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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 02:15 PM
Center for Biological Diversity  Center for Biological Diversity

Contact: Kelley Dennings, kdennings@biologicaldiversity.org, (919) 355-8102. Rapid Population Growth in West, South Comes at High Cost to Wildlife. Census ...

02/04/2019 12:52 PM
On Northern Border, Trump Administration Plans Destructive Road in Prime Grizzly, Lynx, Caribou Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

SANDPOINT, Idaho— The U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Forest *Service* have announced plans to build a road in Idaho's Selkirk Mountains that ...

02/15/2019 12:16 PM
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Rebounds  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The yearly count of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico, released today, shows an increase of 144 percent from last year's count and is ...

01/30/2019 03:00 AM
Court Rejects Oil Industry's Retaliatory Lawsuit Against LA Youth Groups  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— A California appeals court today dismissed an oil-industry lawsuit against youth groups from South Los Angeles and Wilmington, the Center ...

02/15/2019 02:04 PM
Friday: 1,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away in San Diego  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN DIEGO— More than 1,000 free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away by the Center for Biological Diversity on Friday, Feb. 8 as part of the San ...

02/06/2019 06:32 PM
Congress to Fund Trump's Destructive Border Wall  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Congress today prepared to accede to President Trump's demands for border wall funding, releasing details of a budget plan that will give him ...

02/14/2019 11:01 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 02:25 PM
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
Campaign Targets Duke Energy's Monopoly Control of North Carolina's Electric System  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— A new, diverse coalition of 15 local, state and national groups today launched what they called a vigorous statewide campaign to end Duke ...

02/13/2019 01:55 PM
Texas Judge Upholds Endangered Species Act Protections for Golden-cheeked Warbler  Center for Biological Diversity

AUSTIN, Texas— A federal judge in Austin yesterday ruled that the golden-cheeked warbler should remain protected under the Endangered Species Act. The ...

02/07/2019 01:00 PM
Times Square Ad, 1,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Highlight Human Population Growth's Effects on Wildlife  Center for Biological Diversity

NEW YORK— One thousand free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away by the Center for Biological Diversity in Times Square on Thursday, Feb.

02/12/2019 04:03 PM
Lawsuit Challenges Air-pollution Permit for LA-area Gas-fired Power Plant  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— Four conservation and public health groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for approving a permit for a new ...

02/08/2019 01:00 PM
Landmark Senate Bill Would Protect Nevada's Ruby Mountains From Fracking  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) has introduced legislation to permanently ban oil and gas leasing in Nevada's Ruby Mountains.

01/31/2019 09:01 PM
Protest to Mark Santa Barbara Spill's 50th Anniversary, Trump Drilling Plans  Center for Biological Diversity

CAMARILLO, Calif.— Californians will mark the 50th anniversary of the massive Santa Barbara oil spill by protesting outside the federal office working to ...

01/23/2019 03:00 AM
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 12:40 PM
Lawsuit Seeks Expanded Critical Habitat for Endangered Mount Graham Red Squirrels  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Maricopa Audubon today filed a notice of intent to sue and compel the U.S. Fish and *Service* to expand ...

02/05/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Federal Secrecy on Pacific Bluefin Tuna Protection Denial  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for refusing to release public records on its denial of protection for ...

02/13/2019 12:11 PM
Lawsuit Targets California Permit for Clearcutting Endangered Marten Habitat  Center for Biological Diversity

OAKLAND, Calif.— Conservationists today sued the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to challenge its “Safe Harbor Agreement” that would allow a ...

01/31/2019 03:00 AM
Chapel Hill Council to Hear UNC Defense of Coal Plants on Wednesday  Center for Biological Diversity

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— University of North Carolina officials on Wednesday will try to explain to Chapel Hill town councilors why the college is indefinitely ...

02/11/2019 11:54 AM
Court Denies California's Attempt to Delay Whale, Sea Turtle Entanglement Case  Center for Biological Diversity

SAN FRANCISCO— A federal court has rejected the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's bid to delay a lawsuit alleging it's not doing enough to prevent ...

01/28/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Imperiled Lesser Prairie Chicken  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Conservation groups filed a notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect severely imperiled lesser prairie ...

02/14/2019 11:17 AM
New Nevada Court Action by The Center for Biological Diversity Would End Bundy Effort to Seize Public Lands – Turning Over 58 Million Acres of Federal Land in Nevada to the State  Sierra Sun Times

January 25, 2019 - LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a new motion on Thursday to dismiss Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's lawsuit, which ...

01/25/2019 03:00 AM
Lawsuit Targets Federal Wildlife-killing Program in Wyoming  Center for Biological Diversity

CHEYENNE, Wyo.— Conservationists sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services program today over its outdated wildlife-killing plan for ...

01/29/2019 03:00 AM
Voting-rights, Environmental Groups Launch North Carolina Redistricting Tour  Center for Biological Diversity

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.— A coalition of voting-rights and environmental organizations are launching a redistricting teach-in tour in eastern North Carolina this ...

02/12/2019 02:01 PM
Lawsuit Seeks US Records on Huge Plastics Plant in Louisiana's Cancer Alley  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. JAMES PARISH, La.— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the Trump administration for refusing to release public records related to an enormous ...

02/12/2019 02:38 PM
Marine Biomass Dwindles In Face Of Environmental Threats  E/The Environmental Magazine

Dear EarthTalk: There's a lot of talk about overfishing and pollution wreaking havoc in marine ecosystems, but has anyone actually studied if there is less wildlife ...

02/15/2019 07:00 AM
During Shutdown, Trump Urged to Halt Fracking Permits, 2 Million-acre Lease Sale  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON― Conservation groups today called on the Trump administration to halt oil and gas drilling permits and cancel lease sales being developed ...

01/17/2019 03:00 AM
Pesticides/Endangered Species Act: Center for Biological Diversity Petition Seeking Restriction of Uses in Areas Designated Critical Habitat  JD Supra

The Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) submitted a January 7th document to the National Marine Fisheries *Service* and United States Fish and Wildlife ...

01/21/2019 03:00 AM
LA County Urged to Reconsider Centennial Project After Wildfire Resolution  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES — The Center for Biological Diversity and California Native Plant Society today demanded that the L.A. County Board of Supervisors reconsider ...

02/11/2019 12:24 PM
Trump Administration Urged Not to Block Access to Records on Wildlife, Public Lands  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and other groups today urged the U.S. Department of the Interior to withdraw proposed rule changes that ...

01/29/2019 12:36 PM
Final Recovery Plan Released for Endangered Southern California Frog  Center for Biological Diversity

LOS ANGELES— In response to legal action by the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* has finalized a recovery plan for the ...

02/06/2019 05:10 PM
Groups in North Carolina Launch Campaign to End Duke Energy's Monopoly Control of Electric System, Public Officials  Center for Biological Diversity

RALEIGH, N.C.— The Energy Justice NC Coalition will roll out a multipronged campaign with a press conference Wednesday, Feb. 13. The groups will call for ...

02/11/2019 01:23 PM
Ventura County Urged to Adopt Ordinance Protecting Wildlife Connectivity  Center for Biological Diversity

VENTURA, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted comments today supporting Ventura County's draft wildlife connectivity ordinance, which the ...

01/30/2019 03:00 AM
New Nevada Court Action Would End Bundy Effort to Seize Public Lands  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a new motion today to dismiss Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's lawsuit, which aims to have all federal ...

01/24/2019 03:00 AM
Legal Action Defends Washington's Decision to Keep Neurotoxins Out of Willapa Bay, Grays Harbor  Center for Biological Diversity

OLYMPIA, Wash.— Four environmental and public health groups took legal action today to uphold the state of Washington's prohibition on spraying the ...

02/05/2019 05:14 PM
National Butterfly Center threatened by U.S.-Mexico border wall in Texas  National Geographic

Construction on a six-mile stretch of a steel and concrete wall along the Texas-Mexico border is expected to begin at the end of this month. But conservationists ...

02/13/2019 04:08 PM
Notice of Intent Filed to Sue Over Chronic Water Pollution From Colorado Slaughterhouses  Center for Biological Diversity

DENVER, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch today filed a notice of intent to sue JBS USA and the Swift Beef Company for ...

01/31/2019 03:34 PM
Marine Mammals and Turtles Protected by the Endangered Species Act Are Bouncing Back  EcoWatch

The Endangered Species Act works. That's the conclusion of a peer-reviewed study undertaken by scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and ...

01/18/2019 03:00 AM
Records Sought on Work on Offshore Drilling Plan During Government Shutdown  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today asked the Trump administration for records related to its decision to suddenly recall furloughed ...

01/30/2019 03:00 AM
Carbon Dividend Bill in House Would Gut Clean Air Act Authority to Stop Climate Change  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— Legislation introduced Thursday by Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) and Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) would eliminate the Environmental Protection ...

01/25/2019 11:25 AM
Study: Return of Supersonic Planes Would Be Dirty, Noisy Climate Disaster  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The return of supersonic airplanes would result in 96 million metric tons of carbon pollution per year, according to a new study released today ...

01/30/2019 11:07 AM
Fisher trapping needs to stop  Ravalli Republic

It is heartbreaking that Montana's wildlife managers still allow Northern Rockies Fishers to be trapped. Their dwindling population could be on the brink of ...

02/10/2019 08:00 AM
Environmental group sues U.S. for material on endangered status for bluefin tuna  Reuters

The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday sued the U.S. government for not releasing public records on why it denied protections for Pacific bluefin tuna, ...

02/14/2019 09:20 AM
Conservationists, Watershed Activists to Urge Strong Protective Measures at Napa Ordinance Study Session  Center for Biological Diversity

NAPA, Calif.— Conservation-minded community members and groups will urge strong steps to protect Napa Valley's watershed and wildlife at a Tuesday study ...

01/28/2019 01:51 PM
State of Louisiana Approves Key Permit for Toxic Polluter in Cancer Alley  Center for Biological Diversity

ST. JAMES, La.— The state of Louisiana again affirmed that profits for out-of-state petrochemical companies come before the health of its most vulnerable ...

02/01/2019 03:43 PM
If unchanged, wall bill may spare environmentally sensitive areas locally  Brownsville Herald

Details of the 1159-page border wall bill became public just before midnight Wednesday, and will spare environmentally sensitive areas in the Rio Grande ...

02/14/2019 11:00 PM
After Record Number of Yellowstone Grizzly Deaths, Committee Urged to Improve Conflict-reduction Measures  Center for Biological Diversity

BOZEMAN, Mont.— Conservation groups today called on the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee's Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee to update a ...

01/31/2019 04:47 PM
Gray Wolves Will Keep California Endangered Species Protection  Earthjustice

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

01/28/2019 03:00 AM
EPA Records Sought on Pesticide That Caused Mass Tree Die-offs in Oregon  Center for Biological Diversity

PORTLAND, Ore.— Three conservation and public health groups filed a Freedom of Information Act request today with the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

01/23/2019 03:00 AM
Groups Raise Alarm About Grizzly Deaths Among Yellowstone Population  Boise State Public Radio

Groups including the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club say the 65 grizzlies that died in 2018 didn't need to. They sent a letter to state.

02/04/2019 01:04 PM
Administration delaying Endangered Species Act and protections on Florida's gopher tortoise, non-profit says  The News-Press

Center for Biological Diversity sent notice to file suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service*, saying it is dragging its feet on animal issues.

01/17/2019 03:00 AM
California loses border wall challenge  Antelope Valley Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled the Trump administration did not exceed its powers by waiving environmental rules to speed up ...

02/13/2019 07:00 AM
Group sues corps over plastic plant permit info  New Jersey Herald

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers over records related to a planned $9.4 billion plant in rural Louisiana.

02/13/2019 08:00 AM
BACT to the Future: Enviros Petition for Review on Natural Gas Power Plant Air Permit, Saying Batteries Are “BACT” Under the Clean Air Act  Lexology

Last week, the Center for Biological Diversity and other environmental groups petitioned the Ninth Circuit for review of EPA Region 9's decision in…

02/12/2019 07:11 PM
Endangered Marine Species Populations Bounce Back  American Veterinarian

A recent study analyzed recovery trends for endangered marine species protected under the US Endangered Species Act.

01/21/2019 03:00 AM
Environmentalists sue the Corps for not turning over records on Formosa Plastics  NOLA.com

The Center for Biological Diversity is requesting records related to Formosa's Clean Water Act permit application.

02/13/2019 06:00 AM
Split 9th Circ. Won't Revive Enviros' Border Wall Suits  Law360

A split Ninth Circuit panel on Monday upheld the Trump administration's move to build and fortify border walls in California, rejecting a bid to revive consolidated ...

02/11/2019 08:50 PM
Kern County Board of Supervisors Vote to End Massive Oil Refinery Tanker Train Cars Project in Central Valley, Center for Biological Diversity Says  Sierra Sun Times

January 22, 2019 - BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted last week to rescind approval of Alon USA Energy, Inc.'s plan to bring ...

02/06/2019 03:00 AM
Texas butterfly sanctuary files restraining order to stop border wall construction  Anchorage Daily News

DALLAS — The National Butterfly Center has filed for a restraining order to keep federal agents and contractors — who plan to build a border wall through the ...

02/12/2019 06:36 PM
11 Items You Didn't Know You Could Recycle or Upcycle  Reader's Digest

You're already recycling paper, bottles, and cans, but there's so much more that you can keep out of the landfill.

02/15/2019 08:38 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
Renewed Hope for Eastern Monarch Butterfly?  EcoWatch

The yearly count of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico shows an increase of 144 percent from last year's count and is the highest count since 2006.

01/31/2019 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
Assemblymember Ash Kalra Introduces Bill to Make California a Leader in Protecting Tropical Forests  PRNewswire

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Given the ever-present and increasing threat climate change poses to all Californians, and the role ...

02/15/2019 10:40 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
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
Indiscriminate Traps Harm Endangered Mexican Wolves  Los Alamos Daily Post

SANTA FE — As a bill to ban recreational and commercial trapping works its way through the New Mexico legislature, indiscriminate trapping is proving an ...

02/15/2019 11:51 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
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
Trump gets sued over his asylum policy. Again. Next up: his fake national emergency  Los Angeles Times

Trump's approach to governance displays the inherent problem with thinking a business executive can somehow handle the vast intricacies of being president.

02/15/2019 11:20 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
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
Lawsuit Targets Zinke's Secretive Program Undermining Wildlife Protection  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today to expose a secretive program that denies Endangered Species Act ...

11/08/2018 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
Development plans test a decade-old conservation deal  High Country News

Tejon Ranch is California wild, a place where mountain lions prey on unsuspecting fawns and storm-twisted trees cling to remote ridges, where California ...

02/07/2019 04:03 AM
Sea Turtles Are Making a Huge Comeback, Thanks to the Endangered Species Act  HowStuffWorks

The U.S. Endangered Species Act, passed in 1973 has been a resounding success. HowStuffWorks looks at the astounding numbers.

01/29/2019 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
Hawaii, Conservation Groups Team Up Against Illegal Aquarium Collection  Center for Biological Diversity

HONOLULU— The Center for Biological Diversity and other conservation groups have teamed up with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources to ...

12/19/2018 03:00 AM
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
230+ Groups Oppose Trump Administration Plan to Cripple Endangered Species Act  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— More than 200 conservation and animal-welfare organizations today urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in a letter to withdraw three ...

09/20/2018 03:00 AM
10,000 Endangered Species Condoms Handed Out for 'Earth Overshoot Day'  Center for Biological Diversity

TUCSON, Ariz.— More than 10,000 free Endangered Species Condoms will be given away next week by the Center for Biological Diversity for Earth Overshoot ...

07/27/2018 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
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
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
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
Trump Aims to Make Former Coal Lobbyist Wheeler Permanent EPA Chief  Center for Biological Diversity

WASHINGTON— President Trump nominated Andrew Wheeler today to be the permanent administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The former ...

01/09/2019 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
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
Please Give to the Center Today  Center for Biological Diversity

We're fighting with everything we've got to save wolves, grizzlies, orcas, monarch butterflies and all species large and small. Please give to the Center today ...

02/17/2018 03:06 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
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
Haiti's first-ever private nature reserve created to protect imperiled species  EurekAlert

In a race against time, an American professor and a Haitian CEO have teamed up to establish private nature reserves to protect Haiti's disappearing species.

01/28/2019 03:00 AM
Nevada Judge Lets Center for Biological Diversity Challenge Bundy Lawsuit Seeking to Seize Public Land  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 03:00 AM
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 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
Court Asked to Dismiss Incoherent Bundy Lawsuit to Seize 58 Million Acres of Public Land  Center for Biological Diversity

LAS VEGAS— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a legal motion in Nevada state court to dismiss Cliven Bundy's latest lawsuit to seize more than 58 ...

11/08/2018 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
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
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

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