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December 30, 2011 – Lawsuit Filed to Protect U.S. Bluefin Tuna from Overfishing

December 30, 2011 – Sierra Nevada Red Fox One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

December 29, 2011 – After 85-year Absence, Wolves Return to California

December 28, 2011 – "Hump Smarter Hotline" Puts You in the Mood to Save Endangered Species

December 28, 2011 – Survival of Two Arizona Snakes Depends on Endangered Species Act Protection

December 22, 2011 – Budget Deal Slashes Public's Oversight of National Forests

December 22, 2011 – Congress Passes Payroll Tax Cuts Bill With Rider on Disastrous Keystone XL Project

December 22, 2011 – Thousands Oppose Disastrous Flaming Gorge Pipeline

December 21, 2011 – New Clean Air Act Protections Tackle Deadly Mercury Pollution from Dirty Power Plants

December 21, 2011 – Great Lakes Wolves Stripped of Protection

December 21, 2011 – Environmental Groups Hail Historic Court Decision Upholding European Law to Curb Airplane Pollution, Address Climate Change

December 21, 2011 – Tucson Joins Growing List of U.S. Cities Calling for Action on Global Warming

December 20, 2011 – Lawsuit Launched Challenging Massive Power Plant Expansion in Northern California

December 16, 2011 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Rider Forcing a Decision on Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline

December 16, 2011 – Congress Directs $4 Million to Fight Against Bat-killing Disease

December 16, 2011 – Colorado River Protection Coalition Intervenes Against Flaming Gorge Pipeline

December 16, 2011 – Rare Stonefly, Found Only in Glacier National Park and Threatened by Melting Glaciers, Moves One Step Closer to Protection

December 15, 2011 – Feds Shoot Lonely Mexican Gray Wolf Attracted to Dogs

December 15, 2011 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Murkowski Attempt to Take Arctic Air Permitting Out of EPA Hands

December 15, 2011 – New Study: 75 Percent of U.S. Animals Internationally Recognized as in Peril Lack Protection of Endangered Species Act

December 14, 2011 – Court Rejects Plan to Build Warehouses Next to Southern California Wildlife Preserve

December 14, 2011 – Deepwater Horizon Report Highlights Unaddressed Risks of Ocean Oil Drilling

December 13, 2011 – New Lease Sale Ignores BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster

December 12, 2011 – Seattle Joins Growing List of U.S. Cities Seeking Urgent Action on Climate Crisis

December 12, 2011 – Endangered Species Act Protection for Ice-dependent Arctic Seals Improperly Delayed

December 8, 2011 – Suit Filed to Protect California Watersheds From Dangerous Fracking

December 8, 2011 – Proposed Obama Policy on Endangered Species Act Is Recipe for Extinction

December 7, 2011 – Catron County Urged to Denounce San Francisco River Destruction

December 6, 2011 – San Francisco Supervisors Vote to Consider Partnership with National Park Service for Sharp Park

December 6, 2011 – Long Overdue Pollution-reduction Review Sought for Pulp Mills

December 6, 2011 – Vermonters' Forests, Health Would Be Hurt by Expansion of Large-scale Wood-burning "Biomass" Energy

December 5, 2011 – Endangered Species Act 99 Percent Effective at Saving Imperiled Species

December 2, 2011 – Lawmakers Push Disastrous Legislation on Keystone XL

December 1, 2011 – Protection for Rare Lizard Delayed As Feds Cave to Big Oil

December 1, 2011 – Georgia Officials Called on to End Cruel, Dangerous Rattlesnake Roundups

November 30, 2011 – Lawsuit Over Sharp Park Golf Course Harm to Endangered Species Will Continue to Trial

November 30, 2011 – Canada's Failure to Protect Polar Bears Challenged

November 29, 2011 – Endangered Woodland Caribou Win Critical Habitat

November 29, 2011 – Report Debunks Oil and Gas Industry Hysteria Over Lizard Protection

November 29, 2011 – Appeal Challenges Shell's Air Permits for Arctic Oil Drilling

November 29, 2011 – More Than 21,200 People Voice Opposition to Water Rights for Disastrous Nevada Water Project

November 28, 2011 – Appeal Challenges Uranium Mine Threatening Grand Canyon

November 28, 2011 – Lawsuit Challenges San Diego Governments' Flawed Transportation Plan

November 28, 2011 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Emperor Penguins

November 23, 2011 – Lawsuit Filed Against EPA to Protect Public Health, Safety and Climate From Coal-mine Air Pollution

November 22, 2011 – Lawsuit That Would Kill Endangered Fish Opposed by Conservation Groups

November 22, 2011 – Reward Offered for Sighting of South Florida Rainbow Snake

November 21, 2011 – Court Upholds Endangered Species Act Protections for Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

November 21, 2011 – A Jaguar Again Roams Southern Arizona

November 21, 2011 – Hundreds of Arizona Residents Turn Out Against Rosemont Mine

November 21, 2011 – Demands for Durban Climate Summit: Environmentalists, Human and Civil Rights Activists, Religious Leaders Press Obama Administration for Bold Action

November 18, 2011 – Judge Considers Injunction to Halt Endangered Species Violations at Sharp Park Golf Course

November 15, 2011 – Gas-mileage Rules Small Step Forward; Fall Short of What's Needed

November 15, 2011 – Court Extends Ban on Killing Oregon's Endangered Wolves

November 15, 2011 – House Republicans Attack Laws Protecting U.S. Waterways From Dangerous Pesticides

November 15, 2011 – Endangered Sea Turtles Threatened by Delay in Federal Help

November 10, 2011 – Canada Denies Much-needed Protections for Polar Bears

November 10, 2011 – First Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale Approved Since BP Explosion, Spill

November 10, 2011 – Obama Administration Delays Decision on Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline

November 8, 2011 – Appeals Court Hears Argument Over Congressional Rider That Stripped Protections From Gray Wolves

November 8, 2011 – Obama Offshore Oil Plan a Disaster for Wildlife, Climate

November 7, 2011 – Public Gets Another Chance to Speak Up to Protect Hawaiian Coasts for Endangered Monk Seals

November 3, 2011 – Suit Challenges EPA Exemption of California Power Plant From Pollution Laws

November 3, 2011 – Coconino National Forest Plan Opens 3,100 Miles to Off-road Driving, Puts Imperiled Species at Risk

November 1, 2011 – Public Backs Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Protection

October 31, 2011 – 7,000,000,000 People on Earth Crowding Out Imperiled Animals, Plants

October 28, 2011 – Top 10 U.S. Endangered Species Threatened by Overpopulation

October 28, 2011 – Groups Demand Marita Noon Cease Violent "Smash the Watermelons" Rhetoric

October 26, 2011 – Plan Would Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining for 20 Years

October 26, 2011 – Sensitive California Shores Protected for Endangered Black Abalone

October 25, 2011 – New Federal List Announced: 244 Species Are Candidates for Endangered Species Act Protection

October 25, 2011 – Keystone XL Pipeline Lawsuit Expanded to Challenge Bogus Claim That Spills From Pipeline Are Unlikely 

October 24, 2011 – Obama Administration Clears Way for Wave of Industrial Offshore Oil Drilling in Arctic

October 21, 2011 – Appeal Halts Illegal New Mexico Logging Plan

October 20, 2011 – Wind-energy Project Proposed in California Threatens Thousands of Birds

October 20, 2011 – Wildlife Officials in Georgia, Alabama Urged to Save Gopher Tortoises From Poisoning by Rattlesnake Hunters

October 20, 2011 – Cities in California, North Carolina Become Latest to Voice Support for Combating Carbon Pollution, Global Warming With Clean Air Act

October 20, 2011 – Report Outlines Top Ways Obama Administration Should Strengthen Endangered Species Act

October 19, 2011 – California Commission Advances Climate-threatened Pika Toward Legal Protection

October 19, 2011 – Federal Judge Halts 42-Square-Mile Uranium Leasing Program in Colorado

October 19, 2011 – Lawsuit Seeks Review of Pesticides Harmful to California Red-legged Frog

October 18, 2011 – Citizens Protest Pro-Uranium Mining Legislation for Grand Canyon's Watershed

October 18, 2011 – Illegal Fishing Threatens to Drive Eastern Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Extinct

October 17, 2011 – Statement of Conservation Groups on Court Ruling Regarding Endangered Species Act Protection for Polar Bears

October 14, 2011 – Berkeley City Council Unanimously Passes Resolution to Strengthen EPA's Use of Clean Air Act to Reduce Carbon Pollution

October 14, 2011 – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wins 2011 Rubber Dodo Award

October 13, 2011 – Protection Sought for Unique Cave Creature Threatened by Pennsylvania Quarry

October 13, 2011 – Conservation Groups Move to Stop Sea Turtle Deaths From Shrimp Trawling

October 12, 2011 – GOP Lawmakers Launch Uranium Mining Assault on Grand Canyon

October 12, 2011 – Court Slams Forest Service's Refusal to Monitor Southwestern Endangered Species

October 12, 2011 – North Coast Red Tree Vole Warrants Protection Under Endangered Species Act

October 11, 2011 – EPA Ignores Severe Risk of Ocean Acidification to California Coast

October 11, 2011 – Tiny Puerto Rican Tree Frog, Recently Discovered, Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

October 11, 2011 – More Than 200 Miles of River Proposed for Protection to Save Endangered Fish in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee

October 11, 2011 – Logging Challenged in Endangered Woodpecker Habitat at Mississippi's Noxubee Wildlife Refuge

October 11, 2011 – Republicans Push Bill to Limit Access to Justice for Citizens, Nonprofits

October 7, 2011 – Rare Georgia Mussel Gains Endangered Species Act Protection, Safeguards for Habitat

October 6, 2011 – European Court's Preliminary Opinion Supports Legality of EU Law That Curbs Aviation Pollution

October 6, 2011 – Court Stays Execution of Two Oregon Wolves

October 5, 2011 – Lawsuit Filed to Stop Killing of Endangered Oregon Wolves

October 5, 2011 – Two Florida Species Declared Extinct

October 5, 2011 – Ozark Hellbender, North America's Largest Amphibian, Gets Endangered Species Act Protection

October 5, 2011 – Lawsuit Challenges State Department Decision Allowing Work to Begin on Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Even Though Project Not Approved

October 4, 2011 – Groups Challenging Lake Arrowhead Development Awarded Attorney Fees

October 4, 2011 – 26 Pacific Northwest Mollusks Move Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

October 3, 2011 – Eight Freshwater Mussel Species in Alabama, Florida Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

October 3, 2011 – Lawsuit Targets New Mexico County's Illegal Bulldozing in San Francisco River

September 30, 2011 – National Petition to Ban Toxic Lead Ammunition Snags on Procedural Issue

September 29, 2011 – Arctic Shell Game: No Spill Plan, No Problem -- Feds Say Just Drill

September 28, 2011 – Inspector General Review Again Affirms EPA Finding That Greenhouse Gas Pollution Endangers Public Health, Welfare

September 27, 2011 – Settlement Requires Feds to Act on Protecting 82 Coral Species From Extinction

September 26, 2011 – Actions to Protect Kauai’s Imperiled Seabirds Finally Under Way

September 26, 2011 – Mississippi Gopher Frog to Get Big Jump in Protected Critical Habitat

September 26, 2011 – Court Motion Filed to Restrict Illegal Sharp Park Golf Course Activities, Protect Endangered Species

September 26, 2011 – EPA Faces Lawsuit for Failure to Control Air Pollution From Pulp Mills

September 26, 2011 – 374 Southeast Species Move Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

September 23, 2011 – 100,000 Endangered Species Condoms Shipped to 50 States

September 23, 2011 – Lawsuit Launched to Force EPA to Study Effects of Oil Dispersants on Endangered Wildlife

September 21, 2011 – Casey's June Beetle Protected Under Endangered Species Act

September 21, 2011 – California State Logging Program Called Out for Violation of Fish and Wildlife Protection Laws

September 20, 2011 – New Campaign Urges Cities Across Country to Support EPA Use of Clean Air Act to Reduce Carbon Pollution

September 20, 2011 – Settlement Protects Habitat, Requires Green Building

September 16, 2011 – Utah Congressional Delegation Pushing Unnecessary Legislation Weakening Protections for Prairie Dog

September 16, 2011 – Loggerhead Sea Turtles Declared Endangered

September 15, 2011 – New Mexico Legislature Rejects Bill Seeking to Delay Endangered Species Act Protection for Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

September 15, 2011 – Despite Mounting Climate Crisis, EPA Delays Cuts for Greenhouse Gases

September 14, 2011 – Idaho Congressional Delegation Proposes Baffling Amendment to Endangered Species Act

September 14, 2011 – Congressman Steve Pearce Sharpens Call for Renegade Logging

September 14, 2011 – Congressional Push Continues to Gut Environmental Protections Along U.S. Borders

September 13, 2011 – New Mexico Congressman Steve Pearce Incites Vigilantes to Destroy Public Lands

September 12, 2011 – 35 Springsnail Species Move Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

September 9, 2011 – Arctic Summer Sea Ice Breaks Historic Low

September 9, 2011 – Court Approves Historic Agreement to Speed Endangered Species Act Protection for 757 Imperiled Species

September 9, 2011 – New Mexico Politician Relies on Misinformation in Seeking Delay of Protection for Rare Lizard

September 7, 2011 – United States, European Commission Agree to Enforce Fishing Regulations

September 7, 2011 – Timber Sale Appealed in New Mexico National Forest

September 7, 2011 – Rediscovered, Highly Endangered San Francisco Plant Proposed for Endangered Species Status

September 7, 2011 – As World Population Hits 7 Billion, Nationwide Campaign Launches Linking Human Overpopulation, Species Extinction

September 6, 2011 – Groups Applaud Legislation to Restore Sharp Park and Partner With National Park Service

September 2, 2011 – Obama Hits New Low by Abandoning Smog-reduction Plan

September 2, 2011 – Border Patrol Plan to Triple Base Size on Arizona-Mexico Border Puts Endangered Wildlife, Fragile Lands at Risk

August 31, 2011 – Study: Industry Sues EPA More Often Than Environmental Groups

August 30, 2011 – 47,000 Acres of Critical Habitat Protected for Sonoma County Population of California Tiger Salamander

August 26, 2011 – Clark County Called on to Withdraw Support for Disastrous SNWA Water Project

August 26, 2011 – Hazardous Keystone XL Pipeline Moves Forward Despite Protests Outside White House

August 25, 2011 – New Recovery Plan Weakens Protections for Desert Tortoise

August 25, 2011 – Lawsuit Challenges Livestock Grazing on Quarter-million Acres of Arizona's National Forest Lands

August 24, 2011 – More Than 25,000 Acres of Protected Habitat Proposed for Endangered California Plant

August 23, 2011 – Anti-fish Lawsuit Condemned by Conservation Group

August 22, 2011 – As One Snake Is Saved, Scientists Identify Another Needing Protection

August 22, 2011 – New, Free Android App: Find Endangered Species Wherever You Are

August 18, 2011 – As Imperiled Walruses Are Forced to Shore by Melting Ice, Obama Administration Moves Forward With Dangerous Arctic Drilling Plan

August 17, 2011 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Mexican Gray Wolves From Leghold Traps

August 16, 2011 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Shell's Oil Spill in North Sea

August 16, 2011 – Public to Feds: No New Uranium Mining, Clean Up Mess

August 15, 2011 – New Mexico Politician Leads Farce "Science" Panel on Endangered Species Act Protection for Rare Lizard

August 15, 2011 – Endangered Species Act Success: Lake Erie Water Snake Recovered

August 15, 2011 – Lawsuit Challenges Clean Air Act Exemption for Biomass Burners

August 15, 2011 – International Trade Restrictions Sought to End Unsustainable Exploitation of Wild Turtles across the Midwest, South

August 12, 2011 – 2,000+ Stream Miles of Critical Habitat Proposed for Protection of Endangered Desert Bird

August 12, 2011 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Fullerton's Prime Open Space, Where Project Would Harm Gnatcatchers, Coastal Sage Scrub

August 11, 2011 – Six Imperiled Foreign Bird Species to Gain Endangered Status

August 11, 2011 – Appeal Challenges Congressional Rider That Stripped Wolves of Protection

August 10, 2011 – Ban Sought on International Bluefin Tuna Trade

August 10, 2011 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Rare Alaskan Wolf

August 9, 2011 – New Truck Fuel-economy Standards Are Baby Step, Not Much-needed Giant Leap

August 9, 2011 – Miami Blue Butterfly Granted Emergency Protection Under Endangered Species Act

August 8, 2011 – Rare Fish in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee Get Protection Under Endangered Species Act

August 8, 2011 – Broad Coalition Calls on Obama to Halt Dangerous Expansion of Fracking

August 4, 2011 – Federal Protections Reinstated for Wyoming Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse

August 4, 2011 – Feds Ignore Risks and Green-light Shell Drilling in Arctic Ocean

August 4, 2011 – Environmental Groups Cry Foul Over Suspension of Polar Bear Scientist as Arctic Oil Drilling Plan Is Approved

August 3, 2011 – Court Reluctantly Denies Challenge to Congressional Rider That Stripped Wolves of Protection

August 3, 2011 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Agreement to Strip Wolves in Wyoming of Federal Protections

August 3, 2011 Pearce, Gosar "Forest Forum" on Wrong Track

August 1, 2011 Rare New Mexico Springsnail Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

August 1, 2011 23 Oahu Species Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection

July 29, 2011 New Mexico Congressman Relies on Misinformation to Halt Protection for Endangered Species

July 28, 2011 Proposed Gas-mileage Rules Too Weak to Make Needed Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Pollution

July 27, 2011 California Extends Ban on Harmful River Mining; Protects Natural Resources, Saves Taxpayers Money

July 27, 2011 House Votes Down 'Extinction Rider' That Would Have Halted Spending to Protect New Species Under the Endangered Species Act

July 26, 2011 House Pushes Dangerous Keystone XL Pipeline, Threatening Endangered Species Habitat and Dramatically Increasing Risk of Oil Spills

July 26, 2011 Eastern Gopher Tortoise Added to Waiting List for Endangered Species Act Protection

July 26, 2011 Lawsuit Prompts Full Environmental Review of Uranium Mining Threatening Dolores, San Miguel Rivers in Colorado

July 22, 2011 Study: Barely Half of Attorney Fees in Forest Service Cases Go to Environmental Groups

July 18, 2011 Mount Ashland Ski Area Expansion Challenged

July 18, 2011 Protest Filed to Save California Watersheds From Dangerous Fracking

July 14, 2011 New Poll: Americans Support Greater Investment in Ports of Entry, Not Border Walls

July 14, 2011 Public Hearings Set on Monk Seal Habitat Protections

July 13, 2011 Cleanup Launched to Stop Lead Poisoning of up to 10,000 Albatross Chicks Each Year on Hawaii's Midway Island

July 12, 2011 Federal Regulators Dismiss Controversial Southern California Dam Project

July 12, 2011 Center for Biological Diversity Joins Sky Island Alliance in Releasing New Poll Data Revealing America's Views on Border Security

July 12, 2011 Historic Agreement Moves 757 Imperiled Species Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

July 11, 2011 World Population Day Marks Global Population's March Toward 7 Billion

July 7, 2011 Judge Orders California to Halt Work on Richardson Grove Highway Expansion That Would Harm Ancient Redwoods

July 6, 2011 Lawsuit Filed to Help Stop Spread of Bat-killing Disease to Colorado, West

July 6, 2011 House Spending Bill Halts Protections for Species, Rewards Polluters, Kills Ban on Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon

July 6, 2011 Court Finds Fisheries Agency Violated Law, Must Take New Action to Protect Threatened Sea Turtles After Gulf Oil Spill

July 5, 2011 Court Rules EPA Must Act on Aircraft Emissions

July 5, 2011 Settlement Reached to Protect Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles in West Coast Waters

June 30, 2011 Feds Set High Fishing Quotas for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Allowing Continued Harm to Ravaged Species

June 30, 2011 Court Upholds Endangered Species Act Protection for Polar Bears

June 29, 2011 Rocky Mountain Fishers Denied Federal Protection: Despite Serious Threats, Rare Carnivore Left to Fend for Itself

June 28, 2011 Groups Challenge EPA Decision to Exempt California Power Plant From Pollution Laws

June 28, 2011 New Study Finds Desert Tortoises Are Two Different Species, Increasing Need for Protection

June 28, 2011 Judge Orders Increased Protections for 40-plus Imperiled Species on Southern California National Forests

June 28, 2011 BLM Acknowledges Threat of Bat-killing Disease, But Agency's Limits on Cave Access Don't Go Far Enough

June 28, 2011 Feds Ignore Mexican Wolf Science for 10 Years; Endangered Animals Have Paid Steep Price for Mismanagement

June 28, 2011 Two U.S. Bat Species One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

June 24, 2011 Scientists Call on Congress for More Research Funding for Bat-killing Disease, Stress Importance of Cave Closures

June 23, 2011 Feds Announce Plan to Address Sea Turtles Drowning in Shrimp Trawls

June 23, 2011 300 Groups Urge President Obama to Pledge Veto of Any Attack on Clean Air Act

June 22, 2011 Suit Launched to Force EPA to Address Black Carbon Pollution

June 20, 2011 U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses Landmark Climate “Nuisance” Lawsuit

June 20, 2011 1 Million Acres of Grand Canyon Watershed Protected From Uranium Mining

June 20, 2011 Legal Petition Demands Stricter Protections for Consumers From Mercury in Fish

June 20, 2011 Lawsuit Challenges Army Corps' Program to Cut Trees From Levees

June 16, 2011 Endangered Species Act Protection Reinstated for West Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel

June 16, 2011 Alliance Calls for Stronger Measures to Protect Human Health, Wildlife From Dangerous Pesticides

June 16, 2011 Washington State Ignores Increasing Acidification of its Oceans

June 15, 2011 Wallow Fire: Debunking the Blame Game

June 14, 2011 Government Takes Initial Steps to Address Oil Companies’ Noisy Blasts Harming Whales, Dolphins

June 14, 2011 Forest Service Implements Rules at National Cave Convention in Colorado to Prevent Spread of Bat-killing Disease

June 10, 2011 Collaborative Forest Restoration Project Has Lessened Damage, Severity of Arizona's Massive Wallow Fire

June 10, 2011 Governor Martinez Ends New Mexico's Cooperation With Feds on Endangered Wolves

June 9, 2011 Government Approval of New Deepwater Oil Drilling Ignores Gulf Disaster

June 8, 2011 Citing Decreasing Predations on Livestock, Conservation Groups Ask Governor to Continue State Support of Wild Wolves

June 8, 2011 California Pumps Kill 6 Million Sacramento Splittail, 50,000 Imperiled Salmon

June 7, 2011 Habitat Protection to Increase for Nebraska's Vanishing Salt Creek Tiger Beetle

June 6, 2011 Wildlife Advocates Call on State to Suspend Wolf Killing, Prioritize Recovery

June 6, 2011 Critical Habitat Protected for Four Species of Endangered Snails, Freshwater Shrimp

June 6, 2011 Legal Petition Filed to Limit Ship Speeds, Protect Whales in California's Marine Sanctuaries

June 6, 2011 Obama Administration Fails to Protect Southeastern Newt Threatened With Extinction

June 1, 2011 New Habitat Protections Proposed for Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals

June 1, 2011 Broad Coalition of Conservation, Organic Farming and Anti-pesticide Groups Calls on Congress to Save Bats From Lethal Disease

May 31, 2011 Riverside Fairy Shrimp to Get Nearly Tenfold Increase in Habitat Protection

May 31, 2011 Court Rejects Fort Huachuca's Groundwater Pumping Plan

May 31, 2011 Lawsuit Launched to Protect Sea Turtles From Drowning in Shrimp Trawls

May 27, 2011 EPA Exempts California Power Plant From Pollution Laws

May 27, 2011 Puerto Rican Butterfly Denied Endangered Species Protection

May 27, 2011 Feds Deny Endangered Species Act Protection for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

May 27, 2011 Court Finds Sierra Nevada Off-road Vehicle Plan Illegal

May 25, 2011 Conservation, Farming Groups Launch Lawsuit Seeking Emergency Action to Protect Bats From Deadly Disease

May 25, 2011 Challenge Seeks to Halt California Highway Project That Would Destroy Ancient Redwoods

May 25, 2011 Lawsuit Challenges Delay in Protecting Vanishing Bluefin Tuna

May 25, 2011 New Orleans Court Hearing Will Include Arguments on $19 Billion Lawsuit Against BP Over Gulf Oil Spill

May 25, 2011 Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Boreal Toads

May 24, 2011 Deadly Bat Disease Arrives in Maine

May 19, 2011 Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge Puts Fragile Pronghorn Population at Risk From Motorized Mayhem

May 18, 2011 Senate Rejects Massive Expansion of Dangerous Offshore Drilling

May 18, 2011 New Habitat Protections Finalized for California Desert Plant Threatened With Extinction

May 18, 2011 State Politician Holds Farce "Science" Panel on Endangered Species Act Protection for Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

May 17, 2011 Oregon Kills Imnaha Pack Wolf, Gunning for a Second

May 17, 2011 New Federal Plan to Tackle Bat-killing Disease Inadequate to Stop Epidemic

May 17, 2011 Judge Halts Settlement Over Hundreds of Endangered Species, Orders Parties Back to Negotiations

May 16, 2011 Years of Advocacy to Protect Kaua'i's Imperiled Seabirds Pay Off

May 16, 2011 Federal Pumps in Delta Are Killing Huge Numbers of Critically Imperiled Salmon and Other Native Fish

May 13, 2011 Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Shell's Submission of Its Chukchi Sea Exploration Plan for 2012-2013

May 12, 2011 More Wolf-killing Legislation Proposed

May 12, 2011 Government Urged to Increase Habitat Protection for Chiricahua Leopard Frog

May 11, 2011 Groups Call on Government to Finally Kill Proposed Dam

May 6, 2011 United Nations Report Projects 10 Billion People by Century's End

May 5, 2011 Pearce Asked to Immediately Release Data Said to Support Claims About Imperiled Lizard

May 5, 2011 U.S. House of Representatives Approves Dangerous Measure Expanding Offshore Drilling

May 5, 2011 Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Anti-wolf Rider

May 4, 2011 Obama Administration Prematurely Lifting Wolf Protections in Great Lakes, Northern Rockies

May 4, 2011 Congressional Proposals Aim to Eviscerate Environmental Laws Along U.S. Borders, Coasts

May 4, 2011 Report Debunks New Mexico Congressman Pearce's Claims About Protection for Rare Lizard

May 3, 2011 Lawsuit Filed to Stop Unlawful Killing of Endangered Wolves in Oregon

April 29, 2011 Activists Confront AES Over Damaging Dam Project, Broken Promises in Panama

April 28, 2011 Group Calls on New Mexico Congressman to Recant False Statements about Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

April 28, 2011 Lawsuit Launched to Protect Alabama Shad Under the Endangered Species Act

April 28, 2011 Lawsuit Launched to Speed Recovery of Imperiled California Amphibians

April 27, 2011 Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Sierra Nevada Red Fox

April 21, 2011 Lawsuit Seeks to Rescue Pacific Walrus From Indefinite Wait for Endangered Species Protection

April 21, 2011 Lawsuit Launched to Protect 400-plus Freshwater Species in Southeast Under Endangered Species Act

April 20, 2011 Conservationists Intervene in Lawsuit That Aims to Take Away Polar Bear Habitat

April 20, 2011 Conservation Groups Appeal Ruling on Failure to Designate Critical Habitat for Endangered Florida Panther

April 20, 2011 One Year After Gulf Disaster: Reforms Left Unaddressed, New Offshore Drilling Must Be Halted

April 19, 2011 Lawsuit Seeks to Protect U.S. West Coast Waters for Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles

April 19, 2011 Forest Service's New Mexico Road Plan a Financial Boondoggle That Puts Wildlife, Watersheds at Risk

April 18, 2011 Lawsuit Launched to Force EPA to Study Oil-dispersant Impacts on Endangered Wildlife

April 15, 2011 Proposal Would Prematurely Strip Endangered Species Act Protections From Gray Wolves in Great Lakes Region

April 14, 2011 Congress Approves Wolf-killing Rider in Budget Act to Aid Montana Democrat’s Re-election

April 14, 2011 One Year After Gulf Oil Disaster, Significant Dangers Remain Unaddressed

April 14, 2011 Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Iconic Plains Bison

April 13, 2011 Southern California Butterfly Denied Endangered Species Protection

April 13, 2011 Fast-spreading, Bat-killing Disease Arrives in Kentucky

April 13, 2011 Lawsuit Launched to Protect Disappearing Miami Blue Butterfly

April 13, 2011 Legal Action Filed to Defend Habitat Protections for Imperiled Green Sturgeon

April 12, 2011 Tester, Simpson Sneak Wolf-killing Rider Into Budget Bill

April 12, 2011 A Year After Gulf Oil Spill, New Report Tallies Full Cost of Wildlife Disaster

April 11, 2011 Two Arizona Springsnail Species Proposed for Federal Protection

April 11, 2011 Upper Klamath River Chinook Salmon One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

April 8, 2011 More than 22,000 Pledge Support for Saving Imperiled Bluefin Tuna

April 8, 2011 Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Gains Nearly 2 Million Acres of Protected Habitat

April 8, 2011 Three New Scientific Studies Confirm Lead Poisoning of Wildlife Due to Hunting Ammunition

April 7, 2011 House Passes Legislation to Gut America’s Most Important Pollution Law

April 6, 2011 Senate Rejects Back-door Moves to Roll Back America's Most Important Air Pollution Law

April 6, 2011 Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Nation’s Smallest Seahorse

April 5, 2011 Georgia Wildlife Officials Criticized for Rattlesnake Roundup Permit

April 4, 2011 Obama Administration Fails to Protect Rare Glacier National Park Insect Threatened With Climate-caused Extinction

March 31, 2011 National Campaign to Boycott Endangered Bluefin Tuna Coming to Las Vegas Sushi Restaurants

March 31, 2011 Rare Alabama Fish One Step Closer to Endangered Species Act Protection

March 30, 2011 Bat-killing White-nose Disease Spreads to Ohio, New Brunswick

March 28, 2011 Court Gives Endangered Status Back to West Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel, Rules That Recovery Plans Must Be Followed

March 24, 2011 Winter Sea Ice Hits Historic Low

March 24, 2011 New Protests Filed Against Water-rights Applications to Protect Rare Nevada Wildlife

March 22, 2011 Harmful New Mexico Forest Road Plan Blocked in Response to Conservation Groups' Appeal

March 22, 2011 New House Bill Would Exempt National Forest Logging From Environmental Laws

March 22, 2011 Lawsuit Withdrawn After Minnesota Legislature Exempts Iron Range Resources From Environmental Review

March 21, 2011 Western Snowy Plover to Get Critical Habitat Protection Doubled

March 21, 2011 First Deepwater Drilling Plan Approved for Gulf of Mexico; Feds Claim No Significant Environmental Impacts

March 21, 2011 Obama Administration Denies Protection to Knoxville Area Salamander

March 20, 2011 Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Possible New Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

March 18, 2011 Settlement Reached on Wolf Recovery in Idaho and Montana

March 17, 2011 U.S. Government Fails to Protect Loggerhead Sea Turtles by Legal Deadline

March 11, 2011 More Than 11,000 Acres of Critical Habitat Proposed for Rare Chiricahua Leopard Frog in Arizona, New Mexico

March 11, 2011 As Congress Takes Aim, New Numbers Show Declining Wolf Population in Northern Rockies

March 10, 2011 Arizona Regulators Risk Damage to Water, Air Near Grand Canyon With Uranium Mine Permits

March 9, 2011 Senate Rejects House Attempt to Roll Back America's Most Important Environmental and Public Health Laws

March 9, 2011 Forty-eight Conservation Groups Call on Sen. Barbara Boxer to Oppose Legislation Removing Protection for Wolves

March 7, 2011 Obama Administration Denies Protection to Nevada Butterfly

March 3, 2011 New Bill Would Cripple America's Most Important Pollution Law

March 2, 2011 Eastern Cougar Declared Officially Extinct; Florida Panther Still Has a Chance If Reintroduced to Okefenokee

March 2, 2011 San Francisco Sued for Killing Endangered Species at Sharp Park Golf Course

March 1, 2011 New EPA Report Debunks Congressional Attacks on Clean Air Act, Demonstrates Law's Public Health and Economic Benefits

February 28, 2011 North Carolina's Golden Sedge Plant Receives Critical Habitat Protection

February 24, 2011 Statements by Conservation Groups on San Francisco's Change of Position on Sharp Park Golf Course Management

February 24, 2011 Report: Nation's Best Pollution Law Should Combat Global Warming

February 23, 2011 Obama Administration Denies Protection to Plains Bison

February 23, 2011 Lawsuit Filed to Increase Habitat Protection for Nebraska's Vanishing Salt Creek Tiger Beetle

February 22, 2011 Campaign to Stop Consumption of Endangered Bluefin Tuna Is Heading to Streets, Sushi Restaurants of San Francisco

February 22, 2011 Obama Administration Denies Protection for Three More Endangered Species

February 22, 2011 Southern Rockhopper Penguins Listed as Threatened Species; Climate Change Protections Needed

February 18, 2011 U.S. House Votes to Repeal Clean Air Act Protections

February 18, 2011 Rare Texas Cave Species Get Big Increase in Protected Habitat

February 18, 2011 Obama Administration Delays Protection for Yet Another Endangered Species

February 17, 2011 Statement of Center for Biological Diversity on the Comment by Representative Denny Rehberg that Federal Judge Donald Malloy Should be "on the Endangered Species List"

February 17, 2011 Federal Plan Announced to Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining

February 17, 2011 Government Urged to Finalize Habitat Protection for Sonoma County’s California Tiger Salamander

February 16, 2011 – Obama Administration Denies Endangered Species Act Protection for Dwindling Alabama Shad

February 16, 2011 – House Republicans' Bill Would Gut Decades of Environmental Protections

February 15, 2011 – Settlement Sets Deadlines for Cleaning up Particulate Air Pollution

February 15, 2011 – New Bill Would Protect Bats, Other Species From Wildlife Diseases

February 15, 2011 – Center for Biological Diversity Statement on Proposed Confirmation of Dan Ashe as Director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

February 14, 2011 – Lawsuit Filed to Save Lake Tahoe Wildlife Habitat From Logging

February 11, 2011 – Statement From Center for Biological Diversity Executive Director Kierán Suckling on House Republicans' Continuing Resolution Bill

February 11, 2011 – As World's Human Population Approaches 7 Billion, Global Species Extinction Crisis Accelerates

February 11, 2011 – Forest Service Plan Threatens More Than 900,000 Acres of Public Lands Near Grand Canyon

February 10, 2011 – President Obama's Forest Service Tries to Weaken Wildlife Protections in National Forests

February 10, 2011 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Whales From Gulf of Mexico Oil Exploration

February 10, 2011 – Florida Panther Reintroduction to Okefenokee Needed for Recovery

February 10, 2011 – First Peer-reviewed Study of Sharp Park: Removing Golf Course, Creating New Public Park Is Least Costly, Best Option

February 9, 2011 – Appeal Filed to Save Tejon Ranch, Condor Habitat

February 9, 2011 – Killer Bat Disease Reaches North Carolina as Swath of Epidemic Widens Rapidly

February 8, 2011 – Pacific Walrus Found Imperiled by Global Warming But Left Without Protections

February 8, 2011 – Arroyo Toad, Rare Southern California Lily Get Big Increases in Habitat Protection

February 7, 2011 – Lawsuit Asks Federal Court to Ensure Public Interest Is Represented in Rosemont Mine Process

February 7, 2011 – Endangered Sea Turtles Saved From Capture in Hawaii Swordfish Fishery

February 4, 2011 – Lawsuit Launched to Protect Pacific Waters for Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles Threatened by Fishing Gear, Climate Change

February 3, 2011 – Shell Halts Plans to Drill in Heart of Polar Bear's Alaska Habitat

February 3, 2011 – Arctic Sea Ice Hits Historic Low Just As Congress Moves Against Controls on Global Warming

February 3, 2011 – After Closed-door Meeting With Major Polluters, Upton Moves to Repeal Clean Air Act Protections

February 2, 2011 – Endangered Mexican Wolves Increase in Southwest

February 2, 2011 – Deadly Bat Disease Expands in Midwest

February 2, 2011 – Feds Will Reevaluate Endangered Status of Longfin Smelt

February 1, 2011 – Livestock Growers, Counties Withdraw Lawsuit to Eradicate Gray Wolves From New Mexico

February 1, 2011 – Agencies Refuse to Raise Paltry Fee for Destructive Cattle Grazing on 258 Million Acres of Public Land

January 31, 2011 – Court Orders Redo of Federal ORV Plan for Millions of Acres in California's West Mojave Desert

January 31, 2011 – Lawsuit Filed Against Interior Department Over San Juan River Coal Pollution

January 31, 2011 – Wyoming Senator Moves to Gut Long List of Environmental Protections

January 27, 2011 – Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Klamath River Chinook Salmon

January 26, 2011 – Plan for Delta Water Use Should End Big Agriculture Takeover of State Water Project, Groups Say

January 26, 2011 – Report: Federal Land Managers' Failure to Close Caves Leaves Millions of Bats in West Vulnerable to Fast-moving, Deadly Disease

January 26, 2011 – Study: Peril From Fort Huachuca/Sierra Vista Groundwater Pumping Nears San Pedro River

January 25, 2011 – Obama Plan to Eliminate Oil Subsidies a Good First Step, But "Clean Energy" Shouldn't Include Coal, Nuclear, Biofuels or Natural Gas

January 25, 2011 – Suit Filed to Protect One of Nevada's Largest Bat Roosts, National Park

January 25, 2011 – Two Georgia Counties Asked to Enforce State Wildlife Laws at Rattlesnake Roundups

January 25, 2011 – Lawsuit Seeks Protections for 82 Corals Facing Extinction

January 21, 2011 – Environmental Report Card: Obama Gets "C-" for First Half of Term

January 20, 2011 – Landmark Lawsuit Filed to Protect Hundreds of Rare Species From Pesticides

January 19, 2011 – Snowmobile Plan Challenged to Protect Wildlife, Quiet Recreation

January 19, 2011 – Coalition of Clean Air Groups Brings Actions Against Federal Government for Its Failure to Reduce Air Pollution in Iconic National Parks

January 19, 2011 – Two Colorful Mussel Species Proposed for Federal Protection

January 19, 2011 – Obama Administration Refuses to Reform Public-lands Grazing Fee

January 18, 2011 – Lawsuit Filed to Stop Release of Toxic Metals at Wisconsin's Flambeau Mine

January 18, 2011 – Two Public-land Grazing Plans Dismissed to Protect Arizona Wildlife

January 18, 2011 – World-renowned Chefs Join Call to Boycott Bluefin Tuna

January 14, 2011 – Lawsuit Filed to Block Minnesota Agency's $4 Million Loan to PolyMet Mining Company

January 13, 2011 – Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Polar Bear Critical Habitat From Oil Development

January 13, 2011 – Habitat Protection Sought for Endangered Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel

January 13, 2011 – EPA Vetoes Permit for Largest Mountaintop-removal Mine Ever Proposed in Appalachia

January 12, 2011 – EPA Capitulates to Timber, Biomass Industries on Global Warming Pollution

January 11, 2011 – In Memory of Federal Judge John M. Roll (1948-2011)

January 11, 2011 – Oil Spill Commission Releases Safety Recommendations

January 11, 2011 – Court Blocks Federal Effort to Cut San Bernardino Kangaroo Rat Habitat Protection

January 11, 2011 – Emergency Protection Sought for Disappearing Miami Blue Butterfly

January 7, 2011 – San Francisco River Would Be Protected From ORVs in Proposed Gila National Forest Plan

January 5, 2011 – New Report: Sierra Nevada Among Top 10 Places Whose Species Are Threatened by Climate Change

January 5, 2011 – New Report: Southwest Deserts Among Top 10 Places Whose Species Are Threatened by Climate Change

January 5, 2011 – New Report: Arctic Sea Ice Among Top 10 Places Whose Species Are Threatened by Climate Change

January 3, 2011 – Lawsuit Opposes Wildlife Agency's Approval of Massive Newhall Ranch Project


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