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Current work in wildlife, rivers, public lands, and climate

Press Releases
Sep 20, 2021
WildEarth Guardians calls on EPA to shut down illegal air polluters in New Mexico

State of New Mexico allowing major oil and gas companies to pollute without legally required permits

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Sep 16, 2021
Wildlife disservice in New Mexico: Federal wildlife killing program intends to continue slaughter of native species

USDA-Wildlife Services plans to continue use of traps and poisons and leaves open the possibility of killing wild animals in wilderness

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement, #ProtectPrairieDogEmpires, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Sep 15, 2021
Montana puts Yellowstone wolves in the crosshairs

Wolf hunting season opens today in Montana as state eliminated any cap on the number of wolves that can be killed in zones bordering Yellowstone National Park

Public Lands, Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Sep 15, 2021
Wolves in Western U.S. one step closer to Endangered Species protection

Draconian new wolf-killing regulations in Montana and Idaho force U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to review status of gray wolves

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Sep 8, 2021
Conservation groups urge Biden to nominate permanent director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

During extinction crisis, the agency desperately needs an accountable leader who recognizes the urgent need to reverse species extinctions 

Sep 8, 2021
Climate change threatens recovery of endangered Colorado River fish

WildEarth Guardians and allies oppose stripping endangered status from razorback sucker

Rivers, Wildlife
#CORiver, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction
Sep 3, 2021
Vulnerable streams stuck between climate change and Trump’s Dirty Water Rule

New study highlights the urgency in protecting intermittent streams

Sep 2, 2021
Good news for Willamette River Chinook salmon and winter steelhead

Judge issues injunction requiring immediate actions at U.S. Army Corps dams to save Willamette River Chinook salmon and winter steelhead

Rivers, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #LivingRivers, #PressStatement, #RethinkRivers, #StopExtinction
Sep 1, 2021
WildEarth Guardians to file suit to protect clean air from fracking in Permian Basin

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency dragging its feet on confronting dangerously unhealthy smog problem in southeast New Mexico

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Sep 1, 2021
Bureau of Land Management grazing decision endangers Colorado bighorn sheep herds

Imperiled Gunnison sage-grouse also at risk

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #ProtectWhatYouLove, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife