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Center for Biological Diversity
RI Future
Over a dozen national advocacy groups joined local community groups in delivering a letter to Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo asking her to show climate leadership and revoke her support for the proposed Invenergy Clean River Energy Center in ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Cats in Arizona, Texas From Government Killing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ensure that endangered ocelots aren't inadvertently killed as part of its long-running ...

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Center for Biological Diversity v. County of San Bernardino (Cadiz, Inc.)
The Recorder
Center for Biological Diversity, Aruna M. Prabhala, Adam F. Keats, Chelsea Tu; Center for Food Safety and Adam F. Keats for Plaintiffs and Appellants Center for Biological Diversity, San Bernardino Valley Audubon Society, and Sierra Club, San Gorgonio ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Report Highlights 10 Wild Places Saved by Endangered Species Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— In celebration of the country's 11th annual Endangered Species Day, the Center for Biological Diversity today released a new report highlighting 10 of the most unique and beautiful wild places saved by the presence of endangered species.
Why more endangered species are being saved now than everFusion
House Passes Most Environmentally Destructive Defense Authorization Act in HistoryBay Area Indymedia

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Deal Protects Santa Cruz Coastal Habitat, Accommodates Solar-powered Home
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. The California Native Plant Society is non ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New 'Extinction Facts' Labels Reveal Meat's Hidden Costs to Climate, Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today released its new Extinction Facts labels illustrating the extreme environmental cost of the most popular items in the American diet: hamburgers, chicken breasts and bacon. Americans consume ...

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California oil line fixed after thousands of gallons spill
San Francisco Examiner
Environmentalists are assessing the threat from the spill, including what wildlife could be affected, Patrick Sullivan, a spokesman for the Center for Biological Diversity, told The Associated Press. In scale and threat, the release was “certainly ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Wildlife Agency Gives Approval to Harm America's Only Known Jaguar
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The agency charged with protecting America's most vulnerable wildlife thinks it's just fine for a foreign mining company to harm our only known jaguar,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This ...
Report: Rosemont Mine won't affect endangered speciesArizona Daily Star

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tucson Mural Honoring America's Only Known Jaguar to Be Unveiled May 19
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity will unveil a stunning, 20-foot-long jaguar mural Thursday at an event at Borderlands Brewery in Tucson. The painting, by local artist Kati Astraeir, is a tribute to El Jefe, America's only known ...

 

Four US Freshwater Turtles Receive International Trade Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The rule, which responds in part to a 2011 request from the Center for Biological Diversity documenting the harms of the turtle trade, is designed to curb overexploitation of these freshwater turtles for Asian food and medicinal markets. It adds the ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Protesters Tell Feds: 'Keep It in the Ground' at Utah Oil, Gas Lease Sale
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups participating in today's rally include Elders Rising, Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN), WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, Wasatch Rising Tide, Canyon Country Rising Tide, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Opponents of Cormorant Slaughter to Rally at Portland Federal Building at Noon on May 17
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're outraged that the Corps continues to kill cormorants without any justification or benefit,” said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The science shows that cormorant killing does nothing to protect salmon ...

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VICE News

Study: Government Wolf-killing Reduces Tolerance, Spurs Wolf-poaching
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This paper disproves a convenient myth used to rationalize government persecution of wolves,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hear over and over that individual wolves have to die in order to placate a wolf-hating ...
Wolf culling myth explodedExaminer.com

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EPA Finds Atrazine Likely Harming Most Species of Plants, Animals in US
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The EPA has determined that the amount of atrazine that's in streams and rivers right now is enough to kill frogs and other imperiled wildlife,” said Nathan Donley, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “How many animals have to die ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Hundreds Protest Federal Fracking Auction in Colorado
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Enough is enough,” said Valerie Love of the Center for Biological Diversity. “President Obama has the power to stop new fossil fuel leases on our public lands, and he must do so to avoid climate catastrophe. We have protested at every fossil fuel ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Court Hearing Will Focus on EPA's Failure to Protect Nation's Endangered Wildlife From Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of more than 30 pesticides known to be harmful to dozens of endangered species ...

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Interior Secretary Asked to Revoke Oklahoma Oil, Gas Leases
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OKLAHOMA CITY— The Center for Biological Diversity today requested that the Bureau of Land Management pull 11 public fossil fuel leases sold last month in Oklahoma and Kansas over concerns that fracking and underground injection of oil wastewater ...

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President Obama Asked to Stop US Military Project That Threatens Endangered Dugong
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OKINAWA, Japan— During President Obama's visit to Japan for the G-7 summit, the Center for Biological Diversity called on him to abandon his controversial plan to build a large new military base in biologically rich and sensitive Henoko and Oura Bay.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Obama Administration OKs Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Obama administration is once again putting California's beautiful coast in the oil industry's crosshairs,” said Miyoko Sakashita, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Oceans program. “Our beaches and wildlife face a renewed threat ...
Feds give thumbs-up to fracking off California coastThe San Diego Union-Tribune

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Climate Central

Study: Biodiversity Essential to Protect Ocean Fishes From Climate Change
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Protecting marine biodiversity by reducing overfishing can boost global fish production and improve ocean health in an era when human population is increasing and our oceans are rapidly changing,” said Abel Valdivia, an ocean scientist with the Center ...
Marine Parks Help Global Fish Stocks Withstand WarmingClimate Central

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Animal Welfare Institute

House Republicans Unveil Another Anti-wolf, Anti-endangered Species Appropriations Bill
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is the most extreme, anti-wolf Congress our country has ever seen," said Jamie Pang, an endangered species campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Rather than allowing for wolf recovery to follow a course prescribed by science, a ...
Emergency Petition Filed to Save Plummeting Red Wolf PopulationAnimal Welfare Institute (press release)

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Miami Herald

A Coalition of Nonprofit, Local Business Groups Plan Legal Action Against US Army Corps of Engineers to Protect ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Miami Waterkeeper, Center for Biological Diversity, the Florida Wildlife Federation, and Sea Experience, working with Earthjustice, are now left with no option but to take action to save what's left of these reefs. In the letter sent to the Corps today ...
After Miami coral-killing, activists warn about Port Everglades workMiami Herald
Environmental groups threaten lawsuit over Port Everglades expansionSun Sentinel

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

3 Men Charged After Vandalism at Death Valley National Park, Death of Rare Fish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're looking forward to seeing these three men brought to justice,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, which offered a reward in the case. “Not only did they act stupid but they destroyed some of the last ...
DEATH VALLEY: Three men arrested in endangered pupfish's deathPress-Enterprise
Idiots Who Vandalized Death Valley Charged With Killing An Endangered SpeciesLAist
Three men face charges for killing tiny, endangered fish in drunken rampageThe Guardian
Los Angeles Times -CBS News
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Protection Sought for Nautilus, Ancient Mollusk Vanishing Due to Shell Trade
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned to secure Endangered Species Act protection for the chambered nautilus, an ocean mollusk threatened with extinction due to overharvest for the international shell trade. Because of ...

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AlterNet

Your Next Hamburger May Come With a Side of Endangered Wolf
AlterNet
Piggybacking on the government's overhauled nutrition label—which, despite industry opposition, now distinguishes added from naturally occurring sugars—the Center for Biological Diversity has released “extinction labels” that suggest how much impact ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

$15000 Reward for Men Who Vandalized Death Valley, Caused Death of Rare Pupfish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity today tripled the reward to $15,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of three men whose drunken spree led to the death of a tiny endangered fish in Death Valley National ...
Vandals May Have Killed Endangered Pupfish at Death Valley National Park, Police Say | The Weather ChannelThe Weather Channel
Guns, beer and vomit: Rampage leaves endangered fish dead in Death ValleyLos Angeles Times
Endangered fish dies after 'idiots' litter its habitat with beer cans, puke and underwearWashington Post
Press-Enterprise -Yahoo News -Merced Sun-Star
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eNews Park Forest

Feds OK fracking off the California coast
Los Angeles Times
An environmental assessment from two federal agencies has determined that fracking off the coast of California has no significant impact, lifting a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing that was instituted earlier this year. "The comprehensive analysis ...
Obama Administration Approves Resumption of CA Offshore FrackingSan Diego Free Press
California Back in Big Oil's Crosshairs: Feds Quietly OK Offshore FrackingCity Watch

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KEYT

Protesters to Urge Federal Officials Not to OK Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest — organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water Watch, and the Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter — starts at 11 a.m. at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management office, 760 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. Regulators recently ...
Protesters Vow to Fight California Offshore Fracking ProposalPublic News Service

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EPA Uses Industry-funded Studies to Determine Glyphosate Does Not Cause Cancer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“EPA's determination that glyphosate is non-carcinogenic is disappointing, but not terribly surprising — industry has been manipulating this process for years,” said Nathan Donley, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The analysis ...

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370 Groups Oppose Federal Energy Bill That Would Increase Fracking, Harm Climate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Senate energy bill makes it easier for companies to dig more dirty fossil fuels from the ground and ship them overseas,” said Jean Su, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “For Californians, who live in the third largest oil ...

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