Lawsuit Launched to Compel Trump Administration to Protect Bi-state Sage Grouse

Lawsuit Launched to Compel Trump Administration to Protect Sage Grouse

SAN FRANCISCO― Conservation groups filed a formal notice today of their intent to sue the Trump administration for failing to protect an imperiled bird, the bi-state sage grouse, under the Endangered Species Act despite ongoing population declines. The bi-state sage grouse is a geographically isolated, genetically distinct population of greater sage grouse, which are famous […]

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An Early-season Tropical Storm Wiped out Mississippi’s Beach-nesting Birds

An Early-season Tropical Storm Wiped out Mississippi’s Beach-nesting Birds

Last week, amid a global pandemic, widespread police brutality in response to Black Lives Matter protests, and the Trump administration’s continued attacks on protections for birds, the Mississippi coast received another blow—Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall on the Gulf Coast as one of the earliest named storms in recorded history. And while the storm touched […]

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Trump administration ends ban on killing Alaska bear cubs, wolf pups

Trump administration ends ban on killing Alaska bear cubs, wolf pups

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday overturned an Obama-era rule that barred hunters in Alaska national preserves from baiting bear traps or killing denning bear cubs and wolf pups or other practices that have been condemned by environmental and wildlife protection groups. Under the new National Park Service rule, effective July 9, […]

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Trump Administration Continues Effort to Strip Away Bird Protections

Trump Administration Continues Effort to Strip Away Bird Protections

WASHINGTON – “While America is in turmoil, the Trump Administration is continuing its relentless war on nature,” said David Yarnold, president and CEO of the National Audubon Society. “This administration is churning out policies that make it easier to kill birds, pollute our air and water, and endanger our health. The ’comment periods’ where the […]

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