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The Marshall Democrat-News

Center for Biological Diversity seeks Missouri ban on commercial trapping of wild turtles
The Marshall Democrat-News
The CBD points to a Missouri study published December 2014 in Chelonian Conservation and Biology by Stephanie A. Zimmer-Shaffer, Jerffrey T. Briggler and Joshua J. Millspaugh, which finds that even low annual harvest rates could have detrimental ...
Environmental groups want to ban commercial hunting of snapping and softshell turtles in MissouriSTLtoday.com

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Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Reports California Supreme Court Upholds Moratorium on Suction Dredge Mining for Gold
Sierra Sun Times
“Suction dredging is a reckless form of hobby mining that tears up rivers and threatens our waterways, imperiled salmon and other wildlife,” said Jonathan Evans, environmental health legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “In this time ...
Ban on dredging for gold upheld by California Supreme CourtSFGate
State Supreme Court says no to suction dredge gold miningEureka Times Standard
decision - California Courts Case Information - CA.govCalifornia Courts Case Information - CA.gov

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Blue Whales, Other Endangered Animals From Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for approving fracking in federal waters off the California ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Study: Overfishing on Coral Reefs Reduces Nutrients Healthy Ecosystems Need
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The study, by scientists at the University of Washington, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Smithsonian Institution and North Carolina State University, suggests that while avoiding local extinction of fish species is a conservation priority ...

 

Vanishing Rio Grande Mussel Proposed for Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SILVER CITY, N.M.— Following a landmark settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity requiring consideration of protection for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed endangered species protections for the Texas hornshell ...

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Forest Service Asked to Reject Fracking Plan in Ohio's Wayne National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... national forest would degrade streams and groundwater, fragment wildlife habitat and worsen climate change — issues inadequately addressed in the environmental analysis for the proposal — according to the letter from the Center for Biological ...

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Army Corps Recommends Denial of Essential Permit for Rosemont Mine
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's very encouraging to see the Corps moving toward denial of this permit,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The record is clear — the Rosemont mine would pollute Arizona's air, drain its water ...

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Tucson Weekly

Study: Endangered Species Protection Taking Six Times Longer Than Law Allows
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“When it comes to saving endangered species, every year of delayed protections is a year that these animals and plants move closer to extinction,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity and one of the ...
Environmental group sues for trout protectionPueblo Chieftain

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Petition Calls on EPA to Require Pesticide Companies to Disclose Data on Chemical Mixtures
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to require pesticide companies to provide data on the “synergistic” effects of pesticide products when seeking approval for those products.

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Feds Say California's Endangered Channel Islands Foxes Are Recovered
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... from the disease. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.1 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. www ...
Once Nearly Extinct California Island Foxes No Longer EndangeredNPR
News Releases - U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
These adorable foxes, once nearly extinct, have made a record-breaking comebackWashington Post
Articles From The latimes - Los Angeles Times
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To Protect Climate, Public Health, Americans Call for End to Federal Coal Program
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The science is clear that there's no reasonable path to avoiding the worst effects of climate change without the phaseout of coal mining and combustion,” said Michael Saul, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We can't do that ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Wolf OR-7's Pack Has Pups for Third Straight Year, Neighboring New Wolf Pair Also Has Pups
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's incredibly exciting that Oregon's wolves are starting to find their way back to places this remarkable species once called home,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer for the Center for Biological Diversity. “The fact that individual ...

 

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare California Fish, Endangered Mammal
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Endangered Habitats League today announced their intent to sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its failure to assess harm to federally protected Santa Ana sucker fish and San ...

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KTVH

Lawsuit Filed Challenging Montana's Unconstitutional Regulations for Hunting Grizzly Bears
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Humane Society of the United States, the Center for Biological Diversity and Bozeman resident Clint Nagel filed the suit after citizens concerned about Montana's trophy-hunting plan were denied access to the full content of the regulations ...
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in courtGreat Falls Tribune

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New Federal Policy on Endangered Species Decision Process Will Push Less-studied Species to Extinction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... even more of our natural heritage,” said Curry. 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 ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

PSA Campaign: Who Really Belongs on California's Flag?
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today launched a series of public service announcements as part of its “Bring Back the Bears” campaign aimed at returning grizzly bears to parts of California.

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Wildlife Agency to Kill Wolves in Northeast Washington
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.1 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. Cascadia Wildlands educates, agitates, and ...
Conservation groups plead for red wolf program to staySmoky Mountain News

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Defenders of Wildlife Blog

Lawsuit Launched to Speed Endangered Species Act Protection for 417 Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 417 animals and plants under the Endangered Species Act. The ...
Feds Notified of Intent to Sue over Fracking at Offshore PlatformsSanta Barbara Independent
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of speciesNBC Montana
Greens pressure Obama to list endangered speciesWashington Examiner (blog)
WMFE -Agri-Pulse -Environment & Energy Publishing
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Iowa Proposes to Rein in Turtle Trapping
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The United States is a turtle biodiversity hotspot, home to more types of turtles than any other country in the world. As part of a campaign to protect this rich natural heritage, the Center in 2008 and 2009 petitioned Iowa and other states with ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Prominent Climate Scientists Urge Obama Administration to End Coal Leasing on Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Top climate scientists are speaking out about the need to end public coal leasing once and for all, and President Obama would be wise to heed their warning,” said Shaye Wolf, climate science director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It makes ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Analysis: Burning Unleased Fossil Fuels in Gulf of Mexico Would Release 33 Billion Tons of Greenhouse Gas Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
This report shows that new oil and gas leasing in the Gulf would be a carbon bomb that will deepen our climate crisis,” said Kristen Monsell, oceans attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “President Obama needs to align his energy and climate ...
Feds Move Oil & Gas Lease Auctions Online in Effort to Avoid OppositionEarth Island Journal
Poor turnout for final oil lease sale in the GulfWashington Examiner (blog)
Obama's offshore drilling puts whales and dolphins in peril, groups warnThe Guardian
Common Dreams (press release)
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US to World: Protect Dolphins, Whales or Lose Access to US Seafood Market
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In 2014 the Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council and Turtle Island Restoration Network sued to enforce the import requirement, and today's regulations were a result of that settlement. “The public demands and the U.S. can ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Agreement Will Speed Recovery of Imperiled Flatwoods Salamanders
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PANAMA CITY, Fla.— In response to a notice of intent to sue from the Center for Biological Diversity and the Gulf Restoration Network, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today agreed to develop recovery plans for two species of endangered flatwoods ...

 

KABC-TV

Environmentalists to sue San Bernardino, Colton, water treatment plant for killing Santa Ana sucker fish
KABC-TV
The Santa Ana sucker fish can be seen in a photo provided by the Center for Biological Diversity. KABC. By Sid Garcia. Wednesday, August 24, 2016 04:56PM. SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) --. Threatened sucker fish rely on the few patches of water in the Santa ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Four Arrested at Louisiana BOEM Office Delivering Petitions Demanding President Obama Cancel Offshore Drilling ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEW ORLEANS— Three Gulf of Mexico residents and an ally from the Center for Biological Diversity were arrested this morning at the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's office in New Orleans while delivering petitions demanding that President ...

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CBS Local

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — There's a bold new campaign to bring grizzly bears back to California.
CBS Local
Steven Jones, a spokesperson for the Center for Biological Diversity said, “We are seeking to have the State and Feds study the re-introduction of Grizzles in California. It's part of the re-wilding of California.” That's right, that want to bring back ...
Should This Gay Bear Be the Scruffy New Face on California's Flag?Out Magazine
Wildlife Campaign Teases Putting Gay Bear On California State FlagNewNowNext

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Legal Protest Filed Against Fossil Fuel Auction of Public Lands in Montana
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups protesting the lease auction include the Center for Biological Diversity, Great Old Broads for the Wilderness, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Montana chapter of the Sierra Club. This lease sale of public fossil fuels on 19,790 acres ...

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Advocates' Push for Quicker Aircraft Rules Premature, EPA Says
Bloomberg BNA
The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth first filed their lawsuit in April, but the EPA argued no mandatory duty to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft existed until July 25, when it issued a final determination under ...

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YubaNet

Lawsuit Launched Over California Cities' Killing of Threatened Santa Ana Suckers
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's outrageous that these cities are killing and injuring Santa Ana suckers without any attempt to comply with the Endangered Species Act,” said Ileene Anderson, a biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity, which has been working to protect ...
Environmentalists to sue San Bernardino and Colton over the killing of threatened fishLos Angeles Times

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WNCN

Organizations rally to keep Red Wolf Recovery Program active
WNCN
The rallies are a collaboration of the Red Wolf Coalition, the Wildlands Network, the Endangered Species Coalition, North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's simply jaw-dropping that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife is ...
Washington county authorizes action against wolvesBlue Mountain Eagle

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