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Why Is Trump Skipping Endangered Species Act Review for Clean Car Rollback?  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for withholding public records related to its decision that its proposal to ...

03/21/2019 11:31 AM
Center for Biological Diversity Urges California Governor to Pursue Community Wildfire Protection Over Outdated Logging Practices  Sierra Sun Times

2018 Mariposa County Ferguson Fire Photo credit: Blake-Scott - NPS March 23, 2019 - SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday issued an ...

03/23/2019 08:32 AM
Trump Slashes Funds for Endangered Species, Environmental Programs  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's 2019 budget proposal contains an unprecedented $2 billion (14 percent) cut for the Department of the Interior and ...

03/11/2019 03:02 PM
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
EPA Proposes Use of 650,000 Pounds of Antibiotics Per Year on Citrus Fields  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Advocates from public-health and environmental groups delivered more than 45,000 petition signatures to the Environmental Protection ...

03/13/2019 11:14 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 02:21 PM
Monsanto Asks Trump EPA to OK Drift-prone Pesticide on 90 Million Acres of Corn  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it will consider allowing the highly drift-prone pesticide dicamba to be sprayed on ...

03/18/2019 04:04 PM
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 02:19 PM
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 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
House Armed Services Urged to Halt Airbase Construction to Save Okinawa Dugongs  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than a dozen American conservation and animal protection groups today urged the House Armed Services Committee to push for a ...

03/19/2019 11:25 AM
Protections Sought for Two Rare Plants in Nevada's Clark County  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity today notified the state of Nevada that it will seek federal endangered species protection for two rare ...

03/08/2019 03:17 PM
Trump Administration Proposes Ending Gray Wolf Protection Across United States  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration today released its plan to strip gray wolves of Endangered Species Act protection across the lower 48 states.

03/14/2019 12:11 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Utah's New Green River Water Contract  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON― Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today to challenge the Interior Department's decision allowing additional water to be ...

03/21/2019 02:39 PM
Lawsuits Target Trump's War on Transparency at EPA, Interior Department  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a pair of lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Interior ...

03/12/2019 11:35 AM
'Wolf Pack' to Rally in Seattle Against Trump's Disastrous Wolf Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— Activists in wolf masks will rally outside Seattle's Henry M. Jackson Federal Building at noon Thursday to oppose the Trump administration's new ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
Tiny Oregon Fish Recovered by Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today proposed removing Endangered Species Act protections from the Borax Lake chub, a 2-inch fish ...

02/25/2019 03:00 AM
Feds Urged to Free Two Endangered Wolves Trapped in New Mexico  Center for Biological Diversity

SILVER CITY, N.M.— Thirty-seven organizations today sent a letter urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* to free two endangered wolves trapped in New ...

03/20/2019 01:11 PM
Colorado Air-quality Commission Rejects Petition Claiming Metro-Denver Smog Caused by China, Other Nations  Center for Biological Diversity

DENVER— Colorado air officials today unanimously rejected a petition from a mysterious group called “Defend Colorado” seeking to declare that the Metro ...

03/21/2019 01:07 PM
Study: Southern California's Coastal Mountain Lions Headed for Extinction  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Mountain lions in California's Santa Monica and Santa Ana mountains are heading rapidly toward extinction, a new study in Ecological ...

03/20/2019 12:04 PM
Retired Interior Department Employees Urge Senators to Block Bernhardt  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Retired employees with a combined 737 years of *service* at the U.S. Department of the Interior today urged senators Lisa Murkowski and Joe ...

03/21/2019 12:20 PM
Napa County Supervisors to Consider Watered-down Environmental Ordinance  Center for Biological Diversity

NAPA, Calif.— The Napa County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to consider whether to adopt a so-called Water Quality and Tree Protection Ordinance.

03/21/2019 04:23 PM
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 11:43 AM
Colorado Air-quality Commission to Consider Petition Seeking to Blame Metro-Denver Smog on China, Other Nations  Center for Biological Diversity

DENVER— Colorado air officials on Thursday will consider a petition by a mysterious group called “Defend Colorado” to declare that the smog problem in the ...

03/20/2019 01:04 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Arctic Habitat of Endangered Ice Seals  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice today of its intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries *Service* to compel the designation of ...

03/14/2019 12:27 PM
Plains Pipeline to Be Opposed at Rallies in Santa Barbara, Arroyo Grande  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— Opponents of Plains All American Pipeline's proposal to build a coastal oil pipeline to serve offshore drilling platforms will rally ...

02/26/2019 06:35 PM
Trump Administration Issues Key Permit for Rosemont Copper Mine in Arizona  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reversed course and issued a key permit today for the proposed Rosemont Mine in southern Arizona.

03/08/2019 06:28 PM
'Wolf Pack' to Rally Near White House Protesting Trump's Disastrous Wolf Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Activists in wolf masks will rally outside the White House at noon Thursday to oppose the Trump administration's new plan to end protection for ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched Over Massive Utah Oil Shale Development  Center for Biological Diversity

SALT LAKE CITY— Conservation groups today issued a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for approving rights-of-way for pipelines and powerlines ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
Kayak Tour, Civil Trial to Focus on Formosa Plastics' Pollution of Texas Waterways  Center for Biological Diversity

POINT COMFORT, Texas— Citizen-activists who exposed Formosa Plastics' rampant pollution of Texas waterways with plastic pellets and debris and will lead a ...

03/21/2019 02:55 PM
Congress Urged to Fully Fund Endangered Species Act With $486 Million  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 215 groups today urged the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee to increase the budget for endangered ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
Motion Filed to Defend Bi-state Sage Grouse From Off-roaders' Lawsuit  Center for Biological Diversity

RENO, Nev.― Four conservation groups filed a motion today to intervene in a lawsuit from off-road vehicle groups who object to protection for the bi-state sage ...

03/15/2019 12:00 PM
TransCanada Loses Latest Attempt to Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit today denied yet another attempt by TransCanada to begin construction on its proposed ...

03/15/2019 05:12 PM
Ventura County Adopts First-of-its-kind Measure Protecting Wildlife Connectivity  Center for Biological Diversity

VENTURA, Calif.— The Ventura County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to adopt a first-of-its-kind ordinance to safeguard wildlife connectivity.

03/13/2019 01:56 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Vast Expansion of Gulf Oil, Gas Leasing  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Environmental groups sued the Trump administration today to challenge an oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico that will open up ...

03/13/2019 02:09 PM
Bold Nevada Legislation Would Target Zero Emissions by 2050  Center for Biological Diversity

CARSON CITY, Nev.— The Nevada Legislature's Committees on Growth and Infrastructure will hear Senate Bill 254 today. This legislation would set a target of ...

03/12/2019 03:00 AM
Statement on Rep. Grijalva's Introduction of Legislation to Permanently Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining  Center for Biological Diversity

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz.― Center for Biological Diversity Executive Director Kierán Suckling issued the following statement in response to Rep ...

02/23/2019 03:00 AM
Washington Bill Seeks to Protect Endangered Fish, Rivers From Toxic Suction Dredge Mining  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Washington House of Representatives will hold a hearing Thursday on a bill to protect fish and rivers from harmful suction dredge ...

03/12/2019 03:00 AM
Study: Latino, African-American Communities Face Disproportionate Risk From Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— A new study finds that African-American and Latino communities are exposed to more deadly air pollution than predominately white ...

03/15/2019 06:08 PM
Senator Feinstein Proposes Weak Green New Deal Substitute  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Following a confrontation with young people from the Sunrise Movement on Friday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein released a draft resolution calling ...

02/25/2019 03:00 AM
Biodiversity Conference examines red tide impacts  https://fgcu360.com/

Florida's prolonged red tide outbreak beginning in 2017 grabbed international attention, as scores of dolphins, sea turtles and other marine life washed ashore ...

02/27/2019 03:00 AM
Forest Service Rejects Oil, Gas Leasing in Nevada's Ruby Mountains  Center for Biological Diversity

ELKO, Nev.— The U.S. Forest *Service* today rejected an earlier plan to lease public lands for oil drilling and fracking in Nevada's iconic Ruby Mountains.

03/14/2019 01:09 PM
Feds will again try to remove wolves from Endangered Species...  Wadena Pioneer Journal

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday, March 6, said it will act to remove federal endangered species protections for gray wolves across ...

03/06/2019 03:00 AM
Studies: Rat Poisons Harm Bobcats' Immune Systems, Genetics  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Two studies by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles and the National Park *Service* reveal that rat poisons are causing ...

03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump EPA to Curb Asthma-causing Air Pollution in Phoenix, Northern California  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Center for Environmental Health filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Environmental ...

03/05/2019 03:00 AM
Is the EPA Helping to Poison Bees?  Sierra Magazine

The EPA has been allowing growers to spray pesticides that are toxic to honeybees and other pollinators using a loophole that bypasses standard ...

03/23/2019 11:13 AM
Minn. debates wolf season  Valley News

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesotans could be hunting wolves again as early as the fall of 2020, but nothing is assured as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* embarks ...

03/23/2019 09:58 PM
Settlement Wins Protections at Bakersfield Oil Train Terminal  Center for Biological Diversity

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— Community and environmental groups reached a settlement with the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, Bakersfield Crude ...

03/04/2019 03:00 AM
California could be held liable for whale entanglements  Eureka Times Standard

The Center for Biological Diversity is hopeful its lawsuit filed over whale and sea turtle entanglements is nearing its conclusion after a federal judge suggested ...

02/23/2019 03:00 AM
Yuma mural highlights endangered pronghorn and marsh bird unique to the Southwest  Cronkite News

This 76-foot by 22-foot mural at Arizona Western College in Yuma is the 20th in a series commissioned by the Center for Biological Diversity. Both species are ...

03/07/2019 03:00 AM
America's caribou have quietly gone extinct  Mail Tribune

This year, in the dead of winter, America's wild reindeer went extinct in the contiguous United States. After years of dwindling, the last remaining herd of caribou ...

03/23/2019 12:47 AM
Opponents say they'll stop Rosemont mine despite permits  KGUN

The mining company says it's protecting the environment -- and is hailing a Forest *Service* permit as the green light to dig. But opponents say they still have ...

03/22/2019 10:52 PM
U.S. Moves to Take Wolf Off Endangered List, But California Protections Still Strong  KQED

If the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* moves forward with its plan to take the gray wolf off the Endangered Species list, it may be bad news for wolves arou.

03/15/2019 03:00 AM
Posters celebrate species under threat in the US - Positive News  Positive.News

A set of posters highlights 50 endangered species in the US states they call home. The 50 illustrations, based on data from the US Fish and Wildlife *Service*, ...

03/19/2019 11:27 AM
Utah Seeks to Bulldoze Federal Protections for Roadless Forests  Center for Biological Diversity

SALT LAKE CITY— Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's petition Thursday to undermine protections for millions of acres of national forest roadless areas would threaten ...

03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Activists take to water ahead of Formosa Plastics civil trial  Victoria Advocate

POINT COMFORT – Diane Wilson's voice echoed through a megaphone near Formosa Plastics on Saturday morning.

03/23/2019 09:00 PM
Environmental groups to challenge Trump administration approval of Utah pipelines | TheHill  The Hill

Conservationists are planning a legal challenge to the Trump administration's decision to allow a company to build transmission lines and pipelines on federal ...

02/26/2019 03:00 AM
Senate Confirms Former Coal Lobbyist Wheeler to Head EPA  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Senate today confirmed Andrew Wheeler as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The former coal industry lobbyist ...

02/28/2019 03:00 AM
Why the feds should protect Midwest wolves from slaughter  Chicago Tribune

The return of wolves to the Midwest is an achievement, but they still need protection.

03/21/2019 06:05 PM
Environmental Groups Plan New Lawsuit Over MoPac Highway Expansion  KUT

Environmental groups have announced their intention to sue the Texas Department of Transportation over how it has managed construction of its MoPac.

03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit challenges Utah plan to get water from Flaming Gorge  Daily Rocket Miner

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation groups sued the U.S. government Thursday over a new agreement that will allow Utah to take water from the Flaming ...

03/21/2019 11:36 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
National Butterfly Center to host ‘Know Your Rights’ session  Monitor

Representatives with the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and the Texas Civil Rights Project will be on-hand Thursday to provide essential information on ...

03/20/2019 08:30 PM
Mexico launches plan to mark vaquita porpoise reserve  New Jersey Herald

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Thursday it will use buoys to mark the reserve of the world's most endangered marine mammal, in a bid to ...

03/21/2019 08:00 AM
Palumbo sponsors bill seeking to protect endangered fish, rivers from toxic suction dredge mining  Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Washington does not have regulations for recreational miners who use motorized equipment in search of gold.

03/22/2019 11:30 AM
America’s reindeer have quietly gone extinct in the Lower 48  The Washington Post

This year, in the dead of winter, America's wild reindeer went extinct in the contiguous United States. After years of dwindling, the last remaining herd of caribou ...

03/22/2019 06:07 AM
Sage grouse just lost important habitat protections: What it means  National Geographic

A rule rollback will allow more oil and gas drilling to occur on nearly nine million acres of lands crucial for the species' survival.

03/21/2019 10:17 AM
Mexico Launches Plan to Delimitate Reserve of Vaquitas  NBC Southern California

The Mexican government announced on Thursday that it will place buoys to delimit the reserve where the vaquita lives, the smallest and most threatened ...

03/22/2019 06:24 AM
Trump's pick for Interior is expected to push energy extraction in Colorado  The Colorado Independent

WASHINGTON – The Colorado native poised to become the next secretary of the U.S. Interior Department could bring more energy development to the state's ...

03/22/2019 12:16 PM
Proposed Antibiotic Use Against Citrus Greening Raising Health Concern  WLRN

Environmental groups are raising concern about a proposal to expand the use of antibiotics against a disease that has crippled Florida's iconic citrus.

03/20/2019 01:22 PM
Environmentalists are suing the Trump administration to save chickens, coyotes and caribou  USA TODAY

DENVER — *Fresh* off a legal victory that blocked grizzly bear hunting, environmental groups are launching new lawsuits against the Trump administration aimed ...

02/22/2019 03:00 AM
Native Village, Conservation Groups Challenge Winter Oil, Gas Drilling in Western Arctic  Center for Biological Diversity

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Native Village of Nuiqsut tribal government and five conservation groups have challenged the Bureau of Land Management's ...

03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Plan to Delist Wolves Greeted With Cheers and Jeers  The New American

Will holdover Obama Swamp creatures at USFWS sabotage wolf delisting effort — again? President Donald Trump's Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ...

03/13/2019 12:25 PM
Saturday: 2,400 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away in Portland  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— More than 2,000 free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away by the Center for Biological Diversity on Saturday, Feb. 9 as part of ...

02/06/2019 03:00 AM
Endangered species face 'disaster' under Trump administration  The Guardian

Trump's push to expand oil and gas drilling is eroding protections for some of America's most at-risk wildlife.

03/06/2019 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
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
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
Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

Contact: Jenny Loda, Center for Biological Diversity, (510) 844-7136, jloda@biologicaldiversity.org. Evelyn Merz, Sierra Club, (713) 644-8228, elmerz@hal-pc.

08/23/2018 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
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
Report: Nation's Largest Salamander Among Species Threatened by Trump Administration  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The eastern hellbender, North America's largest salamander, is among 10 species threatened by the Trump administration and its plans to ...

12/18/2018 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
This Democrat seeks GOP support with new climate action plan  Roll Call

A House Democrat hopes he can win over GOP support for a climate action by tying solutions to job creation, technological advancements and policies that do ...

03/21/2019 03:22 PM
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
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
Bernhardt Uses Shutdown to Block Public From Environmental Reviews  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's Department of the Interior has taken down environmental review websites for many of its key agencies, a step that ...

12/26/2018 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
Environmentalists oppose off-roaders' lawsuit over bird plan  WRAL.com

Conservationists want to join a legal battle in opposition to off-road vehicle users who are trying to overturn U.S. protections for a type of imperiled bird found ...

03/19/2019 03:30 PM
New Video Shows Damage Wrought by Trump's Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA TERESA, N.M.— Drone footage of new border wall in New Mexico shows that the Trump administration's border militarization is already damaging ...

02/07/2019 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
Court: Gray Wolves Can Keep California Endangered Species Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN DIEGO— A state court judge today upheld protection for gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act. The ruling rejected a challenge from ...

01/28/2019 03:00 AM
Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Proposed border wall will impact 93 endangered and threatened species  Berkshire Eagle

I have a friend that I have known since he was a young lad attending nature classes I conducted in the early 1970s. As a youngster, he was more than interested ...

02/22/2019 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
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 03:00 AM
Public Records Lawsuit Seeks Emails on Trump Administration's Red Wolf Extinction Plan  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a lawsuit to force the Trump administration to release emails related to the development of a new ...

01/04/2019 03:00 AM
Trispot Darter Fish Gains Endangered Species Act Protection in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee  Center for Biological Diversity

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

12/27/2018 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
The Biggest Spring Migration Of Monarch Butterflies In Years Is Passing Through Austin  KUT

The annual return of the monarch butterfly is underway. They started showing up in Austin about a week ago, according to the crowdsourced online tracker at.

03/20/2019 10:08 AM
Federal Judge to Hear Border Wall Challenge in DC  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups will present arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit against the Trump ...

12/17/2018 03:00 AM

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