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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Study: Livestock Grazing on Public Lands Cost Taxpayers $1 Billion Over Past ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Public lands grazing has been a billion-dollar boondoggle over the past decade and hasn't come close to paying for itself,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Livestock owners pay less to graze their animals on publically ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity's Statement on President Obama's State of the ...
eNews Park Forest
Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, released the following statement ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. “Following 2014's record-breaking heat, President Obama faces some of the most ...

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Chicago Sun-Times

Obama Plan Will Open Arctic and Atlantic Oceans to Dangers of Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Deepwater Horizon disaster and Shell's embarrassing 2012 Arctic drilling fiasco should have been wake-up calls to the Obama administration,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Instead the ...
Obama drilling plan leaves both industry, environmentalists fumingSan Antonio Express-News
Endangered Right and Beluga Whales May Be at Risk From Obama's Offshore ...TakePart

all 478 news articles »
 

Lawsuit Challenges California Plan Allowing Pesticide Spraying on Schools ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The suit was brought by Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Working Group, California Environmental Health Initiative, MOMS Advocating Sustainability, Center for Food Safety, City of Berkeley, Pesticide Action Network North America, Center ...

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San Jose City Council Unanimously Votes to Oppose Central Coast Oil Train ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Phillips 66 rail project is a disaster waiting to happen,” said Valerie Love with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's heartening to see so many speaking out against this facility, including now the San Jose City Council. It's clear that ...

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Valley Public Radio

California Oil Officials Release Deeply Flawed Fracking Environmental Review
Bay Area Indymedia
Brown to institute an immediate moratorium on fracking and other dangerous oil and gas development,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. “State regulators are shrugging off the grave threats to our air, water and health from oil ...
Independent Scientific Study on California Fracking ReleasedCapital Public Radio News
Up to half of new oil and gas wells use fracking in California89.3 KPCC
State to examine Monterey shale potentialMonterey County Herald

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New Hampshire Voice

Conservationists Take Aim at Flawed New Rule on Mexican Gray Wolf ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Mexican gray wolf recovery program has been hamstrung from the start, and this new management rule doesn't go nearly far enough to fix the problem,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Capping the population and keeping ...
US enlarges area in Southwest where rare wolves can roamReuters
US creates more roaming room for Mexican wolves, but green groups say they'll ...Science AAAS
Wolves gain greater area to roam in Arizona, New MexicoAZFamily

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Groups Sue to Stop Daily 100-car Train Deliveries of Toxic Crude Oil to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice is representing the Association of Irritated Residents (AIR), ForestEthics, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity, and joins Communities for a Better Environment (CBE)'s staff attorneys, representing CBE and its members in ...

 

abc7news.com

San Jose against plan to ship potentially dangerous crude oil shipments ...
abc7news.com
"This project if approved is a disaster waiting to happen," Center for Biological Diversity spokesperson Valerie Love said. The group held a public forum to educate residents about the dangers of so called oil trains. "We're talking primarily about tar ...

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Department of Transportation Ignores Congressional Deadline for Upgrading ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... move away from these dangerous fossil fuels.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 800,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.

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Wink News

Lawsuit Seeks Federal Documents Revealing Extent of Offshore Fracking in Gulf ...
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the federal government today for failing to release public documents revealing the extent and risks of offshore fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C ...
Obama administration sued over Gulf of Mexico fracking infoTampabay.com
Administration sued over Gulf of Mexico fracking dataThe Hill

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Overpopulation is killing the world's biodiversity
Los Angeles Times
... advancing human rights and equality, and choosing more sustainable lifestyles that are healthier for people, wildlife and the planet. Stephanie Feldstein, Tucson, Ariz. The writer is population and sustainability director at the Center for ...

 

Summit County Citizens Voice

Biodiversity: Monarchs bounce back, still need help
Summit County Citizens Voice
Concerns over the extinction risk of the monarch led the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August to protect ...
Monarch Butterflies Bounce Back A BitSustainableBusiness.com
Monarch Butterfly Population Recovering, But Still in DangerThe Epoch Times

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ThinkProgress

House Votes To Approve Keystone XL Pipeline -- For The 10th Time
ThinkProgress
The Center for Biological Diversity, a group opposed to pipeline construction, called the House's latest approval vote “meaningless.” “President Obama has already committed to vetoing any legislation that forces approval of the Keystone XL pipeline ...
Obama unlikely to sign Keystone XL pipeline billSummit County Citizens Voice

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Monarch Numbers Up Slightly, But Butterfly Still at Risk of Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Concerns over the extinction risk of the monarch led the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August to protect ...

 

Maine News

Idaho's Wolf Population Plummets for Third Consecutive Year, Leaving as Few ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“After fighting tooth and nail for the right to manage wolf populations, Idaho has already proven its true goal is to wipe out most of the state's wolves,” said Andrea Santarsiere, a staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “After less ...
Idaho has 1000 wolves, including 22 breeding pairsCapital Press
Idaho has 22 breeding wolf pairs, an estimated 1000 wolvesKBOI-TV
Estimates Show Wolf Pairs In Idaho Nearing Minimum RequirementKUOW News and Information

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Support Grows for Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument Proposal
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These representatives speak on behalf of the residents of Arizona and the American public who overwhelmingly support protection of the Grand Canyon watershed,” said Katie Davis, public lands campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Their ...

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The Independent

Obama Administration Urged to Fast-track Airplane Carbon Cuts
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In letters to the EPA and the FAA, the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, Friends of the Earth, the National Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense Fund and the Sierra Club asked for strong standards that reduce aircraft emissions ...
Environmental Groups Are Teaming Up To Make The EPA Regulate Airplane ...ThinkProgress
Environmental lawsuits found to have “limited” effect on national rulemakingHigh Country News

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Congress Considers Destructive Border Security Proposals
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“HR 399 is yet another unnecessary, expensive and destructive border security bill that would sacrifice America's natural heritage for the illusion of security,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This ...

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SustainableBusiness.com

US agrees to ban on imports of marine mammal-harmful seafood
Undercurrent News
The US government has agreed to adopt new rules that ensure seafood imported into the United States meets high standards for protecting whales and dolphins, said the Center for Biological Diversity in a press release. The long-delayed regulations will ...
Feds Agree to Implement Seafood Import Ban to Protect Whales and DolphinsBay Area Indymedia
US to require all seafood imports be dolphin-friendlyIntraFish.com

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Petition Seeks 3 Million Acres of Critical Habitat for 9 Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to designate critical habitat for nine endangered species that are among more than 600 federally protected species illegally denied specific habitat ...

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Dallas Morning News

USDA May Abandon Sustainability Mandate in Food Guidelines for Americans
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“If the Obama administration caves to pressure from the meat industry in its final recommendations, it'll be doing a great disservice to the health of Americans and the planet,” said Stephanie Feldstein, director of the Center for Biological Diversity ...
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines: Another Federal Food Activism Vehicle?Forbes

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Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Weakened Protections for Vanishing Bat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Today politics won out over science and law,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is an especially dark day in the sad saga of the northern long-eared bat, because this species needs as much help as ...

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New Study: Deadly Disease Threatens North America's Largest Salamander
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... eastern United States, this fully aquatic salamander, which can grow more than 2 feet long, is suffering severe declines and is under review for protection under the Endangered Species Act in response to a petition from the Center for Biological ...

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2014's Record Heat Reinforces Need for Fossil Fuel-free Future
Bay Area Indymedia
“2014's record-breaking heat is a terrifying reminder that fossil fuels are cooking our climate,” said Shaye Wolf, climate science director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Obama administration must back international efforts to achieve ...

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EPA Proposal Would Set New Limits on Toxic Oil-spill Dispersants
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Oil spills are bad, but often these dispersants make the problem worse, adding an extra layer of toxic chemicals that hurt wildlife and put people at risk,” said Miyoko Sakashita, director of the Oceans program at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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'Meatless Mondays' Resolution Introduced to New York City Council
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEW YORK— The Center for Biological Diversity is joining environmental, public health and animal rights advocates in supporting a New York City Council resolution being introduced today in favor of Meatless Mondays. The resolution was introduced by ...

 

eNews Park Forest

More Than 50000 People Call on Last Remaining Georgia 'Rattlesnake ...
eNews Park Forest
As it has for the past two years, the Center for Biological Diversity today presented a petition with more than 50,000 signatures to the Whigham Community Club asking that the state's only remaining roundup be replaced by a wildlife-friendly festival ...

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Obama Administration Approves SunZia Transmission Lines Through Key ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There's no justification for sacrificing an area as biologically rich and critically important to wildlife as the San Pedro River Valley for such a dubious project,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

Review Sought on Mine Threatening Wildlife, Irreplaceable Cultural Sites in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The wildlife and irreplaceable cultural sites in these areas deserve better than an industrialized mining operation,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Red Rock Canyon State Park and the Last Chance ...

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Not Guilty Verdict in Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Conservationist Jairo ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Following the murder Turtle Island organized an international petition signed by more than 137,000 people, and working with the Center for Biological Diversity and others, organized protests around the world calling for justice for Jairo in the days ...

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San Francisco Chronicle

State let oil companies taint drinkable water in Central Valley
San Francisco Chronicle
“It is an unfolding catastrophe, and it's essential that all oil and gas wastewater injection into underground drinking water stop immediately,” said Kassie Siegel, director of the Climate Law Institute at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

California Court Threatens to Reopen Rivers to Destructive Suction Dredge Mining
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This decision has grave implications for Californians' ability to protect our own waterways, wildlife and cultural resources from destructive mining,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological ...

 

CBS Local

Lawsuit Filed to Secure "Endangered" Status for Gunnison Sage Grouse
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Western Watersheds Project filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to protect the Gunnison sage grouse as “threatened” rather than giving it the more ...
Seeking more protection for sage grouseSt. George Daily Spectrum
Gunnison sage grouse battle heats up with two lawsuits filed TuesdayThe Denver Post
Colorado: Yet another Gunnison sage-grouse lawsuitSummit County Citizens Voice

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Environmentalists sue to stop crude-by-rail terminal
Dickinson Press
Given the potentially catastrophic damage from derailments of these tank cars full of volatile crude, these permits must be cancelled,” said Vera Pardee, senior attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the five environmental groups who ...

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Detroit Free Press

A better way to handle wolves
Detroit Free Press
The Humane Society of the United States and 21 other organizations — including the Detroit Zoo, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians — have petitioned the U.S ...
Wisconsin groups join petition to reclassify gray wolves under Endangered ...Wisconsin Gazette
Wildlife advocates seek national wolf recovery planSummit County Citizens Voice

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Dalles Chronicle

Groups Petition to Reclassify Gray Wolves to Threatened Status Under ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“A congressional end run around science and the Endangered Species Act will create more controversy and put wolves and the law itself in jeopardy,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity. “The better path is to ...
Advocates seek new status for gray wolves in Lower 48 to avoid Congressional ...Casper Star-Tribune Online
Will endangered species status help the Mexican gray wolf?High Country News
Advocates seek gray wolf status change to pre-empt CongressThe Missoulian

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West Central Tribune

Monarch numbers higher than 2014 but still low
West Central Tribune
Concerns over the extinction risk of the monarch led the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Lincoln Brower to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in August to protect the ...
Monarch butterfly population makes a modest reboundSFGate
Monarch butterfly numbers up in MexicoThe Courier-Journal

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The Desert Sun

What happens when streams dry up? The insect impact
The Desert Sun
Cameron Barrows, an associate research ecologist at the UC Riverside Center for Conservation Biology, called the findings important. Barrows recently completed a different study for the Bureau of Land Management in which he and fellow researcher ...

 

Hi-Desert Star

Company pushes plan for gated housing near Friendly Hills
Hi-Desert Star
According to the meeting agenda, the developers have also held discussions with Joshua Basin Water District staff and Center for Biological Diversity representatives about the environmental impacts of the relatively high-density housing project. “We've ...

 

Two Florida Plants Threatened by Sea-level Rise Proposed for 7855 Acres of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— As part of a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed critical habitat protection under the Endangered Species Act today for two Florida plants threatened by sea-level rise.

 

Obama Administration's Goal to Reduce Methane Inadequate to Protect Climate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This proposal is too little, too late,” said Vera Pardee, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Cutting methane pollution during the next 20 years is critical to avoid catastrophic climate disruption, but President Obama must take ...

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Wildlife, Public Health Put at Risk as BLM Waives ORV Fees at Algodones Dunes
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's astonishing to see the BLM throw open the doors to ORVs in these sensitive landscapes,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “BLM law enforcement and land management at Algodones Dunes has operated at ...

 

Business briefs
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Nominations are being accepted for two awards from the Women's Philanthropy Society of Cabell Huntington Hospital through Feb. 13. The Focus Award and the Kitty Hage Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented at the Women's Philanthropy Society's ...

 

Indian Country Today Media Network

Obama Protects Alaska Refuge, Opens Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic
Indian Country Today Media Network
“The Deepwater Horizon disaster and Shell's embarrassing 2012 Arctic drilling fiasco should have been wakeup calls to the Obama administration,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans program director at the Center for Biological Diversity, in a statement ...
Obama withdraws 9.8m acres of Arctic OceanKtoo
Obama prompts outrage with anti-oil drilling in Alaska video filmed on Air ...Daily Mail

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Dog in the fight: Alaskans love their canines, except when they don't
Alaska Dispatch News
Enter Lippmann, a former staff scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, a former member of the University of Alaska Anchorage ski team, a fairly well-known endurance athlete in the community, and the owner of several Belgian Tervuren dogs.

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Highlands Today

The return of the eagle
Highlands Today
By 2006, surveys counted 1,166 breeding pairs, the Center for Biological Diversity reported. The DDT ban and the Endangered Species Act worked, Morrison said. Now, Florida is home to the highest number of breeding bald eagles in the lower 48 states.

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Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Study faults public-land grazing fees
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
“Public lands grazing has been a billion-dollar boondoggle over the past decade and hasn't come close to paying for itself,” said Randi Spivak, director of public lands for the Center for Biological Diversity. “This damaging and expensive grazing ...

 

Petaluma Argus Courier

$5.5 million ticketed to keep protected birds save on Petaluma River
Petaluma Argus Courier
That's ridiculous,” said Jeff Miller, a conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Overruns are part of how Caltrans does business. If they had done the project right in the first place, it would have saved millions in tax payer ...

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Ithaca Journal

Evidence of evolution is all around us
Ithaca Journal
So abundant is it that no knowledgeable scientist has doubted that evolution is the best explanation for the form, diversity and history of life since Charles Darwin died in 1882. Around half of Americans, however, do doubt evolution, and scientists ...

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KPBS

Balboa Park Centennial Celebration Guide
KPBS
The San Diego History Center will showcase Masterworks of the Exposition Era through Jan. 10, 2016. The exhibit includes more than 80 pieces of art, some of which were on display in 1915. Experience San Diego County's rich biodiversity at the San Diego ...

 

Tucson Weekly

Feds OK Controversial Power Line Project That'll Go Right in the Middle of the ...
Tucson Weekly
“There's no justification for sacrificing an area as biologically rich and critically important to wildlife as the San Pedro River Valley for such a dubious project,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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Bleacher Report

The 25 Best Stats of the NBA's 25 All-Stars
Bleacher Report
The NBA announced the reserves for the 2015 All-Star Game on Thursday, a group highlighted by three Atlanta Hawks (Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap and Al Horford) and three first-time selections (Teague, Klay Thompson and Jimmy Butler). As usual, the ...

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The Detroit News

Quick hits: Detroit colleges, skilled trades
The Detroit News
The REBUILD Detroit Project was formed to establish Detroit as a center for biomedical research training for underrepresented undergraduate students. The bio-medical categories are an off-shoot of applied biology, chemistry and related sciences as they ...

 

Lexington Herald Leader

No returning to old-style family and marriage
Lexington Herald Leader
Defenders of same-sex marriage bans frame the issue as a choice between two incompatible views of marriage: The one they associate with same-sex couples centers on adult relationships and personal fulfillment. ... Alito distinguished between what he ...

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RT

Lawsuit seeks to uncover truth about offshore fracking in Gulf of Mexico
RT
The suit, filed Thursday by attorneys representing the Center for Biological Diversity, takes aim at the Obama administration's failure to promptly respond to Freedom of Information Act requests made last year for documents pertaining to fracking ...
Lawsuit Seeks GoM Fracking InformationThe Maritime Executive
Environmentalists target fracking in Gulf of MexicoFox News Latino
How much fracking is happening in the Gulf of Mexico?Grist
Summit County Citizens Voice -Southeast Texas Record
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Sacramento Bee

Environmentalists sue to stop crude-by-rail terminal in California
Reuters
Given the potentially catastrophic damage from derailments of these tank cars full of volatile crude, these permits must be cancelled," said Vera Pardee, senior attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the five environmental groups who ...
Groups Sue to Stop Daily Train Deliveries of Toxic Crude Oil to Bakersfield ...Bay Area Indymedia
Groups sue over Bakersfield rail terminalArgus Media
Environmental groups sue California air district over crude by rail permitReuters Africa
Central Valley Business Times
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Huffington Post

Enbridge Gets Another Federal Tar Sands Crude Pipeline Permit As Senate ...
Huffington Post
In July 2014, environmental groups including the Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, Center for Biological Diversity and Environmental Law and Policy Center submitted a letter to the Army Corps, requesting a full National Environmental Policy ...

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Treehugger

Sierra Nevada Red Fox spotted in Yosemite National Park for first time in 100 ...
Treehugger
On April 26, 2011, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the federal government to protect the High Sierra fox under the Endangered Species Act. One serious threat to the Sierra Nevada red fox would be interbreeding with non-native red foxes ...

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The Desert Sun

Energy plan under fire from developers, green groups
The Desert Sun
Those frustrations finally boiled over in a letter sent to state and federal regulators last week, signed by groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, BrightSource Energy and First Solar. The renewable energy plan's ...

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GAO Debunks Right-wing Fear-mongering Over Environmental Lawsuits That ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... have complained for years that these legal settlements are somehow secret agreements between the government and environmental groups that exert vast power over federal regulations,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological ...

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Outdoor briefs
Laramie Boomerang
The Wyoming Biodiversity Institute plans to screen “A Bug's Life” at 5 p.m. Wednesday and 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at the University of Wyoming Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center as part of the Biodiversity Movie Series. The animated movie was released by ...

 

Hyperallergic

Jeff Koons: Shiny on the Outside, Hollow on the Inside, Part 1
Hyperallergic
Not that we can entirely deny these objects their biological fervor as cold organs 'operating' pristinely in a world of radical consumption and dishumanized (sic) reproduction. If we cannot .... That is, it is fundamentally grounded in a void at its ...

 

US To Implement Dolphin-Safe Rules For Seafood Imports
Law360 (subscription)
The government promised plaintiffs the Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council that it would issue rules that require foreign fisheries to meet the same marine mammal protection ...

 

The Spokesman Review (blog)

Idaho director weary of wolf-facts distortion
The Spokesman Review (blog)
As Andy Walgamott of Northwest Sportsman points out, "Earlier this month, the Center for Biological Diversity claimed that Idaho's wolf numbers had “dropped to levels where the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has said it would consider protection under ...

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Capital Press

Environmental groups pose billion-dollar challenge to ag
Capital Press
Another group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has collected $2 million in attorney fees during the same time. The proliferation of lawsuits draws fire from critics, who say the environmental groups abuse the courts and force federal agencies to ...

 

Cowgirl to ride herd on Obama admin policy
Environment & Energy Publishing
But Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, called the working group a "dog-and-pony show" and said wildlife groups weren't given a seat at the table. "They'll blow smoke and throw red meat to their tea party ...

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Washington Post

Rare fox thrills biologists at Yosemite
Stockton Record
This fox might have wandered into Yosemite from one of the other known populations, particularly the one at nearby Sonora Pass. Tierra Curry, a biologist with the environmental group Center for Biological Diversity, suggested there could also be a ...
Rare High Sierra Red Fox Spotted In Yosemite National Park For The First Time ...Immortal News

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Science AAAS

Obama precision medicine plan would create huge US genetic biobank
Science AAAS
The precision medicine initiative proposed by President Barack Obama last week would center on a huge new biobank containing medical records and genetic information for perhaps a million Americans. It would not be created from scratch by enrolling new ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Reward Increased to $20000 in Killing of Endangered Wolf in Washington
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The organizations that have contributed to the reward fund for information leading to a conviction in this case include the Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Northwest, Defenders of Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States, The ...

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EPA Critique Buoys Keystone Critics After Congress Backs Project
Bloomberg
“This EPA letter could be the path for Obama in deciding he doesn't want this project,” said Bill Snape, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group critical of Keystone. “If the president is going to reject this pipeline ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tucson Lion Killings Dropped Dramatically in 2014
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Center joined the bighorn restoration program to bring these marvelous animals back to the wilderness where they belong, and to ensure that lions were protected at the same time,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for ...

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UD Daily

Popcorn and probability
UD Daily
“But this week, the teachers are the students,” said Jon Manon, who is associate director for mathematics in UD's Professional Development Center for Educators and co-director for the state Department of Education's Mathematics and Science Partnership ...

 

More Than 50000 People Call on Last Remaining Georgia "Rattlesnake ...
YubaNet
As it has for the past two years, the Center for Biological Diversity today presented a petition with more than 50,000 signatures to the Whigham Community Club asking that the state's only remaining roundup be replaced by a wildlife-friendly festival ...

 

Modern Medicine, Mired at the Line of Scrimmage
Huffington Post
I'm sure that every other species has substantial inter-individual genetic variation, yet we seem to bank on the biological commonality of a species in how we care for them. Dogs, for instance, get dog food; cats get ... Poverty is a potent driver of ...

 

Biodiversity heroes awarded for innovation
Jakarta Post
That is a remarkable innovation,” Eko, who is a senior scientist at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences' (LIPI) Research Center for Biology, told The Jakarta Post. Januminro got the idea for restoring peat swamp forests following a period of forest ...

 

Audubon program will feature Aldo Leopold biopic green fire
Sierra Star
The Aldo Leopold Foundation, the Center for Humans and Nature and the U.S. Forest Service jointly produced the film. ... The mission of the National Audubon Society, the namesake of noted 19th-century naturalist and bird painter John James Audubon; its ...

 

Reno Gazette Journal

Feds: Grouse listing decision still on track
Reno Gazette Journal
It shows there are many in Congress that use protecting species as a political bargaining chip," said Randi Spivak, director of public lands programs for the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the conservation groups to sue the government over the ...
The sage grouse debateBlack Hills Pioneer

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Calculating economic value of forests often overlooks biodiversity, study finds
Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
“We need to take a more nuanced approach and concentrate our limited resources on areas that not only provide ecosystem services, but are also correlated with high biodiversity,” said Terry Sunderland, a senior scientist with the Center for ...

 

The Seattle Times

New marine museum for Oregon coast
The Seattle Times
Craig Young, director of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston. Ore., looks ... The galleries will focus on coastal ecosystems, deep-water habitats, marine mammals, the local fishing industry and diverse sea life. Construction is mostly ...

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews proposal to designate critical habitat ...
Farmington Daily Times
In August, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and monarch scientist Lincoln Brower petitioned to have the North American subspecies of the monarch butterfly listed as a threatened species under the ...

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UD Daily

University community reports recent honors, presentations
UD Daily
Gerald W. Cloud, who earned his doctorate in English from UD in 2005, began an appointment this month as the Harry Ransom Center's Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts. The Ransom Center is a humanities research ... Patricia ...

 

The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins stem cell researcher Sharon Gerecht receives inaugural ...
The Hub at Johns Hopkins
She is an affiliated faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology and a project leader for Johns Hopkins Physical Science-Oncology Center. Her work has appeared in more than 90 publications and she holds 19 patents. She is also ...

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My View: Share your views on gaming machines at forest preserve golf courses
Rockford Register Star
In 2015, the forest preserve's role in protecting biodiversity and land and water resources is more imperative than ever. Building on its respected legacy, your forest preserve district is strategizing to ... The continually rising costs of operating ...

 

Journal and Courier

Purdue retention program survives funding jeopardy
Journal and Courier
The program will undergo a name change since it's no longer funded by NSF and will be open to a more diverse population, said Camarillo, who also is an associate professor of biological sciences at Purdue. "It's definitely open to all levels of ...

 

Share “Center for Biological Diversity wants...”
NewsOK.com
The Center for Biological Diversity is joined in its petition by Dr. Steve Sheffield, a zoologist who received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University; Dr. Geoffrey Carpenter, a herpetologist affiliated with the University of Oklahoma Biological ...

 

The Liberal War on American Energy Independence
Commentary Magazine
Plaintiffs in the case were the Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity, the organization made famous for protecting the spotted owl in New Mexico and the Upper Northwest. “We're very excited,” said the Sierra Club's spokeswoman when the ...

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President's weekly report — January 30, 2015
Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)
We moved to intervene today in Center for Biological Diversity v. Jewell and Defenders of Wildlife v. Jewell, two consolidated cases where the greens are suing to provide more and unnecessary protections for the wolverine. For those urban readers not ...

 

Asheville Citizen-Times

2015 Camp Guide: Overnight coed camps
Asheville Citizen-Times
Campers are called "motivated learners," figuring that anyone who shows up to take biology, math or art in July is motivated. Campers classes in topics ... Christian camp at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove with archery, BB guns, zip line ...

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FACT SHEET: President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative
EIN News (press release)
More and better treatments for cancer: NCI will accelerate the design and testing of effective, tailored treatments for cancer by expanding genetically based clinical cancer trials, exploring fundamental aspects of cancer biology, and establishing a ...

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Space.com

The Hunt for Alien Extremophiles is Taking Off (Kavli Q+A)
Space.com
Jocelyne DiRuggiero, associate research professor in the Department of Biology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a member of the University's Institute for Planets and Life. She studies how microorganisms adapt ... Christopher McKay is a ...

 

Polar Bears' Penile Bones Are Breaking Because of Industrial Pollution
VICE News
"The density of the penile bone is a proxy of mating success," Shaye Wolf, Climate Science Director for the Center for Biological Diversity, told VICE News. "There's a whole slew of harm to the polar bears' reproductive health that has been linked to ...

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Fitch Affirms University of Chicago (IL) Revs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Fort Mills Times
... UChicago operates the Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Illinois and the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts. It is also the sole corporate member of the University of Chicago Medical Center, a ...

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National Geographic

Could Drilling in the Atlantic Harm Fish, Whales, Turtles?
National Geographic
The swath of Atlantic Ocean the Obama administration may open to oil and gas exploration is an ecologically diverse network of soft-bottom shelves and rocky canyons that includes some of most dynamic and mysterious marine systems on Earth. ... "It's a ...

 

UCSD Medical Center

UC San Diego, UC San Francisco Launch New Cancer Cell Mapping Initiative
UCSD Medical Center
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco, with support from a diverse team of collaborators, have launched an ambitious new project – dubbed the Cancer Cell Map Initiative ...

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State's action may be pivotal in testing EPA authority on oceans
McClatchy Washington Bureau
It was filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental advocacy group, and criticizes the EPA for not finding marine waters imperiled under the Clean Water Act. Ocean acidification refers to the increase in the ocean's acidity, which ...

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Science Careers Blog (blog)

Faculty: Making Your Research Count
Science Careers Blog (blog)
Wright is now University of Minnesota associate dean of biological science administration and is starting CourseSource, an online science education journal. But if she launched a new research .... "Resilience" is the Strengthsfinder-type term for the ...

 

Moultrie News

Bulls Bay Nature Festival – A celebration of nature and community
Moultrie News
A diverse array of activities will take place at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, Francis Marion National Forest, Camp Sewee Marine Science Center, Hampton Plantation State Park, Bishop Jerden Conference Center, and at the Sewee Visitor and ...

 

A Sanofi season of solidarity
The Nation
Sanofi Pakistan also sponsored two activities for the children of the Ra'ana Liaquat Community Center School (RLCC) in Shah Faisal Colony. Sanofi volunteers ... The students learned of the importance of biodiversity and the value of mangroves. Another ...

 

Environment News Service

US Senate Votes to Force Keystone XL Pipeline Approval
Environment News Service
Bill Snape, senior counsel with the Center for Biological Diversity, said, “The new congressional majority simply doesn't get that climate change is happening now, that handing our lands over to foreign corporations is wrong, and that clean water and ...

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