Report: This Year's Top 10 At-risk Species
Federal officials making crucial decisions about protecting rare and vanishing species, including ocelots and dunes sagebrush lizards, often disregard key science. Besides breaking the law, that puts wildlife at risk, a new report from the Endangered Species Coalition finds.
Suppressed: How Politics Drowned Out Science for 10 Endangered Species highlights 10 wildlife-conservation decisions of the past several years where science was ignored or suppressed at the expense of animals and plants. Pressure is worsening under the Trump administration.
Ocelots, for instance, are particularly at risk from the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall.
"Trump's border wall could be the last straw for ocelots," said the Center's Collette Adkins.
Read more in our press release.