URGENT: Four Mexican gray wolves caught in leg traps in New Mexico. Many more leg hold traps, snares and poisons are found across the New Mexico landscape.

Will you chip in right now to help provide the resources we need to fight for these wolves – in the field, in court, and in Washington, D.C.?

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© Joseph C. Filer and Jason W. Filer

Combating Climate Change

Preparing for Climate Change

Preparing for Climate Change

Defenders is working with wildlife and natural resource managers to help them address the impacts of climate change, and develop adaptive strategies to incorporate into their conservation plans. These strategies are based on assessments of the specific threats that wildlife and ecosystems are expected to face - such as sea level rise, higher temperatures, and more frequent storms and droughts - and include monitoring to provide ongoing information about impacts on the ground. Defenders is working with managers of our national forests, and wildlife refuges to incorporate these measures into their management plans. We are also reaching out to private and tribal landowners to do the same in areas that are particularly valuable to wildlife.

 

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