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Press Releases
Mar 6, 2023
Petition seeks to protect pygmy rabbit under Endangered Species Act

Groups petition the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requesting protection of the pygmy rabbit under the Endangered Species Act.

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #WildlandsForWildlife
Mar 2, 2023
Guardians calls on EPA to block illegal oil and gas air pollution permit in New Mexico’s Permian Basin

Petition calls on agency to object to permit for Exxon subsidiary’s processing facility

#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround
Mar 2, 2023
Large coalition of nonprofit organizations, scientists, and advocates call on President Biden to protect beaver on federal lands

Beavers have been touted as an efficient and natural climate change mitigator

#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #ForceForNature, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 28, 2023
Conservation groups celebrate record Mexican wolf population but caution against using numbers alone to measure recovery

There are signs of progress for the wolf recovery program, and a 23 percent increase over last year is remarkable, but the genetic diversity of the wild population still needs improvement.

#DefendCarnivores, #EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 24, 2023
WildEarth Guardians to sue EPA to take over New Mexico oil and gas air permits

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s administration illegally failing to revise permits to comply with Clean Air Act

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Feb 22, 2023
Guardians to New Mexico: Stop approving illegal air pollution permits for oil and gas industry

New Mexico Environment Department approving permits with dangerous loopholes

Climate + Energy
#JustTransition, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement
Feb 22, 2023
Coloradans strongly support wolf restoration at Denver meeting

Vast majority of public comment makes clear that wolves should be protected, never hunted

#DefendCarnivores, #PressStatement, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 3, 2023
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to consider removing Endangered Species Act protections for Montana and Wyoming grizzlies

Agency makes preliminary findings on petitions to delist Yellowstone and Northern Continental Divide Grizzly Bears while rejecting Idaho’s attempt at wholesale delisting

#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction, #WildlandsForWildlife
Feb 2, 2023
Federal appeals court rejects oil and gas drilling and fracking in northwest New Mexico’s Greater Chaco region

Court win overturns Biden administration, halts new drilling, gives new hope for protection for Navajo communities, culturally significant landscape

Climate + Energy
#ClimateJustice, #FrackOffChaco, #GreaterChaco, #KeepItInTheGround, #PressStatement