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After Cross-country Trip, People's Climate Train Arrives for Historic Climate ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, has included workshops, discussions and activist trainings as the train passed through some of America's lands most threatened by the climate crisis. “We can't wait to get off the train in ...
Emeryville: Nearly 200 board 'People's Climate Train' for New York City marchContra Costa Times
People's Climate Train Leaves CA En Route to Historic Climate March in New ...Bay Area Indymedia

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Rare California Beetle Will Retain Endangered Species Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— After a critical review by an independent scientific panel and opposition by the Center for Biological Diversity and Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today it is withdrawing ...

 

People's Climate Train Stops in Denver En Route to Historic Climate March in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, includes workshops, discussions and activist trainings as the train passes through some of America's lands most threatened by the climate crisis. “It's really inspiring to see so many people ...

 

New Report: Offshore Fracking Threatens California's Ocean, Air, Seismic Safety
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Smith River this week, scientists with the Center for Biological Diversity today released a new report outlining the serious dangers posed by toxic chemicals, air pollution and increased ...
Offshore Fracking Endangering California's Marine Life: StudyRIA Novosti

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Newsweek

Biodiversity: Endangered species protection sought for dwindling monarch ...
Summit County Citizens Voice
In the petition, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety, the Xerces Society and renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower say monarch butterflies have declined by more than 90 percent in less than 20 years. By some ...
Federal protection sought for monarch butterflyBangor Daily News
After 90 Percent Decline, Federal Protection Sought for Monarch ButterflyBay Area Indymedia
Petition seeks action to save Monarch butterfliesFoster's Daily Democrat
STLtoday.com -Delmarva Daily Times
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ABC News

25 Million Acres Designated as Protected Critical Habitat for Canada Lynx in
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm glad such a large area has been protected for my favorite big cat, the Canada lynx,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These unique cats face a broad array of threats, including snowmobiles, ...
Groups will sue for Mexican gray wolf recovery planazcentral.com
Environmental groups threaten suit over Mexican gray wolfSilver City Sun-News
Enviros prepare lawsuit to force wolf recovery planTucsonSentinel.com
Arizona Republic -KRWG
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Litigation Reins in Misguided Army Corps Program to Cut Trees From Levees
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Friends of the River, the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife dismissed their 2011 lawsuit in federal court that challenged the implementation of the Corps' policy in California, on the basis that levee vegetation in California ...

 

Historic Step Toward Superfund Designation Could Save Ocean Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm thrilled the EPA is taking this historic first step to protect Hawaiian monk seals and green sea turtles from dangerous plastic litter,” said Emily Jeffers, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney. “These animals face enough threats to their ...
Federal agencies partner to protect Tern Island wildlifeWest Hawaii Today

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New Report: Fast-track Permit System for Watercraft Access Ignores Manatee ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A new report issued today by the Center for Biological Diversity reveals that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and state of Florida have failed to consider cumulative impacts of thousands of recently permitted docks, piers and ...

 

Three Plants in US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico Get Endangered Species Act ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Pursuant to a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Endangered Species Act protection today for three rare plants in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

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House Republicans to Hold Hearing Attacking Critically Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“House Republicans are clearly out of touch with an American public that broadly supports protections for endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “These hearings are nothing more ...

 

MiamiHerald.com

Two South Florida Flowers, Threatened by Climate Change and a Walmart,
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Pursuant to a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Endangered Species Act protection today for two imperiled flowers found exclusively in the disappearing pine ...
Two flowers growing in Miami-Dade County deemed endangeredMiamiHerald.com

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California Lawsuit Seeks Pollution Cuts From Massive Tree-burning Power Plant
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit today challenging a Clean Air Act permit issued by the Environmental Protection Agency for a massive, 31-megawatt biomass power plant proposed by Sierra Pacific Industries in Anderson ...

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SFGate

Federal Scientific Review Highlights Grave Risks of California Fracking
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The study, commissioned by the Bureau of Land Management and conducted by the California Council on Science and Technology, comes in response to a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club over leasing of public land in California ...
Feds To Resume Oil And Gas Leases Despite Fracking Report That Raised ...De Smog Blog (blog)
Kern Gusher BlogBakersfield Californian
Feds to resume leasing for fracking in CaliforniaKSBW The Central Coast

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SFGate

Oregon Spotted Frog Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— In accordance with an agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity that speeds protection decisions for 757 species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected Oregon spotted frogs as a threatened species under the ...
Oregon spotted frog to be protected as threatenedKATU

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Washington Times

Saving 'Nemo': Feds to consider protections for orange clownfish
The Hill
The move comes after the left-leaning Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the NMFS to protect orange clownfish in 2012. The group threatened to sue the agency last year for not doing so, until it agreed to consider listing the orange clownfish ...
'Saving Nemo': Feds mull ocean rules to save clownfish of Disney fameWashington Times
Clownfish That Inspired Finding Nemo Closer to Endangered Species Act ...eNews Park Forest
U.S. to review possible protections for orange clownfishWisconsin Gazette
Palm Beach Post
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Deseret News

Highly Imperiled Utah Fish Denied Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It feels like we're still in the Bush administration at the Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “All of these five species are highly ...
Utah's least chub no longer considered for protectionSalt Lake Tribune
Utah celebrates big conservation success story with tiny fishDeseret News
Rare Coastal Wildflower Added to Endangered ListKCET
eNews Park Forest
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New Projection: World Population Could Reach 12 Billion by 2100
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... population is a key driver of many of the world's environmental problems, including global warming and the loss of wildlife around the globe,” said Stephanie Feldstein, director of the population and sustainability program at the Center for ...

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Three Southeast Flowers Gain 2488 Acres of Protected Habitat 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 2,488 acres of critical habitat for three flowering plants ...

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The Virginian-Pilot

With Huckleberry Wolf Pack in Crosshairs, Conservation Groups Appeal to Gov ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... asking for are some very reasonable standards on what ranchers need to do to protect their livestock and when the state can step in and kill an endangered species,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer with the Center for Biological Diversity.
Environmental groups seek wolf rulesTriCities.com
Wolf hunt rules soughtThe Columbian

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Poll: Most Californians Want Offshore Fracking Ban
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The poll was commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity and conducted by Public Policy Polling. “Californians know that offshore fracking poses a toxic threat to our entire coast,” said Miyoko Sakashita, the Center's oceans program director ...

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Scorecard Grades Feds on Following Their Own Scientists' Recommendations for
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The question now is whether the Obama administration will follow those steps,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “We'll be holding the BLM accountable and making sure that the best available science is ...

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USA TODAY

Aspen Art Museum Removes Live Tortoises From Controversial Exhibit
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The exhibit featured three African sulcata tortoises, each with a pair of iPads stuck directly to its massive shell. The Aspen Art Museum removed the tortoises less than one week after the Center for Biological Diversity delivered a petition signed by ...
Tortoises removed from art museumAspen Times

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Feds to Consider Translocating Bears to North Cascades National Park
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're happy to see the Park Service begin the long-overdue conversation about bringing grizzly bears back to the North Cascades,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Grizzlies have lost more than ...

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Thousands sign on to close tortoise exhibit
Aspen Times
The Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity delivered the petition Tuesday, condemning Cai Guo-Qiang's art installation “Moving Ghost Town,” which includes three African sulcata tortoises that display footage of area ghost towns on dual iPads.
More Than 12000 Call on Aspen Art Museum to Halt Controversial Tortoise ExhibitBay Area Indymedia

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Public Overwhelmingly Supports Free-ranging Tule Elk Herd at Point Reyes ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The public doesn't want these elk relocated, fenced into an exhibit, shot, sterilized or any of the other absurd proposals from ranchers who enjoy subsidized grazing privileges in our national seashore,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Washington Department of Wildlife Secretly Sends Aerial Gunners for Wolf Pack
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The department's secretive weekend assault on this endangered wolf pack goes beyond the pale,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's unconscionable that a public agency would take action to kill ...
Four wolves from pack can be killed, state saysThe Register-Guard
Helicopter gunners target wolves in Stevens CountyThe Spokesman Review
Hunter Hired by Washington State Kills 1 WolfTwin Falls Times-News

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NBC Montana

Montana Grayling Again Denied Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Without doubt, the beautiful Montana grayling is one of the most endangered fish in the United States,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director with the Center for Biological Diversity. Once found throughout the upper Missouri River drainage ...
Feds: Conservation of arctic grayling negates need for protectionThe Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Arctic grayling won't get special protectionMontana Standard
Arctic grayling fish won't get federal protectionsCapital Press
Billings Gazette
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This Labor Day, Americans Urged to Save Wildlife, Keep Meat Off the Grill
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— This Labor Day weekend, the Center for Biological Diversity is urging people to help save wildlife by turning their end-of-summer cookouts into extinction-free barbecues. Labor Day is one of the top meat-consumption days of the year ...

 

People's Climate Train Leaves California En Route to Historic Climate March in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, will include workshops, discussions and activist trainings as the train passes through lands threatened by the climate crisis. “It's really inspiring to see so many people climbing aboard ...

 

Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Keystone XL's Impacts on Whooping Cranes ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State Department to obtain public records that reveal how the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project will affect migratory birds ...
Greens sue feds for Keystone docsThe Hill

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Lawsuit Launched to Stop Out-of-control Wildlife Killing by Secretive Federal ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“One of the many problems with this program is the many unintended victims left in its wake, including endangered species,” said Andrea Santarsiere, staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Grizzly bears, lynx and bull trout are all ...
Groups threaten suit over federal agency's trapping, poisoning of problem wildlifeThe Spokesman Review
Groups Plan To Sue Over Feds' Wildlife-Killing Tactics In IdahoNorthwest Public Radio

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Washington Times

Ruling Against Big Timber, Federal Court Maintains Habitat Protections for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
For more information about the Center's campaign to stop the amphibian and reptile extinction crisis, please visit http://BiologicalDiversity.org/herps. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more ...
Federal judge upholds 'critical habitat' for endangered Mississippi gopher frogMississippi Press (blog)
Federal judge upholds St. Tammany Parish habitat designation for endangered ...The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

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New Forest Service Data: Spotted Owls Living in Rim Fire Area Slated for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In a letter today the Wild Nature Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and the John Muir Project told the Forest Service that the owl detection rates in the Rim fire area indicate that spotted owls are using burned forest at rates that are ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Data Shows California Drift Gillnets Continue to Kill Marine Mammals in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Represented by the Center for Biological Diversity, Oceana and the Turtle Island Restoration Network recently sent a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Fisheries Service for its failure to implement permanent conservation measures to protect endangered ...

 

Tonto National Forest ORV Plan Will Hurt Wilderness, Wildlife, Water and ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... wildlife habitat and water quality on the Tonto National Forest by developing a responsible plan for managing motor vehicles,” said Katie Davis, a public lands campaigner with the Center for Biological Diversity. “But this plan is irresponsible and ...

 

Lawsuit over desert solar plants' bird deaths
The Desert Sun
The Center for Biological Diversity issued a "notice of intent" to sue FWS and the Bureau of Land Management, meaning the agencies have 60 days to take action before the center officially files suit. The agencies could render the lawsuit unnecessary by ...
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered California Birds From Large-scale ...Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Solar reviews overlooked endangered bird, group saysPress-Enterprise
Feds to Be Sued Over Solar Projects' Harm to Endangered BirdKCET

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Philly.com

Arizona group pushing feds to protect monarch butterflies
White Mountain Independent
“We're at risk of losing this beautiful butterfly that has been in American backyards for generations,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. Laury Parramore, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokeswoman based ...
Are monarch butterflies on the rebound?Farm and Dairy

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Rare Flower in Georgia, Alabama Gains Endangered Species Act Protection ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The decision to protect Georgia rockcress results from a landmark 2011 settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed protection decisions on 757 imperiled plants and animals across the country. “After it spent 39 years on a waiting list ...
Some worry about PA's economy with possible endangered bat speciesThe Shippensburg News-Chronicle
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Two Florida Plants as EndangeredJD Supra (press release)
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat ...Insurance News Net

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New York Panel Tackles "Fighting Fracking to Save the Climate" Ahead of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Fracking also allows access to huge fossil fuel deposits that were once beyond the reach of drilling. The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 775,000 members and online activists dedicated ...

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Oregon, Washington oil train spill plans don't protect endangered salmon ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Columbia Gorge say oil spill plans – the blueprints for responding to an oil train accident on the Columbia River, Deschutes River and other sensitive areas – are outdated. Those plans haven't ...

 

Washington Times

EPA Announces First Steps to Cut Carbon Pollution From Aircraft
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The EPA action comes one month after the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth, which is represented by Earthjustice, filed a notice of intent to sue the agency for failing to reduce aircraft greenhouse gas pollution. While the EPA ...
The EPA is (finally) taking on air travelSalon
EPA to Propose Endangerment Finding For Aircraft Greenhouse Gas EmissionsBloomberg BNA
EPA zeroes in on aircraft greenhouse emissionsTech Times
Businessweek -Aviation Today (subscription)
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Financial Post

Obama Administration Stealthily OKs Expansion of Tar Sands Transport Through ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The administration's approval of this Alberta Clipper scheme certainly violates that doctrine,” said Marc Fink, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Tar sands oil is one of the most polluting fuels on Earth, so it's really ...
State Department Enables Illegal Enbridge Scheme to Expand Tar SandseNews Park Forest

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Drift Gillnets Still Threaten California Marine Life
Huffington Post
In August, after the emergency regulations expired, Oceana, together with The Center for Biological Diversity and Turtle Island Restoration Network, announced our intent to sue the government, demanding that permanent protections be put in place for ...

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Emeryville Rally Will Send Off More Than 100 Train-riding Activists Bound for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The first-ever People's Climate Train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will include workshops, discussions, activist trainings and a look at some of America's lands most threatened by the ...

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Fish And Wildlife Service Urged To Speed Protection For Bats
The Chattanoogan
There are only political reasons,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “White-nose syndrome has already killed 98 percent of northern long-eared bats in their core range, and the disease keeps spreading.

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Philly.com

Congressional panel critical of federal plan to list bat species as endangered
Allentown Morning Call
The hearing, in the state Capitol, included testimony from six businessmen and a Republican state lawmaker who opposed the designation, and one biologist from an environmental advocacy group, Center for Biological Diversity, that advocated for the ...
With bat on brink, some worry about protecting state's economy, tooPennsylvania Independent
Environmentalists try to block timber salvageCapital Press
Pa. industry leaders question need to increase protection of batsPhilly.com
Courthouse News Service -eNews Park Forest
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Environmentalists Move to Stop Fishing Nets From Drowning Endangered Whales
TakePart
The group Oceana, along with the Center for Biological Diversity and the Turtle Island Restoration Network, sent a 60-day notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for not adopting permanent measures to protect endangered ...

 

Recovery Plan for Florida's Endangered Corals Includes Call to Cut Carbon ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Fisheries Service protected these corals under the Endangered Species Act in 2006 in response to a scientific petition from the Center for Biological Diversity. Today's plan is also the result of a court-approved settlement between the Center and ...
Health of coral reefs critical for FloridiansSun Sentinel

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$4.9 Million in Oregon Lottery Funds Awarded to Company Expanding Transport ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Handing state money to big oil instead of funding much needed public transit infrastructure for low income areas is unconscionable,” says Jared Margolis an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Dumping scarce state resources into the ...

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Species Going Extinct 1000 Times Faster Because of Humans, Study Finds
The Weather Channel
The Center for Biological Diversity reports that the Earth is currently going through its sixth mass extinction of plants and animals. This major event rides on a wave of five previous mass extinctions over the past half-billion years. The Center ...

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Reno Activists to Join More Than 100 Riders on People's Climate Train
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The first-ever People's Climate Train, organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will include workshops, discussions, activist trainings and a look at some of America's lands most threatened by the ...

 

Monarch butterflies passing through South Jersey, picking up tags along the way
Press of Atlantic City
The species currently is the subject of a petition to have it protected by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under the Endangered Species Act. According to the Center for Biological Diversity, monarch populations have fallen more than 90 percent in ...

 

Private memo reveals winding tale involving John McCain, the NRA and ... condors
Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group (blog)
And the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was facing efforts by the Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups to ban lead ammunition under federal toxics laws. McCain felt that these parallel efforts were pressuring Arizona's ...

 

Kansas City infoZine

Lawsuit Takes On Devastating Old-growth Logging Project in Tongass National ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Big Thorne is the antithesis of the 'rapid transition' out of Tongass old-growth logging the Forest Service promised over four years ago,” said the Center for Biological Diversity's Randi Spivak. “Time's up. It's deeply irresponsible for the agency to ...
Five more groups sue over Big Thorne projectKRBD
Five Conservation Groups File Lawsuit To Stop POW Timber ProjectAlaska Public Radio Network

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KGMI

Groups plan suit over Northwest oil-response plan
Washington Times
The Center for Biological Diversity and the Friends of Columbia Gorge sent a 60-day notice of intent to sue on Wednesday to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The groups say the agencies didn't consult with ...
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Northwest's Whales, Salmon, Shorebirds From ...eNews Park Forest

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Oil Spill at Albany Terminal Spotlights Ongoing Threat to City, Hudson River
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This small spill should serve as a wakeup call to all of the communities along the Hudson River, the Mohawk River and Lake Champlain,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The drastic increase in oil by ...

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Lynx Protections Not Limited by State Lines
Courthouse News Service
WASHINGTON (CN) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service revised critical habitat for the Canada lynx and removed state boundary limitations on the cat's U.S. distinct population segment (DPS) in a rule published Friday. The change means the lynx, one of ...

 

House Republicans Set Hearing to Attack Northern Long-eared Bat Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The reason the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed protecting the northern long-eared bat is because the science is clear — if we don't protect this bat it faces extinction,” said Mollie Matteson, a Center for Biological Diversity senior ...

 

Rare California Beetle Will Stay Protected
KCET
"We're grateful to see the Fish and Wildlife Service following the science and making the right decision to continue protections for this clearly imperiled beetle and its vanishing habitat," said Jeff Miller of the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

This endangered species listing will endanger Pa.'s economy: PennLive letters
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com
... as endangered was run by the "Tea Party controlled" House Natural Resources Committee out to "gut the Endangered Species Act." Before swallowing such spin, it's important to know that Matteson's organization, the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

U.S. agency rejects additional protection for 2 isle fish species
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
In a response to a petition from the San Francisco-based Center for Biological Diversity, the federal agency announced plans to further investigate whether the fish species popularized by the movie "Finding Nemo" warrants protection under the U.S. ...

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San Diego Free Press

California Fish Stories – How Some Seafood Has 'Come back' and How San ...
San Diego Free Press
Earlier this Spring, the Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition to close the bluefin fishery. With the popularity of sushi growing in the palates of OBceans and other Southern Californians, there's increased demands for the bluefin. Federal ...

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No Protection for 2 Rare NorCal Plants
KCET
Thursday's decision not to list the two plants comes as part of a 2011 settlement of a lawsuit against USFWS by the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians. In that settlement, USFWS agreed to plow through the agency's backlog and ...

 

Insect killer of crops, gardens spreading north from Bay Area
Daily Democrat
The diversity of our state's climate and geography provides many different ecosystems to welcome strangers, said Mark Hoddle, director of the Center for Invasive Species Research at UC Riverside. Other recent arrivals include the red palm weevil, the ...

 

Biodiversity: Will the rain crow sing again?
Summit County Citizens Voice
“This is an important victory not just for yellow-billed cuckoos but for rivers and streams across the West,” said Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity, which first petitioned for the cuckoo's protection in ...

 

Palen solar project approval banked on possible storage
The Desert Sun
In their revised decision last week, the same commissioners — Karen Douglas and David Hochschild — again found that Palen would cause “significant and unmitigable impacts” to visual, cultural, and biological resources. But this time, they approved ...

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Greens see judge's rejection of Colo. lease as turning point in climate fight
Environment & Energy Publishing
On other issues, Jackson pointed to a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in 2008 in Center for Biological Diversity v. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which addressed truck fuel standards. In that ruling, judges said the cost of ...

 

Insect killer of crops, gardens arrives in Bay Area and is spreading north
The Willits News
The diversity of our state's climate and geography provides many different ecosystems to welcome strangers, said Mark Hoddle, director of the Center for Invasive Species Research at UC Riverside. Other recent arrivals include the red ... The infamous ...

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SFGate

Deconstructing the Dispute Over Ivanpah Bird Kill Numbers
KCET
... of about a thousand by BrightSource to 28,000 by an expert for the Center for Biological Diversity environmental group." That's certainly a huge discrepancy: a factor of 28. How did BrightSource and the the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD ...
Solar Thermal Plants Have a PR Problem, And That PR Problem Is Dead Birds ...Esquire (blog)
Spontaneous Solar CombustionWall Street Journal
Pecking Order: Energy's Toll on BirdsU.S. News & World Report (blog)
The Detroit News -Businessweek
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ABC News

Bundy sued after car hits cow on I-15
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Conservationist Rob Mrowka from the Center for Biological Diversity in Nevada said the April crash is “yet another example of how unrestricted and unmanaged free-roaming cattle can impact public safety and welfare.” “The ripple effects of Bundy's ...
Cliven Bundy sued after a woman breaks her ribs crashing a car into his cowExaminer.com

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Grand Canyon News

Feds withdraw proposal to delist Calif. beetle
Capital Press
The decision was praised by the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group, which exclaimed in a news release that Fish and Wildlife's conclusion “is exactly how the process of peer review is supposed to work.” However, U.S. Rep. Doug ...
Valley elderberry beetle to remain a protected speciesMerced Sun-Star
Feds list rare agave plant found on St. Croix as endangeredVirgin Islands Daily News
Fish & Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on 12-Month Petition Finding to List ...Targeted News Service (subscription)

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The San Luis Obispo Tribune

California's toxics regulator eyes lead fishing weights
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Jeff Miller of the Center for Biological Diversity pointed to a body of research his organization spotlighted when it unsuccessfully prodded the federal Environmental Protection Agency to address lead tackle. “The science on small amounts of lead ...

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Logging Injunction Denied
MyMotherLode.com
He would not comment further. As reported earlier this month, three environmental groups including the Center for Biological Diversity were seeking an injunction to halt logging within the 37 occupied California spotted owl territories within the ...

 

Groups Eye Lawsuit Against Predator Control Agency
Twin Falls Times-News
"Over the past decade, and especially in the last three years, there's been a lot of research that shows the benefits of having carnivores on the landscape," said Andrea Santarsiere, an attorney at Center for Biological Diversity, one of the groups ...

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Resident receives fines and probation for cutting 207 year-old juniper
Sedona.biz
The Center for Biological Diversity has aggressively fought this timber sale for more than a decade, delaying its progress for years. Despite outcry from citizens across the country, the Forest Service is pushing the logging forward under the guise of ...

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Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition ...
Insurance News Net
In 2011, in resolution of litigation brought by WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity , we agreed to submit either a proposed rule or a not-warranted finding for 251 candidate species no later than September 30, 2016 (re ...

 

Tampabay.com

What about the manatees? Group targets two U.S. agencies for dock permits
Tampabay.com
The Florida office of the Center for Biological Diversity contends that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service aren't keeping track of how many permits they approve for waterfront access throughout the state. While a ...
Environmental group: 'Fast-track' docks, ramps threaten manateesFlorida Today
Report claims Florida's fast-track permitting for boat launches ignores ...Summit County Citizens Voice
Activists demand stepped up manatee protectionSt. Augustine Record

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W&M students' research translates to lessons on butterflies at Walsingham ...
Virginia Gazette
Monarch butterflies were recently the subject of a petition to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service by the Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups, which sought Endangered Species Act protection for the species after it experienced a ...

 

Feds to Protect Georgia Flower From Invasives
Courthouse News Service
The listing is part of a 2011 settlement agreement between the federal agency and the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) that resulted in a five-year workplan to speed listing decisions for hundreds of species across the country. The CBD petitioned ...

 

Fellowship of Reconciliation (blog)

And the winners are...
Fellowship of Reconciliation (blog)
Dr. Akrawi is an advocate of chemical and biological disarmament, conventional disarmament, and international peace and security. Among her many ... Founded in 1990 by a group of concerned citizens, Nyack Center is housed in a renovated historic church ...

 

the space between | Stanford prof: Talmudic rabbis were into analyzing sexuality
Jweekly.com
Seven years ago, Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert, the new director of Stanford's Taube Center for Jewish Studies, wrote an essay for “Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia,” exploring the centrality of multiple gender categories in ...

 

Of Jenga Towers and Environmental Offsets
Truth-Out
Biodiversity, ranging from the diversity of alleles within genes to species richness, forms the basic building blocks of evolving ecological niches and specific ecosystem functions defining the characteristics of global eco-regions. Market-oriented ...

 

California Solar Towers Blamed for Massive Bird Kills
The Heartland Institute
Estimates of the number of bird kills vary from 1,000 a year by BrightSource to 28,000 annually by the Center for Biological Diversity. Federal and state wildlife officials have confirmed birds flying over Ivanpah are being lethally singed, with ...

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Groups seek protection for monarch butterfly
The Columbian
"The vast majority of genetically engineered crops are made to be resistant to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, a uniquely potent killer of milkweed, the monarch caterpillar's only food," the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety and ...

 

Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Keystone XL's Impacts on Endangered Species
Bay Area Indymedia
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit (see PDF) on September 9 against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State Department to obtain public records that reveal how the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project will affect ...

 

Martha's Vineyard Gazette

And a Polar Bear Shall Lead Them; Frostpaw Sweats for Our Future
Martha's Vineyard Gazette
Earlier in August, residents and visitors of Martha's Vineyard saw an unusual creature cohabitating with the Island's native species: a seven-foot tall polar bear. The bear, who goes by the name of Frostpaw, is the face of Center for Biological ...

 

EPA sets emissions cut order: Six Arizona industrial facilities told to reduce ...
Mohave Valley News
“What EPA is trying to do is absolutely a step in the right direction,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Washington, D.C., office for the Center for Biological Diversity. “They probably should have gone even further. This is modest, but we'll ...

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De novo assembly of soybean wild relatives for pan-genome analysis of ...
Nature.com
... of G. soja and 87.1% of the genetic diversity8. Another was selected from the Northeast region (NER) of China, a predicted soybean domestication center10, to better represent the geographic distribution of G. soja. .... These genes were enriched in ...

 

Hearing Held To Determine Economic Impact Of Putting Common Bat On ...
CBS Local
A spokeswoman for the Center for Biological Diversity told the committee that the endangered species act is the only way to give the bat population a chance to rebound. Currently the disease is in 38 states and experts say in time it affect colonies ...
Rim Country Snakes Listed As EndangeredPayson Roundup

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Monarch butterflies: endangered species?
The River Reporter
Two weeks ago on August 26, three organizations—the Center for Biological Diversity, the Center for Food Safety and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation—joined by monarch butterfly scientist Lincoln Brower petitioned the U.S. Fish and ...
Habitat loss, milkweed cited for butterfly fadeBeaumont Enterprise

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This Hawaiian Island Is So Polluted With Plastic That It Might Become a ...
TakePart
“I'm thrilled the EPA is taking this historic first step to protect Hawaiian monk seals and green sea turtles from dangerous plastic litter,” said Emily Jeffers, an attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity. “These animals face enough threats to ...

 

O father where art thou? Paternity analyses in a natural population of the ...
Nature.com
E-mail: kruegersa@cofc.edu; Professor M Valero, CNRS, UPMC University Paris 06, Sorbonne Universités, UMI 3614 Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Algae, Station Biologique de Roscoff, CS 90074, 29688 Roscoff, France. E-mail: valero@sb-roscoff.fr ...

 

Coalition Calls for Complete Ban on Fracking
eNews Park Forest
... our atmosphere," said Dr. Sandra Steingraber, professor at Ithaca College and science advisor to Americans Against Fracking, a coalition of environmental groups which includes Food & Water Watch, 350.org and the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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Scott Shalaway: Monarch Butterflies on the Rebound?
Charleston Gazette
The Center for Biological Diversity, the Xerces Society, and the Center for Food Safety are leading this movement. Though monarchs still number in the millions, they are at risk because the entire eastern population overwinters on just a few acres of ...
Wildlife: Monarchs on the rebound?Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Loss of habitat, milkweed blamed for vanishing butterflyCitizens Voice
Monarch butterfly population in Rice County, state and nationwide continues to ...Southernminn.com
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Monarchs and milkweed: probing the plant, pollinator partnership
William and Mary News
Citing a 90-percent drop over 20 years, conservationists with the Center for Biological Diversity and others recently petitioned the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in late August to extend Endangered Species Act protection to the flittering monarchs. The ...

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Emerson Theatre Collaborative to Present HOUR FARTHER, 10/3-4
Broadway World
Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC), in association with Black Stars of the Great White Way - a Chapman Roberts and Richard Allen Center for Art & Culture, announces its production of the play, Hour Farther written by David Horace Greer, directed by ...

 

2014 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Award Winners
Texas A&M University (blog)
He has created “strong collaborations with research institutions from the three largest centers of biodiversity in Latin America, Asia, and Europe.” Most recently, he initiated an agreement with the USDA and the Brazilian government to conduct research ...

 

What do Tea Party Republicans have against the long-eared bat?: Mollie Matteson
The Patriot-News
That left me, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, as the only bat-friendly witness on a panel otherwise loaded with industry and state representatives opposed to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposal to protect the bat ...

 

gulfnews.com

Why do so many women get Alzheimer's?
gulfnews.com
Years ago, many scientists assumed that a woman's heart worked pretty much the same as a man's. But as more women entered the male-dominated field of cardiology, many of those assumptions vanished, opening the way for new approaches to research ...

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