DEMAND AN END TO CALIFORNIA OFFSHORE FRACKING
Offshore fracking is a dirty, dangerous practice. Some fracking chemicals can kill fish, crustaceans and zooplankton — the base of the ocean food chain; others can dangerously build up in sea otters. Thankfully, oil companies' use of fracking has been on hold in federal waters following a recent Center legal settlement. But that could soon change, given a recent proposal from the Obama administration to allow oil companies to resume business as usual. We can't let the proposal go through. Urge the feds to ban offshore fracking in our precious California ocean.
The Center for Biological Diversity works through science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species, great or small, hovering on the brink of extinction. Learn more about the Center for Biological Diversity.
Hear the call of the wild? You're not alone. Our endangered species ringtones have been downloaded about 700,000 times in nearly 180 countries.
Endangered Earth Online, April 21, 2016
Lynx, Bobcats Win Reprieve
Young people can make a difference too. Check out our Generation Wild website with tips on being a young conservationist, tools for taking action and a lot of fun stuff to read, do and see.
Keep It in the Ground
Ending new fossil fuel leasing on America's public lands and offshore areas would keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gases from polluting our atmosphere, says a new study commissioned by the Center and Friends of the Earth. Take action.
Saving the Florida Panther
The Florida panther is one of the most majestic large felines in the wild. It's also one of the most endangered. Learn more about the Center's work to save this great cat.
Nuestro Trabajo en México
Mexico hosts a stunning array of species, but too many are imperiled. The Center just opened an office in La Paz to help save sea turtles, vaquitas and other wildlife in trouble. Read about our Mexico work en español or in English.
Bring Back the Bears
The grizzly bear is a main feature of California’s state flag — yet for nearly a century, it's been missing from the Golden State, including in the remote Sierra Nevada. Check out our website and sign our petition to help these endangered bears return to California.
Historic Agreement for 757 Species
So far more than 100 species have won protection following our historic 2011 settlement compelling the feds to make progress on safeguarding 757 of the country's most imperiled, least protected species. More species are nearing protection now.
Politics of Extinction
Despite its success, the Endangered Species Act is under attack like never before. Congressional Republicans have launched a barrage of legislative assaults on endangered species in recent years, seeking to block, remove or weaken their protections. Read our report.
Restoring the Gray Wolf
We're fighting to help all U.S. gray wolves get back the protections they need to recover in habitat across the country. Losing safeguards would bring their progress to a grinding halt.
Thanks to You, Wildlife Wins