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TucsonSentinel.com

Gray Wolf Spotted in Grand Canyon National Park for First Time in More Than 70 ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm absolutely thrilled that a wolf managed to travel so far to reclaim the Grand Canyon as a home for wolves,” said Michael Robinson, a wolf advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This wolf's journey starkly highlights the fact that wolf ...
Grand Canyon gray wolf sighting could be first since 1940sPete Thomas Outdoor
Wolf-like animal seen roaming in northern ArizonaCapital press
Gray Wolf Spotted at Grand Canyon, Sign of Recovery?Nature World News
Arizona Daily Star -Reuters -azcentral.com
all 170 news articles »
 

Lawsuit Challenges Freeway-focused Merced Transportation Plan
Bay Area Indymedia
The Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity filed suit in Merced Superior Court today to challenge approval of a transportation and development plan that invests heavily in highways. The plan would dramatically increase air pollution, urban ...

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Documents Reveal Billions of Gallons of Oil Industry Wastewater Illegally ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— Almost 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater have been illegally dumped into central California aquifers that supply drinking water and farming irrigation, according to state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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Ignoring International Limits, US Expands Fishing for Declining Bigeye Tuna
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Not only will these tuna pay the price, but so will the whales, dolphins and other animals that get caught on their hooks,” said Catherine Kilduff with the Center for Biological Diversity. “International limits were put in place for a reason, and this ...

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National Geographic

New Study: Deadly Skin-eating Fungus Threatens to Wipe Out Salamanders
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“If this disease is allowed to spread here in the United States, our salamanders will die off in mass numbers,” said Collette Adkins Giese, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney and biologist who works to save endangered reptiles and amphibians ...
Deadly new fungal disease presents global threat to salamandersSummit County Citizens Voice

all 98 news articles »
 

Summit County Citizens Voice

Activists to challenge EPA approval of new herbicide
Summit County Citizens Voice
The petition was filed by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Environmental Working Group, the National Family ...
Another Lawsuit Filed to Block EPA Approval of Enlist Duo HerbicideFood Safety News
Critics of Dow herbicide sue US EPA over approvalDaily Mail

all 49 news articles »
 

MiamiHerald.com

New Analysis Debunks Oil and Gas Industry Group's Claims on Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— A Center for Biological Diversity analysis of an oil and gas industry report on the Endangered Species Act finds it riddled with errors and false claims. Among the most specious errors in the Western Energy Alliance report is a claim ...
Judge dismisses suit on tiny lizardHouston Chronicle
ENVIRONMENT: Yellow-billed cuckoo to be listed as threatenedPress-Enterprise
Arizona's yellow-billed cuckoo gets federal protectionazcentral.com
Tech Times -KCET
all 105 news articles »
 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Rogue Wildlife-killing Program Wins 2014 Rubber Dodo Award
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services, which has dramatically ramped up its notorious wildlife-killing campaign across the United States, is the recipient of the Center for Biological Diversity's 2014 Rubber Dodo Award ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Midwest Frog and Turtle
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to decide whether the Blanding's turtle and Illinois chorus frog warrant consideration for Endangered Species ...
WILDLIFE: Plan to save endangered frog hopping alongPress-Enterprise
Wolverines Look Tough, but Climate Change Could Threaten the 300 That RemainTakePart
Obama on protecting endangered species habitats: 'No, we can't'The Hill (blog)
Albuquerque Journal -Courthouse News Service
all 14 news articles »
 

EPA Study: Highly Toxic Bee-killing Pesticides Yield Little or No Benefits for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We can't ignore the science any longer; these dangerous chemicals need to be banned.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 800,000 members and online activists dedicated to the ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Settlement Will Speed Recovery of Endangered California Frogs
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reached a settlement agreement today requiring the agency to develop a recovery plan for Southern California's mountain yellow-legged frogs by December 2018.
Big leap forward for recovery of endangered frogCapital Press

all 16 news articles »
 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Two Prairie Butterflies Gain Endangered Species Act Protection in Minnesota ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected two rare prairie butterflies under the Endangered Species Act. Protection for the Dakota skipper results from a landmark 2011 settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity to speed ...
Feds move to protect 2 butterfly species; farm groups wary, say it could hurt ...Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Obama "Priority Agenda" for Land, Climate Ignores Fossil Fuel Leasing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Obama's public lands policies only perpetuate the climate problems this plan purports to address,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity. “If the president truly wants to tackle the climate crisis, he should be phasing out ...

 

KVAL

Fisher Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection in California, Oregon ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The decision to protect the West Coast population of the fisher 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; fishers are cat-like, ...
Environmental Group Wants 16 Species Protected In CaliforniaCapital Public Radio News
Comments open on protection for fisherCapital Press
Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for 16 Rare Amphibians and ...Bay Area Indymedia
Huffington Post -Salon
all 120 news articles »
 

Wildlife News

Trade Sanctions Sought to Halt Extinction of Mexican Porpoise, Fish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today formally requested that the Obama administration impose trade sanctions against Mexico to stop the country's illegal totoaba fishery, which is driving both the endangered totoaba and the vaquita ...
US campaigners call for trade ban with MexicoWildlife News

all 2 news articles »
 

Proposed Fracking Rules in North Carolina Put People, Water, Wildlife at Risk
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
RALEIGH, N.C.— In response to proposed rules for oil and gas extraction in North Carolina, the Center for Biological Diversity today filed comments that call for stricter regulations to protect people, the state's waterways and imperiled species from ...
Activists concerned about proposed fracking rules in North CarolinaShale Energy Insider

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Albuquerque Journal

Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Again Denied Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“I'm so disappointed our government just left the Rio Grande cutthroat high and dry,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director of the Center for Biological Diversity, which first petitioned to save the trout in 1998. “This iconic trout ...
Federal biologists: New Mexico's state fish, cutthroat trout, in no danger of ...Greenfield Daily Reporter

all 9 news articles »
 

eNews Park Forest

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Disappearing Pinto Abalone From Ocean ...
eNews Park Forest
“Overfishing nearly wiped out pinto abalone, and a warming and acidifying ocean now threatens to finish them off,” said Kiersten Lippmann, a biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The best way to prevent extinction is immediate protection ...

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Yonhap News

Stemming Mass Wildlife Extinctions Must Drive International Biodiversity Treaty
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Convention on Biological Diversity was not negotiated merely to document the catastrophic loss of wildlife and habitat,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity, an observer at the first conference of the parties in ...
Biodiversity summit for local governments kicks offThe Korea Herald

all 10 news articles »
 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

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

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Center for Biological Diversity pledges solidarity with Utah protestors
Shale Energy Insider
The Center for Biological Diversity has pledged solidarity with five protesters arrested last week in Utah for temporarily halting development of the P.R. Springs Mine — the first tar sands-to-fuel strip mine in the United States. The protesters were ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Emergency Protection Sought for California's Tricolored Blackbirds
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed an emergency petition to protect the tricolored blackbird — which once formed massive nesting colonies of millions of birds in California's Central Valley — as endangered under the ...

 

Immediate Ban Called for on Puncture-prone Rail Cars Carrying Volatile Crude ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore.— In response to inadequate federal proposals for regulating transport of volatile crude oil by rail, the Center for Biological Diversity (“Center”), Adirondack Mountain Club (“ADK”) and Friends of the Columbia Gorge (“Friends”) filed ...

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Forest Service Agrees to Reconsider Wilderness Protection in Los Padres ...
Bay Area Indymedia
“The Los Padres is a badly needed refuge for so many of California's dwindling wildlife populations, so it's vital that these additional protections be put in place,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Washington's Stevens County Urges Citizens to Kill Endangered Wolves
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In a letter sent today, the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands said the agency must immediately revoke written agreements to disclose daily locations of radio-collared wolves to county officials. The groups also urged the agency to ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

35000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Handed Out This Halloween
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— As Americans prepare to celebrate Halloween, the Center for Biological Diversity this week is distributing 35,000 free Endangered Species Condoms to highlight the scary truth about human population growth and the wildlife extinction crisis.

 

More Protesters Arrested Over Tar Sands Mining in Utah
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity today pledged solidarity with five protesters arrested last week in Utah for temporarily halting development of the P.R. Springs Mine — the first tar sands-to-fuel strip mine in the United States. The protesters ...

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MiamiHerald.com

Wildlife groups sue for wolverine protections
The Missoulian
“The denial of protection for the wolverine is yet another unfortunate example of politics entering into what should be a purely scientific decision,” Center for Biological Diversity endangered species director Noah Greenwald said in an email Monday ...
Conservation Groups Sue Federal Agency to Protect WolverineKansas City infoZine
Greens sue to protect wolverinesThe Hill
Conservationists Sue For Wolverine ProtectionsKUOW News and Information
KRTV Great Falls News
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Imperiled South Florida Plant Threatened by Population Growth, Sea-level Rise ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Following a 2011 agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed Endangered Species Act protection today for the Florida bristle fern, a South Florida plant with only a handful of ...

 

US Dietary Guidelines Must Include Reduced Meat, Dairy to Meet Sustainability ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... include meat and dairy reductions to create a sustainable food system in the United States that helps curb climate change, reduce environmental destruction and protect wildlife, according to comments submitted today by the Center for Biological ...

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NPR

EPA Approves Dangerous Combination of 2,4-D and Glyphosate Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... the agency failed to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the negative impacts of the new combination on endangered species, as required by the Endangered Species Act. According to comments submitted by the Center for Biological ...
Natural Resources Defense Council sues EPA to block Enlist DuoAgri-Pulse
Failing Humans and Planet, EPA Greenlights 'Agent Orange' HerbicideeNews Park Forest

all 188 news articles »
 

MiamiHerald.com

200 Conservation Groups, 50 Scientists Call for Stronger Critical Habitat
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today, signed by 207 conservation groups, criticizing a proposal that weakens habitat protections for endangered species. Under the Endangered ...
Rare fern in Miami proposed for endangered species listMiamiHerald.com

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Federal Dept. of Transportation: Communities Unprepared for Next Oil Train ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... and yet the DOT has stood by and allowed rail transport of oil to increase drastically in the past few years,” said Jared Margolis, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity who focuses on the impacts of energy development on endangered ...

 

TakePart

Sacrificing Wildlife for Big Coal in Appalachia
TakePart
“The study was long overdue,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It makes sense that amphibians would be very sensitive to the water pollution from surface coal mining. It increases the saltiness of the water ...

 

UPDATE 1-Gray wolf reported at Grand Canyon for first time in decades
Reuters
Several photos of the animal were taken over the weekend by a Grand Canyon park visitor who shared them with conservation activists and park staff, according to the Center for Biological Diversity, which made the findings public. Officials for the ...

 

RT

California aquifers contaminated with billions of gallons of fracking wastewater
RT
According to documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, the California State Water Resources Board found that at least nine of the 11 hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, wastewater injection sites that were shut down in July upon ...

 

TucsonSentinel.com

Enviros: Gray wolf sighted near Grand Canyon
TucsonSentinel.com
What appears to be a gray wolf was recently photographed roaming on Forest Service land near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon in what would be the first wolf sighting at the park since the 1940s, the Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday.

 

National Geographic

6 Bat Myths Busted: Are They Really Blind?
National Geographic
Last, the Center for Biological Diversity credits bats with providing "nontoxic pest-control services totaling $3.7 billion to $53 billion per year," with each bat chowing down on a couple of thousand bugs every single night. "They're so important ...

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Daily News & Analysis

Trade protections proposed for four species of turtles
Los Angeles Times
The proposal is the agency's response to a 2011 petition from the Center for Biological Diversity urging the U.S. to take a leading role in regulating the international turtle trade. More than 12 million wild-caught freshwater turtles were exported ...
US to monitor turtle exports in face of booming global tradeDaily News & Analysis

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KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska

Settlement Forces EPA Decision on Plans to Reduce Soot Pollution in California ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The court-approved settlement between the Center for Biological Diversity and the EPA relates to whether new sources of soot and smoke in metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and Fairbanks are doing enough to reduce and offset their pollution. “The ...
EPA Agrees To Calif., Alaska Soot Pollution Plan DeadlinesLaw360 (subscription)

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A gray wolf or a hybrid near the Grand Canyon? Authorities say they don't know
Arizona Daily Star (blog)
News of the possible wolf discovery in the Grand Canyon was first released today by four environmental groups, including the Defenders of Wildlife and the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity. Their news release hailed this event as the first ...

 

MiamiHerald.com

Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Havasupai Tribe, Grand Canyon Trust, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity and National Parks Conservation Association had intervened in the lawsuit filed by mining and uranium-industry trade associations and uranium prospector Gregory Yount ...
Judge upholds ban on new mining claims on 1M acresDaily Mail

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Merced County agency sued over transportation plan
Merced Sun-Star
According to the complaint filed Friday by the Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity, the plan allows per capita greenhouse gas emissions in the region to rise between 2020 and 2035. This goes against state legislation passed in 2008 to ...

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Officials want to know if animal spotted near Grand Canyon is gray wolf
Cronkite News
Officials at the Center for Biological Diversity, however, were not waiting for that confirmation. They said Thursday that the presence of the animal on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon points to the need for continued protection of the endangered wolf.

 

Gray Wolf Spotted In Grand Canyon National Park For First Time In Over 70 Years
KRWG
“I'm absolutely thrilled that a wolf managed to travel so far to reclaim the Grand Canyon as a home for wolves,” said Michael Robinson, a wolf advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This wolf's journey starkly highlights the fact that wolf ...

 

Will California's Proposition 1 give rise to more dams?
High Country News
The Center for Biological Diversity, Food and Water Watch and San Francisco Baykeeper have all taken an explicit stand against Proposition 1, as has virtually every fisherman's advocacy group in the state. The Sierra Club, though it officially opposed ...

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Protestors Urge Federal Action Against Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Newport Beach today, Center for Biological Diversity protesters in gas masks and hazmat suits are delivering a letter urging commissioners to press the federal government for ...

 

Women to Rally Outside San Francisco Luncheon to Urge Hillary Clinton to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— A group of women, including Captain Planet and the Center for Biological Diversity's Frostpaw the Polar Bear, will rally outside the “Ultimate Women's Power Luncheon” on Oct. 20 to urge former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to ...

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Government Report: More Oil Train Accidents, Spills Likely Without Swift ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This report underscores the fact that the Department of Transportation is moving far too slowly to protect lives and safeguard our environment,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “For starters, the ...

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Shaker alumni 2014 Hall of Famers: Shaker Traces
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
She previously worked at ICF International, consulting with federal agencies on leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and human capital. David Leu, M.D., '88, pediatric orthopedic surgeon. ... 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at The Nature ...

 

Bakersfield Now

Lawsuit Challenges Alon Refinery's Plan to Open Floodgate of Bakken Crude ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This dangerous plan would send huge trains full of explosive crude through California communities completely unprepared to cope with a devastating rail accident,” said Kassie Siegel, senior counsel for the Center for Biological Diversity. “Kern County ...
Green groups sue over expansion of California crude by railReuters
Environmentalists Sue To Stop Bakersfield Oil-By-Rail ProjectValley Public Radio
Kern supervisors sued over refinery plansCentral Valley Business Times
Law360 (subscription)
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The Inquisitr

Possible Sighting Of Endangered Gray Wolf In Grand Canyon
The Inquisitr
Reuters reported that Noah Greenwald, of the Center for Biological Diversity, explained that the environmentalists released information about the Grand Canyon sightings in order to try and ensure that no one shoots the wolf because they mistook it for ...

 

Journalist's Resource

A whole lot of FRACKING going on! California Grange calls for Statewide ...
Sonoma County Gazette
“Almost 3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater have been illegally dumped into central California aquifers that supply drinking water and farming irrigation, according to state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity. The ...
Sensible Development of Shale Energy ResourcesThe National Law Review
Fracking Poisons California's WaterMalibu Times (blog)

all 10 news articles »
 

OUR VIEW: No pleasing the Center
Sierra Vista Herald
We know the lawsuit is coming. We know it's only a matter of time until the Center for Biological Diversity steps up to once again fulfill its role as the proverbial “fly in the ointment” regarding the recent biological opinion favoring Fort Huachuca ...

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Daily Sundial

Vote no on Proposition 1
Daily Sundial
Groups like The Center for Biological Diversity, Food and Water Watch, Coast Action Group, Concerned Citizens Coalition of Stockton, Environmental Caucus, Friends of the River, Small Boat Commercial Salmon Fisherman's Associations and more are in full ...

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Fiery Canadian Derailment Highlights Growing Dangers of Rail Shipments for ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... up and protect American people and wildlife by banning rail shipments of flammable products such as crude oil until truly effective safety and spill-response standards are in place,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for ...

 

National Parks Traveler

Conservation Groups Say Gray Wolf Spotted On North Rim Of Grand Canyon ...
National Parks Traveler
... something that requires DNA testing of scat or fur, it would mark the first time in more than six decades that a gray wolf has roamed the North Rim, according to Mr. Crumbo and representatives for WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological ...

 

Measure P Money Creeps Up
Santa Barbara Independent
Other bigger checks for “Yes” have come from the Consumer Advocates for Safe Food and Water Watch ($32,100), the Center for Biological Diversity ($10,000), Water Guardian volunteer Katie Davis ($13,482), and Assemblymember Das Williams ($7,598).

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Asheville Citizen-Times

WCU's Pam Meister wins lifetime achievement award
Asheville Citizen-Times
UNC Asheville's Admissions Office will host an open house for high school and transfer students and their families from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 15 on campus, including tours to Ramsey Library, pictured here. (Photo: Peter Lorenz/Special to the ...

 

State Ecology staff at odds with Gov. Inslee on ocean acidification effects
Longview Daily News
Ecology's comments came as the result of a recent court case between the Center for Biological Diversity and the Environmental Protection Agency, in which Ecology said there was no conclusive evidence that Washington's coastal aquatic life are being ...

 

Environment News Service

'Secret' Decision to Hide Nuclear Plant Quake Risk Challenged
Environment News Service
According to comments submitted to the agency by the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity, more than 20 endangered species stand to be exposed to Enlist Duo at harmful levels, including the Monarch butterfly and the Indiana bat. In approving this ...

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Summit County Citizens Voice

Forest Service to revisit SoCal wilderness protections
Summit County Citizens Voice
“The Los Padres is a badly needed refuge for so many of California's dwindling wildlife populations, so it's vital that these additional protections be put in place,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity ...

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Tech Times

Federal Watchdog Faults Government for Failure to Address Ocean Acidification
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“While it's vital that we study ocean acidification, what the GAO report points out is that it isn't enough,” said Miyoko Sakashita, oceans director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We know enough about the harmful impacts of ocean ...
Federal Agencies do not Implement 2009 Law to reduce Ocean AcidificationMaine News Online

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Earth feels the weight as the population continues to grow
The Daily Titan
The Center for Biological Diversity had brought attention to this matter back in 2011 by giving out condoms with clever messages such as “Wrap with care, save the polar bear” and “Wear a condom now, save the spotted owl.” Although the message might ...

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Environmental groups oppose ahi increases
West Hawaii Today
Catherine Kilduff, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, dubbed the change “a cynical workaround” that worsens the plight of species already in trouble. NMFS officials, meanwhile, say the provisions place sensible caps on overall ...

 

Bakersfield Californian

Judge orders review of Kern Water Bank
Bakersfield Californian
However, Judge Timothy Frawley handed the Center for Biological Diversity a partial victory by ordering the state Department of Water Resources to conduct a new environmental review of the bank, located along the Kern River fan southwest of Bakersfield.
Judge rules California must weigh water bank's impactKCRA Sacramento
Court strikes down Kern Water Bank EIRCentral Valley Business Times
Court Strikes Down Environmental Review of Controversial Kern Water BankBay Area Indymedia

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Summit County Citizens Voice

Biodiversity: Feds say Rio Grande cutthroat trout doesn't need Endangered ...
Summit County Citizens Voice
“I'm so disappointed our government just left the Rio Grande cutthroat high and dry,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director of the Center for Biological Diversity, which first petitioned to save the trout in 1998. “This iconic trout ...

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US Wildlife Bans On GMOs And Neonics Lack Transparency And Scientific ...
Science 2.0
BIDEH directs us to maintain and restore the biological integrity, diversity, and environmental health of refuges and is based on the underlying principle of wildlife conservation that favors management that restores or mimics natural ecosystem ...

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News24

US to monitor turtle exports
News24
More than two million live turtles caught in the wild are exported annually from the United States, according to the non-profit Centre for Biological Diversity, which supports the rule. Most supply meat and medicine markets in Asia where native turtle ...

 

2015-16 Sport Fishing Regulations Postponed Until December Meeting
The Chattanoogan
The action came during the commission's Oct. 29-20 meeting held in Greeneville at the General Morgan Hotel Conference Center. The TFWC also proposed an amendment to the sport ... The Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative is an applied science ...

 

Guest column by Xeno Washburne and Amber Blaylock | Autism Speaks and ...
The Daily Pennsylvanian
In June of this year, a study funded by Autism Speaks and orchestrated by Penn Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research director David Mandell , was published with a news release entitled “Lifetime Costs for Autism Spectrum Disorder May ...

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Naples Daily News

A sanctuary that almost wasn't: Corkscrew Swamp prepares to celebrate 60 years
Naples Daily News
An alligator works on swallowing its catch as a white egret, center, and woodstork hunt for food around the edges of a lettuce lake at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. ... visitors come to Corkscrew to walk the famous boardwalk through the natural cathedral ...

 

Lawsuit shows contempt for rural Oregon, forest rehabilitation
Oregon Natural Resources Report
On August 1, Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild and the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit in Oregon federal district court to block salvage of timber from the Bureau of Land Management's Medford District resulting from the 2013 Douglas ...

 

Newsmax.com

Global Warming Hoax Photos? 5 Shots Taken Out of Context
Newsmax.com
The National Snow and Ice Data Center reports that over the last 30 years, scientists have seen an acceleration in ice shelf collapses and that those collapses are likely related to climate change on the Antarctic Peninsula, which is “one of the ...

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EDITORIAL: Bracing for the lawsuit over water
Green Valley News
We know it's only a matter of time until the Center for Biological Diversity steps up to once again fulfill its role as the proverbial “fly in the ointment” regarding the recent biological opinion favoring Fort Huachuca. As the Sierra Vista City ...

 

Aztec Press

Same-sex marriage: Wedding bells ring
Aztec Press
“I'm prideful of diversity in the Tucson community. This is an amazing, warm ... She opened her sexuality resource center and boutique, Jellywink on Fourth Avenue this year and offered discounts to gay couples with new marriage licenses. “Our emphasis ...

 

Will Steps Step Up to the Challenge of Elder Care?
Family Studies
She explained that she “was the one who showed up when called.” Her presence created some conflict with her three stepsisters, especially when they decided not to come to the assisted living center the night Jimmy died. ... For all the respondents in ...

 

National Geographic

Wolverines go to court; Environmental groups suing to get animal on ESA list
Powell Tribune
The Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Northwest, Friends of the Clearwater, Greater Yellowstone Coalition, Idaho Conservation League, Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center and Rocky Mountain Wild filed one ...
US Farmers Wary of New Endangered Butterfly Species ListingChinatopix

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The Inquisitr

Puppy-Sized Spider Killer Gets Death Threats For Euthanizing Arachnid [Video]
The Inquisitr
He was there specifically to catch specimens for the Center for the Study of Biological Diversity at the University of Guyana. Actually, the response hasn't been all bad. Many people have popped up on Naskrecki's Facebook page to leave comments in ...
Puppy-Sized Spider Killed By Scientist Sparks Outrage OnlineWebProNews

all 3 news articles »
 

Peace & Freedom Party Endorses Chase, Van Allen, and Sherman
Bay Area Indymedia
Unfortunately, the dams that will be constructed with almost double the share of the funds will destroy a good deal of ecosystems and watersheds. That is why organizations like Friends of the River and Center for Biological Diversity are opposed to ...

 

Chron.com

Thursday letters: Defining social responsibility
Chron.com
Karuna Jaggar cites the Center for Biological Diversity tests on 350 of the 700 chemicals used by Baker Hughes in the drilling and fracking of oil wells and says they can cause health problems. I would be interested in seeing a list of 700 chemicals ...

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WyoFile

Could federal protection mire sage grouse conservation?
WyoFile
BLM didn't meet 24 of 33 grouse conservation standards, said the groups, which include the American Bird Conservancy and the Center for Biological Diversity. The groups asked Jewell to rescind the Lander document. The impact of a grouse listing would ...

 

Ventura County Star

Forest Service to review wilderness recommendation in Los Padres
Ventura County Star
The groups, including Los Padres ForestWatch, the Center for Biological Diversity and Keep Sespe Wild, had said some areas merited a recommended wilderness designation because of their remoteness, undeveloped status and habitat. Those areas ...

 

Guardian Liberty Voice

California Dealing With Wastewater Contamination [Video]
Guardian Liberty Voice
RT, formerly known as Russia Today, stated billions of gallons of water may have contaminated California aquifers, according to the Center of Biological Diversity. Nine out of 11 injection sites may have been responsible for depositing such ...

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The Truth About the “Facts”: Why We Need to Vote Yes on P next Tuesday
Daily Nexus
Earlier this month, the Center for Biological Diversity confirmed that at least nine of these injection wells were disposing of wastewater directly into groundwater aquifers. Yes, you read correctly. In nine locations across the state, groundwater was ...

 

White Mountain Independent

Feds order six plants to clear national park skies by cutting emissions
White Mountain Independent
“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 ...

 

Two Midwest Butterflies Suffer Bee-like Declines
Courthouse News Service
The listing is the result of a 2011 settlement agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), one of the agency's most frequent litigants. The settlement created a five-year work plan to speed ...

 

Appleton Post Crescent

Wisconsin not among states seeking fisher protection
Appleton Post Crescent
"We are very glad the fisher is getting the protection it needs to survive," said Noah Greenwald of Center for Biological Diversity. The species was once common throughout forests in the West before fur trapping and logging in the late 1800s and early ...

 

UPENN Almanac

Penn's Climate Action Plan 2.0
UPENN Almanac
Through the hard work of the University's Schools, Centers, Senior Leadership and Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee, Penn's carbon emissions have decreased 18%, a significant collective achievement. Our recent campus additions are ...

 

Midland Reporter-Telegram

Yes on Measure S
Ukiah Daily Journal
This was revealed in documents obtained by the Center For Biological Diversity. To learn more, visit www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2014/fracking-10-06-2014.html. The oil industry pumped fracking wastewater and other contaminants into ...
Big Oil spends big money to stop fracking ban in Santa Barbara CountyBay Area Indymedia
Not Just a Fracking BanIndependent Women's Forum

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Laney Graduate School to partner in boosting Ph.D. diversity in life sciences
Emory University News and Events
Laney Graduate School's partnership with Xavier University of Louisiana is among the school's initiatives to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups who complete doctoral degrees in biological and biomedical sciences. ... In ...

 

Chinatopix

Gray Wolf Alert: Officials Scramble to Investigate Sighting near Grand Canyon
Chinatopix
Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity said the wolf probably traveled this far to reclaim the Grand Canyon as a home. The wolves still need protection under the Endangered Species Act. Wolves have been at the center of a legal battle ...

 

Care2.com

Help Protect Magnificent Tule Elk
Care2.com
The Center for Biological Diversity has launched a petition drive on Care2 to protect the magnificent Tule Elk herd that graze at California's Point Reyes National Seashore. The elk need to roam and graze to stay healthy and reproduce. But cattle ...

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The Desert Sun

A tough road ahead for concentrated solar power
The Desert Sun
"A lot of it comes down to siting and where you put these projects," said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. "I think there are benefits to concentrating solar technologies with regards to storage, which is ...

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The discovery of 27 vertebrates fully reveals the unmatched biodiversity in ...
EurekAlert (press release)
The study summarises the last decade of biodiversity research in the Eastern Arc Mountains, including the discovery of 27 vertebrate species that are new to science; and 14 other species not previously known to exist in the area. ... we lacked ...

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After Losing State Battle, Fracking Foes Fight for Ban One Locality at Time
AllGov
The Center for Biological Diversity lists 10 localities (pdf) that are considering, or have passed, moratoriums or bans as of June. Food and Water Watch lists 19 measures passed by local entities in the state that express, in varying tones of ...

 

Hollister Free Lance

Latest records: No on J side nears $1.9M in donations
Hollister Free Lance
Top contributions on the yes side included $3,500 from Paicines Ranch owner Sallie Calhoun and $!0,000 from Michael Finkelstein at the Center for Biological Diversity. Look back for more more analysis of fundraising and spending in the race. Discuss ...

 

WISCIENCE to expand possibilities for science education, outreach
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Creating diverse communities catalyzes innovation and allows good ideas to have more impact.” The institute's work dates back to the creation of the Center for Biology Education in 1989 through a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

 

Missoula Independent (blog)

A critical look at the Endangered Species Act
Missoula Independent (blog)
... the species in August, the Center for Biological Diversity issued a response that called the decision a "political bow" that undermined science and precedent. According Noah Greenwald, endangered species director with the Center for Biological ...

 

More Than a Million People Ask Lowe's to Stop Selling Bee-killing Pesticides
eNews Park Forest
This week's deliveries and events are being organized by Friends of the Earth U.S., American Bird Conservancy, Bee Safe Neighborhoods, Beyond Pesticides, Beyond Toxics, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Ecology Center, ...

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