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Press Releases
Jan 14, 2021
Groups challenge Trump administration’s latest assaults on Endangered Species Act

Regulations finalized last month strip vital protection from imperiled species’ essential recovery habitat

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jan 13, 2021
Burlington Northern seeks federal permission to continue killing grizzlies in Montana

Railway company applies for 7-year permit to kill 18 grizzlies as “incidental” cost of doing business

Wildlife
#PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jan 11, 2021
Report details the many problems of traps on public lands

The economics of trapping, the number of species killed by trappers, and environmental harms are among topics covered by report

Public Lands, Wildlife
#EndTheWarOnWildlife, #PressStatement, #TrapFreeNM
Jan 11, 2021
Advocates secure new railroad proposal for grizzlies in northern Montana

Since 1980, trains have killed or contributed to the deaths of approximately 52 grizzlies

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Jan 4, 2021
Gray wolves lose federal Endangered Species Act protections

WildEarth Guardians mourns loss of protections for all gray wolves across the lower 48 and vows legal action

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Dec 23, 2020
Feds agree to protect Nassau grouper habitat

Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands Nearshore Waters Need Safeguards

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Dec 17, 2020
Guardians lauds Biden’s historic pick of Haaland for Interior Secretary

First Native Cabinet Secretary will make climate and environmental justice a centerpiece of Interior Department

Climate + Energy, Public Lands, Rivers, Wildlife
#PressStatement
Dec 15, 2020
Trump administration finalizes new rule weakening the Endangered Species Act

Latest 11th hour rollback paves the way for extractive industries to destroy habitat of imperiled species during a biodiversity crisis

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Dec 14, 2020
Coalition lawsuit: Science says wolverines need protection

Lawsuit aims to ensure U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides wolverines the protective Endangered Species Act status they desperately need

Wildlife
#DefendCarnivores, #EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction
Dec 1, 2020
Missing lynx: Feds’ refusal to prepare recovery plan challenged

Despite the Canada lynx’s designation as threatened in 2000, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has never prepared a recovery plan for the lynx

Wildlife
#EndangeredSpeciesAct, #PressStatement, #StopExtinction