The latest ax swing at the Endangered Species Act is a death sentence for species seeing their habitat vanish.
The administration thinks it's OK to log forests and develop over lands and streams — and then fence wildlife into small parcels where, at best, they cling to survival.
It's a feedback loop of destruction that will doom animals like the northern spotted owl and dusky gopher frog to extinction, so we'll be fighting it with all we've got.
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The northern spotted owl is curious and vocal, but its old-growth forest home in the Pacific Northwest has been decimated by logging, and its calls are heard less often now.
If it had more forest, this owl would survive.
Instead the administration wants to allow habitat to be destroyed, then claim that since wildlife doesn't live there at the moment, it doesn't need protection.
You can't save species — and you can't stop the extinction crisis — without protecting the lands and waters they need to live.
If we protect areas where wildlife thrives, from Pacific Northwest forests for northern spotted owls to the land and ponds of the deep South for dusky gopher frogs, we can keep species from going extinct.
From weakening the Act to dragging its feet on protecting individual species and pushing to dismantle protections for animals like wolves, the administration's assaults on the wild haven't stopped.
But neither have we. We've launched 214 legal actions against the administration. We're working every day to save wildlife and the laws that protect them, stop the plundering of public lands, and fend off the attacks on clean air and water.
We won't stop fighting back.
Please give now to the Endangered Species Act Protection Fund.
For the wild,