Washington, DC

Jaguars, Sharks Win Protections at International Migratory Wildlife Meeting

Every three years, delegates meet to review proposals for listing imperiled migratory wildlife and to provide international or regional collaboration for species’ conservation.
Washington D.C.

Defenders of Wildlife Speaks Out Against Trump Administration’s Efforts to Undercut NEPA During Public Hearing and Rally in D.C.

On February 25, Defenders of Wildlife President and CEO Jamie Rappaport Clark will provide testimony at a public hearing on the White House Council on
SACRAMENTO

Defenders of Wildlife Applauds Introduction of Desert Conservation bill

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia introduced AB 2839, California Deserts Conservancy, to create a new California Desert Conservancy dedicated to the conservation of California’s iconic desert.

Press Releases

Washington, DC

U.S. More Vulnerable Than Ever to Invasive Plants and Wildlife, Say Scientists

While national security has been a stated priority of the Trump administration, there is another growing threat in the U.S. that they are largely ignoring. The federal programs that coordinate to defend against invasive species of plants, animals and their far-reaching consequences are rapidly shrinking.
Washington, DC

Trump Administration Abandons Two National Monuments in Utah to Development

The U.S. Department of the Interior today released final Monument Management Plans and Records of Decision for lands within the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments.
Juneau, AK

Federal Court to Hear Arguments on Prince of Wales Timber Sale

The fate of old-growth trees in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest will be up for debate in federal court on Friday, as the judge hears oral argument in a lawsuit challenging a massive timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.
SACRAMENTO

Newsom Administration Appears to Backslide on Bay-Delta Conservation

The Newsom administration has released a new framework for voluntary agreements that could implement an update to the Bay-Delta Water Quality Plan.
Washington, DC

Environmental and Public Heath Advocates Agree: Trump is the Worst President for our Environment in History

Ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union address today, national environmental groups agree: no administration has been worse for our environment or our nation's public health than this one.
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Communications Specialist
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Communications Coordinator
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