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Center for Biological Diversity
RI Future
Over a dozen national advocacy groups joined local community groups in delivering a letter to Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo asking her to show climate leadership and revoke her support for the proposed Invenergy Clean River Energy Center in ...

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Center for Biological Diversity v. County of San Bernardino (Cadiz, Inc.)
The Recorder
Center for Biological Diversity, Aruna M. Prabhala, Adam F. Keats, Chelsea Tu; Center for Food Safety and Adam F. Keats for Plaintiffs and Appellants Center for Biological Diversity, San Bernardino Valley Audubon Society, and Sierra Club, San Gorgonio ...

 

Wall Street Journal

Shell Pipeline in Northern California Has History of Oil Spills, Documents Show
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TRACY, Calif.— A Shell pipeline that just spilled at least 21,000 gallons of oil near the Northern California city of Tracy has leaked at least twice before in the past year, according to state documents uncovered by the Center for Biological Diversity.
Pipeline at Center of Altamont Pass Oil Spill Also Ruptured Last SeptemberKQED
California oil line fixed after thousands of gallons spillWashington Times

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Deal Protects Santa Cruz Coastal Habitat, Accommodates Solar-powered Home
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. The California Native Plant Society is non ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Report Highlights 10 Wild Places Saved by Endangered Species Protections
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— In celebration of the country's 11th annual Endangered Species Day, the Center for Biological Diversity today released a new report highlighting 10 of the most unique and beautiful wild places saved by the presence of endangered species.
Why more endangered species are being saved now than everFusion
10 magical places saved by endangered speciesTreehugger
House Passes Most Environmentally Destructive Defense Authorization Act in HistoryBay Area Indymedia

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New 'Extinction Facts' Labels Reveal Meat's Hidden Costs to Climate, Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity today released its new Extinction Facts labels illustrating the extreme environmental cost of the most popular items in the American diet: hamburgers, chicken breasts and bacon. Americans consume ...

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Atlantic Highlands Herald

Four US Freshwater Turtles Receive International Trade Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The rule, which responds in part to a 2011 request from the Center for Biological Diversity documenting the harms of the turtle trade, is designed to curb overexploitation of these freshwater turtles for Asian food and medicinal markets. It adds the ...
Turtles are SupportedMirror Daily

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Tucson Mural Honoring America's Only Known Jaguar to Be Unveiled May 19
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity will unveil a stunning, 20-foot-long jaguar mural Thursday at an event at Borderlands Brewery in Tucson. The painting, by local artist Kati Astraeir, is a tribute to El Jefe, America's only known ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Protesters Tell Feds: 'Keep It in the Ground' at Utah Oil, Gas Lease Sale
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Groups participating in today's rally include Elders Rising, Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN), WildEarth Guardians, the Center for Biological Diversity, Wasatch Rising Tide, Canyon Country Rising Tide, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Opponents of Cormorant Slaughter to Rally at Portland Federal Building at Noon on May 17
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're outraged that the Corps continues to kill cormorants without any justification or benefit,” said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The science shows that cormorant killing does nothing to protect salmon ...

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Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity: Forest Service Approves Habitat Destruction in Sierra Nevada Roadless Area - Sierra ...
Sierra Sun Times
“It's appalling to see the Forest Service allowing important wildlife habitat to be destroyed, especially in a roadless area,” said Justin Augustine, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Roadless areas represent some of the last, best ...

 

VICE News

Study: Government Wolf-killing Reduces Tolerance, Spurs Wolf-poaching
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This paper disproves a convenient myth used to rationalize government persecution of wolves,” said Michael Robinson of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We hear over and over that individual wolves have to die in order to placate a wolf-hating ...
Wolf culling myth explodedExaminer.com

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EPA Finds Atrazine Likely Harming Most Species of Plants, Animals in US
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The EPA has determined that the amount of atrazine that's in streams and rivers right now is enough to kill frogs and other imperiled wildlife,” said Nathan Donley, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “How many animals have to die ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Wildlife Agency Gives Approval to Harm America's Only Known Jaguar
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The agency charged with protecting America's most vulnerable wildlife thinks it's just fine for a foreign mining company to harm our only known jaguar,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “This ...
Report: Rosemont Mine won't affect endangered speciesArizona Daily Star

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Hundreds Protest Federal Fracking Auction in Colorado
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Enough is enough,” said Valerie Love of the Center for Biological Diversity. “President Obama has the power to stop new fossil fuel leases on our public lands, and he must do so to avoid climate catastrophe. We have protested at every fossil fuel ...

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Obama Administration OKs Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Obama administration is once again putting California's beautiful coast in the oil industry's crosshairs,” said Miyoko Sakashita, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Oceans program. “Our beaches and wildlife face a renewed threat ...
Feds give thumbs-up to fracking off California coastThe San Diego Union-Tribune

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Court Hearing Will Focus on EPA's Failure to Protect Nation's Endangered Wildlife From Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's systemic failure to assess the impacts of more than 30 pesticides known to be harmful to dozens of endangered species ...

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President Obama Asked to Stop US Military Project That Threatens Endangered Dugong
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OKINAWA, Japan— During President Obama's visit to Japan for the G-7 summit, the Center for Biological Diversity called on him to abandon his controversial plan to build a large new military base in biologically rich and sensitive Henoko and Oura Bay.

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Interior Secretary Asked to Revoke Oklahoma Oil, Gas Leases
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OKLAHOMA CITY— The Center for Biological Diversity today requested that the Bureau of Land Management pull 11 public fossil fuel leases sold last month in Oklahoma and Kansas over concerns that fracking and underground injection of oil wastewater ...

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Animal Welfare Institute

House Republicans Unveil Another Anti-wolf, Anti-endangered Species Appropriations Bill
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is the most extreme, anti-wolf Congress our country has ever seen," said Jamie Pang, an endangered species campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Rather than allowing for wolf recovery to follow a course prescribed by science, a ...
Emergency Petition Filed to Save Plummeting Red Wolf PopulationAnimal Welfare Institute (press release)
House Republicans Maneuvering To Drop ESA Protections For Wolves, Keep Disposable Water Bottles In ParksNational Parks Traveler (registration)

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Cats in Arizona, Texas From Government Killing
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Animal Welfare Institute today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture to ensure that endangered ocelots aren't inadvertently killed as part of its long-running ...

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Climate Central

Study: Biodiversity Essential to Protect Ocean Fishes From Climate Change
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Protecting marine biodiversity by reducing overfishing can boost global fish production and improve ocean health in an era when human population is increasing and our oceans are rapidly changing,” said Abel Valdivia, an ocean scientist with the Center ...
Marine Parks Help Global Fish Stocks Withstand WarmingClimate Central

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

3 Men Charged After Vandalism at Death Valley National Park, Death of Rare Fish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We're looking forward to seeing these three men brought to justice,” said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, which offered a reward in the case. “Not only did they act stupid but they destroyed some of the last ...
DEATH VALLEY: Three men arrested in endangered pupfish's deathPress-Enterprise
Idiots Who Vandalized Death Valley Charged With Killing An Endangered SpeciesLAist
Nevada sheriff: 3 questioned in endangered fish vandalismBoston Herald
Los Angeles Times -The Guardian
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KEYT

Protesters to Urge Federal Officials Not to OK Offshore Fracking in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest — organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water Watch, and the Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter — starts at 11 a.m. at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management office, 760 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. Regulators recently ...
Group Rallies Against Offshore Fracking in CamarilloKEYT
Protesters Vow to Fight California Offshore Fracking ProposalPublic News Service

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BBC News

370 Groups Oppose Federal Energy Bill That Would Increase Fracking, Harm Climate
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The Senate energy bill makes it easier for companies to dig more dirty fossil fuels from the ground and ship them overseas,” said Jean Su, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “For Californians, who live in the third largest oil ...
Greens employ tweet-storm to stop energy exportsWashington Examiner

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

$15000 Reward for Men Who Vandalized Death Valley, Caused Death of Rare Pupfish
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity today tripled the reward to $15,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of three men whose drunken spree led to the death of a tiny endangered fish in Death Valley National ...
Vandals May Have Killed Endangered Pupfish at Death Valley National Park, Police Say | The Weather ChannelThe Weather Channel
Authorities seek men over damaging Death Valley bingeFox News
Guns, beer and vomit: Rampage leaves endangered fish dead in Death ValleyLos Angeles Times
Washington Post -Press-Enterprise -The Science Explorer
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EPA Uses Industry-funded Studies to Determine Glyphosate Does Not Cause Cancer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“EPA's determination that glyphosate is non-carcinogenic is disappointing, but not terribly surprising — industry has been manipulating this process for years,” said Nathan Donley, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The analysis ...

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Legal Protest Challenges Fossil Fuels Auction on 13800 Acres in New Mexico
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The protest, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water Watch, Friends of the Earth, Great Old Broads for Wilderness and the Sierra Club, calls on the BLM to halt this auction and all new federal fossil fuel leasing to preserve any ...

 

National Geographic

Vaquita Population Plummets to Just 60 Individuals
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's heartwrenching to watch the vaquita plummet toward extinction in real time,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If we're going to avoid losing this species forever, Mexico must do much ...
Meet the world's tiniest porpoise, the vaquita. Can the 'little cow' be saved?Christian Science Monitor
Experts: Mexico's Vaquita Porpoise Headed Toward ExtinctionABC News
'Our last chance to save vaquita marina'Mexico News Daily
I4U News
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Feds' Decision to Increase Motorized Use on 20000 Acres of Kaibab National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Forest Service, in its official response to the objection filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, and the Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, decided to move forward with a plan that would expand areas for car and RV camping along ...

 
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