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Decision on Monarch Butterfly's Endangered Species Protection Extended to 2020  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Butterfly's Vulnerability to Climate Change Calls for Further Population Modeling.

05/24/2019 01:59 PM
Louisiana Announces Air-pollution Hearing for Formosa Plastics Plant  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: St. James Parish Residents Oppose Project's Pollution, Environmental Racism.

05/24/2019 02:13 PM
Florida Petitioned to Protect People From Harmful Algae Blooms  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: State Would be First to Set Water-quality Standards for Cyanotoxins.

05/23/2019 11:39 AM
Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump to Protect Oregon's Red Tree Vole, Other Species  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and San Francisco Baykeeper sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect eight highly ...

05/23/2019 01:29 PM
Lawsuit Seeks to Protect South Platte River From Colorado Slaughterhouse Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch filed a lawsuit in federal court today against the JBS-Swift Beef Company to stop illegal discharges ...

05/23/2019 04:32 PM
House Democrats Boost Endangered Species Listing Budget by 30%  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— House Democrats today released a funding bill for the Interior Department that includes $23.4 million to evaluate whether imperiled animals ...

05/14/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump to Protect Endangered Species Nationwide  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity and San Francisco Baykeeper sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect eight highly ...

05/23/2019 10:39 AM
Emergency Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Delaware Firefly  Center for Biological Diversity

BETHANY BEACH, Del.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation filed an emergency petition today seeking ...

05/15/2019 03:00 AM
Analysis: Public Overwhelmingly Wants EPA Ban on Wildlife-killing 'Cyanide Bombs'  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: WASHINGTON— More than 99.9 percent of people commenting on a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposal to ...

05/08/2019 03:00 AM
North Carolina Fish, Salamander Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

ASHEVILLE, N.C.— Following a petition and lawsuits from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed the Carolina ...

05/21/2019 12:16 PM
Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump to Protect Eastern Gopher Tortoise in Florida, Other Southern States  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity and San Francisco Baykeeper sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect the eastern ...

05/23/2019 10:40 AM
Disregarding Climate, Trump Administration Pushes to Re-open Public Lands to Coal Leasing  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration today restarted an effort to reopen public lands to new federal coal leasing. In today's action, the Interior Department ...

05/22/2019 04:52 PM
Trump Administration Waives Laws to Build 100 Miles of Border Wall Across Arizona National Monument, Wildlife Refuges  Center for Biological Diversity

The Trump administration will waive dozens of environmental and public health laws to speed border-wall construction through federally protected sites in ...

05/14/2019 03:00 AM
Massive New Mexico Logging Plan Threatens Iconic Owl Stronghold  Center for Biological Diversity

Conservation groups today called on the U.S. Forest *Service* to revise plans for large-scale commercial logging in southern New Mexico's Lincoln National ...

05/13/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuits Challenge Trump Administration's Refusal to Release Documents on Pesticides  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed four lawsuits today challenging the Trump administration's failure to release a trove of documents ...

05/07/2019 03:00 AM
Trump EPA Seeks to Slash Pesticide Protections for Imperiled Wildlife  Center for Biological Diversity

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released a set of proposed changes that would dramatically reduce protections for the nation's most ...

05/10/2019 03:00 AM
Amid Extinction Crisis, Rep. Grijalva Introduces Bill to Save Critically Endangered Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— As scientists warn of a global extinction crisis, Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) introduced legislation today that would provide funding for some of ...

05/22/2019 10:00 AM
Fisheries Meeting Aims to Ensure Enough West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Lawsuit Prompts Consultation to Save Southern Resident Killer Whales.

05/23/2019 10:11 AM
Court Order Sought to Stop Rosemont Mine Construction in Arizona  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Conservation groups and tribes Wednesday asked a federal court to prevent construction from starting on the Rosemont Copper Mine in ...

05/16/2019 09:59 AM
Rallies in Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara to Oppose Trump's Oil-leasing Plan for California  Center for Biological Diversity

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— Environmental and community groups joined by elected officials will hold rallies this week to blast the Trump administration's draft plan ...

05/20/2019 01:41 PM
Pipeline Shutdown Prevented 27 Million Tons of Carbon Pollution in California  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— The closure of Plains All American Pipeline's coastal California oil pipeline after it ruptured four years ago has prevented massive ...

05/17/2019 01:50 PM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump's Failure to Protect Emperor Penguins  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice today of its intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to act on a petition to grant the ...

05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Approval of Massive Utah Oil Shale Development  Center for Biological Diversity

BONANZA, Utah— Conservation groups today sued the Trump administration to challenge what would be the nation's first commercial-scale oil shale mine and ...

05/16/2019 03:31 PM
A UN report says Earth faces 'unprecedented' threat to biodiversity  PRI

UN scientists warn that roughly 1 million plant and animal species are on the verge of extinction due to human activity. It would be the first mass extinction since ...

05/20/2019 05:30 PM
Rep. Blumenauer to Kick Off Portland Rally, Hearing on Trump Plan to End Wolf Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— Rep. Earl Blumenauer will speak at the start of a rally and hearing that wolf advocates are holding Monday in Portland. The hearing will give ...

05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Report: Trump Fracking Leases Top 1 Gigaton of Potential Climate Pollution in Lower 48  Center for Biological Diversity

A new Center for Biological Diversity report shows that the Trump administration is dramatically ramping up oil and gas leases, offering nearly 5 million acres of ...

05/15/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Pushes Trump EPA to Address Asthma-causing Air Pollution in Phoenix, Northern California  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Environmental Health sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to ...

05/22/2019 11:53 AM
EPA Proposes Re-approving Glyphosate, Ignoring Cancer Risk  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Relying heavily on confidential industry research, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to re-approve glyphosate, the ...

04/30/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump Administration to Protect Endangered Species From Coal Mining in Appalachia  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and allies filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and ...

05/10/2019 03:00 AM
New Data Finds U.S. Birth Rate at Lowest Level in 32 Years  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that last year the United States had the lowest number of ...

05/16/2019 02:34 PM
Trump Finalizes Plan to Open 725500 Acres of California's Central Coast to Drilling, Fracking  Center for Biological Diversity

The Trump administration today finalized a plan to open 725500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California's Central Coast and the Bay Area to ...

05/09/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges California Development's Threat to Condors, Tribal Religious Practices  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Conservation and tribal groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for authorizing a Tejon Ranch Company plan to build luxury ...

04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Federal Court Again Halts Destructive Caltrans Project Through Ancient California Redwoods  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: SAN FRANCISCO— Conservation groups and Humboldt County residents have won a federal court victory halting Caltrans' ...

05/06/2019 03:30 PM
EDITORIAL: Flower shouldn’t be used as fig leaf to stop development  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The priority for some environmentalists isn't saving species, but limiting human development. That's the takeaway from the Center for Biological Diversity's ...

05/09/2019 03:00 AM
Trump seeks weaker protections, as 1 million species face extinction  Roll Call

Humans have pushed about 1 million varieties of plants and animals to the brink of extinction, according to a new United Nations report that arrives as ...

05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets Trump Administration Renewal of Oregon Ranchers' Grazing Permit  Center for Biological Diversity

Conservations groups filed suit today challenging former Interior secretary Ryan Zinke's order to renew grazing permits for Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven ...

05/13/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Sonoma County Residents From Airport Lead Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA ROSA, Calif.— Environmental groups filed a formal notice today of their intent to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to protect ...

04/30/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Weakens Offshore Oil Well-control Rule  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration reportedly plans to relax an offshore oil well-control rule today that was adopted to address a key cause of the ...

05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Oregon Denies Key Permit for Proposed Jordan Cove Natural Gas Project  Center for Biological Diversity

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality today issued a resounding denial of the proposed Jordan Cove LNG project and the Pacific Connector fracked ...

05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Wildlife-killing Development in Fire-prone Part of LA County  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Conservation organizations sued the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today for approving the 1,300-acre Northlake housing ...

05/01/2019 03:00 AM
Dozens of Californians Speak Out Against Trump's Plan to End Wolf Protections  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Dozens of Californians spoke out Thursday, at a Sacramento hearing, against the Trump administration's proposal to end federal ...

05/03/2019 03:00 AM
Rally, Public Hearing to Focus on Trump's Plan to End Wolf Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Wolf advocates will hold a rally and hearing Thursday in Sacramento to give members of the public a chance to comment on the Trump ...

04/29/2019 03:00 AM
Rally to Oppose ExxonMobil Plan to Resume Offshore Drilling, Truck Oil on California Highways  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— Opponents will rally and testify Monday against ExxonMobil's proposal to transport oil by tanker trucks so it can restart three drilling ...

05/03/2019 03:00 AM
Study: Antibiotics Proposed for Pesticide Use by Trump EPA Can Facilitate Resistance in Lethal Bacteria  Center for Biological Diversity

A federal study has found that medically important antibiotics the EPA has proposed to re-approve for expanded pesticide use on crops can facilitate antibiotic ...

05/15/2019 03:00 AM
Biodiversity Report Paints a Bleak Picture  Eos

The natural world is under siege and declining at a dizzying and dismal rate, according to a sobering new report on biodiversity. The rate of global change in ...

05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Records Sought on EPA Proposal to Reapprove Cancer-linked Pesticide  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today asked the Trump administration for public records to assess the pesticide industry's influence on the ...

05/08/2019 03:00 AM
Plains Pipeline Criminally Punished for 2015 Coastal California Oil Pipeline Leak  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— Plains All American Pipeline was today sentenced by a California judge to a $3.3 million fine for negligently causing a massive ...

04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Reintroduction of first endangered species to Missouri shows encouraging signs  Joplin Globe

After seven years of hand-holding, scientists, acting like anxious parents, have decided to let go of the first federally endangered species ever restored to ...

05/11/2019 03:00 AM
Western Watersheds Project, Center for Biological Diversity, and WildEarth Guardians file suit to remove Hammond cattle from range  Tri-State Livestock News

A district court judge has denied three anti-grazing groups a temporary restraining order filed in an attempt to stop the Hammonds from grazing on their permit.

05/16/2019 11:56 PM
How much more help do wolves need?  Mail Tribune

SALEM (AP) — The gray wolf is on track for a remarkable comeback after being almost exterminated in the contiguous United States, but a Trump administration ...

05/16/2019 07:10 PM
Records Show ExxonMobil's Pacific Platforms Were Corroded Before 2015 Shutdown  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— Federal records show ExxonMobil's offshore drilling platforms on the California coast had widespread corrosion and gas leaks ...

05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Releases Plan to Reopen California Public Lands to Drilling, Fracking  Center for Biological Diversity

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— The Trump administration today released its draft plan to reopen more than a million acres of public land and mineral estate in central ...

04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Federal Court Again Halts Caltrans Project Through Ancient California Redwoods, Center for Biological Diversity Reports  Sierra Sun Times

Credit: Caltrans May 7, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO— Conservation groups and Humboldt County residents have won a federal court victory halting Caltrans' ...

05/07/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Details on Ocean Chief's Oversized Role in Slashing Environmental Protections  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: NOAA's Lack of Senate-confirmed Administrator Leaves Unaccountable Deputy in Charge.

05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Conservationists Act to Protect Rare Firefly as Endangered  Care2.com

Fireflies might have the benefit of being an insect that we've come to love, but despite their popularity, they're declining around the world. Now, conservationists ...

05/23/2019 02:33 PM
International Day for Biological Diversity: Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health  Balkan Green Energy News

Eagles and falcons face extinction in Bosnia and Herzegovina, while endangered species in the country include the lynx, the wolf, and the brown bear.

05/21/2019 07:04 PM
More than 100 Scientists Oppose Removing Federal Protections for Gray Wolves  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: WASHINGTON— More than 100 scientists today sent a letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt objecting to the proposal to ...

05/07/2019 03:00 AM
Giraffe populations are dwindling. They’re being considered for ‘endangered’ status.  Washington Post

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife *Service* announced giraffes may need to be listed as an endangered species.

04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Prompts U.S. Officials to Consider Protecting Giraffes  Natural Resources Defense Council

WASHINGTON — After a prod from a lawsuit filed by conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* announced today that giraffes may qualify for ...

04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Oregon groups oppose plan to kill ravens to save grouse  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

PORTLAND (AP) — Environmental advocates in Oregon have criticized a state plan to kill more than 1000 ravens to help save the greater sage grouse, officials ...

05/24/2019 12:52 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Massive Old-growth Timber Sale in Alaska National Forest  Center for Biological Diversity

JUNEAU, Alaska— Eight conservation groups sued the Trump administration today to stop its authorization of the largest logging project in the national forest ...

05/07/2019 03:00 AM
EPA Sets Limit For Toxic Algae. Environmentalists Worry It's Too Low  WJCT NEWS

New federal limits for dangerous toxins linked to blue green algae in water where people swim, boat and fish could help Florida fight the dangerous blooms.

05/24/2019 08:06 PM
As BLM Releases Final Environmental Analysis for Oil and Gas, Center for Biological Diversity Reports the Plan Will Open 725,500 Acres of California's Central Coast to Drilling, Fracking – Includes Merced and Stanislaus Counties  Sierra Sun Times

May 10, 2019 - MARINA, Calif.— The Trump administration yesterday finalized a plan to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across ...

05/10/2019 03:00 AM
Feds File Appeal To Delist Yellowstone-Area Grizzlies  MTPR

The Trump Administration Friday asked a federal appeals court to remove Endangered Species Act protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears. Former.

05/24/2019 08:33 PM
Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests  Reuters India

(Reuters) - Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see ...

05/24/2019 06:08 AM
Department reports wolf depredations on rise in GNF  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

A report released by the Arizona Game and Fish Department last Friday indicated a sharp rise in incidents of wolves killing cattle in the Gila National Forest, ...

05/22/2019 03:06 PM
EPA takes solitary approach to FIFRA-ESA issue  Agri-Pulse

EPA appears to be going it alone when it comes to tackling the thorny issue of how to protect endangered species from pesticide applications. The agency has ...

05/22/2019 07:21 AM
Nevada lawmakers poised to dump water bill over Las Vegas pipeline fears  Reno Gazette Journal

An advisor to Gov. Steve Sisolak told people on both sides of the bill that he would ask the Senate to let the bill die with the Friday's deadline.

05/24/2019 08:07 PM
Jaguar Recovery Plan Envisions Sprawling Habitat Areas  Arizona Public Media

The plan from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* drew criticism from environmental groups.

04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Officials Propose to Rollback Endangered Species Protection, Break Agreements to Act, and Block Public Review of Decisions  Beyond Pesticides

(Beyond Pesticides, May 13, 2019) The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed four lawsuits last week challenging the Trump administration's failure to ...

05/13/2019 03:00 AM
Entanglement Settlement Protects Whales, Sea Turtles, California's Crab Fishery  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— Californians will be pleased to know that Dungeness crab will be caught off the coast with greater care for endangered wildlife under a ...

03/26/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump's Emergency Declaration for Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Animal Legal Defense Fund sued the Trump administration today over the ...

02/16/2019 03:00 AM
Bolivia's biodiversity threatened by climate change, deforestation - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

LA PAZ, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Experts agree that Bolivia's biodiversity is facing challenges from climate change and deforestation. Juan Fernando Reyes, head of ...

05/24/2019 02:06 AM
Rising seas threaten to swamp a rare firefly's habitat  Grist

When's the last time you saw a firefly? Chances are, not recently. And, if you did, you probably didn't see whole swarms pulsating in the night in the hopes of ...

05/20/2019 06:33 AM
BLM: We don't believe there would be significant environmental impacts from fracking proposal  KEYT

The Central Coast could be home to a number of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking projects under a plan being considered by the Trump Administration.

05/23/2019 03:25 PM
Inspection Reports Detail Corrosion, Leaks on Exxon Platforms  Santa Barbara Independent

Federal inspection and accident reports acquired by a Bay Area environmental group reveal that ExxonMobil's three Santa Barbara Channel platforms were ...

05/24/2019 10:35 AM
California's Top Wildlife Officials Vote to Oppose Trump's War on Wolves  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA MONICA, Calif.— The California Fish and Game Commission today voted to formally oppose the Trump administration's proposal to end federal wolf ...

04/17/2019 03:00 AM
Santa Barbara opposes oil fracking plan for Calif public lands  San Luis Obispo Tribune

About 150 people turned out in Santa Barbara on Thursday to criticize the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's proposal that would allow fracking and new oil ...

05/23/2019 09:53 PM
Mexican Gray Wolf Numbers Increase by 14 Animals in 2018  Center for Biological Diversity

SILVER CITY, N.M.— The U.S. population of endangered Mexican gray wolves increased by 14 animals in 2018, from 117 to 131 during 2018, according to a ...

04/08/2019 03:00 AM
More Than 160 Groups Urge Senate to Reject Bernhardt for Top Interior Post  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 160 conservation groups sent a letter to U.S. senators today urging them to oppose the nomination of fossil fuel lobbyist David ...

03/26/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Announces Stripping Gray Wolf Protections Across Country  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today announced plans to strip gray wolves of Endangered Species Act protection across the lower 48 ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
Legal Petition Urges Feds to Severely Restrict Pesticides in Endangered Species Critical Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the National Marine Fisheries *Service* and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today to prohibit ...

01/07/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Appointees Shunted Scientists on Pollution at Foxconn Site  Bloomberg

Trump administration appointees overruled concerns from their own technical experts in deciding not to impose tougher smog requirements on the Wisconsin ...

05/24/2019 08:24 PM
Document Shows Trump Administration Has Known Since 2017 That Chlorpyrifos Jeopardizes Existence of 1,399 Endangered Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Top officials at the Department of the Interior, including Acting Secretary David Bernhardt, have known since October 2017 that the insecticide ...

03/26/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration Failure to Protect 9 At-risk Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect nine imperiled species ...

01/15/2019 03:00 AM
Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

Contact: Jenny Loda, (510) 844-7100 x 336, jloda@biologicaldiversity.org. Ban Sought on Commercial Wild Turtle Trapping in Maryland. Unlimited Numbers of ...

03/27/2019 03:00 AM
Veteran Environmental Lawyer Glitzenstein to Join Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Eric Glitzenstein, a public interest attorney who has argued groundbreaking environmental and wildlife protection cases and helped secure ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Dwindling Mountain Caribou  Center for Biological Diversity

SANDPOINT, Idaho— Conservation groups issued a formal notice today of their intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* for failing to finalize endangered ...

02/13/2019 03:00 AM
Senator Calls for Investigation of Bernhardt's Role in Suppressing Science Showing Pesticide Harmed Nearly 1,400 Protected Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today called on the inspector general for the Department of the Interior to investigate Acting Secretary David ...

03/29/2019 03:00 AM
New Study: Endangered Species Act Has Saved 99 Percent of Protected Species From Extinction  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— A study published today in the journal PeerJ shows the Endangered Species Act has saved roughly 99 percent of protected wildlife since its ...

04/22/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Slashes Funds for Endangered Species, Environmental Programs  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's 2020 budget proposal contains an unprecedented $2 billion (14 percent) cut for the Department of the Interior and ...

03/11/2019 03:00 AM
Celebrities Call on European Union to Protect Giraffes From Wildlife Trade  Center for Biological Diversity

BRUSSELS— Alesha Dixon, Martin Clunes OBE, Deborah Meaden, Anneka Rice, Susan George, Virginia McKenna OBE, Brian Blessed OBE, Fiona Shaw CBE ...

03/25/2019 03:00 AM
Pollinator Pit Stop Hero Habitat Garden Launches in Cheyenne  Public News Service

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming's first public Habitat Hero Demonstration Garden, a converted stretch of lawn in front of the Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities ...

05/23/2019 02:43 AM
Amid Pesticide Scandal, Senate Confirms David Bernhardt as Interior Secretary  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Despite an unfolding controversy over the suppression of scientific evidence of pesticide dangers, David Bernhardt was confirmed today to ...

04/11/2019 03:00 AM
60 Gatherings Across US to Oppose Trump's Plan to End Wolf Recovery  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— Volunteer wolf advocates around the nation will gather this week to oppose the Trump administration's plans to end protections for nearly ...

03/04/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Admin Says Resuming Coal Sales On Public Lands Won't Increase Climate Emissions  Colorado Public Radio

The Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gases ...

05/23/2019 08:33 AM
Group sees rare plant as tool to slow Las Vegas Valley growth  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Center for Biological Diversity says it will seek federal endangered species protection for the white-margined beardtongue in an effort to block Clark County plan ...

05/05/2019 03:00 AM
California Court Affirms Communities' Right to Fight Permits for Dirty Power Plants  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— A California state judge has affirmed the constitutional right of residents concerned about air and climate pollution to challenge power plant ...

04/05/2019 03:00 AM
Santa Monica Rally to Focus on Protecting Wolves in California, Nationwide  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA MONICA, Calif.— Wildlife advocates in wolf masks will rally Wednesday morning in Santa Monica before a California Fish and Game Commission ...

04/15/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Challenging Texas Highway Project's Threat to Endangered Salamanders  Center for Biological Diversity

AUSTIN, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity and Save Our Springs Alliance today filed a notice of intent to sue the Texas Department of Transportation ...

02/28/2019 03:00 AM

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