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Washington Times

New Jaguar Photographed in Southern Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“We've been expecting another jaguar to pop up in southern Arizona for some time now,” said Randy Serraglio, conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Congratulations to Fort Huachuca for their good luck in capturing this ...
Jaguar seen on Fort Huachuca trail cameraTucson News Now
Jaguar caught on Arizona trail camera, bringing known U.S. population to twoUPI.com
Another wild jaguar has been spotted in the USEarth Touch
Arizona Daily Star -TucsonSentinel.com -Mirage News
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Washington Post

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Public Lands and Endangered Species Foe, Expected Pick to Head Interior Department
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“McMorris Rodgers will put fossil fuels and logging ahead of the public lands and endangered species we all cherish,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Under McMorris Rodgers corporate polluters ...
Donald Trump's Interior Pick Thinks Climate Change Is 'Creative Writing'Motherboard
McMorris Rodgers in line for top spot at InteriorAgri-Pulse
UPDATED: Latest Speculation On Trump Interior Secretary Points To Washington State CongresswomanNational Parks Traveler (registration)
Wall Street Journal -League of Conservation Voters Scorecard -The Spokesman Review
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Trumplandia: Utah Politician Who Opposes Public Lands Angles for Job Overseeing 247 Million Acres
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
He and the Bundy clan share the same desire to snatch public lands out of the hands of all Americans in order to benefit a few,” said Randi Spivak with the Center for Biological Diversity. “These lands are owned by all of us, and any attempt to take ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Petition Filed With US Fish and Wildlife Service Seeking Updated Recovery Plan for Red Wolf
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The red wolf is teetering on the brink of extinction, but it can be saved by putting in place an aggressive recovery plan,” said Collette Adkins, a biologist and senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “A new recovery plan would serve ...
Organizations Petition USFWS to Develop Updated Red Wolf Recovery PlanAnimal Welfare Institute (press release)

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lesser Prairie Chicken Back on Track for Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“With the strong protections of the Endangered Species Act, the lesser prairie chicken can be saved,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We support efforts by farmers, ranchers and the oil and gas ...
African leopards a step closer to endangered species list, protection from trophy huntersHSUS News
Lesser prairie chicken worth protecting; oil profits, not so muchTopeka Capital Journal (blog)
US officials will review status of lesser prairie chickenAurora Sentinel
LubbockOnline.com -The Hill
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As Commercial Crab Season Opens, Fishermen Urged to Implement Gear Modifications to Prevent Whale Entanglements
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— As the commercial Dungeness crab season opens in California Nov. 15, the Center for Biological Diversity is urging fishermen to comply with recommended gear modifications to help reduce the risk of whale entanglements. The season's ...

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Rep. Bishop's True Intentions Revealed: Invalidate Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Bishop knows that he has long hated endangered species and the Endangered Species Act,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Bishop would gladly see America's wildlife heritage disappear forever if it ...

 

Oil Company Applies for First New Offshore Fracking Permit in California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“It's disgusting that people at California's beaches have to worry again about fracking chemicals dumped in the ocean,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Federal approval would signal a shocking disregard for ...

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USDA: Escaped, Highly Invasive GE Grass Poses No Environmental Harm
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with 1.1 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. Center for Food Safety's mission is to empower ...

 

Extinction on Your Plate?
Food Tank (blog)
The Center for Biological Diversity released extinction facts labels as part of its Take Extinction Off Your Plate campaign. The labels tally the greenhouse gasses emitted, habitat lost, water used, and manure produced for every serving of beef ...

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KTUU.com

Lawsuit Challenges Secrecy of First Liquefied Natural Gas by Rail Project in United States
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a Freedom of Information Act request for those documents back in February and today sued the Administration for its failure to respond with relevant documents or information. “The public deserves to know ...
Group sues over lack of info in Alaska Railroad LNG projectKTUU.com

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Monarch Butterfly Expert Lincoln Brower to Be Honored Friday With EO Wilson Award
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity on Friday, Dec. 2 will present its fourth annual E.O. Wilson Award for Outstanding Science in Biodiversity Conservation to Dr. Lincoln Brower, for his six decades of work studying and protecting monarch ...
Monarch butterfly expert Lincoln Brower named fourth annual EO Wilson Award recipient for life's work, conservation ...SBC News

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Trump's New Interior Department Transition Team Leader Believes Burning Fossil Fuels Is a 'Moral' Imperative; Has ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Any attempt to open up America's public lands to increased fracking, drilling and extraction will be met with a wall of public resistance. That's the real moral imperative.” The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Landmark Study: Tighter Pesticide Regulations Key to Reversing Pollinator Declines
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... is becoming clearer by the day: To save our butterflies and bees from extinction we must overcome our dangerous and totally unsustainable addiction to pesticides,” said Kelsey Kopec, a native pollinator researcher at the Center for Biological ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Dozens of Demonstrators Stage Mock Auction in Salt Lake City to Protest BLM Online Oil, Gas Lease Auction
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“For the sake of ourselves, our children and our planet we need to move swiftly away from fossil fuels and embrace clean, renewable energy,” said Valerie Love of the Center for Biological Diversity. “We can't afford to develop new sources of dirty ...

 

Forest Service Agrees to Halt Oil, Gas Leasing in Los Padres National Forest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Forest Service suspended its leasing plan in response to an October 2016 notice of intent to sue from the Center for Biological Diversity, Los Padres ForestWatch and Defenders of Wildlife. That notice was accompanied by a letter detailing ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Analysis: North Dakota Pipelines Average Four Spills Per Year;
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Existing pipelines in North Dakota have spilled crude oil and other hazardous liquids at least 85 times since 1996, according to an analysis released today by the Center for Biological Diversity. These 85 spills — an average of four a ...

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Petition Seeks Ban on Import of Invasive Bullfrogs Into California
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs today petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to add the North American bullfrog to California's list of “restricted animals.” The addition would help prevent future ...

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TIME

Thousands United Nationally to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Taylor McKinnon with the Center for Biological Diversity: “The Dakota Access Pipeline is a dangerous affront on Indigenous rights and our collective water and climate futures. We stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and all sacred ...
St. Pete residents join national DAPL protest dayFOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
National day of action set to protest Dakota Access PipelineWisconsin Gazette
New Orleans Water Protectors Show Solidarity with Standing RockDeSmog (blog)

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Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Election of Donald Trump
eNews Park Forest
TUCSON, Ariz.—(ENEWSPF)–November 9, 2016. Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, released this statement today on Tuesday's election: “Donald Trump is a disaster for public lands, wildlife and climate. But America ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

More Than 100 Scientists Urge Missouri to Ban Unlimited Commercial Trapping of Wild Turtles
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
... state's wild turtles. The letter follows an October announcement that the state will consider restricting commercial turtle collection, in response to a petition filed last summer by the Center for Biological Diversity and Great Rivers ...

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National Geographic

Trump Nominates Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Oil Industry to Head EPA
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Pruitt is a wholly owned subsidiary of the oil industry," said Kassie Siegel, director of the Center for Biological Diversity's Climate Law Institute. “Nominating him to lead the agency that protects our air, water and climate from pollution is like ...
Pruitt has mixed record in EPA showdownsEnvironment & Energy Publishing
Donald Trump Confirms Climate Science Denier and Fossil Fuel Industry 'Stenographer' Scott Pruitt to Lead EPAEnergy Collective
EPA Foe Pruitt to Face No Conflicts Running Agency He SuedBloomberg BNA
National Review -New York Times -Washington Post -New York Times
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EPA Restricts Use of Eight Pesticides to Protect Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a good first step by the EPA to follow the law and protect imperiled species from the harmful effects of gas cartridges,” said Nathan Donley, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity. “But there are still many other ...

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KERO 23ABC News

Kern County Approves Sprawling 8000-acre Grapevine Development
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— The Kern County Board of Supervisors today approved Tejon Ranchcorp's disastrous Grapevine project, despite criticism from the Center for Biological Diversity about the harm the project will do to wildlife and nearby communities.
Supervisors approve new Grapevine-area communityThe Bakersfield Californian

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Wolf Plan Sets Road Map for Conserving Small Population
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.1 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places. The Environmental Protection Information ...
Rebounding California gray wolf holds onto protectionMerced Sun-Star
California Releases Plan for Gray Wolf RecoveryKCET

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Center for Biological Diversity: Public Lands Bills Would Strip Federal Regulation of Fossil Fuels, Give Away 7 ...
eNews Park Forest
WASHINGTON—(ENEWSPF)–November 15, 2016. The Center for Biological Diversity today condemned three bills being considered in the lame-duck session of Congress that would strip federal regulation from all forms of energy production on America's ...

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Center Hires Southern California Engagement Director, Plans LA Office
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— Marta A. Segura, a longtime civic leader on environmental and health issues in Los Angeles, has joined the Center for Biological Diversity as the organization's first Southern California engagement director. The Center also announced ...

 

News24

Number of Species on Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection Drops to Lowest Level in History
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— As a result of a pair of settlement agreements with the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians, the number of species on the waiting list for Endangered Species Act protection has dropped to the lowest level since the ...
Conservation Groups Slam Nevada AG's Lawsuit to Limit Habitat ProtectionsPublic News Service
#ShockWildlifeTruths: Leopards one step closer to endangered listNews24

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Launched to Prompt 'Endangered' Status for African Elephants
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect Africa's two gravely imperiled elephant species as “endangered.” Unprecedented poaching for ivory and ...
Idaho wolf management expected to be unchanged under new presidentIdaho Mountain Express and Guide

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Endangered Species Mural at Standing Rock Supports Tribal Push to Protect Water, Sacred Land From Pipeline
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
CANNON BALL, N.D.— In support of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's campaign to protect their water and sacred grounds from the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Center for Biological Diversity and artist Roger Peet have installed a mural of an endangered ...

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