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Nevada Judge Lets Center for Biological Diversity Challenge  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— A Nevada state court judge today granted the Center for Biological Diversity's motion to challenge a lawsuit filed by rancher Cliven Bundy, who ...

12/13/2018 07:03 PM
Analysis: Rat Poison Found in 85 Percent of Tested Mountain Lions, Bobcats, Fishers  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— A new state analysis has documented super-toxic rat poisons in more than 85 percent of tested mountain lions, bobcats and protected ...

12/12/2018 02:17 PM
Zinke Puts Koch Crony in Charge of Interior Department's Public Records Process  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— In an order quietly signed right before Thanksgiving, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reassigned the responsibility of overseeing Freedom of ...

12/10/2018 12:16 PM
Trump Administration Auctions 150,000 Acres for Fracking Near Utah National Parks  Center for Biological Diversity

SALT LAKE CITY― The Trump administration today offered more than 150,000 acres of public lands for fossil-fuel extraction near some of Utah's most iconic ...

12/11/2018 03:46 PM
EPA Sued for Records of Andrew Wheeler Meetings With Oil Lobbyists  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth sued the Environmental Protection Agency today for refusing to release public ...

12/04/2018 03:00 AM
Judge Orders Kern County to Rescind Approvals for Grapevine Development  Center for Biological Diversity

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— A judge today ruled that Kern County must rescind its approvals for Tejon Ranch Company's proposed 8,000-acre Grapevine ...

12/07/2018 08:12 PM
Antibiotic Use on Oranges Gets Trump Administration's Approval  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Trump administration has approved the use of the medically important antibiotic oxytetracycline as a pesticide on citrus fruits like ...

12/10/2018 06:08 PM
Statement on Ryan Zinke's Pending Resignation as Interior Secretary  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Embattled Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will resign by the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced today on Twitter. Zinke is under ...

12/15/2018 11:02 AM
Candy Darter Fish Wins Endangered Species Act Protection in Virginia, West Virginia  Center for Biological Diversity

CHARLESTON, W.V.— In response to a petition and litigation from conservation groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today finalized protection for the ...

11/20/2018 03:00 AM
Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

Contact: Kristen Monsell, (914)-806-3467, kmonsell@biologicaldiversity.org. Trump Administration Approves Harmful Airgun Blasting in Atlantic. Blasts Will Hurt ...

11/30/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Moves to Open Alaska Wilderness to More Oil Leasing  Center for Biological Diversity

ANCHORAGE— The Trump administration today moved to open protected wildlife habitat in the northern Alaska wilderness to expanded oil and gas leasing.

11/20/2018 11:28 AM
Farm Bill Rejects Provision to Exempt Pesticides From Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The final text of the 2018 Farm Bill agreed to today by Congress rejects an unprecedented, industry-written provision that would have ...

12/11/2018 01:06 AM
Trump Administration to Auction Off 900,000 Acres for Fracking in Nevada  Center for Biological Diversity

RENO, Nev.— The Trump administration plans to auction more than 900,000 acres for oil and gas extraction on the doorstep of Nevada's only national park and ...

12/03/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Failure to Protect Giraffes  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups today sued the Trump administration for failing to consider protections for Africa's rapidly dwindling giraffe population ...

12/06/2018 10:37 AM
Trump Administration Refuses to Ban Wildlife-killing M-44 'Cyanide Bombs'  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency has refused to ban M-44s, commonly known as cyanide bombs, which cause agonizing deaths for ...

11/26/2018 03:00 AM
Meat-heavy Menu at UN Climate Conference Could Contribute 4,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gases  Center for Biological Diversity

KATOWICE, Poland— New analysis from the Center for Biological Diversity, Farm Forward and Brighter Green today finds that the meat-heavy menu at the ...

12/02/2018 03:00 AM
Conservation Group Sues President Trump For Failing to Recognize Climate Change as Cause of Oregon Shellfish Die-Off  Willamette Week

A national conservation group sued the Trump administration in a Portland federal court today for failing to address ocean acidification in Oregon's coastal ...

11/27/2018 03:00 AM
Court to Hear LA Youths' Challenge to Oil Industry's Retaliatory SLAPP Suit  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Attorneys representing youth groups from South Los Angeles and Wilmington and the Center for Biological Diversity will argue in a California ...

12/06/2018 11:54 AM
Legal Action Challenges Virginia, North Carolina Fracked Gas Pipeline  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and allies took legal action this week to prevent construction of a newly proposed fracked gas pipeline in ...

12/11/2018 04:27 PM
Animal Agriculture & Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, PSTD, Biodiversity Loss, & World Hunger  CleanTechnica

December 16th, 2018 by Daryl Elliott. This is the part three of a multi-article series on the connection between animal agriculture and various societal and ...

12/16/2018 08:02 AM
Mississippi Gopher Frog: Science 2.0 Beats Center For Biological Diversity In The Supreme Court 8-0  Science 2.0

It may not feel like science wins often in court but it beat out activists last week.

12/03/2018 03:00 AM
LA County to Consider Approval of City-sized Development in High Fire Area  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The L.A. County Board of Supervisors is expected to consider whether to approve the controversial Centennial development on Dec. 11.

12/10/2018 02:40 PM
National Archives Urged to Reject Trump Administration Plan to Destroy Key Records on Endangered Species, Public Lands  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and 10 other groups are opposing a U.S. Department of the Interior request to destroy records related to ...

11/26/2018 03:00 AM
As US Airbase Construction Starts in Okinawa, Legal Action Aims to Save Endangered Dugongs  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— As workers prepare to begin construction of a new U.S. military base in Henoko Bay in Okinawa, Japan, U.S. environmentalists are gearing ...

12/12/2018 03:28 PM
Supreme Court Sends Endangered Gopher Frog Case Back to Lower Court  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a narrow ruling on the case involving endangered dusky gopher frogs, sending it back to the 5th Circuit ...

11/27/2018 03:00 AM
Senate Hears Bill to Shoot or Evict Native Elk From California National Park  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— A Senate subcommittee Wednesday will consider legislation to allow native tule elk to be shot or removed from California's Point Reyes ...

12/11/2018 01:08 PM
Trump Administration to Slash Clean Water Act Protections for Rivers, Streams, Wetlands  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— A Trump administration proposal today to radically slash Clean Water Act protections would free industry to dump toxic waste into streams ...

12/11/2018 11:33 AM
LA County Approves City-sized Development in High Fire Area  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The L.A. County Board of Supervisors today voted 4-1 in favor of the controversial Centennial development, with Supervisor Sheila Kuehl ...

12/11/2018 05:00 PM
Critical Habitat Proposed for Endangered Arizona Mud Turtle  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed critical habitat for the endangered Sonoyta mud turtle. These highly aquatic turtles are found ...

12/04/2018 05:33 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Failure to Protect California's Shasta Salamanders From Extinction  Center for Biological Diversity

REDDING, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Environmental Protection Information Center sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for ...

11/29/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Approves Antibiotic Residue on Citrus Fruit  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Trump administration has approved a maximum level of the medically important antibiotic oxytetracycline allowed in citrus fruits.

12/06/2018 01:39 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Speed Habitat Protection for Two Texas Salamanders  Center for Biological Diversity

AUSTIN, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* for failing to designate critical ...

12/03/2018 11:44 AM
Judge Denies TransCanada Request for Pre-construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline  Center for Biological Diversity

Ruling Deals Yet Another Setback to Proposed Dirty Fossil Fuel Project. GREAT FALLS, Mont.— A federal judge reaffirmed today that TransCanada cannot ...

12/07/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Failure to Address Ocean Acidification in Oregon  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration for refusing to recognize that ocean acidification caused by fossil ...

11/27/2018 03:00 AM
Groups Sue Feds to Stop Seismic Airgun Blasting in Atlantic Ocean  Center for Biological Diversity

CHARLESTON, S.C.— Leading environmental groups sued the federal government today to prevent seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean.

12/11/2018 11:09 AM
Interior Secretary Zinke to Slash Sage-grouse Protections in Seven Western States  Center for Biological Diversity

DENVER― Federal land-management plans released today would undo key protections for greater sage grouse on public lands and allow more fossil-fuel ...

12/06/2018 03:00 AM
Appeals Challenge Minnesota's PolyMet Copper Mine Permits, Mining Rules  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. PAUL, Minn.― Conservation and clean-water groups today appealed state permits issued for the PolyMet open-pit copper mine in northern Minnesota and ...

12/03/2018 03:00 AM
Most Diverse Butterfly Center in the U.S. to be Bulldozed for Trump’s Border Wall  EcoWatch

The National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas is the most diverse butterfly sanctuary in the U.S. Some 200 species of butterflies find a home there each year, ...

12/14/2018 09:19 AM
New species named after Asean biodiversity expert  Business Mirror

MEDINILLA theresae, a new edaphic-endemic species in Dinagat and Mindanao islands, was named after Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim, executive director of ...

12/16/2018 11:03 AM
Research Suggests Biodiversity Loss Has Consequences For Ecosystem Productivity  Utah Public Radio

On Tuesday, the Bureau of Land Management took bids for oil and gas leases on 154212 acres of public land. This move was criticized by the Center for.

12/12/2018 07:13 PM
Endangered Species Listings Sharply Down Under Trump  Bloomberg Environment

The Trump administration has listed fewer species as threatened or endangered in its first 22 months than any other president since Ronald Reagan over the ...

11/30/2018 03:00 AM
Fracking Leases Under Texas Reservoir Threaten Corpus Christi Drinking Water  Center for Biological Diversity

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas— The Trump administration today auctioned off 4,200 acres of public land for fracking beneath Corpus Christi's drinking-water supply, ...

12/06/2018 05:32 PM
UN Climate Summit Panel: Movement to Phase Out Fossil Fuels Is Growing  Center for Biological Diversity

KATOWICE, Poland— Environmental and climate-justice groups will host a panel on the global movement to phase out oil, gas and coal production at the United ...

12/03/2018 01:01 PM
Court of Appeals Upholds US Ban on Mexican Seafood Imports to Save Vaquita  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— In a victory for one of Earth's most endangered marine mammals, a third U.S. court decision today upheld a four-month-old ban on importing ...

11/28/2018 03:00 AM
Groups say devices kill non-target wildlife, including pets  Daily Inter Lake

Federal wildlife workers kill coyotes in Montana with an arsenal of lethal approaches. They shoot them from he.

12/09/2018 07:00 AM
Court Hears Arguments to Stop Destructive Highway-widening Project Through Ancient California Redwoods  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— Conservation groups and Humboldt residents appeared in federal court today for a hearing on a legal challenge to Caltrans' controversial ...

11/28/2018 04:30 PM
Trump water changes a boost for farmers – but how will they impact Lake Erie?  Buffalo News

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration last week proposed a streamlining of federal clean water rules that will thrill Western New York farmers. No longer ...

12/16/2018 06:00 AM
Wild coffee plants, Christmas trees and chocolate's tree are surprisingly poorly protected  Phys.Org

Headlines about threatened plant species often focus on hardwood plundered from the Amazon or obscure plants known only to specialized botanists. A new ...

11/21/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Auctions Off 150,000 Acres of Public Lands for Fracking Near Utah National Parks  EcoWatch

On Tuesday the Trump administration offered more than 150000 acres of public lands for fossil-fuel extraction near some of Utah's most iconic landscapes, ...

12/12/2018 11:45 AM
Will closing the Biodiversity Institute be UW’s next debacle?  WyoFile

News of the institute's fate sparked concern and frustration by faculty, staff and the public. There's still a chance for the administration to reverse course.

12/04/2018 11:20 PM
In Wake of Bizarre Bishop Letters, Congressional Hearing Sought on Okinawa Dugong  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) and the House Natural Resources Committee Wednesday ...

10/19/2018 03:00 AM
Hunting for wolf solution  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A recently passed bill, a recently filed lawsuit and a pending agency action pertaining to federal management of the gray wolf are putting a renewed focus on ...

11/24/2018 03:00 AM
A New Lawsuit Blames the Trump Administration for Ruining Oysters  Mother Jones

In 2007, the Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery in Tillamook, Oregon lost 75 percent of its oyster larvae. The oyster farmers initially thought it was disease, but ...

12/07/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Emergency Halt of Washington's Kill Order for Wolf Pack  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— Two conservation groups filed an emergency lawsuit today seeking a temporary restraining order to stop Washington wildlife officials from ...

08/20/2018 03:00 AM
'Maddening' Climate Talks End in a Weak Agreement That Won't Avert Catastrophe  Gizmodo

The world's governments have reached a new agreement at the just-concluded international climate talks. The result could advance the fight to mitigate ...

12/15/2018 09:20 PM
Trump Administration Aims Wrecking Ball at Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— In a massive attack on imperiled wildlife, the Trump administration announced a series of rollbacks today to the regulations implementing key ...

07/19/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Trophy Hunting Council  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation and animal protection groups sued the Trump administration today for illegally establishing the “International Wildlife ...

08/01/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Push Trump Administration to Protect Giraffes From Extinction  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to respond to a legal petition to protect giraffes ...

09/18/2018 03:00 AM
The Latest: Zinke blames 'vicious' attacks for departure  The Independent

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is blaming what he calls "vicious and politically motivated attacks" for his resignation from President Donald Trump's Cabinet.

12/15/2018 05:23 PM
Meat-Heavy Menu at COP24 Isn't Helping Anything  EcoWatch

New analysis from the Center for Biological Diversity, Farm Forward and Brighter Green Sunday finds that the meat-heavy menu at the United Nations' ...

12/03/2018 03:00 AM
Humboldt Martens Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

ARCATA, Calif.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed Endangered Species Act protection for Humboldt martens as “threatened” in response to a ...

10/05/2018 03:00 AM
Local and Subnational Governments Call for Action to Restore Biodiversity Health | News  IISD Reporting Services

24 November 2018: The Sixth Global Biodiversity Summit of Local and Subnational Governments adopted an urgent call for action for strengthened commitment ...

11/29/2018 03:00 AM
Marshall applauds Supreme Court decision vacating endangered species habitat ruling  AL.com

The dusky gopher frog, an endangered species of frog living in Mississippi, became the center of a legal battle over how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* ...

11/28/2018 03:00 AM
The Supreme Court dismisses an environmental challenge to border wall  Grist

The lawsuit claimed that Department of Homeland Security overstepped its authority by bypassing federal environmental laws.

12/05/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Orcas' West Coast Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect the West Coast ocean habitat of the last remaining ...

08/16/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Nominates Pesticide Industry Insider to Run US Fish and Wildlife Service  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has nominated a former Monsanto employee to run the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service*. Aurelia Skipwith has been at ...

10/23/2018 03:00 AM
EPA Considers 300,000-acre Expansion for Bee-toxic Pesticide  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the Environmental Protection Agency to deny Bayer CropScience's request to allow the ...

10/11/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Waives Environmental Laws for Texas Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas— The Trump administration today announced that it will waive 28 laws to speed construction of gates and other border-wall ...

10/09/2018 03:00 AM
Zinke Sued for Refusing to Release Documents on Efforts to Strip Protection From American Burying Beetle  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for failing to release public ...

09/04/2018 03:00 AM
Spotlight: China shows wisdom of biodiversity conservation on UN conference - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- When the delegates look at the schedule of the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention ...

11/19/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Waives Environmental Laws to Build Texas Border Wall in Protected Nature Areas  Center for Biological Diversity

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas— The Trump administration announced today that it will waive dozens of environmental laws to speed border-wall construction ...

10/10/2018 03:00 AM
Analysis: 11 Disadvantaged LA Communities See Heaviest Oil-drilling Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Eleven disadvantaged neighborhoods and communities endure the heaviest use of toxic oil-drilling chemicals in Los Angeles County, ...

09/10/2018 03:00 AM
Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Reported Trump Memo Targeting Transgender People  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Center for Biological Diversity Executive Director Kierán Suckling released the following statement in response to a New York Times report, ...

10/22/2018 03:00 AM
Hawaii's Cauliflower Coral Moves Toward Endangered Species Act Listing  Center for Biological Diversity

HONOLULU— Cauliflower coral, a bushy species in the Hawaiian Islands that has been devastated by ocean warming triggered by human-caused climate ...

09/19/2018 03:00 AM
Zinke resigns as interior secretary amid numerous probes  WHNT News 19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving ...

12/16/2018 03:43 PM
Helping Hand - Center for Biological Diversity Pacific Walrus lawsuit  Hawaiipublicradio

This week on Helping Hand we're learning about a crisis in our Asia Pacific neighborhood revolving around the Pacific Walrus. HPR All Things Considered.

05/25/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Unveils Dirty Power Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency released today a proposed replacement of the Clean Power Plan that would let ...

08/21/2018 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
House Republicans Launch Extinction Bills Aimed at Crippling Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives today announced a series of bills aimed at profoundly gutting the Endangered Species Act, ...

07/12/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets Trump Oil, Gas Leases Threatening Sage Grouse in Five States  Center for Biological Diversity

BOISE, Idaho— Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging Trump administration policies that gut protections for imperiled greater sage grouse and ...

04/30/2018 03:00 AM
Dozens of Small Business Owners, Religious Groups, Scientists Ask Supreme Court to Maintain Habitat Protections for Endangered Frogs  Center for Biological Diversity

NEW ORLEANS— From economists and scientists to religious leaders and business owners, dozens of groups this week submitted “friend of the court” briefs ...

07/06/2018 03:00 AM
Court Orders Moratorium on Offshore Fracking Off California  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— A federal court today ordered the Trump administration to stop issuing permits for offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast.

11/09/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Fights Trump Administration Effort to Strip Gray Wolves of Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* for violating the Endangered Species Act by never providing a ...

11/14/2018 03:00 AM
Trump EPA Bows to Monsanto, Reapproves Dangerous, Drift-prone Pesticide ]  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it will forgo a ban in favor of minor new restrictions on the pesticide dicamba, ...

10/31/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Settled to Protect Pacific Humpback Whale Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and Wishtoyo Foundation today reached a settlement with the Trump ...

08/24/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Threatened Songbird's Habitat in Arizona, New Mexico, California  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity notified the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today of its intent to sue the agency for failing to protect lifesaving ...

07/11/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Seeks Key Environmental Documents for City-sized Development in LA County  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the L.A. County Department of Regional Planning today for failing to release records regarding Tejon ...

10/16/2018 03:00 AM
Statement on Kavanaugh's Confirmation to Supreme Court  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, released this statement after the Senate's vote today to confirm Brett ...

10/06/2018 03:00 AM
Chambered Nautilus Given Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The National Marine Fisheries *Service* gave Endangered Species Act protection today to the chambered nautilus, which is threatened with ...

09/27/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Approves Offshore Oil Drilling Project in Arctic  Center for Biological Diversity

ANCHORAGE— The Trump administration today approved the first Arctic offshore oil drilling development in federal waters. Hilcorp Alaska received approval to ...

10/24/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Proposes to Allow Killing of North Carolina's Endangered Red Wolves  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed drastic management plan changes that would allow the killing of red wolves, some of the ...

06/27/2018 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Refusal to Release Records on Pesticide Harms to Endangered Wildlife  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for illegally withholding public records documenting the widespread ...

02/14/2018 03:00 AM
Analysis: Most Oil Wells Approved by Gov. Brown Are in Low-income Areas, Communities of Color  Center for Biological Diversity

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— More than three-quarters of new oil wells approved during California Gov. Jerry Brown's tenure are in low-income communities and ...

08/16/2018 03:00 AM
Judge Overturns Denial of Endangered Species Protection for Pacific Fishers  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— In a win for conservation groups, a judge ruled today in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that the U.S. Fish and ...

09/21/2018 03:00 AM
Endangered Species Protection Sought for Iconic Lake Sturgeon  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for the lake sturgeon, an ancient fish species in the ...

05/14/2018 03:00 AM
After Second Endangered California Condor Shot, $15,000 Reward Offered  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity today tripled the reward to $15,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the May 2018 ...

10/11/2018 03:00 AM
House Farm Bill Wipes Out Protections for Water, Wildlife From Pesticides  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— In a narrow vote, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed a 2018 Farm Bill that contains an unprecedented provision that would allow ...

06/21/2018 03:00 AM
Farm Bill Would Allow Widespread Killing of Endangered Species Via Pesticides  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The newest version of the 2018 Farm Bill, set for a vote on Friday, includes an unprecedented provision allowing the widespread killing of ...

05/17/2018 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Moving to Strip Protection From Wolves Across Country  Center for Biological Diversity

MINNEAPOLIS— The Trump administration this week confirmed it is considering a proposal to strip Endangered Species Act protection from nearly all wolves in ...

06/14/2018 03:00 AM
House Agriculture Committee Advances Farm Bill Filled With Sweeping Attacks on Environment  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The House Agriculture Committee passed H.R. 2, the 2018 Farm Bill, today on a party-line basis. The legislation, sponsored by Rep.

04/18/2018 03:00 AM

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