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Idaho Suspends Wilderness Wolf-killing Plan in Face of Court Challenge
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Earthjustice is representing long-time Idaho conservationist and wilderness advocate Ralph Maughan along with four conservation groups — Defenders of Wildlife, Western Watersheds Project, Wilderness Watch and the Center for Biological Diversity — in ...

 

Scientists Urge Fish and Wildlife Service to Uphold Scientific Integrity in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The science is clear that global warming threatens the wolverine with extinction,” said Shaye Wolf, climate science director of the Center for Biological Diversity, who signed the letter. “It's deeply disturbing that the Service might allow an ...
Keep wolverines protected, scientists urge Interior DepartmentLos Angeles Times
Tipton bill adds transparency to species dataCortez Journal

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Statement From Center for Biological Diversity on Failure of Obama ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Under this irresponsible proposal, outdated, thin-walled tanker cars will be hauling explosive crude oil through our cities for up to another five years,” said Jared Margolis, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity who focuses on ...

 

Settlement Will Help Safeguard Nation's Endangered Wildlife From 5 Dangerous ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity reached a settlement today requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to analyze the impacts of five common pesticides on endangered wildlife across the nation. The pesticides up for review ...
California Department of Fish and Wildlife recommends 'threatened' status for ...Lake County News
Feds under attack for dodging consultations to protect wildlife from pesticidesallvoices

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Science, law of no concern to Center for Biological Diversity
Las Vegas Review-Journal
But leading the coalition to make sure this never happens is the Center for Biological Diversity, which claims to use “science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species.” Without question, CBD's operatives are experts in “creative media.

 

Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Construction of U.S. Military Airstrip in Japan That ...
eNews Park Forest
Today's lawsuit was filed by Earthjustice on behalf of the U.S. organizations Center for Biological Diversity and Turtle Island Restoration Network; the Japanese organizations Japan Environmental Lawyers Federation and the Save the Dugong Foundation; ...

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Bluefin Tuna Continue at Historic Lows as Feds Weigh Pacific Fishing Ban
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The action followed the Center for Biological Diversity's rulemaking petition sent in April. The Pacific bluefin population's historic low triggered a requirement for new regulations to better manage overfishing by April 8, 2014, but regulators thus ...
Feds to Consider Ban on Bluefin Tuna FishingKCET

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Top Scientists Urge Obama Administration to Use Accurate Estimates of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Reducing the oil and gas industry's massive methane pollution could help provide the breathing room we need to avoid disastrous climate tipping points,” said Shaye Wolf, climate science director at the Center for Biological Diversity, who signed the ...

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New Federal Study: Highly Toxic, Bee-killing Pesticides Common in 9 ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's shocking to see the prevalence of these toxic pesticides — already banned by the European Union — in so many American waterways,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We ...

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Fish Found Only In Arizona, New Mexico Gains Endangered Species Act ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions for protection of 757 imperiled species across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the Zuni bluehead sucker under the ...
Feds grant endangered species status to Zuni bluehead suckerCronkite News
Rare Fish Added to Endangered Species ListKJZZ
Feds approve endangered species listing for fishCT Post

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Three Southeast Flowers Protected Under Endangered Species Act in
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions on protection for 757 imperiled species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected three flowers under the Endangered Species Act. Short's ...

 

MiamiHerald.com

Bee-killing Pesticides Banned in Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon and Washington Wildlife ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The agency's decision this month to ban the pesticides comes in response to a legal petition filed by the Center for Food Safety and joined by the Center for Biological Diversity, demanding the Service ban the use of neonicotinoids in wildlife refuge ...
Northwest wildlife refuges to phase out pesticide classYakima Herald-Republic
Northwest wildlife refuges to phase out pesticideThe Idaho Statesman

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cvbugle

Two Rare Snakes Found in Arizona and New Mexico Get Endangered Species ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— As part of a landmark 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service finalized Endangered Species Act protections today for the Southwest's narrow-headed garter snake and northern Mexican ...
Snake Species In Arizona, New Mexico Now Listed As ThreatenedPublic News Service
Feds declare New Mexico, Arizona gartersnakes threatened speciesCronkite News
Southwest Snakes Given Endangered Species ProtectionKJZZ
Delhi Daily News
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Headlines & Global News

Legal Petition Calls for New York State to Ban Super-toxic Rat Poisons
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“There is no reason to leave the worst of the worst poisons on the market,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “There are safe, cost-effective options on the shelves today that ...
Groups urge NY to ban poisons that kill wildlifeTimes Herald-Record
Groups Urge New York's Statewide Ban of Rat PoisonsHeadlines & Global News

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Feds Propose Roadmap for Mexican Gray Wolf's Future in Arizona, New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
12, 2015, according to a legal settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We're glad Mexican wolves will be allowed to roam more widely and will be introduced directly into New Mexico,” said the Center's Michael Robinson. “But increasing the ...
Biodiversity: Some progress for Mexican gray wolves?Summit County Citizens Voice
Feds make new wolf proposal: Agency's revision sets I-40 as northern limitMohave Valley News
Bigger wolf habitat sought in Arizona, New MexicoAZFamily
WRAL.com
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Environment News Service

California Court Rules Against Dangerous Oil Development Near Pinnacles ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“This legal victory helps protect California's water, wildlife and climate from dangerous new oil development,” said Kassie Siegel, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute. “It makes no sense to fast-track dirty and ...
Judge Halts Plans To Drill Near California National ParkThinkProgress
Judge halts drilling permits next to condorsModesto Bee

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Lawsuit Filed to Protect Hudson River, Endangered Wildlife From Massive ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEW YORK— Responding to a massive increase in shipments of highly explosive crude oil along the Hudson River, the Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency for failing to ...
Cleanup of a Hudson spill itself couild harm speciesNorthJersey.com

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More Than 100 Groups Oppose "Sportsmen's Act" Allowing Lead Poisoning of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“America's eagles, swans and other wildlife don't deserve to die painful deaths and suffer horrific injuries from lead poisoning,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity. “And yet the Senate is poised to allow these ...

 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada Butterfly Gains 5561 Acres of Protected Habitat Under Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— Following an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed decisions for protection of 757 imperiled species across the country, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to protect 5,561 acres of critical habitat for ...
'Critical habitat' for Mount Charleston blue butterfly covers 5500 acresLas Vegas Review-Journal

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Air Quality in North Carolina
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to ensure that North Carolinians are protected from lead and ozone air pollution. The EPA has failed ...

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Nature World News

Protection Sought for Rare Colorado, Utah Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The best available science makes clear that the two wildflowers need the protection of the Endangered Species Act to survive, according to the letter sent to the Service this week by the Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, Rocky Mountain ...
Scientists ordered to scrap plan to protect American wolverinesWisconsin Gazette
Leaked Document: Scientists Ordered to Scrap Plan to Protect WolverineseNews Park Forest
Fed to Scrap Plans to Make Wolverine ProtectedNature World News
Phys.Org -Tyler Morning Telegraph
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Ecorazzi

Loggerhead Sea Turtles Win Room to Roam, Habitat Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's designation will maximize conservation efforts by protecting turtles on land and sea, offering hope for recovery,” said Jaclyn Lopez, a Florida-based staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Protecting critical habitat for ...
Feds name Longboat Key - but not Anna Maria Island - 'critical habitat' for ...Bradenton Herald
Hundreds Of Miles Of Coast Now Protected For TurtlesThinkProgress
Feds declare 300 miles of Florida beaches critical habitat for loggerheadsTampabay.com
Lexington Herald Leader
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Caltrans Agrees to Reevaluate Impacts of Del Norte Highway Project on ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Caltrans should reevaluate the whole premise of this expensive, unnecessary project that would cause erosion and sediment impacts to critical salmon habitat,” said Jeff Miller of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Caltrans has already wasted more ...

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Suit Filed to Protect Endangered Pacific Loggerhead Sea Turtles From Nets
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— A lawsuit filed by Turtle Island Restoration Network and Center for Biological Diversity today seeks to protect endangered sea turtles off the coast of Southern California by requiring the National Marine Fisheries Service to implement ...

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Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

Suit Filed to Ensure Foreign Fisheries Meet American Standards for Dolphin and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Americans would be appalled if they knew their Friday-night fish dinner might be killing imperiled whales and dolphins around the world,” said Sarah Uhlemann, senior attorney and international program director of the Center for Biological Diversity ...
We've Waited Long Enough: The US Must Act to Save Whales and Dolphins ...Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

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Deseret News

House of Representatives Approves Bill to Weaken Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... is yet another Republican scheme to push politics and corporate profits ahead of protecting endangered species and the long-term health of the world we live in,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological ...
HR 4315: Shining A Light On The "Sue And Settle" RacketForbes
House votes to place new requirements on government in declaring species ...Press-Register - al.com

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Federal Court Decision Upholds Protections for Wildlife, Streams, Quiet ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club intervened in a legal challenge to the travel plan brought by the New Mexico Off-Highway Vehicle Alliance. The District Court today ruled in favor of the U.S. Forest Service and ...

 

Third Lawsuit Filed to Prevent Caltrans From Vandalizing Ancient Redwoods in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The shortsightedness of this project is dumbfounding,” said Peter Galvin with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Does Caltrans really expect the public to accept a multimillion dollar project that would needlessly damage this iconic grove of giant ...

 

Lawsuit Launched to Halt Destruction of 14000 Acres of Condor Habitat at Tejon ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The land on Tejon Ranch is critical to the survival of California condors, but only if it's not turned into tennis courts, swimming pools and parking lots,” said Adam Keats, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Urban Wildlands program ...

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Bay Area Indymedia

Arizona Game and Fish Department Tries to Spin Continued Condor Lead ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... the best gauge of success for protecting condors from lead poisoning is anything other than reducing the number of lead poisonings and condor deaths is not serious about preventing condor deaths,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological ...
Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Tries to Spin CA Condor Lead Poisonings as ...Bay Area Indymedia

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Legal Petition to EPA: Protect People, Wildlife From Dangerous Chemicals in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a legal petition today urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect people, wildlife and the environment from toxic and carcinogenic chemicals found in polyvinyl chloride (PVC ...

 

Swordfish Drift Gillnet Fishery Restricted to Protect Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's action came after the Center for Biological Diversity, Oceana, and Turtle Island Restoration Network called upon the Fisheries Service earlier this month in a letter urging them to implement this important closure. On July 10, the Center and ...

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Updated: Judge puts nozzle on oil project
Hollister Free Lance
That announcement came last week from the Center for Biological Diversity, which sued San Benito County over its approval last year of the Project Indian site in an oilfield near Coalinga along the Monterey County border. Next, another hearing is ...
Judge halts exploratory wells near PinnaclesThe Salinas Californian

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Grizzly Bears, Wolves, Lynx, Bighorn Sheep and Pronghorn to Benefit From
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is great news for Yellowstone's beleaguered wildlife” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “Closing this anachronistic and wasteful USDA facility will provide safer habitat for wolves, grizzly bears, bighorn sheep and ...

 

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Woodpeckers, Owls From Logging in Sierra Nevada
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Earth Island Institute today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service over its continued failure to protect post-fire wildlife habitat from outdated and destructive logging ...

 

It's Time to Take this Poisonous Plastic Out of Our Oceans
Huffington Post
That's why the Center for Biological Diversity, where I work, recently petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to classify PVC as hazardous waste and limit the amount of dangerous chemicals used in its production. If approved, this proposal ...

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New Study: Bee-killing Pesticides Linked to Declines in 14 Bird Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The cascading impacts of these pesticides are poisoning the web of life,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's time we learn from the mistakes in our past with these ...

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Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Puts Contract Renewal With Wildlife ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“We are glad to see that Humboldt County is pushing the 'pause' button on its relationship with Wildlife Services,” said Tim Ream of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hope that the county will do the wise thing and terminate its relationship ...

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Environment: Feds to ban genetically engineered crops, neonicotinoid ...
Summit County Citizens Voice
The Center for Biological Diversity and Beyond Pesticides co-signed the second legal petition, filed this February. CFS, PEER, Beyond Pesticides, and Sierra Club are currently litigating FWS's allowance of industrial agriculture practices on Midwest ...

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Obama Administration OKs Super Noisy Airguns in Opening up Atlantic Coast to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... that should be protected for endangered right whales and other wildlife, but instead the government is planning to let oil companies blast airguns, drill, and probably spill oil,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological ...

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Third lawsuit filed against Richardson Grove highway widening project
Times-Standard
Peter Galvin, director of programs for the Center for Biological Diversity and another plaintiff in the dispute, said Caltrans has shown that it's more interested in completing the project than addressing environmental damages by filing an ...

 

The Hindu

40000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for World Population Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— As part of Friday's World Population Day, the Center for Biological Diversity is distributing 40,000 free Endangered Species Condoms across the country to highlight the link between rapid human population growth and the wildlife ...
Endangered species condoms: 'Safe intercourse saves the dwarf seahorse'Washington Post

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New York's Getting Pushed to Ban Poisons That Are Killing Wildlife
Care2.com
Wildlife and conservation organizations are taking up the battle to get super-toxic rat poisons out of New York over concerns about the dangers they pose to wildlife, pets and people. The Center for Biological Diversity, American Bird Conservancy ...

 

North Country Public Radio

The Price of Oil Trains
Metroland
Amato and EarthJustice represent the Ezra Prentice Homes Tenants Association, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter and the Center for Biological Diversity in challenging the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to require an environmental ...
State extends oil plan input timeAlbany Times Union

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Enviros Seek End to Bluefin Overfishing
Courthouse News Service
WASHINGTON (CN) - The Center for Biological Diversity has requested the United States stop fishing for Pacific bluefin tuna and recommend an international moratorium, according to a government announcement. The Department of Commerce's National ...

 

Federal Methane Pollution Action Called Too Modest
National Journal
Mickey Moritz of the Center for Biological Diversity ditched the niceties: "I think the plan is too aspirational and lacks enforceable, substantive measures." But there may be more to come. Beyond the DOE measures, EPA is weighing possible regulations ...

 

Third Lawsuit to Prevent Caltrans From Vandalizing Ancient Redwoods in ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“The shortsightedness of this project is dumbfounding,” said Peter Galvin with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Does Caltrans really expect the public to accept a multimillion dollar project that would needlessly damage this iconic grove of giant ...
New lawsuit seeks to Highway 101 project through Richardson GroveSanta Rosa Press Democrat

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Courts and OPR may revise CEQA sooner than the Legislature
California Plannning and Development Report
Most recently, on July 9, 2014, the high court agreed to hear an appeal of the March 2014 ruling on the proposed Newhall Ranch development, Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of Fish & Wildlife, S217763. The partially published March ...

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How to Help Stop Industrial Agriculture From Killing the Monarch Butterfly
Yahoo News
“It's scary,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If these were people, it would be like losing everyone in the U.S. except for those living in Ohio and Florida.” The size of the monarch population reached an ...

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Protesters Urge California Coastal Commission to Consider Offshore Fracking's ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VENTURA, Calif.— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Ventura today, hazmat-suit-wearing protesters with the Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch will urge the commissioners to consider a biologist's warning that chemicals ...

 

'Green News Report' 7/31/14
Brad Blog (blog)
“It's shocking to see the prevalence of these toxic pesticides — already banned by the European Union — in so many American waterways,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We ...

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What's Happening for August (UPDATED Aug. 1)
SunHerald.com
Hurricane Hunters lecture series: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd. Hunters, based at Keesler Air Force Base, will highlight their experiences. Details: 377-2056. ... Presented by Wayne Morris, Department of Biological ...

 

State May Declare Unique NorCal Fish Threatened
KCET
That recommendation came as the result of an October 2012 petition by the Center for Biological Diversity to list the fish. Representatives of the group say they'll be at the Fish and Game Commission's August 5 meeting in San Diego to press for full ...

 

USFWS Finds Southwest Sucker Fish Endangered
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the agency to protect the fish in 2004, and a 2011 settlement between the USFWS and the CBD resulted in an agreement to speed listing decisions for 757 species across the country, the CBD stated in a press ...

 

Bethesda Now

Amphipod 'Recovery Plan' Could Spell Trouble For Purple Line
Bethesda Now
The petition also asks the Service to take its own samples at the three Maryland sites where the Center for Biological Diversity believes the amphipod species lives. Last week, the Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail and many of the same residents of ...
Protection of Purple Line's Shrimpy Nemesis May Slow ProgressCurbed DC

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Idaho suspends use of hired wolf hunter in wilderness
Prairie Star
Earthjustice represented Defenders of Wildlife, Western Watersheds Project, Wilderness Watch and the Center for Biological Diversity in the lawsuit. After losing a request to temporarily block the wolf hunt last fall in Idaho's federal district court ...

 

AmmoLand.com

New Federal Proposal Provides Few Benefits for Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... of the Service bending over backward to allow habitat destruction and transfer management authority to states that are, in many cases, hostile to endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological ...
Federal Scientists Ordered to Drop Proposal to Protect WolverinesHuffington Post (blog)
Endangered Species Listing For Wolverine Looking DoubtfulNorthwest Public Radio

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Idaho suspends plan for hired wolf hunter
Montana Standard
Earthjustice is representing Idaho wilderness advocate Ralph Maughan, Defenders of Wildlife, Western Watersheds Project, Wilderness Watch, and Center for Biological Diversity in the lawsuit. In his declaration to the court, Gould said the Idaho ...

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FIS

EU aquaculture boosted through research into emerging species
FIS
It is Diversify project, which is funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission and had its kickoff meeting at the Hellenic Center for Marine Research in Greece in January 2014. Coordinated by Dr. Constantinos C ... (Sander ...

 

House GOP pass bill to limit Endangered Species Act
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Even thought the Center for Biological Diversity has fought unsuccessfully to get USFWS grizzly bear data to test its own hypotheses, the center rejects the requirement of posting all data online, said spokeswoman Louisa Wilcox. “When there are so few ...

 

Lawsuit Urges Halt to Clatskanie Oil Terminal's Violation of Clean Air Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Transporting volatile Bakken crude by rail and ship along the Columbia River is like playing a dangerous game of environmental roulette with our health and our environment,” said Tanya Sanerib, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We ...
Global Partners' oil train terminal near Clatskanie sued over Clean Air Act ...The Oregonian
Lawsuit Over Air Pollution Permits Targets Oregon Oil TerminalJefferson Public Radio

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Climate: Scientists call for cuts in methane emissions
Summit County Citizens Voice
“Reducing the oil and gas industry's massive methane pollution could help provide the breathing room we need to avoid disastrous climate tipping points,” said Shaye Wolf, climate science director at the Center for Biological Diversity, who signed the ...

 

UF launches newest preeminence initiative aimed at biodiversity
University of Florida
The museum also is the home of iDigBio, the national center for creating a digital catalog of the earth's flora and fauna. UF's standing as a national and international biodiversity leader is further strengthened by its status as both a land- and sea ...

 

National Wolf Expert to Appear in Portland, Salem This Week
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... will be highlighted during special presentations this week in Portland and Salem featuring biologist Amaroq Weiss, one of the country's leading wolf-conservation advocates, who works as West Coast wolf organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity.

 

BLM agrees to complete hydraulic fracturing EIS for leases in California
Lexology (registration)
In its July 17, 2014 settlement agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Sierra Club, BLM agreed to prepare an EIS analyzing the potential impacts from hydraulic fracturing on two oil and gas leases in California. The settlement ...

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The Hill

Green groups press EPA on climate rule
The Hill
"This rule is neither stringent nor tough enough to avoid the worst effects of global warming," said Christopher Mayo, speaking on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity, an Arizona-based environmental organization. The EPA's new rules call on ...

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Settlement requires federal review of pesticides' impact on endangered species
Wisconsin Gazette
These pesticides are toxic to wildlife and may threaten human health, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. “We don't think these chemicals should even be in use, but at the very least, measures to protect endangered wildlife should have ...

 

Greens Call NYC Oil-Spill Plans Insufficient
Courthouse News Service
BROOKLYN (CN) - The Coast Guard's and EPA's response plans for an oil train derailment near the lower Hudson River or New York Harbor are legally insufficient and put public safety and the environment at risk, the Center for Biological Diversity claims ...

 

Drift gill-net fishery closed to protect migrating loggerhead turtles
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Earlier this month, representatives from the Center for Biological Diversity and the Turtle Island Restoration Network filed a lawsuit against NOAA seeking a closure of the drift gill-net fishery because of impending El Nino conditions. Craig Heberer ...

 

Guardian Liberty Voice

Endangered Species: Maybe Condoms Will Help?
Guardian Liberty Voice
The Center for Biological Diversity condom publicity stunt is hoping to get people to see how the human population is rising so quickly while certain animal numbers are dropping dangerously. The not for profit organization is hoping to start a ...

 

Gutierrez awarded Health Foundation scholarship
Claremore Daily Progress
Gutierrez's recent honors and awards include the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor, Zarrow Scholar, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, President of Exercise and Sports Science, the President's Honor Roll, Dean's Honor Roll, and President's Class.

 

Western Journalism

Here's How The Invasion Of Illegals Is Already Causing Huge Problems For This ...
Western Journalism
He is currently the senior staff writer at Western Center for Journalism. Chris is the author of two books and is a frequent guest ... has suffered an unparalleled breakdown in family unity. Even during slavery when marriage was illegal, a black child ...

 

Residents, Environmental Group Threaten State With Purple Line Lawsuit
Bethesda Now
Kenk's amphipod, Photos via Brett Hartl/Center for Biological Diversity A month after threatening the federal government with legal action over the Purple Line light rail, an environmental group and many of the same Chevy Chase residents have done the ...

 

The Hill

Strengthen power plan rules to avoid climate haymaker
The Hill
At this point, only swift action can help us avoid this ponderous but devastating punch. Bundy is a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute. Tweet · Previous Story John Feehery: Republican Rubik's Cube. Next ...

 

This Stunning Peruvian Carbon Map Could Change The Way We Fight Climate ...
Businessinsider India
They harbor and sustain the majority of the earth's biodiversity, thus providing shelter and habitats to countless species of wildlife and plantlife. And they provide these vital ecological services to all ... Alessandro Baccini, a remote sensing ...

 

Grand Canyon News

School denies Tusayan roadway access
Grand Canyon News
The board revisited the issue during its July 8 regular meeting after the Center for Biological Diversity circulated a June 24 letter challenging the town's application. The center claims the application violates the deed restriction between the Forest ...

 

National Geographic

Peru's first-ever high-resolution carbon map could help the world breathe easier
National Geographic
The Carnegie Airborne Observatory imaged this fragmented Amazonian landscape. The largest trees, and thus the highest carbon stocks, are shown in red. Blue areas are cattle pastures harboring extremely low carbon stocks, with the small exception of the ...

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Project Could Launch New Oil Field in Condor Habitat, Waste Millions of ...
Bay Area Indymedia
The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity challenging the Indian Wells project, which would use cyclic steam injection, a water-intensive and polluting form of oil extraction. The court agreed that San ...

 

Nature World News

NOAA May Save Bluefin Tuna with Commercial Fishing Ban
Nature World News
Thankfully for the tuna's sake, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) petitioned NOAA in April to consider putting the Pacific bluefin tuna on its list of endangered species along with Atlantic and southern Bluefin tuna. "This initiation of this ...

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Feds propose expanding wolf habitat in Arizona, New Mexico; I-40 would be ...
The Republic
Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity said the center was encouraged that more wolves will be able to roam more widely under the proposals, but he criticized the northern limit. "It appears they're still not going to let them roam ...

 

What's Happening for August (UPDATED July 30)
SunHerald.com
Hurricane Hunters lecture series: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd. Hunters, based at Keesler Air Force Base, will highlight their experiences. Details: 377-2056. ... Presented by Wayne Morris, Department of Biological ...

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cvbugle

Arizona's Zuni bluehead sucker fish endangered
azcentral.com
The fish is the 121st of more than 700 species whose endangerment status Fish and Wildlife agreed to determine by 2018 in a legal settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity, according to a release. "We've tried to spur the process along as ...
Feds declare Arizona's Zuni bluehead sucker endangered speciesTucsonSentinel.com

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Program serves local, adventuresome youth
Hyde Park Herald
... Chief of the Section of Family Planning & Contraceptive Research, Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion in the Biological Sciences Division.

 

Environmental groups file suit
Big Bear Grizzly
The Friends of Fawnskin and Center for Biological Diversity filed suit against San Bernardino County and the county Board of Supervisors on June 24 for failure to observe the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act. The suit alleges ...

 

Wolf habitat may expand, but north of I-40
Arizona Daily Star
Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity said the center was encouraged that more wolves will be able to roam more widely under the proposals, but he criticized the northern limit. “It appears they're still not going to let them roam ...

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Age Before … What Does It Take to Be An Opera Singer?
San Francisco Classical Voice
The most logical direction led to work at a Philadelphia sleep research center and adding a Ph.D. in psychology to her degrees in linguistics and music. Lieberman, however, contemplated hanging a big left. ... There isn't a codified biological ...

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Environment: Another silent spring?
Summit County Citizens Voice
In an effort to protect wildlife from pesticides, the Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned for a ban on the use of neonicotinoids in national wildlife refuges and worked to reform the way pesticides are reviewed in the United States ...

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Northwest refuges to ban neonicotinoids
Bonners Ferry Herald
The pesticides accumulate in soil and water ecosystems and remain for a long time. The Center for Food Safety and Center for Biological Diversity had petitioned Fish and Wildlife to ban neonicotinoids on wildlife refuges nationwide, but agency ...

 

Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)

Should grizzly bears return to the California Sierras?
Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)
So thinks the Center for Biological Diversity, which recently petitioned the United States Fish & Wildlife Service to establish experimental populations in the state. An editorial in this weekend's Sacramento Bee takes a cautious approach to the ...
The return of the grizzly to CaliforniaColumbus Ledger-Enquirer
Grizzly bears may return to their ancestral homeland CaliforniaUncover California

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Lease sale held under protest
Mohave Valley News
Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests over Thursday's sale in Reno. The sale also drew more than 30 protesters outside the office where it was ...
LETTERS: Fracking poses environmental, health threatsLas Vegas Review-Journal

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Tribute water case dampens development outlook
Sierra Vista Herald
... is Sierra Vista's largest planned development. The Maricopa County judge found in favor of the plaintiffs, which include: the Bureau of Land Management; Robin Silver, co-founder of the Center for Biological Diversity; and Tricia Gerrodette, a local ...

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What's Happening for August (UPDATED July 29)
SunHerald.com
Hurricane Hunters lecture series: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd. Hunters, based at Keesler Air Force Base, will highlight their experiences. Details: 377-2056. ... Presented by Wayne Morris, Department of Biological ...

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Court orders further environmental review before oil exploration can proceed ...
Monterey County Weekly (blog)
(The subject in that case, however, was fracking, and U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal took issue with the lack of available information on the technique.) Center for Biological Diversity was also a plaintiff in that case, which centered around BLM ...
California judge strikes down plan to drill near Pinnacles National ParkUncover California

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For rare species, the future is in the freezer as zoos manage a conservation ...
Washington Post
Unlike people who pay up to $2,000 for ancestral DNA tests, Amani got hers free, courtesy of biologists at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute who study her every move, hoping her cubs will help increase the thinning cheetah populations at ...

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Coast Guard, EPA Fail To Protect River Species, Suit Says
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 18, 2014, 5:02 PM ET) -- The Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday sued the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency saying it failed to update the oil-spill-response plans for New York and New Jersey ...

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What's Happening for August
SunHerald.com
Hurricane Hunters lecture series: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd. Hunters, based at Keesler Air Force Base, will highlight their experiences. Details: 377-2056. ... Presented by Wayne Morris, Department of Biological ...

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Judge says bearded seals not threatened
KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska
The Center for Biological Diversity appeared as an intervener defendant in the lawsuit, supporting NOAA Fisheries. The center's Alaska Director Rebecca Noblin says being listed as threatened would've provided a range of protections for the seal.

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Fed proposal gives wolves wider range
Albuquerque Journal
“We're glad Mexican wolves will be allowed to roam more widely and will be introduced directly into New Mexico,” said Michael Robinson with the Silver City-based Center for Biological Diversity. “But increasing the authority to kill wolves is ...

 

Green Group Demands Feds Peg PVC As Hazardous Waste
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 25, 2014, 5:01 PM ET) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was hit with a legal petition on Thursday asking the government to classify as a hazardous waste a chemical substance found in plastic that is linked to cancer and ...

 

Sun Jul 27 2014 Feds Close Over 25000 Square Miles of Ocean Off California's ...
Bay Area Indymedia
Today's action came after the Center for Biological Diversity, Oceana, and Turtle Island Restoration Network called upon NMFS earlier this month in a letter urging them to implement this important closure. “We are glad to see that Pacific loggerhead ...

 
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