PRESS RELEASES

May 3, 2016 – Federal Wildlife Agency Gives Approval to Harm America’s Only Known Jaguar

May 3, 2016 – EPA Finds Atrazine Likely Harming Most Species of Plants, Animals in U.S.

May 2, 2016 – EPA Uses Industry-funded Studies to Determine Glyphosate Does Not Cause Cancer

April 29, 2016 – Forest Service Approves Habitat Destruction in Sierra Nevada Roadless Area

April 28, 2016 – Win for Wildlife: Court Rules Against Unrestricted Motorized Travel in Santa Fe National Forest

April 27, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched to Fight Dangerous Sulfur, Nitrogen Pollution

April 26, 2016 – Mendocino County to Perform Environmental Study on Lethal Animal Program

April 26, 2016 – Court Settlement Provides Hope for Mexican Gray Wolves

April 26, 2016 – New Report: Rooftop Solar Power Blocked by Sunny States With Bad Policy

April 25, 2016 – Obama Administration Denies Critical Habitat Protections to Northern Long-eared Bats

April 25, 2016 – Reward for Information on Red Wolf Killing Comes Six Months Too Late

April 22, 2016 – Statement From the Center for Biological Diversity on Oregon Court of Appeals’ Premature Dismissal of Wolf Lawsuit

April 21, 2016 – Presidential Candidates Asked for Positions on Climate, Public Lands Fossil Fuel Leasing

April 21, 2016 – Obama Administration Urged to Do Fair Share to Fight Climate Crisis

April 20, 2016 – New Campaign Launched to Protect Public Lands

April 20, 2016 – On Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Disaster, Gulf Coast Residents Rally Against New Offshore Oil Leases in Houston

April 20, 2016 – Feds Order Wolf Trapping in New Mexico

April 20, 2016 – As Coal Collapses, Groups Launch Lawsuit Challenging 25-year Extension of Four Corners Power Plant, Navajo Mine

April 20, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges Environmental Waivers That Led to Deepwater Horizon Disaster

April 20, 2016 – Protesters Tell Feds to 'Keep It in the Ground' at New Mexico Oil, Gas Lease Sale

April 20, 2016 – Legal Petition Pushes President Obama to End Crude Oil Exports, Declare Climate Emergency

April 19, 2016 – Administration Scales Back Proposal That Would Have Limited Public Participation in Endangered Species Act

April 19, 2016 – 25,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for Earth Day

April 18, 2016 – Groups to Obama: Keep It in the Ground, Cancel Fossil Fuel Auction in Santa Fe

April 18, 2016 – Houston Communities Demand No New Drilling Leases in Gulf of Mexico

April 18, 2016 – Gulf Coast Residents Rally in New Orleans Against New Offshore Oil Leases

April 18, 2016 – Legal Protest Challenges Fossil Fuels Auction on 75,000 Acres in Nevada

April 15, 2016 – Alabama Shad One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

April 15, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges Road Project From Ketchikan to Shelter Cove

April 15, 2016 – Court Filing Supports EPA Decision to Cancel Pesticide Toxic to Dragonflies, Crayfish, Other Freshwater Species

April 14, 2016 – Obama Administration's Weak New Offshore-drilling Rules Fail to Protect Oceans, Climate

April 14, 2016 – West Coast Fisher Denied Endangered Species Act Protection in Bow to Timber Industry

April 14, 2016 – 'Keep It in the Ground' Rally to Target BLM's Oil, Gas Auction in New Mexico

April 13, 2016 – West Coast Water Quality Standards Not Strong Enough to Fight Ocean Acidification

April 13, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges EPA Inaction on Dangerously Inadequate Air Pollution Plan for Alon Refinery in California's San Joaquin Valley

April 13, 2016 – New Hampshire Withdraws Proposal for Bobcat Hunting, Trapping Seasons

April 12, 2016 – Feds Pull Remaining Texas Acres From Upcoming Fossil Fuel Auction

April 12, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges Obama Administration's Failure to Curb Airplane Carbon Pollution

April 11, 2016 – Lawsuit Demands Feds Release Documents on Decision to Abandon Red Wolf Recovery

April 7, 2016 – Film Screening Celebrates Grand Canyon, Highlights Need for National Monument

April 7, 2016 – United Nations Urged to Withdraw Misleading Biofuels Report

April 7, 2016 – EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides

April 6, 2016 – Obama's Interior Department Pushes Oil Shale Plan Threatening Massive Climate Pollution, Water Use

April 6, 2016 – Two Appalachian Crayfishes Protected Under Endangered Species Act in Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia

April 5, 2016 – BLM OKs Industrial Solar Project That Would Block Bighorn Sheep Movement in Mojave

April 5, 2016 – Film Screening Celebrates Grand Canyon, Highlights Need for National Monument

April 5, 2016 – Green Sea Turtles Recovering on U.S. Coasts

April 5, 2016 – 57 Groups, Municipalities Urge Ban on Rat Poisons in California Cities

April 4, 2016 – Court Overturns Government Refusal to Protect Wolverine

April 4, 2016 – Alaskans to Rally Against Offshore Oil Drilling During Tuesday’s Hearing

April 4, 2016 – Alameda County Residents to Urge Planning Commission to Support Fracking Ban Ordinance

April 1, 2016 – Idaho Reports Stagnant Growth in Wolf Population

April 1, 2016 – EPA Set to Approve Use of Toxic Pesticide Dicamba for Newest GE Crops

April 1, 2016 – EPA Approves Dangerous Water Quality Standard for Cadmium

March 31, 2016 – Deadly Bat Disease Reaches Washington State

March 31, 2016 – Oregon Issues Kill Order for Four Wolves in Imnaha Pack

March 31, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges FDA's Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon

March 30, 2016 – Judge: Feds Violated Endangered Species Act in Approving Killing of Four Protected Grizzly Bears in Grand Teton National Park

March 29, 2016 – Hawaii Endangered Species Gain 157,000 Acres of Protected Habitat

March 29, 2016 – Historic Petition Urges Obama to Halt All New Offshore Fossil Fuel Leases

March 28, 2016 – U.S. Supreme Court Denies Effort to Overturn Tongass National Forest Protections

March 25, 2016 – Federal Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water Quality and Fish Habitat

March 24, 2016 – Largest U.S. Restaurant Company Targeted Over Treatment of Workers, Animals, Environment

March 24, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched to Challenge Feds' Dismantling of Red Wolf Recovery Program

March 23, 2016 – Demonstrators Drown Out Lease Auction at New Orleans Superdome

March 23, 2016 – Hundreds Gather to Oppose Offshore Oil Leases in Gulf of Mexico

March 22, 2016 – 30 Scientists, 100+ Environmental, Health Groups Urge Federal Government to Maintain Moratorium on Offshore Fracking in California

21 de marzo, el año 2016 – La población más grande de la mariposa monarca podría desaparecer en 20 años

March 21, 2016 – Study: World's Largest Monarch Population Could Disappear in 20 Years

March 21, 2016 – Humpback Whale Monitoring Proposal Ignores Record Number of West Coast Entanglements

March 18, 2016 – Landmark Acidization Study Finds Oil Companies Using Dozens of Hazardous Chemicals in California Wells

March 17, 2016 – Florida Black Bears Petitioned for U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection

March 16, 2016 – Eight Members of Congress Honored for Defending Wildlife, Endangered Species Act

March 16, 2016 – Residents Demand No New Offshore Oil Leases in Gulf of Mexico

March 16, 2016 – Wildlife Supporters to Rally Thursday at Governor's Mansion

March 16, 2016 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Northern Rockies Fisher Under Endangered Species Act

March 16, 2016 – Lawsuit Seeks Overdue Protection for Rare Frog in California, Oregon

March 16, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect California Spotted Owls Under Endangered Species Act

March 16, 2016 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect Virgin River Spinedace

March 16, 2016 – Lawsuit Filed to Save Alabama Mussel, Tennessee Fish, Georgia Snail

March 16, 2016 – Lawsuit Filed to Get Wood Turtles Endangered Species Act Protection

March 16, 2016 – Lawsuit Filed to Push Alligator Snapping Turtles Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

March 16, 2016 – 'California Lawyer Attorney of the Year' Award Recognizes Three Center Attorneys for Landmark Victory Against Sprawl Development

March 15, 2016 – Legal Protest Challenges Fossil Fuels Auction on 8,000 Acres in Colorado

March 15, 2016 – New Mexico Jumping Mouse Gains 14,000 Acres of Critical Habitat

March 15, 2016 – Pangolins, World’s Most Trafficked Mammals, Move Closer to U.S. Endangered Species Act Protection

March 15, 2016 – Obama Plan Protects Atlantic Ocean But Opens Arctic, Gulf of Mexico to More Offshore Drilling

March 15, 2016 – Africa’s Two Elephant Species Move Closer to Endangered Species Protection

March 14, 2016 – Eight Members of Congress to Be Honored for Work Defending Endangered Species Act Against Legislative Attacks

March 14, 2016 – Alaska Timber Sale on Hold After Objections by Environmental Groups

March 11, 2016 – Recovery Plan for California Tiger Salamander to Protect 400,000 Acres of Habitat

March 11, 2016 – Government Report Slams EPA, USDA for Failing to Protect Bees

March 10, 2016 – Obama Administration Sued Over Failure to Protect Monarch Butterflies

March 9, 2016 – Lawsuit Seeks Endangered Species Act Protections for Imperiled Bi-state Sage Grouse

March 9, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges Air Board's Failure to Protect Southern California From Oil Refinery Pollution

March 9, 2016 – Protection Sought for Critically Endangered Taiwanese Humpback Dolphin

March 9, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges End to Federal Monitoring for Northern Rocky Wolves

March 9, 2016 – Ban Sought on Harmful 'Gassing' of Texas Wildlife

March 8, 2016 – Legal Challenge Launched Over Largest-ever Relocation of Protected Desert Tortoises

March 8, 2016 – Protesters Tell Feds to 'Keep It in the Ground' at Nevada Oil, Gas Auction

March 8, 2016 – Legal Petition Seeks Crackdown on Aquarium Fish Caught With Cyanide Poison

March 8, 2016 – Legal Protests Challenge Fossil Fuels Auctions on 28,000 Acres in Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas

March 8, 2016 – USDA Urged to Reform Scientific Integrity Policy After Allegations of Scientific Censorship

March 7, 2016 – 'Keep It in the Ground' Rally to Target BLM's Oil, Gas Auction in Nevada

March 4, 2016 – Statement on Murder of Honduran Environmentalist and Human Rights Activist Berta Cáceres

March 4, 2016 – Victory for Grand Canyon: Forest Service Rejects Project That Would Spell Disaster

March 3, 2016 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Prematurely End Endangered Species Protection for Yellowstone Grizzlies

March 2, 2016 – Oregon Legislature Passes Controversial Wolf-delisting Bill Blocking Court Review

March 2, 2016 – Utah Lawmakers Launch Last-minute Scheme to Fund California Coal Terminal

February 29, 2016 – Federal Appeals Court Reinstates 120 Million Acres of Critical Habitat for Polar Bears

Febrero 29 de 2016 – La población de mariposa monarcas aumenta hasta 68 por ciento sobre el promedio de 22 años en México

February 29, 2016 – Construction of Controversial Rosemont Copper Mine Delayed Indefinitely

February 29, 2016 – Center for Biological Diversity Hires Tribal Leader, Conservationist, Fisherman, 'Hero for the Planet' Dune Lankard as New Alaska Representative

February 26, 2016 – Monarch Butterfly Population Rebounds to 68 Percent of 22-year Average

February 26, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges Massive Tapestry Development

February 26, 2016 – U.S. House of Representatives Approves Bill Slashing Wildlife Protections

February 25, 2016 – EPA Urged to Reject California Plan to Dump Oil Waste Into Underground Water

February 25, 2016 – Lawsuit Fights Special Interest Loopholes in Greater Sage-grouse Plans

February 25, 2016 – Center Hires National Director of Latino Engagement

February 24, 2016 – Advocates to EPA: It's Time to Ban Organophosphate Pesticides

February 24, 2016 – $25,000 Reward Offered After Deaths of 13 Bald Eagles in Maryland

February 23, 2016 – Oregon Senate Committee Moves Controversial Wolf-delisting Bill Forward

February 23, 2016 – Wildlife Officials Allow Killing of 100 Spotted Owls in Klamath National Forest

February 22, 2016 – Lawsuit Targets Sprawling Southern California Mega-warehouse Project

February 22, 2016 – Obama Administration Review Ignores Dangers of Offshore Fracking in California

February 22, 2016 – Protest Targets Fed Fracking Plan for 5,700 Acres in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

February 19, 2016 – Historic Settlement: Wildlife Agency Will Finally Examine How Roundup, Atrazine Harm 1,500 Endangered Species

February 18, 2016 – California's Santa Cruz Cypress Recovering, Reclassified as 'Threatened'

February 18, 2016 – Feds Pull 31,000 Texas Acres From April Fossil Fuel Auction Due to Concerns Over Fracking Impacts to Land, Water, Climate

February 18, 2016 – Mexican Wolf Numbers Decline in Southwest

February 17, 2016 – Legal Challenge Launched to Restore Santa Clara River Steelhead Trout Runs, Native Birds

February 17, 2016 – FDA to Begin Testing for Pesticide Glyphosate, Probable Human Carcinogen, in Food

February 16, 2016 – As Part of BLM Fossil Fuel Auction Protest, Author Terry Tempest Williams Buys Parcels

February 16, 2016 – 100+ Climate Activists Protest BLM Oil, Gas Auction in Utah

February 16, 2016 – Red Wolf Population Plunges to as Few as 50 as Feds Gut Recovery Program

February 12, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched to Fight Ozone Pollution From Coast to Coast

February 12, 2016 – Endangered Species Act Success: Channel Islands Foxes Determined Recovered

February 12, 2016 – 'Keep It in the Ground' Rally in Salt Lake City to Target BLM's Oil, Gas Auction

February 12, 2016 – 10,000 Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away for Valentine's Day

February 12, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched Over Federal Authorization of Widespread Destruction of Protected Bat's Habitat

February 12, 2016 – President Obama Designates Three New California Desert National Monuments

February 11, 2016 – Los Angeles County Sued for Unlawful River Re-mapping Favoring Development

February 11, 2016 – Colorado Protesters Call for End to Federal Fossil Fuel Auctions

Febrero 11 de 2016 – ONG Lanza Tonos de Celular de la Vaquita Marina y Otras Especies en Peligro de Extinción

February 11, 2016 – California's Coastal Martens Gain Candidate List Protection Under California Endangered Species Act

February 10, 2016 – Conservation Groups Sue Over Missing Point Reyes Management Plan

February 10, 2016 – U.S. Groups Join Global Call to Remove Wood-based Biomass From European Union Renewable Energy Directive

February 10, 2016 – Conservation Groups Urge Obama Administration to Ban 'Synthetic' Rhinoceros Horn

February 10, 2016 – President Obama's Proposed Budget Shortchanges Endangered Species

February 9, 2016 – Investigation Sought After Fossil Fuel Auctioneer Reportedly Drove Into Climate Protesters With SUV in Colorado

February 9, 2016 – BLM Urged to Postpone Oil, Gas Lease Auction for Public Lands in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

February 8, 2016 – Idaho to Renew Aerial Wolf Slaughter

February 8, 2016 – Global Airplane Carbon Rules Too Weak to Protect Climate

February 8, 2016 – Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival to Feature Four New Films Showcasing Proposed Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument

February 5, 2016 – Investigation Sought of Obama Administration's Approval of Shell's Arctic Drilling

February 5, 2016 – Obama Administration Weakens Critical Habitat Protections for Nation's Endangered Species

February 4, 2016 – Study: Oil Industry Injections Caused California Earthquake Swarm

February 3, 2016 – Lawsuit Targets EPA's Failure to Release Public Records on Toxic Herbicide

February 3, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges Wildlife Services' Authority to Kill Wolves in Oregon

February 3, 2016 – New Video Shows America's Only Known Wild Jaguar

February 2, 2016 – Analysis: California's New Gas-storage Rules Weaker Than Petroleum Industry's Own Suggested Practices

January 29, 2016 – Lawsuit Prompts Offshore Fracking Moratorium Off California Coast

January 28, 2016 – New Study: Obama Administration Has Dramatically Increased Use of Obscure Provision to Weaken Federal Protections for Threatened Species

January 26, 2016 – Feds Protect Nearly 40,000 Square Miles for Endangered Whales Along East Coast

January 26, 2016 – Nearly 100 North Carolina Landowners Express Support for Recovery of Endangered Red Wolves

January 25, 2016 – Feds Launch Review of Endangered West Coast Orcas

January 23, 2016 – New Mexico Rancher to Bring Bundy Militia Terror Home

January 22, 2016 – Obama Administration's Public Land Methane Rules Too Little, Too Late

January 22, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges Southern California Freeway Threatening Low-income Neighborhoods, Wildlife, Air Quality

January 22, 2016 – New Rules Won't Protect California Water From Oil Industry's Toxic Injections

January 21, 2016 – Forest Service Denies Atlantic Coast Pipeline Route

January 21, 2016 – Two Florida Plants Threatened by Sea-level Rise Receive More Than 7,800 Acres of Endangered Species Habitat Protection

January 20, 2016 – 150,000 Comments Oppose Coal-mining Loophole on Colorado Forest

January 20, 2016 – Exxon Seeks Emergency Permit to Truck Millions of Gallons of Oil After Southern California Spill

January 20, 2016 – U.S. Senate Takes Aim at Endangered Species Protections for Gray Wolves in Wyoming, Great Lakes

January 19, 2016 – Rally at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to Call for Keeping Public Lands Public

January 15, 2016 – Emergency Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Alpine Flower in Northern California

January 15, 2016 – Obama to Pause New Federal Coal Leases

January 14, 2016 – Fracking Common in L.A.'s Aliso Canyon Gas Storage Facility

January 14, 2016 – Proposed Fish Farm Near San Diego Could Release Millions of Pounds of Waste Into Ocean

January 13, 2016 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Draft Policy for Prioritizing Protection of Species

January 13, 2016 – Public to Rally in Portland, Eugene, Across Oregon in Support of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and National Public Lands

January 13, 2016 – Public Calls for Colorado Officials to Adopt Science-based Wolf Stance

January 13, 2016 – Semarnat autoriza pesca con redes en hábitat de la vaquita marina

January 13, 2016 – New Rule Allows Logging, Oil and Gas Drilling, Other Damaging Activities in Habitat of Threatened Northern Long-eared Bat

January 12, 2016 – Appeals Court: Lead Ammunition Case in Kaibab National Forest Can Continue

January 12, 2016 – Legal Protest Challenges Plan to Frack 45,000 Acres in Utah

January 12, 2016 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Restricts Salamander Imports to Protect Native Species From Deadly Disease

January 12, 2016 – State of the Union: President Obama Must Pledge Deep Cuts to Climate Pollution

January 11, 2016 – Court Orders Idaho to Stop Illegal Trapping of Protected Lynx

January 11, 2016 – New Polling Confirms Strong Support for Protecting Greater Grand Canyon as National Monument

January 11, 2016 – U.S. Supreme Court Allows Habitat Protections to Stand for Rare Southern California Fish

January 11, 2016 – Endangered Species Act Success Story: Salty South Texas Shrub Recovered and Taken Off Endangered Species List

January 11, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Virgin River Spinedace

January 11, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect California Spotted Owls Under Endangered Species Act

January 11, 2016 – Rare Caribbean Lizards Move Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

January 11, 2016 – Northern Rockies Fishers One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

January 7, 2016 – New Wolf Detected in California's Modoc County

January 7, 2016 – New Dietary Guidelines Ignore Calls for Less Meat, More Plant-based Food

January 7, 2016 – Ignoring Ongoing Threats, Feds Propose Downlisting Florida Manatee

January 6, 2016 – Lawsuit Challenges Riverside County's Sprawl-inducing Changes to General Plan

January 6, 2016 – EPA Concludes Neonicotinoids Pose Risk to Bees, Fails to Analyze Other Pollinators

January 6, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched Over New Pesticide's Danger to Salmon, Other Wildlife

January 5, 2016 – Endangered Species Protection Denied to Alaska's Alexander Archipelago Wolf

January 5, 2016 – Legal Petition Seeks Extension of Federal Monitoring for Northern Rockies Wolves

January 5, 2016 – Lawsuit Launched for Endangered Species Act Protection of Monarch Butterflies

January 3, 2016 – Armed Militia in Oregon Part of Long-running, Right-wing Fight Against Public Lands


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