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Endangered Killer Whales May Get Protected Habitat Along West Coast
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SEATTLE— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced today that it will consider expanding protected critical habitat for the endangered “Southern Resident” population of killer ...
NOAA Fisheries to Review Southern Resident Killer Whale Critical HabitatVoice of the Valley

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Update on the Center for Biological Diversity Emergency Petition
DigitalJournal.com
The USFWS has reviewed the petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity on January 31, 2014 (the "Petition") and has concluded that there is no imminent threat to the snail that would cause them to believe an emergency listing is required.

 

Washington Post

Rancher inspects cattle after showdown with fed
Washington Post
The BLM “is allowing a freeloading rancher and armed thugs to seize hundreds of thousands of acres of the people's land as their own,” said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist for the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's backing down in the face of ...
Federal Agencies Capitulate to Armed Militia: Allow Rancher to Run Trespass ...Bay Area Indymedia
Cliven Bundy Nevada rancher standoff turns on a states' rights debateKGWN
'We Won The Battle': Nevada Cattle Ranchers Proclaim Victory Over Federal ...Huffington Post

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Center for Biological Diversity on Decision Delayed on Controversial Keystone ...
eNews Park Forest
“Every day this pipeline doesn't get built is a day that our climate is healthier and wildlife in the pipeline's path are safer,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity. “I hope this delay will give the Obama ...

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Rally to Save California Wolves, Wildlife Set for Wednesday in Ventura
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VENTURA, Calif.— Dozens of local residents and activists from the Center for Biological Diversity and allies will rally Wednesday morning in Ventura to voice their support for protecting gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act and for ...

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Pressure Mounts to Give Emergency Protection to Rare Desert Snail in Path of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today refuting claims by a mining company that it should be able to push ahead with an open-pit gold mine near Bakersfield, Calif., that will ...

 

MiamiHerald.com

Roundup of Trespassing Cattle Begins in Nevada Desert
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... federal judges have said the BLM has the right and duty to remove cattle trespassing in the Gold Butte area to protect desert tortoises and other imperiled species,” said Rob Mrowka, a Nevada-based senior scientist with the Center for Biological ...
Environmental groups comment on Bundy cattle roundupElko Daily Free Press
Feds start rounding up Bundy's cattle in southeastern Clark CountyLas Vegas Review-Journal
Confrontation between ranchers, federal officials ends in arrestDesert Valley Times

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Mother Nature Network

Alligator Snapping Turtle More Critically Endangered Than Once Thought
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ATLANTA— The Center for Biological Diversity notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today of new research revealing that the alligator snapping turtle, known to grow to 200 pounds and live almost 100 years, is actually three species and therefore ...
Study: Snapping turtles even more at riskFlorida Today
Alligator snapping turtle rarer than once thoughtSavannah Morning News
Alligator Snapping Turtles, the Dinosaurs of the Turtle World, Are Actually 3 ...Scientific American (blog)

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Bay Area Indymedia

California Wolf-protection Decision Postponed 90 Days by Commission
Bay Area Indymedia
gray_wolf_northern_rockie... “This is a huge victory for gray wolves who are clearly trying to return to California where they lived for generations,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer for the Center for Biological Diversity. “It gives me ...
California gray wolf protections mulled amid hunts elsewhereChristian Science Monitor
Fish and Game Commission delays wolf endangered listing decisionSiskiyou Daily News
California mulls wolf listing amid hunts elsewhereThe Detroit News
Casper Star-Tribune Online
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Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Turtles and Salamanders in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BOSTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to determine whether five increasingly rare northeastern amphibians and reptiles warrant consideration for ...

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Southern California Flying Squirrel
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect the San Bernardino flying squirrel under the Endangered Species Act. This rare, truffle-eating ...
Environmental group to sue for San Bernardino flying squirrelSan Bernardino Sun

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Ikea Introduces Meatless Meatball, Highlights Need for More Corporate Action ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
So I'm happy to see Ikea taking action with its most popular menu item,” said Stephanie Feldstein, population and sustainability director at the Center for Biological Diversity, which recently launched a campaign to reduce meat consumption. “So often ...

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44000 Endangered Species Condoms Given Away to Celebrate 44th Earth Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— In honor of the 44th Earth Day celebration, the Center for Biological Diversity is distributing 44,000 free Endangered Species Condoms across the country. The condoms will be given away next week by more than 500 volunteers in all 50 ...

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AmmoLand.com

Group plans to sue BLM over species protection
The Desert Sun
The Center for Biological Diversity, the Sierra Club, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Desert Survivors sent two letters to federal agencies on Monday, accusing the BLM of violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to submit ...
Federal Court Rejects Industry Lawsuit to Stop Landmark Endangered Species ...eNews Park Forest
Groups Plan To Sue Over Agency Negligence On Desert Tortoise, Other WildlifeKCET
Nearly 500000 More Americans Speak Out Against Federal Plan to Strip Wolves ...YubaNet (press release)

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Lawsuit Seeks Vastly Expanded Habitat Protections for East Coast's Most ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Humane Society of the United States, the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Whale and Dolphin Conservation filed the case in federal court in Boston. Only about 450 North Atlantic right whales exist today, making them one of ...
Lawsuit demands 50000 square mile Atlantic whale sanctuaryThe Ecologist

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San Angelo LIVE!

Washington's Mazama Pocket Gophers Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The decision was part of a landmark settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity requiring the agency to speed protection decisions for 757 species across the country. It also included a “special rule” exempting airport, agricultural and other ...
Rare Alabama crawfish at center of legal fight between feds, environmentalistsal.com (blog)
Feds' plan won't keep birds safe, groups sayHouston Chronicle
Conservationists demand big(ger) government to save prairie chickenWatchdog.org
Amarillo.com -Oil & Gas Journal -Albuquerque Journal
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KTVB

Lawsuit Launched to Rescue Alabama's Disappearing Slenderclaw Crayfish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today over its failure to protect Alabama's slenderclaw crayfish under the Endangered Species Act. The Center petitioned ...
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Lynx From Traps in IdahoeNews Park Forest
Suit planned over incidental trapping of lynxWRAL.com
Idaho on notice over trapping of rare lynxThe Spokesman Review
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
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Legal Petition Seeks Ban on Pacific Bluefin Tuna Fishing
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a legal petition (see PDF) urging the National Marine Fisheries Service to prohibit fishing for Pacific bluefin tuna, which has suffered a 96 percent decline since large-scale fishing began.

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Press-Enterprise

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Black-backed Woodpeckers in California ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity and the John Muir Project of Earth Island Institute today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's failure to protect black-backed woodpeckers under ...
Environmental groups zero in on BLM report failureRedlands Daily Facts
LAWSUIT: Environmentalists want better wildlife oversightPress-Enterprise

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Alaskan Wolf Threatened by Old-growth ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SITKA, Alaska— The Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace and the Boat Company notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today of their intent to file suit against the agency for delaying Endangered Species Act protection for the Alexander ...

 

Conservation Groups Help Acquire 79 Acres of Key Open Space, Wildlife Habitat ...
eNews Park Forest
LIVERMORE, Calif.--(ENEWSPF)--April 3, 2014. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Alameda Creek Alliance have contributed to the public acquisition of open space in North Livermore that's home to rare wildlife and alkaline soil plant species.

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Tortoises Suffer While BLM Allows Trespass Cattle to Eat for Free in Nevada ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
But the BLM continues to allow grazing by trespass cattle. “This situation is simply outrageous”, said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's high time for the BLM to do its job and give the tortoises and the ...

 

House Republicans Introduce Legislation to Weaken Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Hastings has once again chosen to pursue a cynical strategy that whittles away at the core of the Endangered Species Act rather than working to strengthen it,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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Emergency Planners to Assess Rising Risks of Crude Oil Transport Along ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's gratifying to see that the agencies responsible for safeguarding us all from devastating oil spills are finally taking this new threat seriously,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “With two ...

 

d-CON Producer Sues California to Fight Controls on Super-toxic Rat Poisons
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's disgusting that d-CON continues to challenge common-sense controls for protecting wildlife, children and pets,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's time to put public ...

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New Study: Global Warming's Bleak Future for Birds, Reptiles in Southwest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's startling to see such a bleak picture laid out for these wildlife species in the Southwest,” said Collette Adkins Giese, a Center for Biological Diversity biologist and attorney focused on protecting reptiles and amphibians. “Left unchecked ...

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International Climate Report: Cutting Meat Consumption Key to Reducing ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We can't ignore the devastating impact of meat consumption on our climate and our planet anymore,” said Stephanie Feldstein, population and sustainability director at the Center for Biological Diversity, which just launched a campaign to reduce meat ...

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Broad Coalition Urges New York to Set Firm Deadline for Global Companies to
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Affected communities and concerned citizens deserve straight and timely information about dangerous and polluting crude oil cargos,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Corporate secrecy has never been ...

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The Almagest

Rare Alaskan Wolf Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection
eNews Park Forest
Today's decision responds to a scientific petition filed in August 2011 by the Center for Biological Diversity and Greenpeace. Following the status review and a public comment period, the agency will decide whether or not to list the species as ...
Alexander Archipelago wolf listing as "endangered or threatened may be ...SitNews
Rare Alaska wolf may get Endangered Species Act protectionBangor Daily News
Rare Alaskan Wolf to be Protected by Endangered Species ActScience World Report

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Feds Move to Strip Endangered Species Protections From Yellowstone Grizzlies ...
YubaNet (press release)
"The science is clear — it's simply way too soon to pull the plug on grizzly bear recovery," said Louisa Willcox, a longtime advocate for grizzly bears and Northern Rockies representative of the Center for Biological Diversity. "With the lowest ...

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Suit Filed Challenging Sale of Elliott State Forest Land
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The legal complaint submitted by Cascadia Wildlands, Audubon Society of Portland and the Center for Biological Diversity identified the 788-acre East Hakki Ridge parcel as prohibited by law from being sold. “Privatizing public land in this case is ...

 

MiamiHerald.com

Unprecedented Loopholes Undermine Endangered Species Act Protections for
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The population of lesser prairie chickens plunged by half to only 17,000 birds last year” said Jay Lininger, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is an emergency situation that requires the strongest protections possible ...
Endangered arroyo toad's status could be upgradedThe Desert Sun
Feds propose to downgrade protection for California arroyo toadBakersfield Now
Feds Want To Take Rare SoCal Toad Off Endangered ListKCET
Los Angeles Times
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Gov. Brown Urged to Investigate Missing Acidizing Reports for
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity called on Gov. Jerry Brown today to investigate why dozens of legally required notices of a dangerous oil industry practice called “acidizing” are missing from the reporting website of a California ...

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As Earthquakes Strike Los Angeles Area, Oil Industry's Fracking Wastewater ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Los Angeles County has 64 active or new oil-industry wastewater disposal wells, according to a recent report from the Center for Biological Diversity and other organizations. On Shaky Ground: Fracking, Acidizing, and Increased Earthquake Risk in ...
California group troubled by earthquakes, injection wellsAkron Beacon Journal (blog)

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Government Accounting Office Report Shows Limited Cost of Environmental ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... litigation is the problem is not helpful.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 675,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.

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Emergency Management

Army Corps Reverses Misguided Policy Requiring Clearing Trees From Levees
Bay Area Indymedia
“The Corps is taking a step in the right direction with this interim policy to protect vegetation that endangered birds, fish and other wildlife depend on for healthy habitat,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is a ...
Army Corps backs away from levee vegetation policyKCRA Sacramento

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After Yet Another BP Oil Spill Disaster, Obama Administration Petitioned to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— After yet another BP oil spill, the Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned the Obama administration to stop doing government business with the British multinational, which has a long and troubled history of harming the ...

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Protestors Urge California Coastal Commission to Halt Offshore Fracking ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Santa Barbara today, hazmat suit-wearing activists with the Center for Biological Diversity, Santa Barbara County Water Guardians, Californians Against Fracking, Food & Water Watch ...
California drought gives boost to anti-fracking movementAl Jazeera America

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Michigan, other Midwestern states seek delay in protecting long-eared bat
Port Huron Times Herald
It's also one of more than 750 species covered by a settlement between the federal government and the Center for Biological Diversity, which had sued the Fish and Wildlife Service demanding quicker decisions on a backlog of petitions to add species to ...

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Put an end to Louisiana's deadliest catch; save endangered turtles: Jaclyn Lopez
The Times-Picayune
Jaclyn Lopez is a Florida native and attorney in the Florida office of the Center for Biological Diversity where her work focuses on the protection and restoration of wild places, native ecosystems, and imperiled species in the Southeast. Her email is ...

 

Obama Ate What?
Huffington Post
That's why the Center for Biological Diversity, where I work, just filed a legal petition with the National Marine Fisheries Service to prohibit fishing for Pacific bluefin tuna. We've also launched a boycott of all restaurants that serve bluefin. We ...

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Epidemic That Has Killed Millions of Bats Across Eastern United States Has Now ...
eNews Park Forest
“White-nose syndrome has now reached the last strongholds of the once-abundant little brown bat and several other species,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Given the rapid spread and devastating ...

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Feds Weigh Protecting Orcas in West Coast Waters
ABC News
A federal agency is weighing whether to protect endangered orcas in the waters off the West Coast. NOAA Fisheries said Thursday it would consider a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity seeking to expand the critical habitat for southern ...

 

KOMO News

Feds weigh protecting orcas off Pacific coast
KOMO News
The federal agency said Thursday it would consider a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity seeking to expand the critical habitat for southern resident killer whales. NOAA has already designated inland waters of Washington as critical to orca ...

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Four Years After BP's Deepwater Horizon Dumped 200 Million Gallons of Oil Into ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The American people are not willing to give BP another mulligan,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “BP repeatedly struggles with the truth; just this week, on the fourth anniversary of the catastrophic spill ...

 

Sea Level Shifts Helped Shape Galapagos' Biological Diversity
Inside Science News Service
Such major drops would have caused the islands in the center and western part of the chain to coalesce into a single large "mega" island. During such reconnection events, Ali said, plants and animals would have been free to move around the new landmass ...

 

Phys.Org

Research splits alligator snapping turtle, 'dinosaur of the turtle world ...
Phys.Org
In 2012, the Center for Biological Diversity and others filed a petition with the federal government to protect the alligator snapping turtle and fifty-two other reptiles and amphibians, under the Endangered Species Act. Reacting to the new species ...

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Enviros urge U.S. to stop meddling in Indian solar affairs
Grist
... by asking the World Trade Organization (WTO) to establish a panel to evaluate whether India's national solar program violates international trade rules,” write the environmental groups, including 350.org, the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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New Yorker

Cliven Bundy: Feds 'Don't Have the Guts' to Start Another Fight
Newsmax.com
"This should not be confused with civil disobedience," said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. In 1993, changes to federal grazing rules were made in the Bunkerville area, in part to protect the endangered desert ...
The Story of Cliven Bundy and the Fight to Save the Desert TortoiseCare2.com
Patriot or terrorist? Feelings strong about armed Nevada rancher who repelled ...Dallas Morning News

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EarthTalk / Tracking the status of the gray wolf
Westport News
"Despite these substantial gains, the job of wolf recovery is far from over," reported the Center for Biological Diversity. "Wolves need connected populations for genetic sustainability, and natural ecosystems need wolves; yet today wolves occupy less ...

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Ocean microbes display remarkable genetic diversity
EurekAlert (press release)
The work was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Evolutionary Biology, the NSF Biological Oceanography Section, the NSF Center for Microbial Oceanography Research and Education (C-MORE), the U.S. Department of Energy's ...

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Lawsuit challenges timber sales
Statesman Journal
The legal complaint, submitted by Cascadia Wildlands, Audubon Society of Portland, and the Center for Biological Diversity, alleges the parcel is prohibited by law from being sold. "The state has illegally clearcut the Elliott for decades, and now that ...

 

Scholastic and Big Coal Team Up to Bamboozle 4th Graders
OpEdNews
By the time we were ready to go public with our critique and demand that Scholastic sever ties with the coal industry, we had been joined by Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace USA, and the Center for Biological Diversity. This was in May 2011. Josh Golin ...

 

BLM Designated 50 million Acres Open for Solar Development in Nevada
Washington Free Beacon
The Wilderness Society, Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Sierra Club–Toiyabe Chapter, and others supported the project. While no solar projects have yet been approved on public land near the Bundy ranch, John Hinderaker, a lawyer ...

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States raise concerns about protection plan for northern long-eared bat
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"It's a poster child for threatened species if there ever was one," said Mollie Matteson, bat specialist with the Center for Biological Diversity, which petitioned the Fish and Wildlife Service to designate the bat as a protected species. Without ...

 

Two female scientists making a "material" difference in clean energy
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
Dr. Stacey Bent, Professor of Engineering at Stanford University, and Dr. Angela Belcher, Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT, are both exploring the frontier of materials science, a critical area of study leading to advancements in renewable ...

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Shifting Sea Level Influenced Galapagos' Diversity
Laboratory Equipment
This has in turn fundamentally shaped biological evolution on the islands. Because this mechanism can only have affected a small number of other oceanic island systems around the world, "the Galapagos Islands are more special than was previously ...

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Federal study finds mercury in trout caught in three Grand Canyon creeks
MiamiHerald.com
... becomes concentrated as it goes up the food chain into larger predators, because a large trout might eat 10 insects that consumed mercury, said Jonathan Evans, a toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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Washington Post (blog)

Everything you need to know about the long fight between Cliven Bundy and the ...
Washington Post (blog)
“It's so blatant,” says Rob Mrowka, a conservationist who works for the Center for Biological Diversity, in Las Vegas. “Anyone can go out there anytime of the year and see cattle. BLM employees trying to protect sensitive plants and animals are very ...
Soros and the Bundy RanchAmerican Thinker (blog)
Rancher battling BLM, Sen. Harry Reid, George Soros, ChinaExaminer.com
Bundy and BLM: 10 things to knowPolitico
KTVU San Francisco -Washington Times
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Scientist

Sequencing the Tree of Life
Scientist
Aside from the National Center for Biotechnology Information's genome database, there is the JGI-funded Genomes Online Database (GOLD), which functions as a hub for completed and ongoing genome sequencing initiatives and metagenome projects. ... As ...

 

2013 Accomplishments of Thicket of Diversity
Liberty Vindicator
A Bioblitz facilitated by Dr. Scott Solomon was conducted through Rice University's Biological Diversity Lab. Students collaborated with experts to inventory the flora and fauna of the Big Thicket National Preserve. The students were joined by Dr ...

 

TucsonSentinel.com

Mercury found in trout caught in three Grand Canyon creeks
TucsonSentinel.com
... becomes concentrated as it goes up the food chain into larger predators, because a large trout might eat 10 insects that consumed mercury, said Jonathan Evans, a toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity.
Study finds mercury in trout from Grand Canyon creekscvbugle

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Fracking and Water Scarcity
World Press Review
"California is in the midst of a historic drought, and fracking exacerbates that," Kassie Siegel, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute, tells Worldpress.org. "Fracking uses enormous quantities of fresh water, and once ...

 

New Plantations Director: Plants Integrated Into Culture
ithaca.com
During his recent tenure as director of Lyon Arboretum in Hawaii he helped revitalize a 193-acre tropical rainforest and botanical garden, and establish an ecology research center devoted to preserving the biological and cultural diversity of the ...

 

Global Times

The code crackers
Global Times
"In fact, the contest is an intellectual game rather than a language contest," said Jiang Yuqin, the chairperson of the NOL and the director of the International Teenager Competition and Communication Center. She introduced the contest to China. The ...

 

You are here: HomeSci/TechEnvironmentBundy Ranch Family vs. Big Gov., Big ...
The New American
In the case of the current Bundy ranch/BLM conflict, one of the main hired guns of the Big Government/Big Green combine is the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD). As one would expect, the wealthy urban green militants at CBD claim to be watching out ...

 

Two New Turtles
UVM News
In 2012, the Center for Biological Diversity and others filed a petition with the federal government to protect the alligator snapping turtle and fifty-two other reptiles and amphibians, under the Endangered Species Act. Reacting to the new species ...

 

2014 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention aims to put research into action
Agri-View
Hayes was selected by the Center for Biological Diversity for its 2013 E.O. Wilson Award and in 2010 he was given the E.E. Just Award by the American Society for Cell Biology. The lake science panel will revisit an acid rain research project that ...

 

Gulf Times

QP Environment Fair 2014 opens
Peninsula On-line
“The theme of this event reflects the importance of water in the oil and gas industry and also the efforts of the sector's companies to protect all components of the environment, including air, earth, water and its biological diversity,” Dr Al Sada ...
QP Environment Fair opensGulf Times

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'Pristine' forests sold off
Coos Bay World
The Portland Audubon Society, the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildland's spokesman, Josh Laughlin, are joining the group as plaintiffs. “Respondent has erroneously interpreted a provision of law,” their lawyers wrote. “A correct ...

 

Just Two Weeks After Being Cleared, BP Spills Again
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 675,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. Source: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org ...

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Phoenix New Times (blog)

Here Are Those Biodegradable Condoms with Cute Animals on Them You Were ...
Phoenix New Times (blog)
On Tuesday, April 22 (yes, Earth Day), recycled clothing retailers Well Suited will team up with the Center for Biological Diversity, a Tucson-based nonprofit that advocates for endangered animals, to hand out free Endangered Species Condoms to its ...
Company using animals on condoms to raise awarenessKTAR.com
Earth Day: Now With 95 Percent More People!Huffington Post

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Jefferson Public Radio

Two timber companies win bids to buy Elliott State Forest parcels
The Oregonian
The environmental groups – Cascadia Wildlands, Audubon Society of Portland and the Center for Biological Diversity – said in legal filings Monday that the sale of the tract to Seneca Jones was expressly prohibited by a state law that makes it illegal ...
Lawsuit Challenges Sale Of Elliott State Forest ParcelJefferson Public Radio
Conservation groups challenge Elliott State Forest saleStatesman Journal

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Legal Examiner

Exclusive: 4 Years After BP Disaster, Ousted Drilling Chief Warns US at Risk ...
Democracy Now
She was forced out soon after. In her first broadcast interview since her departure, Birnbaum warns the risk of another offshore oil drilling blowout is real. We are also joined by Jaclyn Lopez, staff attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity.
Four Years After BP Disaster, Ousted Drilling Chief Warns US at Risk of ...Truth-Out
Environmental oversight needed for future BP activities because of the problem ...The Voice of Russia
Four Years Later, a Sharp Divide on Gulf Oil SpillGovExec.com

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Earth Talk: Status of gray wolf as struggling species in Southwest
Sacramento Bee
"Despite these substantial gains, the job of wolf recovery is far from over," reports the Center for Biological Diversity. "Wolves need connected populations for genetic sustainability, and natural ecosystems need wolves; yet today wolves occupy less ...

 

Amazing Teens 2014
Jackson Free Press
Her goals are to graduate from JSU on the Dean's List and further her education at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in its pharmaceutical science master's and doctoral program. .... I love the diversity there. It's an awesome place." The ...

 

Vegas glitz masks impending drought 'catastrophe'
The Idaho Statesman
"Just because you have one good year of water every eight years doesn't change the long-term trajectory of the river, which is distinctly downward," said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist in Las Vegas with the Center for Biological Diversity. "We've got a ...

 

Safe sex to save the planet
KTAR.com
The condoms were created by the Center for Biological Diversity and every one of them has a unique "Save the Planet" message. "The polar bear one says 'Wrap with care, save a polar bear,' and you can only imagine they go on and on," Siner explained.

 

Bowen elected 12th president of Arkansas Tech University
Russellville Courier
Dr. Robin E. Bowen was unanimously elected by the Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees to become the 12th president of the institution during a special board meeting on the south lawn of the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center on ...

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Fracking debate may decide Colorado elections in 2014
Washington Examiner
Among the usual suspects are Center for Biological Diversity ($7.11 million 2012 revenue), Food & Water Watch ($11.4 million), Friends of the Earth ($6.1 million), Greenpeace USA ($32.7 million), MoveOn.org ($4.2 million), Waterkeeper Alliance ($4.4 ...

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Nevada range war: Western states move to take over federal land
Yahoo News
... species and habitats in California deserts – yet it has failed to comply with even the most basic requirements for management of desert tortoises and other rare and vulnerable wildlife,” Lisa Belenky, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological ...

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Western Journalism

Did The Mainstream Media Hit A New Low This Past Week?
Western Journalism
Everybody who carries a gun is a racist to the Southern Poverty Law Center, and we have yet to see any serious scientific credentials from the so-called Center for Biological Diversity (which continues to ignore the fact that the Desert Tortoise is ...

 

State Commission Proposes Ban on Shooting Coyotes for Fun and Games
AllGov
The Center for Biological Diversity quoted a letter to the editor of the Modoc County Recorder from Sheriff Mike Poindexter just before last year's hunt that encouraged participants to blow off federal authorities if they get caught shooting critters ...

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ABC News

Environmentalists pushed Bundy ranch standoff over endangered tortoises
Daily Caller
“The Center for Biological Diversity has demanded action to resolve trespass in designated critical desert tortoise habitat in several letters,” BLM page notes. “Western Watersheds has requested a verbal status update and later filed a Freedom of ...
Steller: Nevada rancher case has links to, parallels in Southern ArizonaArizona Daily Star
HUMPHRIES: The Liberal Bully of the Week: Bureau of Land ManagementWashington Times
Ugly scenes at Bundy ranch 1:10NEWS.com.au

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Big Ten roundup, April 22
Daily Nebraskan
Colleen Mitchell, mathematics associate professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, will be the center's director. ... Feminist biology attempts to pinpoint and adjust gender bias found in biology. The ...

 

Greens Challenge Lesser Prairie Chicken Listing
Courthouse News Service
That case was later combined with others filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and settled in 2011, with the USFWS agreeing to submit a listing proposal by Nov. 29, 2012. The proposal actually published Dec. 11, 2012. The proposed "special rule" ...

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Vegas glitz masks drought
Chicago Tribune
"Just because you have one good year of water every eight years doesn't change the long-term trajectory of the river, which is distinctly downward," said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist in Las Vegas with the Center for Biological Diversity. "We've got a ...
Las Vegas glitz masks drought 'crisis'Las Vegas Blog (blog)

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Straight.com

Lost in an acid sea: a fish's sense of smell
Straight.com
The study is just the latest example of why ocean acidification needs to be addressed, said Emily Jeffers, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. The Center has petitioned the U.S. government to list certain species of corals and ...

 

Inyo Register

Residents give LADWP earful
Inyo Register
Ilene Anderson of the Center for Biological Diversity pointed out recent research has revealed that large solar facilities are a hazard to birds, which have both collided with panels, mistakenly believing solar fields to be lakes or ponds, and have ...

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War of Words Mounts in Race to Protect Desert Snail
KCET
That prompted the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect the snail under the Endangered Species Act in January. That petition launched a 90-day deadline for USFWS to decide whether or not to ...

 

New Initiative to Boost Use of Genomics at NIH Clinical Center
GenomeWeb
Jeramiah Smith, assistant professor of biology at the University of Kentucky, discusses the use of PicoPLEX DNA-seq for de novo sequencing of single amphibian chromosomes, while John Langmore, co-founder and chief scientific officer of Rubicon, details ...

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Fish and Game Commission gives California gray wolves 90-day reprieve
allvoices
The commissioners voted to delay their decision on extending Endangered Species Act protection to gray wolves for an additional 90 days, according to a press release from Center for Biological Diversity. “This is a huge victory for gray wolves who are ...

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Biological opinion favors fort water efforts
Sierra Vista Herald
FWS spokesman Jeff Humphrey said since the 2007 court ruling the federal agency and the fort have been working on the issues, with the post leadership officially requesting “consultation in January,” of this year The Center for Biological Diversity put ...

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Column: Sandhill cranes in Keystone country
Lincoln Journal Star
Each spring these creatures still gather, dance, sing and fill the sky as they have for millions of years. May it always be so. Tierra Curry is a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. Copyright 2014 JournalStar.com. All rights ...

 

Food Can Be A Politically Destabilizing Issue By 2050
CounterCurrents.org
"Conservation opportunities for tropical wildlife are tightly linked to adequate management of these human-modified habitats," said co-author Christoph Meyer, a researcher at the University of Lisbon's Center for Environmental Biology. Overall, as ...

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Seeing spots: Conservationists work to save the last remaining colonies of the ...
Corvallis Gazette Times
“I would say a recovery plan is a couple years out,” said Noah Greenwald, the Portland-based endangered species director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “The agency just doesn't have all the resources it needs to do all the things it needs to ...

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Southern Poverty Law Center Blames Grassroots Activists For Lack Of Agenda ...
The Inquisitr
A detailed map of America created by the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity shows exactly what the country would look like if the United Nations Agenda 21 plan takes hold in the United States. The Bundy ranch and Tommy Henderson Texas ...

 

KARK

Election of New Arkansas Tech University President is Historic for State
KARK
Bowen has held faculty appointments at Texas Tech University, the Kansas University Medical Center, Rockhurst University and Washburn University. A native of Carl Junction, Mo., Bowen earned a Bachelor of Science ... Included in the more than 100 ...
Arkansas Tech University elects first woman as presidentThe City Wire

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Owl-saving group buys historic Owls Club mansion
Arizona Daily Star
The purchase culminates the Center for Biological Diversity's long-term transition into a nationally prominent group from its roots as a small band of activists working out of their homes — or living in office space — in Southwest New Mexico in the ...

 

New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)

Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Extend BP's Suspension From ...
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
On Friday, more than 50 conservation groups, led by the Center for Biological Diversity, sent a letter to the EPA saying that it would be irresponsible, and undermine federal laws -- at great risk to the environment -- to allow BP to pick up where it ...

 
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