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The Center for Biological Diversity works through science, law, and creative media to secure a future for wildlife and wild places.
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Bluefin tuna are being overfished to the brink of extinction. And yet, fisheries managers may vote to increase the number that can be caught.
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Out of control plastics pollution is accelerating our climate crisis more than you think. Emily Jeffers, Center staff attorney, explains the devastating connection:
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Since 2012 Washington State has killed 30 endangered wolves, 26 at the behest of one rancher who's hell-bent on wiping out any and all wolves living in northeastern Washington. It's time for the wolf slaughter to end. Take action now:
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Center for Bio Div Sep 14
How do Trump's changes to the Endangered Species Act affect plans to reintroduce grizzlies to this remote wilderness?
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Center for Bio Div Sep 14
What likes to hunt scorpions, insects, and lizards and howl at the moon to mark its territory? Meet the grasshopper mouse — a small, but fierce natural killer sometimes known as the werewolf mouse:
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Center for Bio Div Sep 14
Want to hear the cutest war-cry ever? Pound for pound, the roar of the African rain frog is every bit as fearsome as that of the lion. Special thanks to Dean Boshoff for the awesome footage.
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Center for Bio Div Sep 14
The Trump administration is allowing oil & gas company Hilcorp to expand its offshore drilling operations in Alaska — at the expense of beluga whales and other marine creatures. Tell the government to protect whales, not corporate profits.
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Mary K. Reinhart Sep 13
“People sometimes ask me if I’m an optimist or a pessimist. I am a realist.” Teen activist Greta Thunberg takes her youth climate campaign to Washington via ⁦
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Center for Bio Div Sep 13
Neonicotinoid pesticides used on millions of acres of crops today are 1,000 times more poisonous to bees than DDT, the infamous pesticide exposed by Dr. Rachel Carson's work in the 1960s. Read:
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Center for Bio Div Sep 13
That salmon you're planning to have for dinner tonight? It's been specially prepared with salt, pepper, lemon, and microplastics.
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Ted Zukoski Sep 13
NEWS: Report shows significant population drop for sage-grouse, the iconic bird of the American West. Even if drought is to blame, Trump's decision opening huge amounts of grouse habitat to oil & gas drilling will only make things worse.
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Center for Bio Div Sep 13
We're rallying with indigenous leaders from around the globe Sept 19 in Sacramento to protect tropical forests, indigenous communities and to stop fossil fuels. Join us:
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Tara Cornelisse, PhD Sep 13
Protections for Mojave poppy bee are worthy for the health of our desert. Thanks
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Center for Bio Div Sep 13
The polluting plastics Formosa plant wants to build would double toxic air emissions in St. James Parish in Louisiana’s . Tell officials to protect the air of St. James & deny Formosa’s permits 👉
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Center for Bio Div Sep 13
The Trump administration just ripped apart the Endangered Species Act. Speak up for bears, wolves, turtles and every species that depends on this incredible law for its survival. Sign the petition to save the Act before it’s too late:
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CBD Climate Sep 12
“The aviation industry’s climate pollution is soaring, while its greenhouse gas reduction efforts are stuck on the tarmac,” says 's Clare Lakewood.
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Center for Bio Div Sep 12
The Trump administration just rolled back protections for millions of acres of wetlands and waterways – putting public health and wildlife at risk.
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Lori Ann Burd Sep 12
This proposal would cut Clean Water Act protections for over 3,000 watersheds in the western US and accelerate the extinction of over 75 endangered species, from steelhead trout to California tiger salamanders.
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Mary K. Reinhart Sep 12
BREAKING: Climate Lawsuit Targets 130 Oil Leases on Public Lands in Utah. “Each new oil and gas lease commits us to more greenhouse gas pollution that our planet can’t afford” says 's Diana Dascalu-Joffe
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Center for Bio Div Sep 12
The new documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is a powerful, moving meditation on the massive re-engineering of the planet. Screenings across the country begin Sept. 25. Find one close to you:
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