Petition: Protect Atlantic Humpback Dolphins

Petition: Protect Atlantic Humpback Dolphins

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is currently reviewing a petition to list the Atlantic Humpback Dolphin as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act. Once a species is listed, it becomes eligible for “critical habitat designation.” Then, the federal government works to implement several types of protections. The Fish and Wildlife Service summarizes […]

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POLL: Should the Pacific Bluefin Tuna be given endangered species protection?

POLL: Should the Pacific Bluefin Tuna be given endangered species protection?

Pacific bluefin tuna have declined by a staggering 97 percent, but the Trump administration has declined to grant them much-needed federal protection that would have helped ensure their survival. Pacific bluefin tuna are slow-growing, taking years to fully mature, and long-lived, which makes them especially vulnerable to overfishing. The demand for them, particularly for sushi, […]

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