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Center for Bio Div
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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Center for Bio Div 1h
In South Africa, only about 3,000 lions remain in the wild. The rest of the lion population is penned up in ranches, bred, and sold for slaughter in canned hunts.
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Center for Bio Div 3h
We and our allies just told that we plan to sue unless the agency does its duty to review & update overdue energy-efficient standards for water heaters, dishwashers, furnaces and other appliances.
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Laiken Jordahl 4h
NEW: photos show monsoon floods ripping through construction site in the San Bernardino Valley. has ignored agency scientists & steamrolled public input to build this absurd, wildlife-killing wall through the stunning Arizona borderlands.
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Did you know that lions have disappeared from almost all of their range in Africa? Since The Lion King premiered in movie theaters in 1994, their numbers in the wild have dropped by half -- to only about 25,000 lions left.
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Laiken Jordahl Aug 7
The Trump administration continues to bulldoze everything in their path for the . Blasting Indigenous sacred sites, killing endangered species, toppling ancient saguaro cactuses... The natural & cultural history of the borderlands will never be the same.
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"Giant leatherback sea turtles won't make it into the next century unless we help them now." – Catherine Kilduff, , on a new review showing an risk for leatherback sea turtle populations.
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Monarch butterflies urgently need your help. This iconic, orange-and-black beauty was once common in backyards across the country —but its population has plummeted by 80 percent in the past 20 years. Act now:
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The Revelator 11h
For Species That Rely on Wind, Climate Change Won’t Be a Breeze
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Center for Bio Div Aug 9
Hurricane Isiah wasn't massive, but it still overwhelmed our dinosaur energy system. The Center's Jean Su says that rooftop solar and community solar are the best ways to withstand storms and heat waves that are worsening because of the .
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Center for Bio Div Aug 8
Kamikatsu famously declared its goal was to go waste-free by 2020, but it didn't quite get there. Their experience shows we can't move further without systemic changes.
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Ctr4BioDiv Ocean Aug 7
Don’t End the Bipartisan Legacy of Protecting National Monuments, by . This 3-year-old column is still relevant as we work to stop this administration's latest attack on NE Canyons & Seamounts Marine Monument.
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Center for Bio Div Aug 8
"These little ones give hope to everyone who wants to see wolves re-established in the places these animals once called home." — Amaroq Weiss,
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Center for Bio Div Aug 8
The U.S. Nuclear Fuel Working Group has a dangerous plan that would expand uranium mining on public lands like those around the Grand Canyon. Tell the feds to drop this plan & protect our wildlife and communities from deadly uranium pollution.
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Center for Bio Div Aug 7
"We are living through the greatest redistribution of life on Earth for … potentially hundreds of thousands of years, so we definitely need to think about how we want to manage that."
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Center for Bio Div Aug 7
In an experiment conducted more than a dozen times, 93% of swallowed beetles were excreted alive from frogs, albeit covered in poop. Is this a metaphor for surviving 2020? We like to think so.
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Jason Pfeifle Aug 7
. calls on to put health & safety over oil industry profits. protects Californians, mostly people of color, living w/in 2500 ft of an oil or gas well. We stand w/ . Stop the delays, VOTE !
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Center for Bio Div Aug 7
A new Trump administration proposal would allow even more cruel thrill-killing of grizzly bears, wolves, and other cherished animals in Alaska's Kenia National Wildlife Refuge. Speak up now to stop this atrocious plan from becoming a reality:
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Center for Bio Div Aug 7
Due to COVID, between 20%-40% of households have been past due on their utility bills. NC legislators should be proactive in protecting families first, NOT placing the financial burden back on customers.
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Center for Bio Div Aug 7
Trucking oil is dangerous for drivers and local communities. Between 2015 and 2020, there were 216 trucking accidents on Exxon's proposed oil trucking route. Tell Santa Barbara County officials to deny Exxon's dangerous plan:
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Center for Bio Div Aug 7
Black teatfish sea cucumbers have drastically declined by 60% to 70% across their habitat range. The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service says the species may warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act along with a potential trade ban.
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