest's Whales, Salmon, Shorebirds From ...
eNews Park Forest
PORTLAND, Oregon—(ENEWSPF)—September 4, 2014. Amid a spike in oil shipments by rail and barge in the Pacific Northwest from near zero to millions of gallons a week, the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Columbia Gorge today filed a ...

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September 4th, 2014, 10:45:15 MDT -0600

Deep Divide: Ballot measure is a fight over oil practices, water, rights
Hollister Free Lance
Eade called it a property-rights issue, but expressed particular frustration at outside groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity and what he called a continual opposition to development. The center sued the county over lacking environmental work on ...

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September 4th, 2014, 10:25:22 MDT -0600

Headlines & Global News

Monarch Butterflies Dying Out; Researchers Petition For Endangered Species ...
Headlines & Global News
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety linked up with the Xerces Society and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower to file a legal petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking Endangered Species Act protection for the declining ...

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September 4th, 2014, 08:02:38 MDT -0600

Tower Timberjay News

Groups say monarchs threatened with extinction
Tower Timberjay News
REGIONAL— One of the iconic symbols of summer in North America is rapidly disappearing and faces possible extinction, according to a coalition of conservation and food safety groups. The groups, which include the Center for Biological Diversity, the ...

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September 3rd, 2014, 17:21:56 MDT -0600

California Federal District Court Grants Partial Dismissal to Suit Alleging ...
JD Supra (press release)
Earlier this month, a federal district court in California partially granted motions to dismiss a second amended complaint filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Pesticide Action Network alleging that the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) ...

 
September 3rd, 2014, 11:12:21 MDT -0600

Two South Florida Flowers, Threatened by Climate Change and a Walmart,
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Pursuant to a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Endangered Species Act protection today for two imperiled flowers found exclusively in the disappearing pine ...

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September 3rd, 2014, 10:16:53 MDT -0600

Arizona group pushing feds to protect monarch butterflies
TriValley Central
The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity is among groups petitioning to have the federal government place monarch butterflies on the endangered species list. The butterflies' population has dropped more than 90 percent over the past two decades.

 
September 3rd, 2014, 09:08:29 MDT -0600

The Spokesman Review (blog)

Endangered status for monarch butterfly petitioned
The Spokesman Review (blog)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety as co-lead petitioners joined by the Xerces Society and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower in petitioning the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In about 20 years, these once-common iconic orange and ...

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September 2nd, 2014, 19:13:34 MDT -0600

CBS Local

Rim Fire Logging Raises Concerns Over Spotted Owl Population
CBS Local
According to the Center for Biological Diversity, environmental research shows 32 pairs of spotted owls and 5 individual spotted owls were found in the Rim Fire area. The Center said it's the best habitat for the owls to find food. The U.S. Forest Service, ...

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September 2nd, 2014, 12:11:40 MDT -0600

Clownfish That Inspired Finding Nemo Closer to Endangered Species Act ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's decision responds to a 2012 scientific petition by the Center for Biological Diversity seeking the Act's protection for eight reef fish species: the orange clownfish and seven species of damselfish that occur in U.S. waters. “Finding Nemo's getting harder ...

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September 2nd, 2014, 10:07:05 MDT -0600

Opinion: Should grizzly bears be re-introduced to western Colorado?
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Back in June, an environmental group called The Center for Biological Diversity told the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to do just that to help recover this threatened species. Their complaint is that F&W is too fragmented in how it operates, currently focusing ...

 
September 2nd, 2014, 11:42:15 MDT -0600

Saving 'Nemo': Feds to consider protections for orange clownfish
The Hill
The move comes after the left-leaning Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the NMFS to protect orange clownfish in 2012. The group threatened to sue the agency last year for not doing so, until it agreed to consider listing the orange clownfish as an ...

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August 31st, 2014, 01:05:08 MDT -0600

After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch Butterfly
Bay Area Indymedia
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety as co-lead petitioners joined by the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower filed a legal petition on August 26 to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking Endangered ...

 
August 31st, 2014, 01:09:46 MDT -0600

Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies
Arizona Daily Star
The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity and other groups are petitioning the federal government to make the monarch butterfly an endangered species, citing a population drop of more than 90 percent over the past two decades. The coalition, which ...

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August 29th, 2014, 13:54:45 MDT -0600

Goodbye monarchs? - News from The Center for Food Safety
Food Consumer
That's why Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity—joined by Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower--have come together to file a groundbreaking legal action to compel the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to ...

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August 29th, 2014, 12:32:46 MDT -0600

Tucson-based Group Files Petition To Protect Monarch Butterfly
KJZZ
The monarch butterfly is in trouble. The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity has filed a petition to protect the insect under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species. The butterfly population has declined by more than 90 percent over a 20 ...

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August 29th, 2014, 04:48:49 MDT -0600

Environmental, food groups want endangered species protection for monarch ...
Lake Expo
“The vast majority of genetically engineered crops are made to be resistant to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, a uniquely potent killer of milkweed, the monarch caterpillar's only food,” the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety and the ...

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August 29th, 2014, 01:57:47 MDT -0600

Federal Scientific Review Highlights Grave Risks of California Fracking
Bay Area Indymedia
The study, commissioned by the Bureau of Land Management and conducted by the California Council on Science and Technology, comes in response to a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club over leasing of public land in California ...

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August 29th, 2014, 01:23:29 MDT -0600

Petition seeks action to save Monarch butterflies
Foster's Daily Democrat
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety, joined by the Xerces Society and Monarch researcher Dr. Lincoln Brower, filed a legal petition on Tuesday with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, seeking Endangered Species Act protection for ...

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August 28th, 2014, 15:07:06 MDT -0600

With Huckleberry Wolf Pack in Crosshairs, Conservation Groups Appeal to Gov ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... asking for are some very reasonable standards on what ranchers need to do to protect their livestock and when the state can step in and kill an endangered species,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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August 28th, 2014, 12:17:58 MDT -0600

Fish and Wildlife Service Urged to Speed Protection for Bat Devastated by White ...
eNews Park Forest
There are only political reasons,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “White-nose syndrome has already killed 98 percent of northern long-eared bats in their core range, and the disease keeps spreading.

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August 28th, 2014, 12:17:58 MDT -0600

Oregon Spotted Frog Protected Under Endangered Species Act
eNews Park Forest
In accordance with an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity that speeds protection decisions for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected Oregon spotted frogs as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

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August 28th, 2014, 15:50:10 MDT -0600

Fish And Wildlife Service Urged To Speed Protection For Bats
The Chattanoogan
There are only political reasons,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “White-nose syndrome has already killed 98 percent of northern long-eared bats in their core range, and the disease keeps spreading.

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August 28th, 2014, 09:15:52 MDT -0600

Fish and Wildlife Service Urged to Speed Protection for
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
There are only political reasons,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “White-nose syndrome has already killed 98 percent of northern long-eared bats in their core range, and the disease keeps spreading.

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August 27th, 2014, 19:44:40 MDT -0600

Group: Judge orders Citadel to halt well production
Hollister Free Lance
A Monterey County judge Wednesday ordered Citadel Exploration to halt its drilling at an exploratory well in San Benito County, according to a spokesman for the Center for Biological Diversity. The superior court judge ordered the company to immediately ...

 
August 27th, 2014, 17:44:27 MDT -0600

Bay Area Indymedia

20 Corals Protected Under Endangered Species Act Because of Global Warming
Bay Area Indymedia
Today's decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service responds to a 2009 scientific petition by the Center for Biological Diversity seeking the Act's protection for 83 corals in U.S. waters. Of the corals receiving protection, five occur in Florida and the ...

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August 27th, 2014, 15:39:41 MDT -0600

Important Facts to Know About the Purple Line Lawsuit
Curbed DC
It's official: the battle over the Purple Line has taken a legal turn. Last night the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Sustainable Economy and Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail filed a suit against the U.S. Transportation Department in District Court just ...

 
August 27th, 2014, 10:58:09 MDT -0600

'Threatened' status sought for monarch butterfly
KIONrightnow.com
The petitioners are the Tucson, Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity, the Washington-based Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society of Portland, Oregon, and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower of Sweet Briar College in Virginia. Threatened-species ...

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August 27th, 2014, 09:27:13 MDT -0600

The Virginian-Pilot

"Threatened" status sought for monarch butterfly
The Virginian-Pilot
The petitioners are the Tucson, Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity, the Washington-based Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society of Portland, Oregon, and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower of Sweet Briar College in Virginia. Threatened-species ...

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August 27th, 2014, 08:35:58 MDT -0600

Monarch butterfly threatened status sought
Delmarva Daily Times
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety were joined Tuesday morning by the Xerces Society and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower in a petition to seek Endangered Species Act protection for the iconic orange and black butterflies.

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August 27th, 2014, 06:57:44 MDT -0600

Groups seek 'threatened species' status for monarch butterfly; cite decline in ...
The Tribune
The petitioners are the Tucson, Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity, the Washington-based Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society of Portland, Oregon, and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower of Sweet Briar College in Virginia. Threatened-species ...

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August 27th, 2014, 06:17:19 MDT -0600

To save the owls, save the forests
Arizona Daily Sun
Has the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) come up with the number of Mexican spotted owls that have perished or lost their habitat from the Rodeo-Chedeski, Wallow, Schultz Pass as well as numerous other fires in the past 15 years? Are we going to have ...

 
August 26th, 2014, 22:05:50 MDT -0600

Biodiversity: Endangered species protection sought for dwindling monarch ...
Summit County Citizens Voice
In the petition, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower say monarch butterflies have declined by more than 90 percent in less than 20 years. By some estimates, they ...

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August 26th, 2014, 13:08:56 MDT -0600

Endangered species protection sought for monarch butterfly
Wisconsin Gazette
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking Endangered Species Act protection for monarch butterflies, which have declined by more than 90 percent in under 20 years.

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August 26th, 2014, 16:16:10 MDT -0600

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Five more groups sue over Big Thorne project
KRBD
The plaintiffs are Cascadia Wildlands, the Greater Southeast Alaska Conservation Community, Greenpeace, Center for Biological Diversity and The Boat Company. The lawsuit cites a declining wolf population on POW, and states that the planned harvest of ...

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August 26th, 2014, 11:36:15 MDT -0600

Iconic monarch butterfly needs protection as endangered species, advocacy ...
ABA Journal
Joined by scientist Lincoln Brower, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety and the Xerces Society filed a petition (PDF) on Tuesday with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service seeking protection for the monarch butterfly, whose population has ...

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August 26th, 2014, 11:18:17 MDT -0600

Federal protection sought for monarch butterfly
Bangor Daily News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A petition was filed Tuesday with U.S. Fish and Wildlife seeking Endangered Species Act protection for monarch butterflies, which have declined more than 90 percent in the last 20 years, according to The Center for Biological Diversity ...

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August 26th, 2014, 10:52:15 MDT -0600

Aspen Art Museum Removes Live Tortoises From Controversial Exhibit
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The exhibit featured three African sulcata tortoises, each with a pair of iPads stuck directly to its massive shell. The Aspen Art Museum removed the tortoises less than one week after the Center for Biological Diversity delivered a petition signed by more than ...

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August 26th, 2014, 13:30:51 MDT -0600

Threatened status sought for monarch butterfly
The News Journal
The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety were joined Tuesday morning by the Xerces Society and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower in a petition to seek Endangered Species Act protection for the iconic orange and black butterflies.

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August 25th, 2014, 16:08:13 MDT -0600

Ministers, Buddhist Nuns, Activists Join Cross-country Train Ride Bound for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The first-ever People's Climate Train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will include workshops, discussions, activist trainings and a look at some of America's lands most threatened by the climate crisis.

 
August 25th, 2014, 14:06:57 MDT -0600

Highly Imperiled Utah Fish Denied Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It feels like we're still in the Bush administration at the Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “All of these five species are highly endangered ...

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August 25th, 2014, 11:35:16 MDT -0600

Three Southeast Flowers Gain 2488 Acres of Protected Habitat in Alabama ...
eNews Park Forest
Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions on protection for 757 imperiled species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected 2,488 acres of critical habitat for three flowering plants in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, ...

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August 25th, 2014, 11:35:16 MDT -0600

Santa Barbara Wildflower Gains Endangered Species Act Protection
eNews Park Forest
Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected a rare wildflower, found only in Santa Barbara County, under the Endangered Species Act. Protection for the Vandenberg monkeyflower results ...

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August 25th, 2014, 09:59:27 MDT -0600

Three Southeast Flowers Gain 2488 Acres of Protected Habitat in
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions on protection for 757 imperiled species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected 2,488 acres of critical habitat for three flowering plants in ...

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August 23rd, 2014, 19:35:39 MDT -0600

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Washington Department of Wildlife Secretly Sends Aerial Gunners for Wolf Pack
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The department's secretive weekend assault on this endangered wolf pack goes beyond the pale,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's unconscionable that a public agency would take action to kill an ...

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August 23rd, 2014, 00:09:03 MDT -0600

Obama Administration Stealthily OKs Expansion of Tar Sands Transport Through ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The administration's approval of this Alberta Clipper scheme certainly violates that doctrine,” said Marc Fink, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Tar sands oil is one of the most polluting fuels on Earth, so it's really troubling to see the ...

 
August 23rd, 2014, 00:09:03 MDT -0600

Spotted Owls Living in Rim Fire Area Slated for Massive Logging Project
Bay Area Indymedia
In a letter on August 21 the Wild Nature Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and the John Muir Project told the Forest Service that the owl detection rates in the Rim fire area indicate that spotted owls are using burned forest at rates that are significantly ...

 
August 23rd, 2014, 00:09:03 MDT -0600

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered CA Birds From Large-scale Desert ...
Bay Area Indymedia
BLYTHE, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity on August 21 filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of the Interior for failing to protect Yuma clapper rails, which are endangered marsh birds, from being killed or injured by large-scale solar ...

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August 22nd, 2014, 19:17:11 MDT -0600

DOI Faces Suit Over Solar Projects' Threat To Birds
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (August 22, 2014, 2:25 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday accused the federal government of failing to protect endangered marsh birds that have been killed at large solar projects in the California and Arizona deserts ...

 
August 22nd, 2014, 19:11:22 MDT -0600

$4.9 Million in Oregon Lottery Funds Awarded to Company Expanding Transport ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Handing state money to big oil instead of funding much needed public transit infrastructure for low income areas is unconscionable,” says Jared Margolis an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Dumping scarce state resources into the transport of ...

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