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Washington Post

Center for Biological Diversity on Decision Delayed on Controversial Keystone ...
eNews Park Forest
“Every day this pipeline doesn't get built is a day that our climate is healthier and wildlife in the pipeline's path are safer,” said Bill Snape, senior counsel at the Center for Biological Diversity. “I hope this delay will give the Obama ...
US further delays Keystone decisionBusiness Spectator

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Rally to Save California Wolves, Wildlife Set for Wednesday in Ventura
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
VENTURA, Calif.— Dozens of local residents and activists from the Center for Biological Diversity and allies will rally Wednesday morning in Ventura to voice their support for protecting gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act and for ...

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Pressure Mounts to Give Emergency Protection to Rare Desert Snail in Path of ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today refuting claims by a mining company that it should be able to push ahead with an open-pit gold mine near Bakersfield, Calif., that will ...

 

CBS News

Nevada rancher standoff turns on a states' rights debate
CBS News
"The BLM has a sacred duty to manage our public lands in the public interest, to treat all users equally and fairly," said Rob Mrowka, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. "Instead it is allowing a freeloading rancher and armed ...
Federal Agencies Capitulate to Armed Militia: Allow Rancher to Run Trespass ...Bay Area Indymedia
Was Stopping Nevada's Fracking Rush Behind the Bundy Showdown?Budget & Tax News
Bundy ranch dispute with federal land agency draws variety of foot soldiersLas Vegas Review-Journal

all 1,056 news articles »
 

Mother Nature Network

Alligator Snapping Turtle More Critically Endangered Than Once Thought
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ATLANTA— The Center for Biological Diversity notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today of new research revealing that the alligator snapping turtle, known to grow to 200 pounds and live almost 100 years, is actually three species and therefore ...
Study: Snapping turtles even more at riskFlorida Today
Alligator snapping turtle rarer than once thoughtSavannah Morning News
Alligator Snapping Turtles, the Dinosaurs of the Turtle World, Are Actually 3 ...Scientific American (blog)

all 11 news articles »
 

Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Turtles and Salamanders in ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BOSTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to determine whether five increasingly rare northeastern amphibians and reptiles warrant consideration for ...

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44000 Endangered Species Condoms Given Away to Celebrate 44th Earth Day
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— In honor of the 44th Earth Day celebration, the Center for Biological Diversity is distributing 44,000 free Endangered Species Condoms across the country. The condoms will be given away next week by more than 500 volunteers in all 50 ...

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MiamiHerald.com

Roundup of Trespassing Cattle Begins in Nevada Desert
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... federal judges have said the BLM has the right and duty to remove cattle trespassing in the Gold Butte area to protect desert tortoises and other imperiled species,” said Rob Mrowka, a Nevada-based senior scientist with the Center for Biological ...
Environmental groups comment on Bundy cattle roundupElko Daily Free Press
Confrontation between ranchers, federal officials ends in arrestDesert Valley Times

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Southern California Flying Squirrel
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect the San Bernardino flying squirrel under the Endangered Species Act. This rare, truffle-eating ...

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KTVB

Lawsuit Launched to Rescue Alabama's Disappearing Slenderclaw Crayfish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today over its failure to protect Alabama's slenderclaw crayfish under the Endangered Species Act. The Center petitioned ...
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Lynx From Traps in IdahoeNews Park Forest
Idaho on notice over trapping of rare lynxThe Spokesman Review
Conservationists target lynx trappingIdaho Mountain Express and Guide
The Idaho Statesman
all 88 news articles »
 

Lawsuit Seeks Vastly Expanded Habitat Protections for East Coast's Most ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Humane Society of the United States, the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Whale and Dolphin Conservation filed the case in federal court in Boston. Only about 450 North Atlantic right whales exist today, making them one of ...
Lawsuit demands 50000 square mile Atlantic whale sanctuaryThe Ecologist

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San Angelo LIVE!

Washington's Mazama Pocket Gophers Protected Under Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The decision was part of a landmark settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity requiring the agency to speed protection decisions for 757 species across the country. It also included a “special rule” exempting airport, agricultural and other ...
Rare Alabama crawfish at center of legal fight between feds, environmentalistsal.com (blog)
Feds' plan won't keep birds safe, groups sayHouston Chronicle
Environmental groups to challenge FWS's lesser prairie chicken rulingOil & Gas Journal
Amarillo.com -Watchdog.org -CBS Local
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AmmoLand.com

Group plans to sue BLM over species protection
The Desert Sun
The Center for Biological Diversity, the Sierra Club, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Desert Survivors sent two letters to federal agencies on Monday, accusing the BLM of violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to submit ...
Federal Court Rejects Industry Lawsuit to Stop Landmark Endangered Species ...eNews Park Forest
Groups Plan To Sue Over Agency Negligence On Desert Tortoise, Other WildlifeKCET
Nearly 500000 More Americans Speak Out Against Federal Plan to Strip Wolves ...YubaNet (press release)

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Species From Dangerous New Pesticide
eNews Park Forest
... of protecting endangered species. “Once again the EPA has approved a harmful pesticide without adequate conservation measures to protect endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director at the Center for Biological Diversity.

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Legal Petition Seeks Ban on Pacific Bluefin Tuna Fishing
Bay Area Indymedia
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a legal petition (see PDF) urging the National Marine Fisheries Service to prohibit fishing for Pacific bluefin tuna, which has suffered a 96 percent decline since large-scale fishing began.

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Press-Enterprise

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Black-backed Woodpeckers in California ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity and the John Muir Project of Earth Island Institute today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's failure to protect black-backed woodpeckers under ...
Environmental groups zero in on BLM report failureRedlands Daily Facts
LAWSUIT: Environmentalists want better wildlife oversightPress-Enterprise

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As Earthquakes Strike Los Angeles Area, Oil Industry's Fracking Wastewater ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Los Angeles County has 64 active or new oil-industry wastewater disposal wells, according to a recent report from the Center for Biological Diversity and other organizations. On Shaky Ground: Fracking, Acidizing, and Increased Earthquake Risk in ...
California group troubled by earthquakes, injection wellsAkron Beacon Journal (blog)

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Alaskan Wolf Threatened by Old-growth ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SITKA, Alaska— The Center for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace and the Boat Company notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today of their intent to file suit against the agency for delaying Endangered Species Act protection for the Alexander ...

 

Tortoises Suffer While BLM Allows Trespass Cattle to Eat for Free in Nevada ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
But the BLM continues to allow grazing by trespass cattle. “This situation is simply outrageous”, said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's high time for the BLM to do its job and give the tortoises and the ...

 

d-CON Producer Sues California to Fight Controls on Super-toxic Rat Poisons
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's disgusting that d-CON continues to challenge common-sense controls for protecting wildlife, children and pets,” said Jonathan Evans, toxics and endangered species campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It's time to put public ...

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SitNews

Alexander Archipelago wolf listing as "endangered or threatened may be ...
SitNews
Friday's decision responds to a petition filed in August 2011 by the Center for Biological Diversity and Greenpeace. Following the status review and a public comment period, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide whether or not to list the ...
Rare Alaska wolf may get Endangered Species Act protectionBangor Daily News
Rare Alaskan Wolf Closer to Endangered Species Act ProtectioneNews Park Forest
Rare Alaskan Wolf to be Protected by Endangered Species ActScience World Report

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International Climate Report: Cutting Meat Consumption Key to Reducing ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We can't ignore the devastating impact of meat consumption on our climate and our planet anymore,” said Stephanie Feldstein, population and sustainability director at the Center for Biological Diversity, which just launched a campaign to reduce meat ...

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House Republicans Introduce Legislation to Weaken Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Hastings has once again chosen to pursue a cynical strategy that whittles away at the core of the Endangered Species Act rather than working to strengthen it,” said Brett Hartl, endangered species policy director with the Center for Biological Diversity.

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Feds Move to Strip Endangered Species Protections From Yellowstone Grizzlies ...
YubaNet (press release)
"The science is clear — it's simply way too soon to pull the plug on grizzly bear recovery," said Louisa Willcox, a longtime advocate for grizzly bears and Northern Rockies representative of the Center for Biological Diversity. "With the lowest ...

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Conservation Groups Help Acquire 79 Acres of Key Open Space, Wildlife Habitat ...
eNews Park Forest
LIVERMORE, Calif.--(ENEWSPF)--April 3, 2014. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Alameda Creek Alliance have contributed to the public acquisition of open space in North Livermore that's home to rare wildlife and alkaline soil plant species.

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How Your Love Of Burgers May Be Helping To Drive Wildlife Extinct
WNPR News
But the Center for Biological Diversity has a new campaign that hopes to convince them that a hamburger habit does wildlife a disservice. "We need to see a drastic reduction in meat consumption to protect land, water and wildlife," Stephanie Feldstein, ...

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MiamiHerald.com

Unprecedented Loopholes Undermine Endangered Species Act Protections for
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The population of lesser prairie chickens plunged by half to only 17,000 birds last year” said Jay Lininger, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is an emergency situation that requires the strongest protections possible ...
Endangered arroyo toad's status could be upgradedThe Desert Sun
Feds propose to downgrade protection for California arroyo toadBakersfield Now
Feds propose to change protection for arroyo toadKIONrightnow.com
KCET -Los Angeles Times -Tech Times
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New Study: Global Warming's Bleak Future for Birds, Reptiles in Southwest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's startling to see such a bleak picture laid out for these wildlife species in the Southwest,” said Collette Adkins Giese, a Center for Biological Diversity biologist and attorney focused on protecting reptiles and amphibians. “Left unchecked ...

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Gov. Brown Urged to Investigate Missing Acidizing Reports for
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity called on Gov. Jerry Brown today to investigate why dozens of legally required notices of a dangerous oil industry practice called “acidizing” are missing from the reporting website of a California ...

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Government Accounting Office Report Shows Limited Cost of Environmental ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... litigation is the problem is not helpful.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 675,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.

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After Yet Another BP Oil Spill Disaster, Obama Administration Petitioned to ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— After yet another BP oil spill, the Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned the Obama administration to stop doing government business with the British multinational, which has a long and troubled history of harming the ...

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Emergency Management

Army Corps Reverses Misguided Policy Requiring Clearing Trees From Levees
Bay Area Indymedia
“The Corps is taking a step in the right direction with this interim policy to protect vegetation that endangered birds, fish and other wildlife depend on for healthy habitat,” said Jeff Miller with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This is a ...
Army Corps backs away from levee vegetation policyKCRA Sacramento

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Protestors Urge California Coastal Commission to Halt Offshore Fracking ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— As the California Coastal Commission meets in Santa Barbara today, hazmat suit-wearing activists with the Center for Biological Diversity, Santa Barbara County Water Guardians, Californians Against Fracking, Food & Water Watch ...
California drought gives boost to anti-fracking movementAl Jazeera America

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Four Years After BP's Deepwater Horizon Dumped 200 Million Gallons of Oil Into ...
eNews Park Forest
The American people are not willing to give BP another mulligan,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “BP repeatedly struggles with the truth; just this week, on the fourth anniversary of the catastrophic spill ...

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Epidemic That Has Killed Millions of Bats Across Eastern United States Has Now ...
eNews Park Forest
“White-nose syndrome has now reached the last strongholds of the once-abundant little brown bat and several other species,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Given the rapid spread and devastating ...

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Emergency Planners to Assess Rising Risks of Crude Oil Transport Along ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's gratifying to see that the agencies responsible for safeguarding us all from devastating oil spills are finally taking this new threat seriously,” said Mollie Matteson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity. “With two ...

 

Conservationists work to save the last remaining colonies of the endangered ...
Corvallis Gazette Times
“I would say a recovery plan is a couple years out,” said Noah Greenwald, the Portland-based endangered species director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “The agency just doesn't have all the resources it needs to do all the things it needs to ...

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Groups Help Acquire 79 Acres of Key Open Space, Wildlife Habitat in North ...
Bay Area Indymedia
LIVERMORE, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Alameda Creek Alliance have contributed to the public acquisition of open space in North Livermore that's home to rare wildlife and alkaline soil plant species. The East Bay Regional Park ...

 

High Country News (blog)

After the standoff, what's next for Bundy and BLM?
High Country News (blog)
Rob Mrowka, senior scientist for the Center for Biological Diversity, said the recent events seem to have already emboldened other livestock producers with anti-government leanings to challenge federal law. Mrowka had heard through sources with the BLM ...
Ugly scenes at Bundy ranch 1:10NEWS.com.au
BLM to pursue effort to end dispute with rancherFarmington Daily Times
HUMPHRIES: The Liberal Bully of the Week: Bureau of Land ManagementWashington Times
Arizona Daily Star
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Washington Post (blog)

Everything you need to know about the long fight between Cliven Bundy and the ...
Washington Post (blog)
“It's so blatant,” says Rob Mrowka, a conservationist who works for the Center for Biological Diversity, in Las Vegas. “Anyone can go out there anytime of the year and see cattle. BLM employees trying to protect sensitive plants and animals are very ...
The Nevada ranch standoff: Why it matters if you believe in the rule of law ...The Post-Standard
What's yours is mineIdaho Mountain Express and Guide
HUMPRHIES: The Liberal Bully of the Week is …Washington Times
The Independent -Las Vegas Review-Journal -CBS News
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Vegas glitz masks drought
Chicago Tribune
"Just because you have one good year of water every eight years doesn't change the long-term trajectory of the river, which is distinctly downward," said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist in Las Vegas with the Center for Biological Diversity. "We've got a ...

 

Native plants from native soils
Roanoke Times
Amalia Moore, 8, handles an earthworm from freshly tilled soil at the Virginia Tech Turfgrass Center while gardening with her brother and her father Ignacio Moore, an associate professor in biological sciences. The family is involved with establishing ...

 

War of Words Mounts in Race to Protect Desert Snail
KCET
That prompted the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) to petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect the snail under the Endangered Species Act in January. That petition launched a 90-day deadline for USFWS to decide whether or not to ...

 

Northdallasgazette

EarthTalk E – The Environmental Magazine
Las Vegas Informer
“Despite these substantial gains, the job of wolf recovery is far from over,” reports the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD). “Wolves need connected populations for genetic sustainability, and natural ecosystems need wolves; yet today wolves occupy ...
Rural County Representatives of California Announces Fish and Game ...Sierra Sun Times

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You are here: HomeSci/TechEnvironmentBundy Ranch Family vs. Big Gov., Big ...
The New American
In the case of the current Bundy ranch/BLM conflict, one of the main hired guns of the Big Government/Big Green combine is the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD). As one would expect, the wealthy urban green militants at CBD claim to be watching out ...

 

hays Post

Greens Challenge Lesser Prairie Chicken Listing
Courthouse News Service
That case was later combined with others filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and settled in 2011, with the USFWS agreeing to submit a listing proposal by Nov. 29, 2012. The proposal actually published Dec. 11, 2012. The proposed "special rule" ...
California Delays Decision on Protecting Gray WolfEDGEOnTheNet

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EarthTalk: Gray wolves still on the endangered list
Northdallasgazette
“Despite these substantial gains, the job of wolf recovery is far from over,” reports the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD). “Wolves need connected populations for genetic sustainability, and natural ecosystems need wolves; yet today wolves occupy ...

 

Dredging Today

Opposition to inlet expansion is growing
Palm Beach Daily News
In addition to the Everglades Law Center, Center for Biological Diversity, Florida Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, Citizens' Association of Palm Beach and dozens of concerned individuals, Civic Association President Ned Barnes expects several more ...
Army Corps says proposed Lake Worth Inlet project is good to goPalm Beach Post
Port Widening Project1230 WBZT

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Lost in an Acid Sea: A Fish's Sense of Smell
The Epoch Times
The study is just the latest example of why ocean acidification needs to be addressed, said Emily Jeffers, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. The Center has petitioned the U.S. government to list certain species of corals and ...

 

New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)

Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Extend BP's Suspension From ...
New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
On Friday, more than 50 conservation groups, led by the Center for Biological Diversity, sent a letter to the EPA saying that it would be irresponsible, and undermine federal laws -- at great risk to the environment -- to allow BP to pick up where it ...

 

Just Two Weeks After Being Cleared, BP Spills Again
eNews Park Forest
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 675,000 members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. Source: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org ...

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TucsonSentinel.com

Photos: Remote cam snaps jaguar in Santa Ritas
TucsonSentinel.com
The Center for Biological Diversity sued Fish and Wildlife three times seeking critical habitat protection for jaguars. In 2009, a federal judge in Arizona rejected the agency's arguments against the designation, including the fact that few jaguars ...

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"King Coal" Is Dying; Prince Oil & Gas Is Next
Forbes
... and animals nominated for listing under the Endangered Species Act over the next next two years in response to the “Sue and Settle” racket engaged in by radical groups like the Center for Biological Diversity, and you clearly have a multiple-front ...

 

SFGate

California Wolf-protection Decision Postponed 90 Days by Commission
Bay Area Indymedia
gray_wolf_northern_rockie... “This is a huge victory for gray wolves who are clearly trying to return to California where they lived for generations,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf organizer for the Center for Biological Diversity. “It gives me ...
Fish and Game Commission delays wolf endangered listing decisionSiskiyou Daily News
California gray wolf protections mulled amid hunts elsewhereChristian Science Monitor
California to consider listing wolf endangeredThe Spokesman Review (blog)
Modesto Bee
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'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' (Sunday's Episode 7) --Preview & Background ...
The Daily Galaxy (blog)
That rocky panspermia is an effective mechanism for spreading life within a planetary system,” adds the director of the ASU Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, Paul Davies. The arrival of oxygenic photosynthesis ... About 580 million ...

 

April brings two opening dates
Thetribunepapers
These guys never seem to give up. Again, a topic we've written about in this column. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and its coalition of fringe anti-hunting groups continue in their attempt to overturn a lower court decision that found they ...

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Biology major Katharine Leigh '15 wins Udall scholarship
Cornell Chronicle
Leigh also has organized various initiatives educating the campus on sustainable seafood, including “Make Your Own Sustainable Sushi Night” at Robert Purcell Community Center and a weeklong lecture series during student orientation on seafood and ocean ...

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Examiner.com

Conservative blogger: Harry Reid inciting bloody civil war over Bundy ranch
Examiner.com
On Thursday, Liberty Unyielding contributor Renee Nal posted screen captures of angry tweets issued by Rob Mrowka of the Center for Biological Diversity. In one tweet posted by Nal, Mrowka advocated using military force against the Bundy ranch and ...

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Stanford University News

Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife
Stanford University News
"Conservation opportunities for tropical wildlife are tightly linked to adequate management of these human-modified habitats," said co-author Christoph Meyer, a researcher at the University of Lisbon's Center for Environmental Biology. Overall, as ...

 

Owl-saving group buys historic Owls Club mansion
Arizona Daily Star
The purchase culminates the Center for Biological Diversity's long-term transition into a nationally prominent group from its roots as a small band of activists working out of their homes — or living in office space — in Southwest New Mexico in the ...

 

Activists howl for justice for the gray wolf
Wisconsin Gazette
“In Wisconsin, wolves were on a trajectory for recovery and protection,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “And then, the state decided to drastically reduce the population. Of the three states ...

 

Dark political money imperils Earth's future
Wisconsin Gazette
Last fall, the Center for Biological Diversity, a national environmental group, took notice of the Koch brothers' work and gave them an award: the 2013 Rubber Dodo. “When it comes to pulling levers behind the scenes for those who wreck our climate ...

 

Bay Area Indymedia

Phil Isenberg on Board of Bechtel Foundation-Funded PPIC
Bay Area Indymedia
On 17 June 2013, the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, California Water Impact Network, AquAlliance, Friends of the River, Center For Biological Diversity and Restore the Delta filed lawsuit against the Delta Stewardship Council's Delta Plan ...

 

Biological opinion favors fort water efforts
Sierra Vista Herald
FWS spokesman Jeff Humphrey said since the 2007 court ruling the federal agency and the fort have been working on the issues, with the post leadership officially requesting “consultation in January,” of this year The Center for Biological Diversity put ...

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Georgia Buoys Offshore Wind Power
Clean Energy News (blog)
The Center for Biological Diversity, the Humane Society of the United States, Defenders of Wildlife and Whale and Dolphin Conservation lawsuit would expand critical habitat for North Atlantic right whales - a critically endangered species (only about ...

 

Moses Coulee: Dramatic tales of the land and its people
The Seattle Times
Nobody's sure what's causing it, but people have suspicions. One of them is a bio-sludge project that spreads treated human feces as fertilizer on wheat fields across the Waterville Plateau above. But the science isn't there to make that connection ...

 

ABC News

Defiant Nevada Rancher Faces Armed Federal Agents in Escalating ...
Fox News (blog)
Since 1993, Cliven Bundy has been battling the agency, as well as the National Park Service, the Center for Biological Diversity and the courts, to graze his cattle on 150 square miles of Gold Butte scrub land in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Armed federal agents surround Nevada ranch in latest standoffWashington Times
US seizes cattle in rare fight over federal land use in NevadaChicago Tribune
'Range War' Fizzles as Feds Round Up Illegal CattleKCET

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With death threats, Nev. conflict highlights dangerous side of public land ...
Environment & Energy Publishing
Rob Mrowka, who works for the Center for Biological Diversity in Las Vegas, told KNPR this week that he and other colleagues have been "besieged" by threatening messages from Bundy supporters warning them to "back off." "We have notified local law ...

 

Hundreds of Environmental Activists Killed Worldwide Over Past Decade
KCET
Over the weekend a staff member of the Center for Biological Diversity, which has been working to force the BLM to remove those now infamous trespass cattle from tortoise habitat in Nevada, found that his address and a Google Street View image of his ...

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Greenpeace cries foul over Alaska canyons coral reef study decision
Undercurrent News
This comes after Greenpeace, the Center for Biological Diversity and Oceana wrote separate letters to the NPFMC, requesting habitat protection, which would mean fishing closures. It is too early in the process to know how much fishing the ensuing ...

 

Another View: No evidence that fracking leads to earthquakes
Sacramento Bee
The Center for Biological Diversity, with an aggressive agenda to disrupt oil production, has irresponsibly attempted to frighten Californians into supporting energy policies that would be disastrous for the state and consumers. Sadly, these tactics ...

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Spraying pasture weeds
Farm Forum
An excellent resource for controlling weeds in pasture and rangeland is the SDSU Extension publication, “2013 Weed Control – Pasture and Range”, which can be obtained at SDSU Regional Extension Centers or online at: http://bit.ly/Qai4qL. The ...

 

LGBTA drag show benefits a local charity
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times
The event was co-hosted by Poole and Megan Nguyen, a biological science major. Wearing ... Proceeds from the night will be donated to the Roanoke Diversity Center, a local nonprofit community center supportive of all sexual identities and orientations.

 

Help for embattled San Pedro River
Arizona Republic
Silver's group, the Center for Biological Diversity, asserts otherwise after commissioning two University of Arizona hydrologists to predict Tribute's effects. One of them, professor Thomas Meixner, said they used U.S. Geological Survey groundwater ...

 

An Armed Standoff in Nevada Is Only the Beginning for America's Right-Wing ...
VICE News
“The BLM monumentally failed to remove the trespass cattle, collect fees, or protect the land for more than 20 years,” Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a statement. “Now it backed down in the face of ...

 

Press-Enterprise

Editorial: Dune buggies welcome again at Glamis
Press-Enterprise
The Press-Enterprise quoted Ileene Anderson, a biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity, who warned, “I don't know how they'll be able to enforce keeping trespassing from happening in these areas that look like fingers going out from the ...

 

RedOrbit

Invasive Pests Not Impacting East African Honeybees For Now
RedOrbit
... Asia and the United States currently are not necessary in East Africa,” said Elliud Muli, senior lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences, South Eastern Kenya University, and researcher at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and ...
East African honeybees are safe from invasive pests… for nowEureka! Science News

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Press-Enterprise

ENVIRONMENT: Group presses government to protect flying squirrels
Press-Enterprise
The Center for Biological Diversity says the federal agency is more than 2 1/2 years late issuing a decision on whether to list the animal under the Endangered Species Act. Under the law, the federal agency is required to issue a decision on listing ...

 

California gray wolf may get protection
WPEC
Advocates such as Noah Greenwald of the Center for Biological Diversity are hopeful for the wolf's return. "There's already one wolf here," Greenwald said Tuesday. "It's not going to be long until there's more." Ranchers remain opposed to the wolf's ...

 

Wolf hearing in Ventura draws howls of protest
Ventura County Star
On Wednesday, the California Fish and Game Commission was asked to decide whether to list the gray wolf as endangered under state law. A petition to do so was submitted by the Center for Biological Diversity in 2012. The commission meets throughout ...

 

Newhall Ranch project moving forward after court decision
Los Angeles Daily News
The Center for Biological Diversity and a coalition of environmental groups had sued state Fish and Wildlife and the developer in 2010 on grounds the EIR had fallen short. An attorney for the Center said an appeal to the California Supreme Court was ...
Court Rules In Favor Of Newhall Land For Santa Clarita Valley DevelopmentKHTS Radio

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Household rat poison linked to death and disease in wildlife
Los Angeles Times
... have passed resolutions urging residents not to purchase and businesses not to sell "second-generation" anticoagulant rodenticides, said Jonathan Evans, a staff attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit group based in San ...

 

The Little Fish at the Center of California's Water Controversy
One Green Planet
According to the The Center for Biological Diversity, the smelt is one of the best indicators of the environmental stability of Calif.'s water system. In recent years, smelt populations have fallen at rapid rates due to pollution and imbalances in ...

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Cataloging Insect and Bat Diversity: A Research Trip to Belize
Entomology Today
Cataloging Insect and Bat Diversity: A Research Trip to Belize. April 15, 2014 by Entomology Today ... Since that trip, I've been back to Belize eight more times — often leading eco-tours that have a distinctly wildlife biology slant. On every trip ...

 

Land-mending advocate to give Iscol lecture April 22
Cornell Chronicle
He represented Benin as head of the delegation to the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification and the U.N.'s Framework Convention on Climate Change and Convention on Biological Diversity. “Mr. Gnacadja's work in Benin and at the United Nations has ...

 

89.3 KPCC (blog)

California Drought News: Drilling for wells is red-hot, and there's more green ...
89.3 KPCC (blog)
“Just because you have one good year of water every eight years doesn't change the long-term trajectory of the river, which is distinctly downward,” said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist in Las Vegas with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We've got a ...

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MyNorthwest.com

Mazama Pocket Gopher Protected Under ESA
Nisqually Valley News
The decision is the result of a settlement with the nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity, a national conservation organization dedicated to protecting endangered species. “With this decision the unique Mazama pocket gopher and its Puget prairie ...
Happy News For a California Species Once Thought ExtinctKCET
Tiny animal, big threat to property ownersMyNorthwest.com

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Photos: Old and new views of the Owl's Club
Arizona Daily Star
... of bachelors who called themselves owls because they wanted to “nest” while waiting to find brides. The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity plans to move into the 112-year-old Owls Club mansion downtown in June, after buying it for $1.3 ...

 

California Dunes Plan Largely Ducks Challenge
Courthouse News Service
Brendan Cummings, senior counsel for Center for Biological Diversity, said in an interview that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's plan "rolls back Clinton-era protections, harms imperiled species, diminishes air quality and destroys wilderness values."

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Coachella Valley's bighorn sheep doing well
The Desert Sun
Too bad it wasn't a joke, but on April 1, The Desert Sun published a story of another round of counter-productive, time-consuming and money-wasting lawsuits by the Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity against the U.S. Bureau of Land ...

 

National Geographic

New Rocky Planet May Have Liquid Water
Astrobiology News (press release)
(An Earth radius is the distance from the Earth's center to its surface). The researchers don't know ... "For example, small stars live a lot longer than larger stars," Kane explained, "and so that means there is a much longer period of time for ...
Kepler-186f: Potentially Habitable Earth-like Exoplanet FoundSci-News.com

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Four Pocket Gopher Types Get Listing Protection
Courthouse News Service
The Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group that engineered a 2011 settlement with the USFWS to speed listing decisions for the gophers and hundreds of other species over a five year period, voiced a different perspective. "With this ...

 

Organizations join opposition of Hofmann Forest sale
Jacksonville Daily News
The groups signing on to the letter include: Dogwood Alliance, Wake Audubon, Environment NC, Croatan Group of the Sierra Club, Wild South, Waterway Stewards US, N.C. Conservation Network, Center for Biological Diversity, and Wildlands Network.

 

Press-Enterprise

GLAMIS DUNES: Judge rejects lawsuit, opening new areas to off-roaders
Press-Enterprise
Officials with the Center for Biological Diversity, which filed the lawsuit, said they are considering whether to appeal the decision. In her ruling, Illston found that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is overdue in issuing a recovery plan for the ...

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TakePart

Winged Victory: How an Endangered Butterfly Outsmarted Climate Change
TakePart
The Center of Biological Diversity, a Tuscon, Ariz., based nonprofit that advocates for endangered species, challenged the designation, arguing that the given area was not enough to ensure the survival of the species, but in 2009, the U.S. Fish and ...

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Foreign Affairs

Sea Change
Foreign Affairs
ALAN B. SIELEN is Senior Fellow for International Environmental Policy at the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He was ... and the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development ...

 

Can The Meat Industry Help Protect Wildlife? Some Say Yes
WBAA
Last week we reported on a new campaign from the Center for Biological Diversity that hopes to persuade Americans to cut back on their meat consumption. Their pitch? Eat less meat and you will help save wildlife. Take Extinction Off Your Plate argues ...

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New bird species threat in northern Arizona: Warming West
Arizona Daily Sun
“We're seeing these new emerging threats,” said Collette Adkins Giese, a biologist and attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Originally, climate change wasn't prompting listings. There were other threats, but now it's a factor that's ...

 

EPA Loopholes Allow Biomass Facilities to Create more Toxic Pollution than Coal
AllGov
Many environmental groups backed Booth's report, including Clean Air Task Force, Center for Biological Diversity, Earthjustice, Greenpeace, Massachusetts Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council and Southern Environmental Law Center, according ...

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Canada.com

Bellagio Fountains Blast 400 Feet as Vegas Glitz Masks Drought
Businessweek
“Just because you have one good year of water every eight years doesn't change the long-term trajectory of the river, which is distinctly downward,” said Rob Mrowka, a senior scientist in Las Vegas with the Center for Biological Diversity. “We've got a ...
Bellagio Fountains Blast as Vegas Glitz Obscures DroughtuLas Vegas Blog (blog)

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