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

Press Releases
Nov 21, 2019
Coalition Calls for Climate Action that Confronts Fracking in Colorado

Reining in Oil and Gas Extraction Critical for Curbing Carbon Pollution, Protecting Health, Safety

Climate + Energy
#AJustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Nov 21, 2019
Rare Glacier National Park Insect Gets Endangered Species Act Listing, But Trump Regulations Weaken Protections

Like the Park’s Namesake Glaciers, Species Threatened by Climate Change; Listing Rule Does Nothing to Combat the Root Cause of Imperilment

Climate + Energy, Public Lands
Nov 20, 2019
New Mexico Game Commission faces deadline to improve trapping rule

Traps have been banned in neighboring states and dozens of countries but not yet in New Mexico

Nov 19, 2019
Lawsuit Targets Wildlife-killing Program in Montana

WildEarth Guardians sues Wildlife Services for its failure to look at environmental impact of its killing program since mid-1990s

Public Lands, Wildlife
Nov 18, 2019
Groups Challenge Trump Approval of Massive Montana Coal Mine Expansion

Expansion of Rosebud Mine Threatens Climate, Clean Air and Water, Fish and Wildlife

Climate + Energy
Nov 18, 2019
Conservationists Intervene in Ludicrous Effort to Dam the Little Colorado River Half a Mile from the Grand Canyon

Arizona company thinks flooding one of America’s most stunning landscapes is a good idea

#CORiver, #LivingRivers
Nov 8, 2019
Ruling Stops Colorado Coal Mine Expansion Threatening Climate, National Forest

Judge Holds Trump Administration Illegally Ignored Methane Limits, Stream Contamination

Climate + Energy
Nov 6, 2019
Court order forces Trump administration to pull sage-grouse habitat from Nevada oil auction

Rare birds spared from development

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #SafeguardTheSagebrushSea, #WildlandsForWildlife
Nov 5, 2019
WildEarth Guardians Fighting for Iconic Joshua Trees in Court

Trump Administration Ignored Science, Climate Change Impacts when Refusing Protections

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Wildlife
#KeepItInTheGround, #WildlandsForWildlife
Nov 4, 2019
TrapFree New Mexico releases map cataloguing trapping incidents in New Mexico

Map shows that trapping incidents involving companion animals and endangered species occur across the state

#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #TrapFreeNM