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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration Reverses Elephant Trophy Import Ban
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is horrific news for Africa's rapidly vanishing elephants, and the Trump administration's timing couldn't be more bizarre,” said Tanya Sanerib, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Corruption was already a huge concern in ...
Trump reverses hunting trophy decision, says he will reviewPolitico
What the Ban on Elephant Trophies MeansNational Geographic
After backlash, Trump says he will postpone plan to allow elephant trophy importsLos Angeles Times
ABC News -Washington Post -Safari Club International -A Humane Nation - The Humane Society of the United States
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California Court Confirms San Diego Governments Violated Law With Sprawl-promoting Transportation Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a stark warning that California transportation planners must consider the huge climate threats of sprawl development and shortchanging public transit,” said Kevin Bundy, a senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “If we're ...

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SeafoodNews

Center For Biological Diversity Takes Aim at California Dungeness Fishery With New Petition
SeafoodNews
The Center for Biological Diversity is attacking the California Dungeness Crab fishery again -- this time under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. A petition, co-signed by the Turtle Island Restoration Network, asks the National Marine Fisheries Service ...
Commercial Crab Season Kicks OffKQED

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fox8.com

Trump delays new policy on importing elephant trophies
fox8.com
“It's great that public outrage has forced Trump to reconsider this despicable decision, but it takes more than a tweet to stop trophy hunters from slaughtering elephants and lions,” said Tanya Sanerib, senior attorney with the Center for Biological ...
Trump halts decision to allow elephant trophy imports after uproarCNBC

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Conservation Groups Join Reward to Catch Oregon Wolf-killer
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
We hope someone will do the right thing and come forward with information,” said Amaroq Weiss, West Coast wolf advocate at the Center for Biological Diversity. “We are helping contribute to the reward fund in the hopes of finding the perpetrator and ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Feds Stop Using M-44 Cyanide Bombs, Other Cruel Tools to Kill Colorado Wildlife
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
The case, brought by WildEarth Guardians and the Center for Biological Diversity in April, includes a challenge to the U.S. Department of Agriculture program's involvement in Colorado Parks and Wildlife's controversial plans to kill cougars and bears ...
'Cyanide bombs' in Colorado: Government agrees to stop using devices investigated by FOX31 Problem SolversFOX31 Denver
US to suspend use in Colorado of 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animalsReuters

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Petition Filed to Maintain Jumping Mouse's Endangered Species Protection
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
DENVER— The Center for Biological Diversity and Rocky Mountain Wild filed a petition today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue protections for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse under the Endangered Species Act. The jumping mouse is ...

 

Miami New Times

Trump Denies Endangered Status to Florida Lizard Threatened by Sea-Level Rise
Miami New Times
Even so, last month, the Trump administration announced that the mole skink, along with 24 other imperiled species, did not qualify for endangered protection status. Fearing the decision would create a precedent, the Center for Biological Diversity ...

 

Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Says California Wildlife Win Protections From Federal Trapping, Gunning
Sierra Sun Times
“This is a big victory for California wildlife targeted by this federal program's horrifically destructive war on animals,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity Reports the House Passes Legislation Attacking National Forest Protections
Sierra Sun Times
It puts the health of our forests and wildlife in grave danger and ignores real solutions,” said Randi Spivak, public lands program director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “It would green-light the worst forest management practices from ...

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Kansas City Star

Trump Administration Targets Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This appalling recommendation threatens to destroy one of the world's most breathtakingly beautiful regions to give free handouts to the mining industry,” said Allison Melton, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The Trump ...
USDA Final Report Pursuant to Executive Order 13783 on Promoting Energy Independence and ... - Forest ServiceForest Service

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Sierra Sun Times

Center for Biological Diversity Reports Fifth Lawsuit Challenges Destructive Highway-widening Through Ancient ...
Sierra Sun Times
November 4, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO— Environmental groups and local residents again sued the California Department of Transportation for approving a highway-widening project that would needlessly damage or destroy thousand-year-old redwood trees ...
Enviro groups file new Richardson Grove suit against CaltransEureka Times Standard

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Legal Protest Launched Against Massive Nevada Fracking Plan
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
Today's protest — filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, WildLands Defense and Basin and Range Watch — says the BLM has violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze the risks of drilling ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Lawsuit Seeks Public Records on Washington Wolf Deaths
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
OLYMPIA, Wash.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife today over its refusal to fully release public records on wolf deaths in the state. Today's lawsuit was filed in Superior Court of Washington for ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California's Dungeness Crab Fishery Targeted With Petition, Lawsuit for Harming Whales as Season Opens
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO— As commercial Dungeness crab season opens Nov. 15 in California, the Center for Biological Diversity is petitioning the federal government to rank the fishery as one of the most dangerous to whales because of increased entanglements ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Texas to Propose Ending Unlimited Commercial Wild Turtle Trapping
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
AUSTIN, Texas— In response to a petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and several Texas-based conservation organizations, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Tuesday agreed to propose a rule ending unlimited commercial trapping ...

 

Industry-driven Bill Guts Federal Safeguards Protecting Endangered Species From Toxic Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“The pesticide industry wants to deep-six all evidence of the massive threats its products pose to our wildlife,” said Lori Ann Burd, environmental health director at the Center for Biological Diversity. “If this appalling bill passes, the EPA would ...

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Washington Post

Keystone pipeline spills 210000 gallons of oil on eve of permitting decision for TransCanada
Washington Post
“This disastrous spill from the first Keystone Pipeline makes clear why Keystone XL should never be built,” said Jared Margolis, senior attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. “Trump's issuance of a permit for Keystone XL is a farce that ...
More Than 200000 Gallons Of Oil Have Spilled From The Keystone PipelineBuzzFeed News

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Endangered Species Protection Sought for Imperiled Los Angeles Snail
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
LOS ANGELES— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking Endangered Species Act protection for a rare snail that lives only in the Los Angeles area. Before the city was developed, the San ...

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San Francisco Chronicle

Showdown looming over official Pennsylvania amphibian
San Francisco Chronicle
... College's biology department, shows Petokas holding an adult female Eastern hellbender, an aquatic salamander that can grow up to two feet long, making them the largest North American amphibian according to the Center for Biological Diversity.

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

California Wildlife Win Protections From Federal Trapping, Gunning
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a big victory for California wildlife targeted by this federal program's horrifically destructive war on animals,” said Collette Adkins, a Center for Biological Diversity attorney representing the conservation groups involved in the lawsuit ...

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Lawsuit Launched Over Trump Administration's Denial of Protection to Florida Lizard
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
MIAMI— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of its intent to sue the Trump administration for denying protection to the Florida Keys mole skink under the Endangered Species Act. Today's filing noted that the U.S. Fish and ...

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Court Upholds 'Critical Habitat' for New Mexico Jaguars
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This is a big win for jaguars to keep living in parts of New Mexico's remote and rugged borderlands without additional threats to their survival,” said Michael Robinson, a conservation advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. “The government ...

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Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

Trump Administration Moves to Scuttle Effort to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Deadly Pesticides
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
If approved, the request would modify a 2014 legal agreement secured by the Center for Biological Diversity that required the Environmental Protection Agency to assess the pesticides' harms by the end of 2017. In April Dow Chemical, now DowDuPont, sent ...

 

Constituents Rally to Urge Arizona Rep. McSally to Oppose Attacks on National Monuments
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“McSally needs to take a stand against this unprecedented attack on America's public lands,” said Ryan Beam, public lands campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity. “McSally seems to recognize the economic value and scenic beauty of Arizona's ...

 

Center for Biological Diversity (press release)

New Report: California Oil Among World's Dirtiest
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
BONN, Germany— Three-quarters of California's oil is as climate-damaging as Canadian tar sands crude, according to a Center for Biological Diversity report released today at the United Nations climate change conference in Bonn, Germany. Oil Stain: How ...

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1500 Spanish-language Endangered Species Condoms to Be Given Away in Austin
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
AUSTIN, Texas— The Center for Biological Diversity will give away 1,500 free Endangered Species Condoms on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Mexic-Arte Museum's Viva la Vida event to draw attention to the effect human population growth has on wildlife, ...

 

WNYC

Fighting The Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline
WNYC
Noah Greenwald, endangered species director for the Center for Biological Diversity, joins The Takeaway to discuss what that effect has been so far. Story sleuth Andrew Gulli, the managing editor for The Strand Magazine, has discovered a never ...

 

The Daily Herald

Environmental group sues for records of wolf killings
The Daily Herald
SPOKANE — An environmental group is suing the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for access to some public records on wolf deaths in the state. The Center for Biological Diversity is seeking records about the killing of a wolf from the ...

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FEMA Flood Insurance Proposal Ignores Sea-level Rise
Center for Biological Diversity (press release)
“This climate-change denying insurance proposal will encourage people to continue building in areas likely to be flooded by hurricane surges and sea-level rise,” said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director for the Center for Biological Diversity. “Hurricanes ...

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