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Federal Rule Protects Endangered Orcas' West Coast Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SEATTLE— The federal government proposed a new rule today expanding critical habitat protection along the West Coast for critically endangered Southern ...

09/18/2019 11:44 AM
Agreement Reached to Protect Community, Wildlife From Southern California Warehouse Project  Center for Biological Diversity

FONTANA, Calif.— Conservation groups and UST-CB Partners, a development company, reached an agreement today over a controversial warehouse project ...

09/16/2019 12:16 PM
Oregon Bans Trapping of Humboldt Martens  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: PORTLAND, Ore.— In response to a petition from conservation groups, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 4-3 late ...

09/16/2019 11:29 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Habitat for 23 Imperiled Micronesian Species  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Safeguards Needed to Protect Species Devastated by Habitat Destruction.

08/26/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Grants First Trophy Import Permit for Tanzanian Lion  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has authorized a U.S. hunter to import a lion trophy from Tanzania — the first allowed ...

09/12/2019 03:00 AM
House Democrats Advance Bill Protecting Lions, Elephants From Trophy Hunting  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The House Natural Resources Committee advanced several bills today that would increase protection for imperiled wildlife, including ...

09/18/2019 12:25 PM
Legal Pressure Prompts Trump's EPA to Ensure Plans Are Made to Reduce Coal-driven Pollution in Baltimore, Eastern Michigan  Center for Biological Diversity

In response to legal action by conservation and public-health groups, the Environmental Protection Agency announced today it will ensure plans are in place to ...

09/20/2019 11:11 AM
Teatfish Sea Cucumbers Get Much-needed Global Trade Protections  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: GENEVA— Nations around the world have voted to adopt critical trade protections for three types of sea cucumbers to curb ...

08/25/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets Trump Wildlife-killing Program in 10 California Counties  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Wildlife Groups Seek Environmental Review of Program That Kills Thousands of Animals in California.

08/27/2019 03:00 AM
Nevada's Highly Imperiled Mojave Poppy Bee Takes Step Toward Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* announced today it will consider Endangered Species Act protection for the Mojave poppy bee. Today's positive finding ...

09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Congressional Democrats Introduce Bill to Overturn Trump's Disastrous Endangered Species Act Rollback  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: WASHINGTON— Congressional Democrats today introduced legislation to repeal regulations finalized by the Trump ...

09/17/2019 04:14 PM
Lesser Prairie Chickens One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups scored a victory today with a legal agreement ensuring the lesser prairie chicken will get a decision about protection ...

09/12/2019 03:00 AM
Beautiful Ornamental Tarantulas Win Global Protections From Pet Trade  Center for Biological Diversity

Geneva, Switzerland— More than a dozen kinds of tarantulas native to Sri Lanka and India will get stronger trade protections under an international treaty, with ...

08/26/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Refusal to Release Public Documents on Expanded Use of Antibiotics As Pesticides  Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for refusing to release public documents related to its approval of expanded use of ...

09/05/2019 03:00 AM
New group will battle environmentalists over Vigneto and other projects  Arizona Daily Star

A new nonprofit group says it will push for economic development and property rights in the Southwest, supporting projects such as the 28,000-home Villages of ...

09/21/2019 04:00 PM
Trump's Fish and Wildlife Service Has Issued Mexican Wolf 'Kill Order'  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: TUCSON, Ariz.— Conservation groups condemned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for the agency's blanket authorization ...

08/23/2019 03:00 AM
North Carolina Governor Urged to End Duke Monopoly, Transform Energy System  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the Energy Justice NC Coalition today called on North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to end Duke Energy's ...

09/09/2019 03:00 AM
In Rare Good News for World's Wildlife, Treaty Meeting Is Huge Success  Center for Biological Diversity

GENEVA— As the 18th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) wraps up in Geneva today, nations confirmed new ...

08/28/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Failure to Protect Endangered Appalachian Species From Coal Mining  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Documents Show High-level Interference in Enforcement.

09/04/2019 03:00 AM
Legal Challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Expanded  biologicaldiversity.org

GREAT FALLS, Mont.— Conservation groups today expanded their federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's illegal approval of the Keystone XL tar ...

09/10/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Administration Rolls Back Protections for Millions of Acres of Wetlands, Waterways  Center for Biological Diversity

The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule today rolling back protections for millions of acres of wetlands, vernal pools and ...

09/12/2019 03:00 AM
Conservation Groups Blast Draft Forest Service Rule to Gut Bedrock Environmental Law  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON― Conservation and public-interest groups today submitted formal opposition to a proposed Trump administration rule that would fundamentally ...

08/26/2019 03:00 AM
Feds Told to Start Over on Crucial Mountain Valley Pipeline Permit  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: WASHINGTON— The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today requested that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* reinitiate ...

08/28/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets Minnesota's PolyMet Copper-Sulfide Mine Permit  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Army Corps Authorized Largest Wetlands Destruction in State History.

09/10/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Students, Chapel Hill-Carrboro from UNC's Coal Plant Pollution  Center for Biological Diversity

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

09/17/2019 10:52 AM
County, city join lawsuit conserving Georgetown salamander species habitat  Community Impact Newspaper

Sep 21, 2019: As the Georgetown salamander remains a threatened species, local government is intervening in a national lawsuit that looks to bring attention to ...

09/21/2019 08:37 AM
Lion trophy approved for import into U.S., stirring controversy. Here’s why that matters.  National Geographic

A Florida trophy hunter has permission to import what is thought to be the first lion trophy from Tanzania since January 2016, according to the Center for ...

09/16/2019 12:03 PM
ORVs Drive Spike in Protected Shorebird Deaths at California's Oceano Dunes  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: OCEANO, Calif.— Western snowy plover deaths have risen dramatically at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, ...

09/04/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Urged to Block Return of Super-polluting Supersonic Planes  Center for Biological Diversity

Twenty-eight public-interest groups called on Trump's Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday to stop the comeback of highly polluting luxury supersonic ...

08/28/2019 03:00 AM
Navy range exempted from proposed orca protection measures  NavyTimes.com

SEATTLE — U.S. protections for the waters that a group of endangered orcas call home could soon expand beyond the Seattle area to encompass much of the ...

09/19/2019 11:04 AM
Center for Biological Diversity Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Refusal to Release Public Documents on Expanded Use of Antibiotics As Pesticides  Sierra Sun Times

September 9, 2019 - WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration last week for refusing to release public documents ...

09/09/2019 03:00 AM
Center For Biological Diversity Wants America To Be More Like Communist China When It Comes To Politicization Of Science  Science 2.0

China bans some chemicals whether or not the evidence shows it, and the United States should be more like communist dictatorships, suggests a Center for ...

08/27/2019 03:00 AM
Formosa Plastics' Proposed Louisiana Plant Gets Permit to Destroy Wetlands  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. JAMES PARISH, La.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a Clean Water Act permit for Formosa Plastics' massive proposed plastic plant in St.

09/10/2019 03:00 AM
West Coast Whale Entanglements Drop After Legal Settlement with California, Crab Fishery  Center for Biological Diversity

SANTA ROSA, Calif.— The number of whales entangled in fishing gear along the West Coast dropped this year following a legal settlement that ended ...

09/03/2019 03:00 AM
Feds seek expanded habitat protection as salmon, orcas battle climate change, habitat degradation  Phys.Org

Most of the outer coast of Washington, Oregon and California would become protected habitat for southern resident orcas under a federal proposal released ...

09/19/2019 11:29 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Hilcorp's Plan to Blast Cook Inlet Beluga Whales  Center for Biological Diversity

ANCHORAGE— Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging the Trump administration's approval of rules allowing Hilcorp Alaska LLC to harm Cook ...

09/04/2019 03:00 AM
Arizona's Mount Graham Red Squirrel Moves Toward Expanded Habitat Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— In response to a lawsuit from the Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today agreed that ...

09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Cochise County group says environmental lawsuits harm landowners, economy  Arizona Public Media

Leaders of a new group centered in Cochise County say years of environmental lawsuits have spurred them to advocate for rural landowners. The launch of a ...

09/19/2019 12:39 PM
Western, Central Gulf of Mexico Excluded From House Bills Banning Offshore Leasing  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills today to limit offshore leasing in federal waters. But both bills ignore the western and ...

09/11/2019 03:00 AM
Trump's EPA Proposes to Keep Ignoring Harmful, Increased Toxicities of Pesticide Combinations  Center for Biological Diversity

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued proposed guidelines today to allow the agency to continue ignoring the heightened toxic effects on plants, ...

09/09/2019 03:00 AM
Conservationists warn weaker Trump rules could doom dancing grouse  The Colorado Independent

Farming, drilling and development has shrunk the lesser prairie chicken's habitat; new rules are expected to further erode their protections.

08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Oregon wildlife officials ban trapping of martens in bid to revive its population  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

There are fewer than 200 of the beady-eyed and bushy-tailed Humboldt marten in Oregon. But conservation groups are hoping that number will rise in light of ...

09/18/2019 11:03 AM
Center for Biological Diversity Reports Conservation Groups Blast Draft Forest Service Rule to Gut Bedrock Environmental Law – Says Proposal Would Eliminate Review, Public Input for Most National Forest Projects  Sierra Sun Times

August 27, 2019 - WASHINGTON― Conservation and public-interest groups on Monday submitted formal opposition to a proposed Trump administration rule ...

08/27/2019 03:00 AM
Amah Mutsun Tribal Band Will Lead 'Walk for Juristac' Sunday to Protect Sacred Lands in Santa Clara County  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif.— The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band will be stepping forward in a public journey of healing and ...

09/06/2019 03:00 AM
Dr. Kim Thorburn: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife fulfills mandate  The Spokesman-Review

The mandate of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is to preserve, protect and perpetuate the state's fish and wildlife. It is an awesome and daunting ...

09/21/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets US Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services Wildlife-killing Program in 10 California Counties, Center for Biological Diversity Reports  Sierra Sun Times

August 28, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity, Animal Legal Defense Fund and Project Coyote on Tuesday sued the U.S. ...

08/28/2019 03:00 AM
Feds expand 'critical' habitat zone for endangered orcas  Seattle PI

The National Marine Fisheries has proposed extending "critical habitat" for the endangered southern resident killer whale population from the U.S.-Canada ...

09/18/2019 08:03 PM
Biodiversity touches every aspect of our lives – so why has its loss been ignored?  The Guardian

From the environment to economics, our security to our societies, biodiversity is vital. Preserving it will require transformative change.

09/19/2019 02:00 AM
Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over 'Head-in-the-sand' Approach to Protecting Endangered Species  Newsweek

Environmental groups have sued the Trump administration to try and prevent it from weakening the Endangered Species Act (ESA)—a key piece of conservation ...

08/23/2019 03:00 AM
The New Endangered-Species Regulations Are Good for Species  National Review

Before the ink dried on the Trump administration's regulatory revisions to the Endangered Species Act last month, environmentalists and the media declared ...

09/12/2019 03:00 AM
Trump Finalizes Disastrous Weakening of Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

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

08/12/2019 03:00 AM
California regulators approve controversial carbon offset plan  KCRW

On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board voted 7-4 to approve the so-called Tropical Forest Standard, a blueprint for how to send corporate money into ...

09/20/2019 03:00 PM
Mount Charleston home to species nowhere else on earth  Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas' nearest island is hundreds of miles away. But a “sky island” can be found right in the city's backyard. The Spring Mountains, particularly the area near ...

09/19/2019 05:00 AM
Why Nevada needs the climate strike  Nevada Current

Las Vegas is fastest warming city in the U.S., drought in Colorado River basin, and other impacts of climate crisis demand more action from Nevada officials.

09/20/2019 01:03 AM
Massive U.S. geothermal lease sale draws few bids  KFGO News

By Nichola Groom (Reuters) - A massive government sale on Tuesday of geothermal energy leases in Nevada generated bids on just 26% of the land parcels ...

09/17/2019 06:50 PM
New Protections for Key Species  M'Online

The triennial World Wildlife Conference, known formally as CoP18 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora ...

09/06/2019 03:00 AM
Approval of lion trophy reignites trophy hunting debate  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

Trophy hunting is a controversial topic with supporters on both sides. Officials allowed one Orlando hunter to bring the lion he shot in Africa home and now some ...

09/14/2019 03:33 PM
Bulldozers to Tear Through Heart of Sonoran Desert for Trump's Border Wall  EcoWatch

If the Center loses and Trump is allowed to waive any and all environmental protections to rush wall construction they expect ground to be broken in almost 60 ...

08/23/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Attack on Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Environmental and animal protection groups today sued the Trump administration over its new regulations that dramatically weaken the ...

08/21/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Dwindling Numbers of Mountain Caribou  Center for Biological Diversity

SANDPOINT, Idaho— Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service's* failure to finalize endangered species protection ...

07/10/2019 03:00 AM
Grand Junction’s BLM headquarters will share a building with oil and gas companies  The Denver Post

GRAND JUNCTION — The Bureau of Land Management's new headquarters here will share an office building with oil and gas groups, provoking strong ...

09/21/2019 06:02 PM
Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales  Lethbridge News Now

HALIFAX — The U.S. government is being urged to pressure Canada to do more to protect the endangered North American right whale population in order to ...

09/20/2019 12:18 PM
Iconic Sturgeon of Great Lakes, Mississippi River Take Step Toward Endangered Species Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

CHICAGO— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today announced it will consider Endangered Species Act protection for lake sturgeon. Today's positive finding ...

08/14/2019 03:00 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
Local Help: Nonprofits in Southern Arizona | News  Inside Tucson Business

The nonprofit industry maintains a significant presence in Southern Arizona. Organizations specializing in everything from healthcare to animal welfare are ...

09/13/2019 04:00 AM
Many people want to set aside half of Earth as nature  National Geographic

Famed biologist E.O. Wilson has argued in recent years that humans should set aside half of Earth as nature, an ambitious proposition to stave off mass ...

09/17/2019 06:00 AM
New protections proposed for Orcas | News  The News Guard

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing to expand critical habitat for the Southern Resident orca whales over 15626 square ...

09/21/2019 03:00 AM
Clark County's Mojave poppy bee could be the second bee in continental US on the Endangered Species List  The Nevada Independent

The Fish and Wildlife *Service* announced Friday that it found “substantial scientific or commercial information” that the bee might warrant an endangered species ...

09/08/2019 03:00 AM
Investigation: Border wall construction threatens 22 Arizona archaeological sites  TucsonSentinel.com

The construction of the border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument will threaten 22 archaeological sites, according to an internal National Park ...

09/17/2019 05:50 PM
Study: Politics Harming Recovery of Endangered Mexican Wolves  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Trump Administration's Recovery Plan Based on Politics, Not Science.

07/12/2019 03:00 AM
World Governments Agree to Trade Protections for Giraffes  Center for Biological Diversity

GENEVA, Switzerland— Parties to an international wildlife treaty today agreed to regulate trade in giraffes, throwing the imperiled animals a lifeline as their ...

08/22/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Coral  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect 12 coral species around Florida and islands in the ...

08/21/2019 03:00 AM
New Legal Challenges Launched to Keystone XL Pipeline Approval  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Trump Administration Violated National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act by Approving ...

07/01/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Aims to Force Trump to Protect Endangered Species Nationwide  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity and San Francisco Baykeeper sued the Trump administration today for failing to protect eight highly ...

05/23/2019 03:00 AM
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
Trump Administration to Strip Florida Key Deer of Federal Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— President Donald Trump's U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* intends to strip Endangered Species Act protection from Florida Key deer ...

08/14/2019 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
Pentagon halts plans to build 20-mile stretch of US-Mexico border wall  Task & Purpose

A tentative plan to build 20 miles of extra border wall in Arizona, on top of the already approved 100-plus miles, was put on hold Monday by the Pentagon.

09/19/2019 07:46 PM
Appeal Upheld in Challenge to Oil Drilling in California's Carrizo Plain National Monument  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: BAKERSFIELD, Calif.― The California Bureau of Land Management has agreed with conservation groups that plans for a new oil ...

07/16/2019 03:00 AM
Legal Action Forces Trump Administration to Curb Killing of California Beavers  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: SACRAMENTO— The federal wildlife-killing program known as Wildlife Services has agreed to stop shooting and trapping ...

07/30/2019 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
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
Turnout for Utah’s part in global climate rally tops 1,000  Deseret News

Is the earth dying? A thousand plus people who turned out for a march and rally in Salt Lake City Friday assert that it is, and only drastic policy changes can avert ...

09/20/2019 07:46 PM
Planned Border Wall May Threaten 22 Archaeological Sites in Arizona, N.P.S. Says  Smithsonian.com

Centuries-old artifacts are at risk should the Trump Administration move forward with its work along the border between the U.S. and Mexico.

09/20/2019 02:05 PM
Injunction Sought to Halt Trump's Wall in Arizona  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Bulldozers Aimed at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, San Pedro River.

08/06/2019 03:00 AM
Rare California Salamanders Move Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: Salamanders at Risk of Extinction From Plans to Raise Shasta Dam.

06/26/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Political Meddling in EPA Public Records Changes  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and the Environmental Integrity Project sued the Trump administration today over sweeping changes to how ...

07/24/2019 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
What Will Happen to Animals as the Climate Warms?  Bay Nature

A blue copper butterfly perches waist height on a buckwheat blossom blooming in the cloud dunes near Bodega Bay. In the thick fog its gossamer wings are ...

09/20/2019 01:09 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Lake Sturgeon in Mississippi River, Great Lakes  Center for Biological Diversity

CHICAGO— Conservation groups sent a notice today of their intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* for failing to respond to a 2018 petition seeking ...

05/29/2019 03:00 AM
Florida wildlife agency still trying to determine what hobbled panthers, bobcats  The News-Press

At least one panther and one bobcat with strange behaviors showed signs of neurological damage, according to Fish and Wildlife records.

09/20/2019 06:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges California Development's Threat to Condors, Tribal Religious Practices  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— Conservation and tribal groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today for authorizing a Tejon Ranch Company plan to build luxury ...

04/25/2019 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
Lawsuit Challenges Trump EPA's 200 Million-acre Expansion of Bee-killing Pesticide  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Food Safety sued the Trump administration today over its July decision to approve use of ...

08/20/2019 03:00 AM
California mountain lions dying on highways, but face an even bigger threat  San Francisco Chronicle

About 100 mountain lions are killed every year on California highways, and 35 deaths have been documented since 2008 on roadways in Santa Cruz, Santa ...

09/20/2019 07:00 AM
Film on Verde River highlights conservation - JournalAZ.com - Verde Valley News, Jobs, Classifieds  Camp Verde Journal

For the past few weeks and through early October, the Camp Verde Community Library is hosting the Smithsonian Water|Ways exhibit, providing for visitors an ...

09/20/2019 07:39 PM
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
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
Appeal Challenges Trump Administration's Approval of Nevada Oil Well  Center for Biological Diversity

RENO, Nev.— Conservation groups today challenged a recently approved oil well in central Nevada, saying the Trump administration's Bureau of Land ...

07/30/2019 03:00 AM
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

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