Portland, OR

Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission Revisits Marbled Murrelet Protections

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission today voted to revisit their decision to deny greater protections for the marbled murrelet.
Tucson, Ariz.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Defenders of Wildlife Expert Available to Discuss Wildlife Impacts During Arizona Rally to Stop Border Wall Construction and Funding

Defenders of Wildlife Expert Available to Discuss Wildlife Impacts During Arizona Rally to Stop Border Wall Construction and Funding
Washington, DC

The ‘Recovering America’s Wildlife Act’ Fails to Adequately Respond to the Extinction Crisis

The House Natural Resources Committee today approved the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), H.R. 3742, introduced by Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE).

Press Releases

Atlanta, GA

Conservation groups in court to save highly endangered whales

Right whales' only known calving grounds threatened by Navy project.
Washington, DC

Congress should end tax breaks for polluters, invest in green economy

Conservationists, public interest groups call on Congress to cut $20 billion in wasteful spending.
Washington, DC

Wild bumble bees teeter on brink of extinction

Conservation groups and scientists ask the USDA to protect wild bumble bees from disease.
Anchorage, AK

Shell Oil Chukchi Sea drilling plans challenged

Conservation and Alaska Native groups called for a timeout on oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean’s Chukchi Sea yesterday, filing a legal challenge against Shell
Washington, DC

Nine invasive snakes proposed for import ban

Restrictions on imports could help prevent environmental damage.
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