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Manila Bulletin
Climate change looms large in Obama’s final trip to Asiavast, vast majority of fossil fuels need to remain in the ground,” said Brendan
Climate change looms large in Obama’s final trip to Asia
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 hours ago
vast, vast majority of fossil fuels need to remain in the ground,” said Brendan Cummings, conservation director with the Center for Biological Diversity. But former Environmental Protection Agency director Carol Browner said Obama has done what... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Protections for endangered Calif. frogs, toadsyellow-legged frogs as lining almost every foot of mountain lake shores, said J
Protections for endangered Calif. frogs, toads
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 7 hours ago
yellow-legged frogs as lining almost every foot of mountain lake shores, said Jeff Miller, a conservation advocate for the Center for Biological Diversity environmental group. Over the past few decades, the frogs and toads have had to contend with... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Here’s why Southern California brush has turned region into a tinderboxplant tissue drier, but the shrubs also are carrying more dead wood, added Ilee
Here’s why Southern California brush has turned region into a tinderbox
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 9 hours ago
plant tissue drier, but the shrubs also are carrying more dead wood, added Ileene Anderson, a wildlife biologist with the Center for Biological Diversity who has expertise in Southern California native plants. The years of drought also have... Read more
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Reuters
Climate change looms large in Obama's final trip to Asiavast, vast majority of fossil fuels need to remain in the ground," said Brendan
Climate change looms large in Obama's final trip to Asia
Reuters / Posted 20 hours ago
vast, vast majority of fossil fuels need to remain in the ground," said Brendan Cummings, conservation director with the Center for Biological Diversity. But former Environmental Protection Agency director Carol Browner said Obama has done what... Read more
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The Hill
Program for protecting species under Endangered Species Act badly needs a jump-startSpecies Act has been tremendously successful at recovering species under its pr
Program for protecting species under Endangered Species Act badly needs a jump-start
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
Species Act has been tremendously successful at recovering species under its protection. Indeed, a recent study from the Center for Biological Diversity where I work, found that more than 85 percent of continental birds protected by the Act are... Read more
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Newsmax
Washington Wolf Pack Preying on Cattle OK to Kill, Says Statein one pack to at least 90 wolves. Earlier this month, Nick Cady, legal direct
Washington Wolf Pack Preying on Cattle OK to Kill, Says State
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
in one pack to at least 90 wolves. Earlier this month, Nick Cady, legal director at the Cascadia Wildland, said on the Center for Biological Diversity website that killing wolves was a waste of taxpayer's money. "It's tragic to see wolves... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Feds Add Extra Protections For Threatened Frogs in Sierrayellow-legged frogs as lining almost every foot of mountain lake shores, said J
Feds Add Extra Protections For Threatened Frogs in Sierra
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
yellow-legged frogs as lining almost every foot of mountain lake shores, said Jeff Miller, a conservation advocate for the Center for Biological Diversity environmental group. Over the past few decades, the frogs and toads have had to contend with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Despite pleas and amid 20,000 comments, frogs get designated habitatfrom most of the Sierra lakes and streams where they once lived,” said Jeff Mil
Despite pleas and amid 20,000 comments, frogs get designated habitat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
from most of the Sierra lakes and streams where they once lived,” said Jeff Miller, conservation advocate for the Center for Biological Diversity. The Arizona-based environmental group has frequently sued federal agencies over the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12 percent of the population, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. Last week, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced to would exterminate... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill entire packwolves has received the death penalty because of the grazing of privately owned
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill entire pack
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
wolves has received the death penalty because of the grazing of privately owned cattle on publicly owned lands, the Center for Biological Diversity said. Washington is home to about 90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12 percent of the population, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. Last week, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced to would exterminate... Read more
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The Columbian
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolveswolves has received the death penalty because of the grazing of privately owned
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
wolves has received the death penalty because of the grazing of privately owned cattle on publicly owned lands, the Center for Biological Diversity said. Washington is home to about 90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Wolf advocates outraged Wash. preparing to kill wolves90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12
Wolf advocates outraged Wash. preparing to kill wolves
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12 percent of the population, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. Last week, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced to would exterminate... Read more
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ABC Montana
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12 percent of the population, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. Last week, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced to would exterminate... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolveswolves has received the death penalty because of the grazing of privately owned
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
wolves has received the death penalty because of the grazing of privately owned cattle on publicly owned lands, the Center for Biological Diversity said. Washington is home to about 90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 days ago
90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12 percent of the population, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. Last week, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced to would exterminate... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12
Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
90 wolves, and killing the 11 members of the Profanity Peak pack amounts to 12 percent of the population, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. Last week, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced to would exterminate... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Friday: Frogs, drugsthe chambered nautilus to determine whether it is threatened or endangered. Th
New regs for Friday: Frogs, drugs
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
the chambered nautilus to determine whether it is threatened or endangered. The status review stems from a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity. The public has 60 days to comment. Thiafentanil, which can be used to immobilize animals,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Ban Sought on Commercial Trapping of Wild Turtles in MissouriJefferson City, Mo. - The Center for Biological Diversity and Great Rivers Envi
Ban Sought on Commercial Trapping of Wild Turtles in Missouri
CommonDreams.org / Posted 5 days ago
Jefferson City, Mo. - The Center for Biological Diversity and Great Rivers Environmental Law Center petitioned the Missouri Department of Conservation today to end commercial collection of the state’s wild freshwater turtles. Turtle traders can now... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of speciesfor failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals und
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of species
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity accuses the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of leaving hundreds of species in limbo. It says... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Wildlife advocacy group plans to sue U.S. governmentfor failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals und
Wildlife advocacy group plans to sue U.S. government
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity accuses the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of leaving hundreds of species in limbo. It says... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAbirthday, New Times. Steven T. Jones, a New Times staff writer from 1995 to 20
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 6 days ago
birthday, New Times. Steven T. Jones, a New Times staff writer from 1995 to 2000, now works as a media specialist for the Center for Biological Diversity. The full version of this story ran on June 27, 1996.The rise and fall of Carlton J.... Read more
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ABC Montana
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of speciesfor failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals und
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of species
ABC Montana / Posted 6 days ago
for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity accuses the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of leaving hundreds of species in limbo. It says... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of speciesfor failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals und
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of species
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity accuses the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of leaving hundreds of species in limbo. It says... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of speciesfor failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals und
Advocates say they'll sue to protect hundreds of species
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 400 plants and animals under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity accuses the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of leaving hundreds of species in limbo. It says... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Lawsuit Launched to Speed Endangered Species Act Protection for 417 SpeciesPORTLAND, Ore. - The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notic
Lawsuit Launched to Speed Endangered Species Act Protection for 417 Species
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to act on petitions to protect more than 417 animals and plants under the Endangered Species Act. The... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Analysis: Burning Unleased Fossil Fuels in Gulf of Mexico Would Release 33 Billion Tons of Greenhouse Gas Pollutionin the Gulf would be a carbon bomb that will deepen our climate crisis,” said K
Analysis: Burning Unleased Fossil Fuels in Gulf of Mexico Would Release 33 Billion Tons of Greenhouse Gas Pollution
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 days ago
in the Gulf would be a carbon bomb that will deepen our climate crisis,” said Kristen Monsell, oceans attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. “President Obama needs to align his energy and climate policies before leaving office,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Legal Protest Filed Against Fossil Fuel Auction of Public Lands in Montanaand the BLM’s failure to consider the auction’s impact on climate change. Grou
Legal Protest Filed Against Fossil Fuel Auction of Public Lands in Montana
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
and the BLM’s failure to consider the auction’s impact on climate change. Groups protesting the lease auction include the Center for Biological Diversity, Great Old Broads for the Wilderness, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Montana... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Feds to end investigation into Eastern Shore eagle poisonings for lack of evidenceup those responsible. Wildlife authorities and nonprofits initially offered $1
Feds to end investigation into Eastern Shore eagle poisonings for lack of evidence
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
up those responsible. Wildlife authorities and nonprofits initially offered $10,000 for information in the case. Soon the Center for Biological Diversity, an Arizona-based nonprofit, pledged another $15,000. An attorney for the nonprofit called... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How Beverly Hills Billionaires Built A Water Empire In California With Taxpayer Moneyon the deal, but we've lost a mechanism to use this water for the most benefici
How Beverly Hills Billionaires Built A Water Empire In California With Taxpayer Money
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
on the deal, but we've lost a mechanism to use this water for the most beneficial purposes," Adam Keats of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity, the lead attorney on the lawsuit, told me recently. The storage facility is the Kern Water... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
In the Wake of Devastating Flooding in Louisiana, Groups Urge Obama Administration to Cancel Upcoming Gulf Drilling Lease SaleAdministration to Cancel Upcoming Gulf Drilling Lease Sale 350.org, CREDO, Sie
In the Wake of Devastating Flooding in Louisiana, Groups Urge Obama Administration to Cancel Upcoming Gulf Drilling Lease Sale
CommonDreams.org / Posted 10 days ago
Administration to Cancel Upcoming Gulf Drilling Lease Sale 350.org, CREDO, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Biological Diversity, MoveOn.org Civic Action, Oil Change International, Endangered Species Coalition, Bold... Read more
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11 News Houston
36,000 protected acres in Arizona. Two species of cactusdisturbances of the rocky grounds where these cacti grow,” said Michael Robinso
36,000 protected acres in Arizona. Two species of cactus
11 News Houston / Posted 11 days ago
disturbances of the rocky grounds where these cacti grow,” said Michael Robinson, a Southwest representative for the Center for Biological Diversity, which sued to force habitat designation for these and other species. “But that’s not... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Groups ask judge to halt Point Reyes National Seashore farm leaseson government-owned land at Point Reyes National Seashore. The Resource Renewa
Groups ask judge to halt Point Reyes National Seashore farm leases
Petluma360.com / Posted 11 days ago
on government-owned land at Point Reyes National Seashore. The Resource Renewal Institute in Mill Valley, Oakland-based Center for Biological Diversity and the Idaho-based Western Watershed Project contend the National Park Service is moving to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
36,000 acres in Arizona designated to protect two species of cactusdisturbances of the rocky grounds where these cacti grow,” said Michael Robinso
36,000 acres in Arizona designated to protect two species of cactus
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
disturbances of the rocky grounds where these cacti grow,” said Michael Robinson, a Southwest representative for the Center for Biological Diversity, which sued to force habitat designation for these and other species. “But that’s not... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Lewisville Lake excluded from newest gas drilling auctionis other public land in Texas and Oklahoma that were nominated for drilling lea
Lewisville Lake excluded from newest gas drilling auction
Dallas Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
is other public land in Texas and Oklahoma that were nominated for drilling leases. Wendy Park, staff attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity in Oakland, Calif., said she'd rather have the federal government end the lease... Read more
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The Mercury News
In harsh California desert, solar-power plants and fragile wildlife competebut disingenuous on their part for not bringing them up earlier," said Ileene A
In harsh California desert, solar-power plants and fragile wildlife compete
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
but disingenuous on their part for not bringing them up earlier," said Ileene Anderson, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, one of a number of prominent environmental groups backing the plan. What's behind it all is... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Lewisville Lake excluded from latest gas drilling auctiontable, there is other public land in Texas and Oklahoma nominated for drilling
Lewisville Lake excluded from latest gas drilling auction
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
table, there is other public land in Texas and Oklahoma nominated for drilling leases. Wendy Park, staff attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity in Oakland, California, said she’d rather have the federal government end the lease... Read more
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PhysOrg
Big fish—and their pee—are key parts of coral reef ecosystemstake the big fish out, you're removing all of those nutrients from the ecosyste
Big fish—and their pee—are key parts of coral reef ecosystems
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
take the big fish out, you're removing all of those nutrients from the ecosystem." Paper co-authors Abel Valdivia at the Center for Biological Diversity in San Francisco and Courtney Cox at Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, Florida,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
California Agency Isn't Following Fracking Lawof Lost Hills. “At least inform the public and let them know,” said Estella Mon
California Agency Isn't Following Fracking Law
NBC Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
of Lost Hills. “At least inform the public and let them know,” said Estella Montiel, a 20-year resident of the area. The Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental nonprofit in Oakland, tracked this issue for the last six months, on at... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in courtkick in if the U.S. government moves ahead with its proposal to lift the animal
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in court
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
kick in if the U.S. government moves ahead with its proposal to lift the animals' federal protections. The Humane Society, Center for Biological Diversity and Bozeman resident Clint Nagel filed the lawsuit Friday in state District Court. They... Read more
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OregonLive.com
State wildlife staff kills 2 wolves in northeast Washingtonpeople, livestock and wolves. "We don't support the killing of public wildlife
State wildlife staff kills 2 wolves in northeast Washington
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
people, livestock and wolves. "We don't support the killing of public wildlife on public land," said Amaroq Weiss with the Center for Biological Diversity. She said the state's protocol for killing wolves isn't based on science and that killing a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in courtkick in if the U.S. government moves ahead with its proposal to lift the animal
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in court
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 days ago
kick in if the U.S. government moves ahead with its proposal to lift the animals' federal protections. The Humane Society, Center for Biological Diversity and Bozeman resident Clint Nagel filed the lawsuit Friday in state District Court. They... Read more
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ABC Montana
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in courtkick in if the U.S. government moves ahead with its proposal to lift the animal
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in court
ABC Montana / Posted 17 days ago
kick in if the U.S. government moves ahead with its proposal to lift the animals' federal protections. The Humane Society, Center for Biological Diversity and Bozeman resident Clint Nagel filed the lawsuit Friday in state District Court. They... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in courtkick in if the U.S. government moves ahead with its proposal to lift the animal
Montana grizzly hunt rules challenged in court
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 17 days ago
kick in if the U.S. government moves ahead with its proposal to lift the animals' federal protections. The Humane Society, Center for Biological Diversity and Bozeman resident Clint Nagel filed the lawsuit Friday in state District Court. They... Read more
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The Columbian
State kills 2 wolves in Northeast Washingtonpeople, livestock and wolves. “We don’t support the killing of public wildlife
State kills 2 wolves in Northeast Washington
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
people, livestock and wolves. “We don’t support the killing of public wildlife on public land,” said Amaroq Weiss with the Center for Biological Diversity. She said the state’s protocol for killing wolves isn’t based on science and that killing a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New rules require fish imports to meet US standardsgear, and may even be required to close fishing in some areas to limit entangle
New rules require fish imports to meet US standards
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
gear, and may even be required to close fishing in some areas to limit entanglement risk, according to a statement from the Center for Biological Diversity. Each year around 650,000 whales, dolphins and other marine mammals are unintentionally... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona lawmakers want control of endangered Mexican gray wolvesreally disingenuous" to say the states will save wolves, said Michael Robinson,
Arizona lawmakers want control of endangered Mexican gray wolves
The Arizona Republic / Posted 17 days ago
really disingenuous" to say the states will save wolves, said Michael Robinson, a New Mexico-based wolf advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. "It's true that the federal government has done a poor job of recovering wolves, but that's... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
New Rules Ban Seafood Imports That Don’t Meet Strict U.S. Standards for Marine Mammal Protectionfrom dying on hooks and in fishing nets around the world,” said Sarah Uhlemann,
New Rules Ban Seafood Imports That Don’t Meet Strict U.S. Standards for Marine Mammal Protection
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 17 days ago
from dying on hooks and in fishing nets around the world,” said Sarah Uhlemann, international program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. Washington DC - infoZine - The National Marine Fisheries Service issued regulations... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State wildlife staff kill two adult female wolves in Northeastern Washingtona chance a breeding animal may be killed,” Martorello wrote in the email. The
State wildlife staff kill two adult female wolves in Northeastern Washington
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
a chance a breeding animal may be killed,” Martorello wrote in the email. The aerial killings drew protests from the Center for Biological Diversity. Amaroq Weiss, a West Coast organizer for the group, said that killing a breeding female... Read more
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