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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Status Review Demonstrates Marbled Murrelet Urgently Needs Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The marbled murrelet is the proverbial canary in the coal mine,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The species survival guidelines and management plan will help ensure the state of Oregon ...

 

For Immediate Release, October 12, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Research by the Center for Biological Diversity shows that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to make decisions concerning protection of 22 species under the Endangered Species Act, pushing the lesser prairie chicken, Hermes copper ...

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Rep. Bishop Introduces Bill to Overturn Antiquities Act, Threaten Public Lands
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This legislation is an appalling, unprecedented attack on our national monuments and public lands,” said Randi Spivak, public lands director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Zion and nearly every national ...

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Court: EPA Must Reveal Information on Pesticides' Harms to Endangered Species
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Responding to a lawsuit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, a federal judge has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency failed to justify withholding more than 140 documents on the harm to protected wildlife from the ...

 

Scientists to Journal: Retract Pesticide Review After Revelations of Monsanto Funding, Influence
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's letter from scientists at the Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Food Safety, Pesticide Action Network and Center for Environmental Health noted: “These are serious offenses and if left unanswered will ultimately undermine the work of ...

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Cascades Frog Closer to California Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the California Fish and Game Commission today designated the Cascades frog as a candidate for protection under the state's Endangered Species Act. Cascades frogs ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Challenges Washington Wolf-killing Protocol
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OLYMPIA, Wash.— Two conservation groups filed a lawsuit today seeking to stop the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and its director, James ...
Groups sue Washington state to stop killing of wolvesThe Daily Herald

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Washington Times

Four Endangered South Florida Plants Protected Against Climate Change
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This decision underscores just how vulnerable South Florida is to rising seas,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Without Endangered Species Act protections, storms like Irma could wipe out these Florida ...
The Latest: Walrus advocates slam endangered species denialFederalNewsRadio.com
Walruses won't be listed as threatened speciesWashington Post
Walrus not endangered, government saysWashington Examiner
Mother Nature Network (blog) -Center for Biological Diversity
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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Ban Sought on Wild Turtle Trapping in Arkansas
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— The Center for Biological Diversity and several Arkansas-based environmental organizations petitioned the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today to end commercial collection of the state's wild turtles. Currently turtle trappers ...

 

Senate Bill Aims to Strip Protections From Nearly 1,100 Endangered ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
WASHINGTON— Republican U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee of Utah introduced legislation this week that would strip federal Endangered Species Act ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

For Immediate Release, October 5, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Letting FEMA completely ignore harms to endangered species from development in high-risk flooding areas is just dumb,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Building in such sensitive areas sets back ...

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Rusty Patched ...
Common Dreams
The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Federal Highway Administration and Illinois Department of Transportation for ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Critically Endangered Puget Sound Orcas Lose Another Member
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The death of another killer whale puts this iconic population on a dangerous path toward extinction,” said Catherine Kilduff at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If these whales are going to survive, we need to move quickly. Five years from now ...
Another orca from 'baby boom' dies, fears expressed about ... - KOMOKOMO News

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WKBN.com

Mexico Launches Vaquita Roundup to Prevent Extinction of Tiny ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FELIPE, Mexico— Wildlife officials in Mexico next week will attempt to capture and protect some of the last vaquita on Earth in a desperate effort to save ...
Experts to Start Capturing Rare Vaquita Porpoises in MexicoU.S. News & World Report

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Center for Biological Diversity Says House, Senate Committees Attack Environmental Laws Using Wildfires as Pretext
Sierra Sun Times
center for biological diversity logo for facebook The House Natural Resources Committee will use the pretext of “catastrophic” wildfires to build support for legislation by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) that would curtail protections for endangered ...

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Lawsuit Challenges California Permits for Delta Tunnels to Harm Endangered Salmon, Smelt
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The lawsuit was filed Friday in California Superior Court in Sacramento by the Bay Institute, Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council and San Francisco Baykeeper; they're represented by the nonprofit environmental law firm ...

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Center for Biological Diversity Says Interior Secretary Zinke Falsely ...
Sierra Sun Times
September 30, 2017 - WASHINGTON— In response to new revelations about charter flights he has taken, U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke falsely ...

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Phillips 66 Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Denial of Rail Spur Project
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The County's denial of the Phillips oil train project will stand, and our coast and communities will be spared the risks of dangerous explosions and horrific rail accidents,” proclaimed Linda Krop, Chief Counsel for the Environmental Defense Center ...

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The Mercury News

Group plans to sue over walrus protection
The Mercury News
“There's no question Pacific walruses are endangered, so denying them protection is absurd and dangerous,” Kristen Monsell, a senior attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, said in a prepared statement. Gavin Shire, chief of public affairs for ...
Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Denying Pacific ...Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Group files notice it will sue over walrus protectionKTUU.com
Environmental group to sue Trump administration over Pacific walrusAlaska Public Radio Network

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Chambered Nautilus Proposed for Endangered Species Act Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
In response to a scientific petition by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Fisheries Service proposed a threatened listing for the nautilus, whose unique, spiraling shell has made it a popular commodity for collectors in the United States and ...

 

House Republicans Advance Five Bills to Cripple Endangered Species Act
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“These bills would put monarch butterflies, wolverines and hundreds of other imperiled animals on a fast track to extinction,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “This legislative onslaught is a brutal ...

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota's gray wolves are under attack – again - StarTribune.com
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This time it's Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson trying to overturn protection. The species has stabilized, but there's more to be done.
Shell Trade Threatens Chambered Nautilus, Agency SaysCourthouse News Service

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Oakland City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Fracking, Drilling
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's resolution was supported by the Center for Biological Diversity, which has organized a series of California resolutions opposing offshore drilling and fracking. Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Arcata, Goleta, Malibu, San Luis Obispo and ...

 

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Rare Jaguar From Rosemont Copper Mine in Arizona
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed suit today in U.S. District Court to challenge a controversial open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizona that would destroy prime jaguar habitat. The lawsuit ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Federal Analysis: Kauai Power Lines Kill 1800 Endangered Seabirds a Year
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LIHUE, Hawaii— A scientific analysis completed for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity estimates that 1,800 endangered seabirds are killed by collisions with power lines on Kauai every year.

 

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Will carbon credits pave the way for new suburban sprawl in San Diego and beyond?
The San Diego Union-Tribune
... onsite through zero-net-energy buildings, renewable energy generation, things like that where they're actually cutting emissions,” said Kevin Bundy, a lawyer with the Center for Biological Diversity who helped spearhead the lawsuit against the ...

 

Public Records Sought on Trump Administration's Review of California's Cadiz Water-mining Scheme
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed public records requests today for documents that could explain an abrupt about-face by the Trump administration to allow an enormous groundwater-mining scheme in California to move forward ...

 

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper's Climate Plan Ignores Arch Coal's Mine Pollution
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“Hickenlooper's so-called climate plan is a gift to Arch Coal that lets this huge corporate polluter off the hook,” said Allison Melton, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The governor needs to put the health of Colorado residents ...

 

Trump's Utah Fracking Plan Challenged as Urgent Public Health ...
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SALT LAKE CITY― Conservation groups today challenged a Bureau of Land Management plan to lease 94,000 acres of public lands for fracking in Utah's ...

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Nevada Bans Destructive Commercial Reptile Collection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LAS VEGAS— The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners today voted to permanently ban the commercial collection of reptiles. The ban is in response to advocacy by the Center for Biological Diversity, dozens of scientists and hundreds of supporters.

 
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