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December 30, 2010 – Grazing Halted to Protect Steelhead Trout on a Quarter-million Acres of Malheur National Forest

December 30, 2010 – Petition Filed to Protect Rare Stonefly, Found Only in Glacier National Park, From Extinction Due to Climate Change

December 29, 2010 – 50,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away on New Year's Eve

December 28, 2010 – Rosemont Mine EIS Process Violating Federal Law

December 28, 2010 – Seven Imperiled Brazilian Bird Species Gain Endangered Status

December 23, 2010 – New Obama Offshore Oil Plan Sacrifices Polar Bear Habitat

December 23, 2010 – EPA Takes Important Step Toward Curbing Warming Under Clean Air Act, But Dramatic Pollution Reductions Needed More Quickly

December 23, 2010 – Statement of Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council and Greenpeace on Obama Polar Bear Endangered Species Act Decision

December 22, 2010 – Suit Launched to Save Mount Graham Red Squirrel From University of Arizona Telescope Project

December 21, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Recover Wolves Across Country

December 17, 2010 – California Board Endorses Forest Clearcutting in Fight Against Global Warming

December 16, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Increase Habitat Protection for Nebraska's Vanishing Salt Creek Tiger Beetle

December 16, 2010 – Endangered Species Review and Interim Protections Sought for Little Brown Bats

December 15, 2010 – Agreement Protects 1 Million Acres of Roadless Areas in SoCal Forests

December 15, 2010 – Federal Government Files Clean Water Act Lawsuit Against BP

December 15, 2010 – New Study: It's Not Too Late to Save Polar Bears From Extinction

December 15, 2010 – Suit Launched to Save California Red-legged Frog From Harmful Pesticides

December 14, 2010 – Climate Scientists, Biologists and Groups Representing Millions of Americans Ask Obama to Follow Science in Determining Polar Bears' Fate

December 13, 2010 – Endangered Species Act Protections "Warranted" for Wolverines

December 13, 2010 – Endangered Species Act Protection Finally Proposed for Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

December 11, 2010 – Climate Talks Lurch Forward But Fail to Make Significant Progress Toward Science-based Greenhouse Pollution Reduction Targets

December 10, 2010 – Court Rejects Industry Bid to Halt Greenhouse Gas Regulations

December 8, 2010 – Dramatic New Video Footage of Starving Polar Bear Cubs Shows Consequences of Delaying Action on Global Warming

December 7, 2010 – 20,000-plus People Boycott Bluefin Tuna, Restaurants That Serve It

December 7, 2010 – Media Advisory: Frostpaw the Polar Bear Available for Comment and Photos at Cancunmesse, Hall C

December 6, 2010 – Colorful Alabama Fish Gains Critical Habitat Protection

December 3, 2010 – Two Arctic Ice Seals Threatened by Climate Change Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

December 2, 2010 – Rare Santa Ana Fish Scores New Critical Habitat Protections

December 1, 2010 – Obama Offshore Oil Plan Fails to Protect Fragile Arctic, Polar Bears From Drilling

November 30, 2010 – Quick Action Needed on New Import Rules to Save Whales, Seals, Other Marine Mammals From Foreign Fishing Operations

November 30, 2010 – Critical Habitat Protected for Endangered California Plant

November 30, 2010 – Public Comment Sought on Plans to Allow Uranium Mines That Would Threaten Grand Canyon National Park

November 30, 2010 – Boycott Launched to Save Imperiled Bluefin Tuna

November 29, 2010 – As Climate Talks Open in Cancun, World Leaders Must Seek Steep Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Pollution

November 27, 2010 – International Accord Fails to Protect Imperiled Bluefin Tuna From Overfishing

November 24, 2010 – 187,000 Square Miles Designated as Polar Bear Critical Habitat in Alaska

November 23, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed Over EPA Refusal to Address Lead Poisoning of Wildlife

November 17, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched Over Water Project That Will Hurt Endangered Kangaroo Rat

November 16, 2010 – Clark County Board of County Commissioners Passes Shortsighted Resolution on Growth

November 16, 2010 – EPA Affirms Threat of Ocean Acidification, Recommends Coastal States Take Action

November 15, 2010 – Deadly Pesticide Endosulfan Finally Banned in United States

November 12, 2010 – Conservationists Intervene in Lawsuit to Protect Mexican Gray Wolves

November 10, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks Full Disclosure of Oil-spill Cleanup Impacts on Alaska’s Endangered Wildlife

November 9, 2010 – New Mexico Bat Plan Should Limit Access to All State and Federal Caves

November 9, 2010 – Obama Administration Denies Endangered Species Act Protection to 251 Species

November 9, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks State Protection for Rare Forest Mammal

November 8, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Joins Polar Bears International and Leading Polar Bear Experts in Live Webcasts From Hudson Bay Tundra

November 8, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched Against Yamhill County for Harming Endangered Fender’s Blue Butterfly

November 4, 2010 – EPA Rejects Ban on Toxic Lead Fishing Gear

November 4, 2010 – Ruling Offers Polar Bears New Chance at Full Protection

November 1, 2010 – Three Mussels and Snails, 160 Miles of River Protected Under Endangered Species Act in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee; Two More Mussels Proposed for Protection; Rare Salamander Declared Extinct

October 30, 2010 – National Forest ORV Plan Puts Arizona's Native Fish at Risk

October 27, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched Over Long-delayed Protections for Mexican Wolf, Giant Palouse Earthworm, Spring Pygmy Sunfish and Oklahoma Grass Pink Orchid

October 27, 2010 – No Halloween Treat for Bats: National Plan for Bat-killing Disease Too Little, Too Late

October 27, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks Overdue Protection for Declining California Seabird

October 27, 2010 – Nearly 900 Miles of Critical Habitat Proposed for Imperiled Southwestern Fish

October 26, 2010 – Fish and Wildlife Service Asked to Refuse State Requests to Remove Protections for Gray Wolves in the Great Lakes

October 25, 2010 – Proposed Fuel Efficiency Rules a First Step in Reducing Dangerous Greenhouse Gas Pollution From Trucks and Buses, But Don't Go Far Enough

October 23, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks Renewed Moratorium on Deepwater Oil Drilling, Demands Environmental Review

October 22, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity and BrightSource Commit to Desert Protections

October 21, 2010 – Obama Administration Denies Endangered Species Act Protection to Spotted Seals in Alaska, Grants Protection in China

October 20, 2010 – Suit Filed to Block ORVs From Key Species Habitat in California and Nevada

October 19, 2010 – For Second Time, Court Tells California to Reconsider Protecting Pika From Climate Change

October 19, 2010 – Six Months After Disastrous Gulf Oil Spill, Wildlife Still Suffering, Dangers of Offshore Drilling Ignored

October 19, 2010 – D.C. Court Hearing to Decide Endangered Species Act Status for Polar Bear

October 18, 2010 – Study: Oil Spill Devastating for Bluefin Tuna Imperiled by Overfishing

October 16, 2010 – EPA Recommends Denial of Water Permit for Disastrous Mountaintop Removal Mine in West Virginia

October 12, 2010 – Lawsuit Begun to Protect Endangered Fish From Four Corners Coal Pollution

October 12, 2010 – Feds Rush Incomplete Environmental Review of Oil and Gas Drilling in Arctic Ocean

October 12, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Lifting of Drilling Moratorium

October 8, 2010 – Residents, Conservationists Offer $7,500 Reward for Information on Illegal Wolf Kill in Oregon

October 8, 2010 – Feds Again Delay Release of Wolf Pack in Arizona

October 8, 2010 – As Climate Talks Wind Down in China, Time Running Out for Global Action

October 7, 2010 – Government Funding to Study Deadly Bat Disease Is Good Step, But More Effort Needed to Stem White-nose Syndrome Spread Across Continent

October 6, 2010 – Reports Raise Troubling Concerns About Government's Response to Oil Spill

October 6, 2010 – Critical Habitat Shrunk for Rare California Plant

October 6, 2010 – Rare Georgia Mussel Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection, Critical Habitat

October 6, 2010 – Increased Habitat Protection Proposed for Endangered Right Whales

October 6, 2010 – Listing of Panama's Internationally Recognized Park as "In Danger" Would Highlight Plight of People and Fish Threatened by Dams

October 5, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Protection for Desert Nesting Bald Eagle

October 5, 2010 – Critically Endangered Sacramento Splittail Denied Endangered Species Protection

October 5, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks Release of Public Records for Peabody Coal Operations on Tribal Lands in Arizona

October 4, 2010 – Former BP Boss Tony Hayward Wins 2010 Rubber Dodo Award

October 4, 2010 – New Report: Reducing Carbon Dioxide to 350 ppm Is Necessary to Avoid Climate Catastrophe

October 1, 2010 – Court Removes Much-needed Protections From Desert Bald Eagle, Species' Fate Now Uncertain

October 1, 2010 – New Vehicle Standards Could Be Historic Step, But More Work Needed to Curb Carbon Pollution

October 1, 2010 – Two More Federal Courts Shoot Down Harmful Bush-era Policy Short-changing Endangered Species Protections

September 30, 2010 – Opponents of Richardson Grove Highway Project File Second Suit to Save Old-growth Redwoods

September 30, 2010 – New Offshore Safety Rules a Good Step, But Operations Still Don't Comply With Nation's Environmental Laws Protecting Imperiled Wildlife

September 30, 2010 – Legislation Would Strip Federal Protection From Wolves Before Recovery is Complete

September 30, 2010 – Petition Filed to Protect Rare Texas Salamanders From Austin Water Project

September 29, 2010 – Protection Sought for Black-backed Woodpeckers under California Endangered Species Act

September 28, 2010 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Forest Carnivore Once Believed Extinct

September 28, 2010 – Vanishing African Penguin, Threatened by Climate Change and Fishing, Wins Protections

September 28, 2010 – 150 Square Miles of California Shore Proposed for Habitat for Black Abalone Endangered by Climate Change

September 27, 2010 – Feds Find Gunnison Sage Grouse Imperiled, But Deny Endangered Species Act Protection

September 27, 2010 – 60-plus Groups Call for Removing Toxic Lead From Ammunition, Fishing Tackle

September 24, 2010 – Court Halts Arizona Land Exchange for Asarco Mine

September 22, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Lawyer Named One of California's 10 "Most Influential Lawyers of the Decade"

September 22, 2010 – California's Largest Burrowing Owl Population Is in Rapid Decline

September 21, 2010 – Obama Administration's Delay Tactics Threaten Yet Another Imperiled Species

September 21, 2010 – Petition Seeks Limits on Greenhouse Gas, Black Carbon Pollution From Locomotives

September 21, 2010 – Center Challenges Arizona Gas Pipeline That Threatens Imperiled Fish

September 16, 2010 – Tuna Imperiled by Overfishing, Oil Spill Clears First Hurdle to Endangered Species Act Protection

September 16, 2010 – Cave Closures at National Refuges Will Help Stem Spread of Deadly Bat Disease, More Action Needed to Halt Westward Spread

September 16, 2010 – Nevada Approves Hunt of Imperiled Sage Grouse That Feds Say Warrants Endangered Species Act Protection

September 15, 2010 – Order to Plug 3,500 Abandoned Wells Is a Good First Step in Cleaning up Mess of Offshore Operations in Gulf

September 15, 2010 – California Fish and Game Commission Denies State Protection to Pacific Fisher

September 15, 2010 – Mountain Yellow-legged Frogs Moved Toward State Endangered Species Status, But Emergency Rule Allows Activities That Kill Frogs to Continue

September 14, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Save Tuna Imperiled by Overfishing, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

September 13, 2010 – Lawsuits Seek Long-delayed Protections for Bison, Mussels, Dozens of Other Struggling Species

September 13, 2010 – Not Just for Polar Bears: New Climate Report Documents Growing Extinction Risk for Arctic Wildlife

September 10, 2010 – Court Hearing Tuesday to Decide Fate of Desert Nesting Bald Eagle

September 10, 2010 – Pacific Walrus Faces Dire Future: Federal Report Predicts Extinction Risk Due to Global Warming

September 9, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on State of Alaska's Lawsuit Challenging Offshore Drilling Moratorium

September 9, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Save Rare Texas Salamander Threatened by Austin Water Project

September 9, 2010 – Congressional Documents Contradict EPA Claim That It Lacks Authority to Regulate Lead Ammunition

September 8, 2010 – Largest North American Amphibian Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

September 8, 2010 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Recently Discovered Orchid in Path of Proposed Rosemont Mine

September 8, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on BP's Internal Report on Deepwater Horizon Disaster

September 7, 2010 – Feds Again Delay Long-overdue Protections for Montana Grayling

September 7, 2010 – Public Tells Stanford University Proposed Habitat Conservation Plan Is Inadequate and Must Include Investigating Removal of Searsville Dam

September 3, 2010 – Offshore Wells Connected With Exploded Platform in Gulf of Mexico Approved Without Environmental Review

September 2, 2010 – Latest Gulf of Mexico Explosion Illustrates Dangers of Offshore Drilling Operations

September 2, 2010 – Latest Gulf of Mexico Explosion Again Illustrates Danger of Offshore Drilling, Urgent Need for Moratorium on All Operations

August 27, 2010 – EPA Denies Petition to Protect Wildlife From Toxic Lead-based Ammunition

August 27, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Desert Tortoise From Mining

August 24, 2010 – Endangered Species Act Protections Sought for Four Mountaintop Species Threatened by Climate Change

August 23, 2010 – Bureau of Land Management Moves to Protect Western Bats From Deadly Disease, But Bat Advocates Say Stricter Measures Needed

August 23, 2010 – Lawsuit Challenges Federal Giveaway of Wildlife Refuge Water That Could Drive Endangered Fish Extinct

August 23, 2010 – Prairie Orchid One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

August 20, 2010 – Gulf of Mexico Still in Crisis Four Months After BP Explosion: Center for Biological Diversity Tour Finds Oiled Beaches, Water and Wildlife

August 19, 2010 – Mitigation Agreement Will Provide Nearly $1 Million for Habitat Preservation

August 19, 2010 – Injunction Sought to Stop Construction of Ruby Pipeline

August 18, 2010 – Endangered Stephens' Kangaroo Rat to Keep Protection

August 18, 2010 – U.S. Government Will Take a New Look at Impacts of Shrimp Trawling on Imperiled Sea Turtles

August 16, 2010 – Offshore Oil Drilling Reforms Are Positive Step, But Big Questions Remain

August 16, 2010 – Forest ORV Plans Heating Up in the Southwest

August 12, 2010 – Study: 60% of Species Recovery Plans Identify Global Warming as Extinction Threat

August 10, 2010 – Court Decision Means Federal Cases Against BP Will Be Heard in Gulf Courtrooms

August 6, 2010 – Federal Court Reinstates Federal Wolf Protections

August 5, 2010 – Habitat Protection Sought to Save Endangered San Joaquin Kit Fox From Extinction

August 4, 2010 – Statement of Center for Biological Diversity's Executive Director KierC!n Suckling on Government Estimates of Remaining Oil in the Gulf of Mexico

August 4, 2010 – Groups Intervene to Protect the Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whale

August 3, 2010 – Mexican Gray Wolf May Qualify for Endangered Species Protection Separate From Other Gray Wolves

August 3, 2010 – National Ban on Lead-based Ammunition, Fishing Tackle Sought to End Wildlife Poisoning

August 2, 2010 – Lawsuit Initiated to Save California Endangered Species From Habitat Destruction Caused by Vegetation Clearing on Levees

August 2, 2010 – Five Penguins Win U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection

July 30, 2010 – Lawsuit Aims to Protect Species From ORV Expansion in Sierra Foothills

July 30, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Stop 677-mile Ruby Pipeline and Protect Endangered Fish

July 27, 2010 – Petition Seeks to Correct EPA Greenhouse Gas Calculations That Claim Biomass Burning Is Carbon Neutral

July 27, 2010 – Obama Cancels Offshore Oil Lease Sales in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

July 27, 2010 – Two Rare Ecuadorian Bird Species Given U.S. Endangered Status, Including One of Darwin's Finches

July 27, 2010 – Regulators Petitioned to Withdraw Approval of 677-mile Ruby Pipeline to Avoid Killing Endangered Fish

July 26, 2010 – Lawsuit Initiated Challenging Federal Permit to Capture, Hurt or Kill Jaguars

July 26, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Gulf's Whales and Turtles

July 22, 2010 – Strong Climate Legislation Needed, But Senate Proposals Fell Far Short

July 22, 2010 – EPA Faces Lawsuit for Failure to Control Air Pollution From Pulp Mills

July 21, 2010 – Federal Court Halts Oil and Gas Activities Under Chukchi Sea Lease Sale

July 21, 2010 – Pressure Mounts on Stanford University to Consider Removing Searsville Dam to Restore Steelhead Trout and San Francisquito Creek

July 20, 2010 – Public Comment Sought for Massive Solar Project Threatening Endangered Kit Fox, Water and Prime Farmland in Central California

July 20, 2010 – Suit Filed to Protect Endangered Species in Arizona, New Mexico National Forests

July 20, 2010 – Habitat Protected for Two Rare Southern Oregon Plants

July 20, 2010 – Wolf Recovery Sought Across Country: West Coast, New England, Colorado and Great Plains

July 19, 2010 Statement of the Center for Biological Diversitybs Executive Director KierC!n Suckling on the Capping of BPbs Macondo Well and Reported Problems

July 19, 2010 Amargosa Toad Denied Protections Under the Endangered Species Act

July 19, 2010 – White House’s New National Ocean Policy a Welcome Sign, But Lacks Assurances to Protect Our Oceans

July 19, 2010 – Giant Palouse Earthworm Gets a Second Chance at Endangered Species Protection

July 19, 2010 – Forest Service Plan to Open 1,100 Miles of Road to ORVs Will Hurt Wildlife, Recreation

July 15, 2010 – Groups to Obama: Cut Livestock Subsidy to Fix Agency Budgets

July 15, 2010 – Forest Service Will Close Caves in Rocky Mountain Region to Protect Bats From Lethal Disease

July 14, 2010 – Greater Protection Sought for Sea Turtles Imperiled by BP's Oil Spill

July 14, 2010 – Government Ignores Benefits of Protecting Arroyo Toad

July 12, 2010 – Salazar's New Moratorium A Good Start For Protecting People, Environment But Ignores Ongoing Dangers of Shallow-water Drilling

July 12, 2010 – Appeal Filed in Lawsuit to Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining

July 12, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks Release of Interior Secretary Salazar's Communications With Oil Industry About Drilling

July 7, 2010 – Two Arizona Plants Near Proposed Rosemont Copper Mine Petitioned for Endangered Species Act Protection

July 2, 2010 – Wolves Earn Reprieve as Hunt Is Halted

July 2, 2010 – Suit Filed to Reverse One of the Biggest Ripoffs in California History

July 2, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Three Southeastern Mollusks

July 2, 2010 – Agreement Reached in Gulf to Prevent Sea Turtle Burning Deaths

July 1, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Stop Federal, State-sanctioned Killing of Endangered Wolves

July 1, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Halt Release of Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees Across the American South

June 30, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks to Hold Administration Accountable for Marine Mammal Harm in Gulf

June 30, 2010 – Mexican Gray Wolf One Step Closer to Separate Protection Under Endangered Species Act

June 30, 2010 – Oregon Wolf Plan Blasted for Too Easily Allowing Killing of Wolves and Setting Too Low a Recovery Goal

June 30, 2010 – Restraining Order Sought to Stop BP From Burning Turtles

June 30, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Challenge Denial of Endangered Species Act Protection for Imperiled California Seabird

June 30, 2010 – EPA Quietly Approves New Mountaintop Removal Permit in Appalachia

June 29, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Force BP and Coast Guard to Protect Turtles From Burning Alive

June 28, 2010 – Endangered Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel Protected: State Department Facility Will Not Be Built in Squirrel Habitat

June 28, 2010 – New Lawsuit Filed to Protect Sage Grouse Under Endangered Species Act

June 28, 2010 – California to Consider Endangered Species Act Protection for Imperiled Mountain Yellow-legged Frogs

June 28, 2010 – More than 150,000 Call on BP and Federal Officials to Stop Burning Endangered Sea Turtles Alive

June 28, 2010 – Legal Challenge to Bombing, Firing Range Training Complex in Endangered Species Habitat Announced

June 24, 2010 – Petition Filed to Increase Protection of Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Devastated by Rushed Oil-drilling Permits

June 24, 2010 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Two Snail Species Threatened by Proposed Rosemont Copper Mine

June 23, 2010 – Two Hawaiian Damselflies Protected Under Endangered Species Act

June 23, 2010 – Five Southeastern Fish Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

June 23, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Two Bat Species Threatened by White-nose Syndrome

June 22, 2010 – Three Colorado Wildflowers, All Candidates for Endangered Species Act Protection, Finally Recommended for Protection

June 22, 2010 – Federal Judge Lifts Gulf of Mexico Oil Drilling Moratorium, Giving Green Light to More Risky Drilling

June 22, 2010 – American Power Act Fails to Reduce Emissions Enough to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change

June 21, 2010 – Increased Logging on State Forests Appealed

June 21, 2010 – Critical Habitat Newly Proposed for Four Species of Endangered Snails, Freshwater Shrimp

June 21, 2010 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Science Shows Utah Fish Needs Protection, But No Protection Given

June 18, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks $19 Billion in Clean Water Act Penalties From BP

June 18, 2010 – Feds Issue Permit to "Take" Jaguar and Ocelot

June 18, 2010 – Authorization to Kill Oregon Wolves Extended; Punitive Killings Threaten Wolf Recovery

June 17, 2010 – Suit Filed to Protect Ancient Redwoods From Caltrans Highway Project

June 16, 2010 – Environmental Groups Intervene to Block Industry Challenge to Drilling Moratorium

June 16, 2010 – EPA Called on to Set National Limits on Air Pollution From U.S. Coal Mines

June 16, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Seven Species Under Endangered Species Act

June 15, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on President Obama's Oval Office Speech

June 15, 2010 – Legal Petition Filed to Reform Policy That Allows Oil Drilling to Evade Environmental Review

June 15, 2010 – Deadly White-nose Syndrome Jumps to Ninth Bat Species

June 14, 2010 – Babbitt Blasts Interior's MMS Reform Plan as Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic

June 11, 2010 – EPA Challenged Over Global Warming Pollution From Ships, Aircraft and Non-road Engines

June 10, 2010 – Senate Rejects Republican Move to Gut Clean Air Act

June 10, 2010 – Lawsuit Targets Harmful Public-lands Livestock Subsidy

June 9, 2010 – Wolves in Northeast Denied Protection Again; Conservationists Call for National Wolf Recovery Plan

June 8, 2010 – Salazar Declares Shallow Water Drilling "Safe," Lifts Drilling Moratorium, Conceals Shallow Water Oil Spill Currently Fouling GulfB

June 8, 2010 – Western Gull-billed Tern Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

June 8, 2010 – Logging of Grand Canyon Old-growth Forest Proposed for Fifth Time in 12 Years

June 7, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity, Residents of Hinkley Win Legal Appeal

June 4, 2010 – Judge Rules Forest Service Violated Endangered Species Act in Managing Malheur National Forest Grazing

June 4, 2010 – Court Upholds Mexican Spotted Owl Habitat Protections

June 4, 2010 – Legal Settlement Will Protect Seven Penguin Species at Risk From Global Warming and Fisheries

June 3, 2010 – Confusion Continues to Plague Interior Department Drilling Rules

June 3, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Block Central Valley Agribusiness Water Grab

June 3, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on EPA Revisions to Sulfur Dioxide Pollution Limits

June 3, 2010 – BP Faces Lawsuit for Polluting Gulf Waters: Citizen Suit Steps in to Hold BP Accountable

June 3, 2010 – Protective Regulations Finalized for Southern Green Sturgeon

June 2, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Presentation: The Catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico and Ensuring This Never Happens Again

June 2, 2010 – Nearly 2,000 Acres Proposed for Protection for Endangered Mississippi Gopher Frog

June 2, 2010 – Lawsuit Seeks Full Disclosure of Dispersant Impacts on Gulf's Endangered Wildlife

June 1, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Arizona Endangered Species From Cattle Grazing

June 1, 2010 – Center Petitions Forest Service to Protect New Mexico Forest from ORV Abuse

May 31, 2010 – Interior Formalizes Oil-drilling Moratorium

May 28, 2010 – Ozark Chinquapin Tree One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

May 27, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Response to President Obama's Gulf Disaster Speech

May 27, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Stop 49 Dangerous Gulf of Mexico Drilling Projects

May 27, 2010 – Interior to Suspend Shell Oil Drilling Permits in Alaska

May 26, 2010 – Controversial Salazar "Moratorium" on Gulf Drilling Was Only Oral

May 25, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Response to Inspector General's Investigative Report on Minerals Management Service Corruption

May 25, 2010 – Polar Bear to Greet President Obama in San Francisco With Plea: "Don't Let Shell Drill in the Arctic This Summer"

May 25, 2010 – Wildlife Advocates File Suit to Protect World's Most Endangered Whale

May 24, 2010 – Stronger Roadless Area Policy Sought As "Time Out" Policy Expires

May 24, 2010 – Endangered Status Sought for Bluefin Tuna

May 21, 2010 – Center Calls for Firing of MMS Alaska Director John Goll

May 21, 2010 – Feds Push to Reduce Protection for Endangered Arroyo Toad

May 20, 2010 – Caltrans Releases Final Environmental Review for Highway Project That Will Degrade Ancient Humboldt County Redwood Grove

May 19, 2010 – Conservation Groups Vow Legal Challenge Against Highway Widening Threatening Ancient Humboldt County Redwoods

May 19, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Response to Secretary Salazar's Splitting of Minerals Management Service

May 18, 2010 – Pesticides Restricted Throughout Bay Area Endangered Species Habitat

May 18, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Stop Department of Interior From Continuing to Issue New Offshore Drilling Permits With No Environmental Review

May 14, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Response to President Obama's May 14, 2010 Rose Garden Speech on the Growing Minerals Management Service Scandal

May 14, 2010 – Groups Ask Congress to Fund Response to Deadly Bat Disease

May 14, 2010 – Thousands Rally for Okinawa Dugong, Letter Protesting Base Relocation Hand-delivered to Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama

May 14, 2010 – Lawsuit to Challenge Salazar's Wholesale Disregard of Marine Mammal Protection Laws in Gulf of Mexico

May 13, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on EPA's Greenhouse Gas "Tailoring Rule"

May 13, 2010 – Despite Court's Decision, Groups Vow to Continue to Fight Shell's Arctic Drilling

May 12, 2010 – Third Lawsuit Filed to Protect Riverside County Wildlife Area From Development

May 12, 2010 – Kerry-Lieberman Climate Proposal a Disaster for Climate

May 10, 2010 – Ignoring Gulf Catastrophe, Graham Calls for More Offshore Oil Drilling

May 7, 2010 – MMS Approved 27 Gulf Drilling Operations After BP Disaster

May 6, 2010 – Embattled Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Announces Three-week Halt to New Oil Drilling Permits

May 6, 2010 – Feds: Mexican Wolf Population "Threatened With Failure"

May 6, 2010 – Reeling From DOI Oil Spill Controversy, Obama Pulls Back From Offshore Oil Lease Sale in the Atlantic

May 6, 2010 – Settlement Will Secure Habitat for Black Abalone Endangered by Climate Change

May 6, 2010 – Deadly Bat Disease Crosses Mississippi; Group Implores States to Take Preventive Action

May 5, 2010 – Interior Department Exempted BP Drilling From Environmental Review

May 5, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Polar Bears From Interior Secretary Salazar's Arctic Offshore Drilling Plan

May 4, 2010 – As Gulf of Mexico Spill Worsens, Groups Challenge Shell's Air Permits to Drill in the Arctic

May 4, 2010 – San Diego Butterfly Closer to Endangered Species Protection

May 1, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Calls for Moratorium on Offshore Oil Leasing, Exploration and Development

April 30, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Jaguars and Ocelots From Government Traps, Snares, and Poisons

April 30, 2010 – Federal Government Takes First Step Toward Banning Imported Swordfish to Protect Marine Mammals

April 29, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Curb Particulate Air Pollution

April 28, 2010 – Habitat Doubled for Rare Dragonfly

April 28, 2010 – Forest Service Asked to Protect National Forests for a Changing Climate

April 28, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Frog in Coastal Mississippi: Only 100 Gopher Frogs Remain

April 26, 2010 – Lawsuit to Be Launched to Protect Endangered Species in Arizona and New Mexico National Forests

April 22, 2010 – Protection for Nevada Species Sought Through Protest of Water-rights Applications

April 22, 2010 – Groups Challenge Mega-development Sprawl in Rural Riverside County

April 22, 2010 – Settlement Stops Plan to Develop Wildlife Preserve

April 21, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Gives Out 250,000 Endangered Species Condoms for Earth Day

April 20, 2010 – 404 Southeastern Freshwater Fish, Mussels, Crayfish, Birds, and Others Petitioned for Protection as Endangered Species

April 15, 2010 – Fishers in Rocky Mountains, Rare Forest Mammal, Closer to Winning Endangered Species Act Protection

April 15, 2010 – Sweeping Forest Service Rollbacks Threaten Sky Island Biodiversity

April 15, 2010 – New iPhone App Features Wolf Howls, World's Largest Free Collection of Endangered Animal Ringtones

April 14, 2010 – State Water Board Declines Review of Rubicon Cleanup Order

April 9, 2010 – Carrizo Plain National Monument's Plan Comes Up Short for Conservation

April 8, 2010 – Groups Move to Save Wildlife Preserve Area From Industrial Development

April 8, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Expedite Protection of Pacific Fisher

April 8, 2010 – Tribes, Conservation Groups Tell Congress to Protect Grand Canyon From Mining, Dam Operations, and Other Environmental Threats

April 7, 2010 – Coast Guard Urged to Ensure Protection of Whales in New Study of Shipping Access Routes Into Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

April 6, 2010 – Sheep Station Restricts Grazing to Protect Grizzly Bears

April 5, 2010 – San Diego Butterfly Earns New Chance at Endangered Species Protection

April 5, 2010 – Conservation Groups and Tribal Members Tell Congress to Protect the Grand Canyon's Future

April 2, 2010 – New Habitat Protections Proposed for California Desert Plant Threatened With Extinction

April 1, 2010 – New Vehicle Standards an Historic Step in Regulating Greenhouse Emissions

March 31, 2010 – Idaho and Montana Wolf Hunts End

March 31, 2010 – Obama Offshore Oil Plan a Disaster for Wildlife and Climate

March 30, 2010 – Rare Tucson Shovel-nosed Snake Warrants Protection as Endangered Species But Will Not Receive Federal Protection

March 30, 2010 – Campaign Launched to Gather 500,000 Signatures to Cap Greenhouse Gas Pollution at 350 Parts Per Million

March 29, 2010 – Obama Administration Adopts Bush-era Roadblock to Reducing Greenhouse Pollution

March 29, 2010 – Kaua'i Island Utility Cooperative Sued Over Seabird Deaths

March 29, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Sage Grouse, Vanishing Nevada Bird

March 28, 2010 – Obama Puts Pesticide Pusher in Charge of Agricultural Trade Relations

March 25, 2010 – Free Endangered Species Ringtones Site Now Available in Spanish

March 24, 2010 – Board Approval of Royal Ranger Camp Project Contested

March 23, 2010 – Suit Filed to Protect Habitat for California's Endangered Black Abalone, Pushed Toward Extinction by Fishing, Disease, and Ocean Acidification

March 23, 2010 – Fish and Wildlife Service Documents Show Arizona's Desert Nesting Bald Eagle Victim of Agency Corruption Again

March 22, 2010 – EPA Solicits Input on Ocean Acidification and Carbon Dioxide Limits Under Water Pollution Law

March 19, 2010 – Report Finds Delta Water Pumping Restrictions to Protect Fish "Scientifically Justified"

March 19, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Climate Legislation and Clean Air Act

March 18, 2010 – Conservationists Stop West Virginia Oil and Gas Sales

March 16, 2010 – More Than 1.6 Million Acres Designated as Critical Habitat for California Red-legged Frog

March 16, 2010 – Conservationists Propose 50-million-plus Acres as Jaguar Critical Habitat

March 11, 2010 – Legal Settlement Will Require EPA to Evaluate How to Regulate Ocean Acidification Under Clean Water Act

March 11, 2010 – Suit Launched to Challenge Federal Financing of Foreign Fossil Fuel Project

March 10, 2010 – 48 Kauai Species Protected Under the Endangered Species Act

March 10, 2010 – Endangered Status Proposed for U.S. Loggerhead Sea Turtles

March 10, 2010 – Golden Sedge to Receive Habitat Protection

March 10, 2010 – Fifty Conservation Groups Ask Obama Administration to Strengthen Habitat Protections for Endangered Species

March 9, 2010 – Suit Filed to Save Penguins at Risk From Global Warming and Fisheries

March 8, 2010 – Settlement Reached to Reduce Global Warming Impacts of Walmart Supercenters in Southern California

March 5, 2010 – Mono Basin Sage Grouse Is Endangered, But Protection Once Again Delayed

March 4, 2010 – Groups Threaten Luxury Hawaiian Resort with Lawsuit Over Seabird Deaths

March 3, 2010 – California Tiger Salamander Will Be Protected Under California Endangered Species Act

March 3, 2010 – Georgia Attorney General Called on to Investigate Gassing and Destruction of Threatened Tortoise Burrows for Rattlesnake Roundups

February 25, 2010 – California Withdraws Harmful "Carbon Credits for Clearcuts" Forest Policy

February 24, 2010 – Fish and Wildlife Service Removes Endangered Species Act Protection From Arizona's Desert Nesting Bald Eagles

February 22, 2010 – EPA Petitioned to Reduce Black Carbon "Soot" Under Clean Water Act

February 19, 2010 – Government Study: Elevated Uranium Levels in Grand Canyon's Watershed

February 18, 2010 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sued Over Repeated Failure to Protect Endangered Florida Panther

February 17, 2010 – Four Lawsuits Filed to Protect 93 Species Across Country

February 12, 2010 – California to Withdraw Harmful "Carbon Credits for Clearcuts" Forest Policy

February 11, 2010 – Critical Habitat Denied for the Endangered Florida Panther

February 11, 2010 – Bureau of Land Management Sued for Withholding Records on Uranium Mines That Threaten Grand Canyon

February 11, 2010 – Group Gives Out 100,000 Endangered Species Condoms for Valentine's Day

February 10, 2010 – Army Corps Cites Pinal County for San Pedro River Violations; Settlement Reached by Conservation Groups

February 10, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Native Fish and Amphibians From Hatchery Fish Stocking by the California Department of Fish and Game

February 9, 2010 – 82 Corals, Threatened With Extinction Due to Climate Change and Ocean Acidification, Advance Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

February 8, 2010 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Old-growth Redwoods on the Gualala River

February 4, 2010 – Obama Administration Denies American Pika Endangered Species Act Protection

February 4, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Defend Pacific Fisher From Federal Negligence

February 3, 2010 – Prescott Officials Attempt to Delay Ruling on Water Pipeline Records

February 2, 2010 – Center for Biological Diversity to Join Global Population Speak Out

February 2, 2010 – Obama Administration Proposes Budget Cuts for Endangered Species Listing

February 2, 2010 – Hawaii Considers Strict Law to Halt Killing of Endangered Monk Seals

February 1, 2010 – Proposed PolyMet Mine Would Violate Environmental Laws and Cannot Proceed

February 1, 2010 – Lawsuit Initiated to Curb Soot Pollution

February 1, 2010 – Species Still at Risk on Nevada Wildlife Refuges Despite New Plan by Feds

February 1, 2010 – Lawsuit Launched to Stop Lead Poisoning of up to 10,000 Albatross Chicks Each Year on Hawaii's Midway Island

February 1, 2010 – Federal Grazing Fee Announced for 258 Million Acres: Public to Subsidize Public Land Destruction, Species Endangerment

January 28, 2010 – Lawsuit Initiated to Protect Hundreds of Endangered Species From Pesticide Impacts

January 28, 2010 Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Called on to Ban Rattlesnake Roundups

January 27, 2010 Center for Biological Diversity Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address

January 27, 2010 Greenhouse Gas Lawsuits Filed Against 15 Logging Plans in California

January 27, 2010 Lawsuit Filed to Cut Through Red Tape Entangling Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery

January 25, 2010 Lawsuit to Be Filed to Stop Pollution at Proposed PolyMet Mine Site

January 25, 2010 California Endangered Species Act Protection Sought to Save Mountain Yellow-legged Frog From Exotic Trout, Habitat Destruction, and Disease

January 21, 2010 Department of Interior Inspector General Finds That Capture of Endangered Jaguar "Macho B" Was Intentional

January 21, 2010 Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Murkowski Resolution to Gut Clean Air Act

January 21, 2010 Emergency Petitions Filed to Close Caves and Save Bats From Extinction

January 20, 2010 State Water Board Begins Process of Regulating Water Diversions That Kill Salmon and Steelhead in Russian River

January 20, 2010 Suit Will Be Filed to Protect 83 Corals Threatened by Global Warming, Ocean Acidification

January 20, 2010 Nevada Proposes to Continue to Pollute Lake Mead With Endocrine-disrupting Frankenfish Chemicals

January 19, 2010Center for Biological Diversity Report Card Gives Obama Administration a "C" on Endangered Species, Climate, Energy, Public Lands and Oceans During First Year

January 19, 2010 Feds Move to Protect False Killer Whales: Team Established to Reduce Fishing-related Whale Deaths

January 18, 2010 California Fish and Game Releases Flawed Report on Fish-stocking Impacts, Fails to Propose Measures to Protect Native Fish

January 15, 2010 Uranium Mining Lawsuit Gets a Boost as Judge Unlocks Feds' Records

January 14, 2010More Critical Habitat Protections on the Way for Southwestern Willow Flycatcher

January 14, 2010 Destructive Superior National Forest ORV Plan Challenged in Court

January 14, 2010 Suit to Be Filed to Protect Habitat for California's Endangered Black Abalone

January 12, 2010 Endangered Jaguars to Receive Critical Habitat Protection and Plan for Recovery of U.S. Population

January 12, 2010 Feds Agree With Conservationists That Endangered Florida Manatees Need More Habitat Protection, But Indefinitely Delay Protection

January 11, 2010 Public Hearing to Focus on Massive Nuclear Water-rights Permit Request That Would Kill Endangered Fish

January 11, 2010 EPA Petitioned to Regulate Chemicals That Pose Widespread Risks to Human and Animal Reproduction

January 8, 2010 Hopi and Navajo Residents Stop Peabody’s Coal Mine Expansion on Black Mesa

January 6, 2010 With Looming Court Deadline, Interior Secretary Salazar Asked to Take Action to Recover American Jaguar

January 6, 2010 Health and Environment Groups Support Adoption of Air District Greenhouse Gas and Toxics Standards

January 5, 2010 Forest Service to Revise Cattle Grazing to Help Endangered Species in San Jacinto Mountains

January 5, 2010 Two Endangered Birds, Native to Galápagos and Papua New Guinea, to Gain Protection

January 5, 2010 70,000 Square Miles of Habitat Proposed for Protection for Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles

January 4, 2010 Judge Overturns Decision to Open Off-road Vehicle Routes That Hurt Tortoise

January 4, 2010 Suit to Be Filed Over Delay in Protection for Penguins Hurt by Climate Change and Industrial Fisheries

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