Victory! Federal Judge Rules Trump Administration’s Bird-Killing Policy is Illegal

Victory! Federal Judge Rules Trump Administration’s Bird-Killing Policy is Illegal

NEW YORK – “Like the clear crisp notes of the Wood Thrush, today’s court decision cuts through all the noise and confusion to unequivocally uphold the most effective bird conservation law on the books–the Migratory Bird Treaty Act,” said Sarah Greenberger, Interim Chief Conservation Officer for the National Audubon Society. “This is a huge victory […]

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Audubon Joins Coalition to Sue Trump Administration Over Harmful NEPA Rules

Audubon Joins Coalition to Sue Trump Administration Over Harmful NEPA Rules

WASHINGTON – A broad coalition of justice and environmental groups sued the Trump administration today over its regulations that would gut environmental reviews and silence community input. The rules from the Council on Environmental Quality would eliminate environmental reviews for many projects, curtail the harmful impacts that are considered when reviews do take place, and […]

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Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Wolf in Southeast – Alaska  Alexander Archipelago Wolves Threatened by Trapping, Forest Clearcutting

Endangered Species Protections Sought for Rare Wolf in Southeast Alaska – Alexander Archipelago Wolves Threatened by Trapping, Forest Clearcutting

SITKA, Alaska— The Center for Biological Diversity, Alaska Rainforest Defenders and Defenders of Wildlife petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to give Endangered Species Act protections to the Alexander Archipelago wolf in Southeast Alaska. This rare gray wolf subspecies, which inhabits the coastal rainforests of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia, faces numerous threats. Legal trapping recently […]

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Watchdog Accuses Trump’s NOAA of ‘Choosing Extinction’ for Right Whales by Hiding Scientific Evidence

As the North Atlantic right whale was placed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s list of critically endangered species Thursday, environmental protection groups accusing the U.S. government of bowing to fishing and fossil fuel industry pressure to downplay the threat and failing to enact common-sense restrictions to protect the animals. Only 400 right […]

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