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The Department of the Interior (DOI) is trying to prematurely strip Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Fall in the Smokies, © Randy Traynor
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Defenders works on the ground, in the courts, and on Capitol Hill to protect and restore imperiled wildlife across North America and around the world. Together, we can ensure a future for the wildlife and wild places we all love.

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To honor our incredible wildlife, Defenders has declared this the Year of Coexistence and the month of June is all about orcas!
Polar Bears, © Debbie Tubridy
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From symbolic wildlife adoptions to t-shirts and blankets, our gift center has something for all wildlife lovers. Proceeds from your purchase support our work to protect and restore the wildlife and wild places you care about.
Include a gift to Defenders of Wildlife in your estate plans to ensure our work to protect and restore our nation’s wildlife continues for generations to come. Defenders has partnered with FreeWill to give you a free and easy way to write or update your legal will. Visit our legacy website to learn more.