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Half a Million People Urge Gov. Inslee to Oppose Wolf Slaughter in Washington State  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee today asking that his administration manage wolves according to ...

06/24/2019 02:39 PM
75 Groups Call for Reforms to Climate-killing Export-Import Bank  Center for Biological Diversity

More than 75 conservation groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity, today called on Congress to curb the Export-Import Bank's funding of dangerous ...

06/25/2019 10:37 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Arkansas Ag-Gag Law  Center for Biological Diversity

The Animal Legal Defense Fund, Animal Equality, Center for Biological Diversity and Food Chain Workers Alliance filed a lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court ...

06/25/2019 02:57 PM
Center for Biological Diversity Awarded $72,000 Grant by CREDO Mobile  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity was recently awarded a grant of more than $72,000 as a part of CREDO Mobile's donation program.

06/04/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration Failure to Update Outdated Red Wolf Recovery Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to ...

06/19/2019 10:30 AM
Trump Administration Guts Climate Change Reviews for Federal Actions  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: WASHINGTON— The Trump administration issued proposed guidance today restricting when and how federal agencies can ...

06/21/2019 02:32 PM
Agriculture Department's 'Wildlife Services' Killed Nearly 1.5 Million Native Animals in 2018  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: WASHINGTON— The arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture known as Wildlife Services killed nearly 1.5 million native animals ...

06/04/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Info on Trump Administration Eliminating Environmental Grades  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to release public records on why it abruptly ...

06/17/2019 11:46 AM
Grizzly Committee to Consider Measures to Protect Bears, Reduce Conflict in Northern Rockies  Center for Biological Diversity

MISSOULA, Mont.— The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee will consider on Tuesday whether to implement additional measures to reduce conflicts between ...

06/24/2019 04:36 PM
Lawsuit Seeks Endangered Species Protections for Lesser Prairie Chickens  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups today sued the Trump administration for failing to protect severely imperiled lesser prairie chickens under the ...

06/12/2019 03:00 AM
House Democrats Support Climate-killing Export-Import Bank  Center for Biological Diversity

Legislation introduced today by Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) would reauthorize the Export-Import Bank for seven years while leaving unchanged the ...

06/20/2019 04:53 PM
Trump Administration's Eastern Colorado Plan Undermines State's Climate Law, Triples Oil, Gas Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

DENVER― The Trump administration today released plans that could sharply increase federal oil and gas production in eastern Colorado, including the Front ...

06/21/2019 01:48 PM
Federal Court Rejects Trump Administration's Approval of California's Cadiz Water Pipeline  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: LOS ANGELES— A federal court today ruled that the Trump administration violated the law when it greenlighted plans to ...

06/21/2019 07:22 PM
Minnesota Rally, Public Hearing to Focus on Trump Plan to End Wolf Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

MINNEAPOLIS— Wolf advocates will rally on Tuesday in Brainerd, Minn., just before the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service's* only public hearing on the Trump ...

06/20/2019 03:11 PM
Trump Administration Urged to Protect Giraffes on World Giraffe Day  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— On World Giraffe Day, a coalition of conservation and animal-protection organizations will pressure the Trump administration to move forward ...

06/20/2019 03:55 PM
Endangered Mussels to Gain Protected Habitat in 18 Eastern, Midwestern States  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today agreed to designate critical habitat for four endangered freshwater mussels found in 18 states in the ...

06/04/2019 03:00 AM
Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Trump Plan to End Wolf Protections  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— A new national poll released today by the Center for Biological Diversity shows the majority of Americans oppose the Trump administration's ...

05/28/2019 03:00 AM
Trump EPA OKs 'Emergency' Use of Bee-killing Pesticide on 13.9 Million Acres  Center for Biological Diversity

The Environmental Protection Agency announced so-called “emergency” approvals today to spray sulfoxaflor — an insecticide it considers “very highly toxic” to ...

06/17/2019 02:10 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Permits for Longline Fishery Off California Coast  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity and Turtle Island Restoration Network sued the Trump administration today for permitting a new longline ...

06/06/2019 03:00 AM
Top Wolf Experts Say Science Doesn't Support Trump Plan to Strip Away Species' Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: WASHINGTON— Top wolf scientists said today that there are major flaws in the Trump administration proposal to end ...

05/31/2019 03:00 AM
Oregon Court Ruling Means Streaked-horned Lark May Get Endangered Status  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— A federal judge ruled late yesterday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* erred in determining that the streaked-horned lark only warranted ...

06/11/2019 03:00 AM
Court Urged to Reject Discrimination Against Arizona Rooftop-solar Customers  Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Biological Diversity today took legal action in a federal court to challenge an Arizona power-utility company's discrimination against rooftop-solar ...

06/04/2019 03:00 AM
Reward Increased to $10000 for Info on Killing of Endangered Washington Wolf  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity today increased to $10000 the reward for information leading to a conviction for the latest illegal killing of a ...

06/04/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Hawaii's Cauliflower Coral After 36 Percent Decline  Center for Biological Diversity

HONOLULU— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect cauliflower coral around the ...

05/29/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Imperiled Ice Seals' Arctic Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the National Marine Fisheries *Service* today for failing to designate critical habitat in Alaska for two ...

06/13/2019 02:25 PM
Wildlife Conservation Groups Release Attacks Ads Against Gov. Kate Brown, Urging Stronger Leadership on Wolf Plan  Willamette Week

Wildlife conservation groups Oregon Wild and the Center for Biological Diversity today released an attack ad against Gov. Kate Brown, criticizing her stance on ...

05/28/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump EPA to Protect California's Ventura County From Deadly Smog  Center for Biological Diversity

VENTURA, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Environmental Health filed a notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for ...

06/04/2019 01:11 PM
Can an Environmental Lawsuit Stop Centennial From Being Built?  LA Magazine

Nestled in the far northern fringes of Los Angeles County, the undeveloped plains of Tejon Ranch are a portal back to California's earliest days. One of the last of ...

05/31/2019 03:00 AM
Federal Appeals Court Allows Lawsuit Challenging Lead Ammo Use in Arizona's Kaibab National Forest  Center for Biological Diversity

Ruling in favor of conservation groups, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today allowed a lawsuit to move forward challenging the use of lead ...

05/30/2019 03:00 AM
2019 Hurricane Predictions Spell Disaster for Coastal Communities, Wildlife  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Trump Administration's Climate Change Denial Fuels Bigger Disasters.

05/30/2019 03:00 AM
California Court Halts Plan to Widen Highway 101 Through Old-growth Redwoods  Center for Biological Diversity

EUREKA, Calif.— Humboldt County Superior Court Judge Kelly Neel ruled in favor of environmental organizations Tuesday in the latest legal battle in the nearly ...

06/12/2019 02:49 PM
Rally to Oppose Dangerous Oil-industry Injections in Santa Maria Aquifers  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA MARIA, Calif.— Santa Barbara County residents and environmental advocates will rally Wednesday against a proposed aquifer exemption that could ...

06/03/2019 07:07 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Rollbacks of Offshore Drilling Safety Regs  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Ten environmental groups sued the Trump administration today to challenge rollbacks of the 2016 Well Control and Blowout Preventer Rule, ...

06/11/2019 12:32 PM
Utah Board OKs $21.4 Million in Public Money for Oil-train Railway  Center for Biological Diversity

VERNAL, Utah— A Utah board today approved spending $21.4 million in public money for a railway to move oil from the Uinta Basin to refineries in other states, ...

06/13/2019 03:00 AM
The Government Agency in Charge of Killing Wild Animals Is Facing Backlash  Pacific Standard

Wildlife Services is a federal agency that shoots, traps, and poisons wild animals en masse at the behest of state governments, agricultural interests, and more.

06/24/2019 12:37 AM
You Can Roll The Dice To Save Endangered Species  Forbes

Tigers and sea otters can't save themselves from extinction. They need help from humans, who are hastening their demise. A board game called "Endangered" ...

06/13/2019 03:00 AM
Trump's New Plan for Colorado Public Lands Could Triple Climate Pollution  Westword

As federal officials finalize a plan that will guide the next several decades of public-lands policy across eastern Colorado, climate activists are sounding the ...

06/25/2019 08:24 AM
Rare Bethany firefly threatened by new beach homes  Delmarva Daily Times

One of the world's rarest fireflies is battling for survival at the Delaware beaches.

06/21/2019 07:00 AM
Loophole ‘Emergency’ Use of Bee-Toxic Sulfoxaflor Approved During Pollinator Week  Citizen Truth

The EPA regularly utilizes the “emergency exemption” rule to circumvent enacted restrictions on pesticide use. (Beyond Pesticides) On June 17, 2019, the ...

06/25/2019 08:01 AM
Feds could face coral lawsuit  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday announced plans to file suit after a federal agency missed a deadline to rule on whether to ...

05/30/2019 03:00 AM
Captive-born Mexican gray wolf pups released to 'foster dens' in Arizona and New Mexico  AZCentral

Twelve Mexican gray wolf pups that were born in captivity have been released into the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, where officials hope the pups will grow ...

06/23/2019 08:00 AM
Environmental group sues federal government over endangered Central Texas salamanders  Austin Monitor

An environmental advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service*, claiming federal officials are failing to protect threatened species ...

06/04/2019 03:00 AM
Ranchers concerned over wolf depredations  Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Some ranchers who graze cattle in the Gila continue to be concerned by a recent rise in wolf depredations — 77 total confirmed kills since January — on cattle ...

05/31/2019 03:00 AM
That Big Rig You're Passing Might Be Full of Bees  Jalopnik

There are still cowboys driving livestock across America in 2019. While most of us are snoozing, they're rolling up to dark fields with trucks full of creatures that ...

06/25/2019 11:40 AM
Arizona Game & Fish supports ban on certain types of hunting contests  Cronkite News

The Arizona Game & Fish Commission has voted to ban hunting contests that charge fees and award prizes for killing the most of certain types of predatory and ...

06/24/2019 05:09 PM
Declining Songbird Gets Second Chance at Endangered Listing  Courthouse News Service

PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) – A distinctive songbird with feather “horns” will get another shot at being listed as endangered after a federal judge ruled Monday the ...

06/10/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Forest, Home to More Than 20 Protected Species, to Be Bulldozed for Walmart Development  Newsweek

A forest in Miami, Florida, which is home to more than 20 species of protected animals and plants found nowhere else on earth, is set to be paved over for a ...

06/20/2019 11:07 AM
Roundup’s Other Problem: Glyphosate is Sourced from Controversial Mines  Civil Eats

As concern over the health and environmental risks of the most-used herbicide mount, the ecological impact of its sourcing from phosphate mines are equally ...

06/24/2019 05:01 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
National Butterfly Center: Trump’s Border Wall Threatens Pollinators and Other Wildlife  EcoWatch

While Trump's border wall has yet to be completed, the threat it poses to pollinators is already felt, according to the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas, ...

06/17/2019 03:00 AM
KJZZ News  Fronteras: The Changing America Desk

U.S. Navy veteran Robert Heiskell died alone in his home in 2017. A concerned neighbor notified authorities and, with no will and no one to claim his body, ...

06/25/2019 02:02 PM
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
Lawsuit Prompts US Officials to Consider Protecting Giraffes  Center for Biological Diversity

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
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
Saving our planet is also good for business  AL DIA News

Companies big and small are answering the call for sustainability.

06/25/2019 10:00 AM
Environmental group threatens to sue over beaver killings in California  Redding Record Searchlight

An environmental group has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to stop killing beavers until the department consults with other federal agencies about the ...

06/05/2019 03:00 AM
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
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
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
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
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
Court Nixes Federal Approval For Cadiz Pipeline To Suck Water Out Of The Mojave To Sell  HuffPost

A federal court has ruled that an environmental review exemption by the Trump administration for a pipeline to extract water from the Mojave Desert is illegal.

06/23/2019 04:01 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
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
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
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
Salt Lake City's mayor seeks a court order to stop the inland port from moving forward  Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski wants to stop a controversial development on a large swath of the city's northwest side from moving forward while the ...

06/24/2019 06:15 PM
Conservation Groups File Intent to Sue to Protect Atlantic Sharks, Giant Manta Rays From Lethal Longlines, Gillnets  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— On behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump ...

04/02/2019 03:00 AM
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
Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Border Wall Plans in National Wildlife Refuges  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for failing to release public records on President Trump's ...

04/23/2019 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
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
Wyoming, Idaho Petitioned to Require Hunters to Carry Bear Spray  Center for Biological Diversity

JACKSON, Wyo.— Conservation organizations submitted petitions today to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission and Idaho Fish and Game Commission ...

04/04/2019 03:00 AM
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
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
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
Arizona News Arizona Game and Fish moves to ban coyote killing contests Associated Press 3:22  ABC15 Arizona

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes.

06/21/2019 06:22 PM
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
Inadequate Jaguar Recovery Plan Paves Way for Trump Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

SILVER CITY, N.M.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today released a feeble recovery plan for endangered jaguars that relies entirely on Mexico to ensure ...

04/24/2019 03:00 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
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 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration's Failure to Protect Wolverines, 25 Other Imperiled Species  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt for failing to make ...

01/08/2019 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
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
Study: 77 Percent of Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles Recovering Under Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— Most marine mammals and sea turtles in the United States that are protected by the Endangered Species Act are recovering, according to a ...

01/16/2019 03:00 AM
If you haven’t seen Oroville Dam repair work in a while, here’s the latest  Sacramento Bee

Crews placed the structual concrete cap on the emergency spillway at Oroville Dam from January to May 2019. It's been over two years since a hole opened up ...

06/24/2019 03:31 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
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
Trump Administration Slashes Sage Grouse Protections  Center for Biological Diversity

BOISE, Idaho― The Trump administration released final land-management plans today that wipe out critical protections for imperiled greater sage grouse in ...

03/15/2019 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
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Lesser Prairie Chicken  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups filed a notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect severely imperiled lesser prairie ...

02/14/2019 03:00 AM
Report: Only 10 Vaquita Remain, May Not Survive President Obrador's Tenure  Center for Biological Diversity

LA JOLLA, Calif.— Scientists announced today that only 10 vaquita porpoises likely remain in the world and that the animal's extinction is virtually assured ...

03/14/2019 03:00 AM
New Mexico's Gila River Named America's Most Endangered River of 2019  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON― American Rivers today named the Gila River No. 1 on the list of “America's most endangered rivers” of 2019, citing the grave threat that climate ...

04/16/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Records on Trump Administration's OK of Bee-killing Pesticides, GE Crops on National Wildlife Refuges  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for public records on the Trump administration's decision to ...

04/03/2019 03:00 AM
Rapid Population Growth in West, South Comes at High Cost to Wildlife  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— According to population estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 328 million people rang in the new year in the ...

02/04/2019 03:00 AM
Leaked Trump Administration Memo: Keep Public in Dark About How Endangered Species Decisions Are Made  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— In a Trump administration memorandum leaked to the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* is directing its staff to ...

10/19/2018 03:00 AM
40,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Handed Out in Top Wedding Cities  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Forty thousand free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away in the 10 “best cities to get married in” by the Center for Biological ...

02/12/2019 03:00 AM

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