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Saving the Endangered Species Act From the Threatened List

Noah Greenwald | Posted 02.17.2017 | Green
Noah Greenwald

In the epoch of alternative facts, congressional Republicans are devout truth twisters — especially when they argue for dismantling the Endangered S...

Republicans Look To 'Modernize' (Read: Weaken) The Endangered Species Act

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With control of the White House and both chambers of Congress, Republicans wasted no time taking aim at the Endangered Species Act ― ...

Trump’s Pick For Interior Is No Friend Of Endangered Species

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics

Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) is poised to lead the Department of the Interior, with his nomination passing a Senate committee last week and now headed to...

3 Critical Concerns Under Trump

Jordan Reeves | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics
Jordan Reeves

Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” I’m at an interesting cross section o...

It’s Time To Stop Shortchanging Endangered Species

Noah Greenwald | Posted 01.10.2017 | Green
Noah Greenwald

Endangered species recovery efforts are being dangerously shortchanged, and with a Trump administration and Republican-controlled Congress holding the...

The Election Is Over. Now, What Do We Do For Animals?

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 11.10.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

Millions of us stayed up until after 3:00AM this morning watching the election results and wondering not only what the outcome would be, but what the ...

Before Presidential Debate, Obama Admin Weakened Endangered Species Act Under Oil Industry Pressure

Steve Horn | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Photo Credit: Wikimedia CommonsCross-Posted from DeSmogBlogAs eyes turned to the most viewed presidential debate in U.S. history, the Obama administra...

Conservation Efforts Help Many Humpback Whale Populations Make A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.07.2016 | Green

Humpback whales have made an epic return after being hunted to the brink of extinction in several areas. Most of world’s humpback populations have ...

Fueling Extinction: Fed's Protection of Endangered Species Moving At Snail's Pace

Noah Greenwald | Posted 08.16.2016 | Green
Noah Greenwald

A new study found that over the past four decades, imperiled species have waited an average of more than 12 years to receive protection -- six times longer that the law allows.

These Tiny Island Foxes Just Broke An Awesome Record

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.12.2016 | Green

A little more than a decade after being listed as endangered, three subspecies of miniature foxes native to California’s Channel Islands have made a...

Policy Matters: Lions, Tigers, and... Elephants!

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 08.08.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

The U.S. government recently issued significant policies that may not grab headlines, but undoubtedly advance animal welfare and wildlife conservation.

Cruel Summer: The War on Wildlife Continues in Appropriations Bills

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 07.12.2016 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Summer is finally here, but for those of us who fight to protect our nation's wildlife and natural heritage, this summer has been anything but restful...

Of bears and biases: scientific judgment and the fate of Yellowstone's grizzlies

The Conversation US | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

The grizzly, or brown, bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is posed to lose protections under the Endangered Species Act. Jim Peaco, Yellowstone...

Endangered Science

Camilla Fox | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Camilla Fox

As Americans enjoy this long weekend of remembrance, many will find their way to a national or state park hoping to see wildlife in their natural habi...

Shifting Baselines and Endangered Species Recovery

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 05.26.2016 | Green
Cristina Eisenberg

In 1970, 20 million Americans celebrated the first Earth Day. Over 45 years later, global change is shifting scientific baselines for endangered species recovery, engendering years of litigation and conflict among stakeholders.

On Endangered Species Day

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 05.20.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

Today is Endangered Species Day. Every year for a decade, people across America have spent this day recognizing the plight of endangered species and the need to do all we can to help these imperiled animals (and plants) recover.

Grizzly Bear Delisting: Lessons from Scarface and Science

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 05.13.2016 | Green
Cristina Eisenberg

In March 2016, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed delisting the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in portions of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. As mandated by the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Service opened a 60-day public comment period.

Meet The Endangered Species Act's Newest (And Cutest) Success Story

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.06.2016 | Green

Green sea turtles are the latest success story of the Endangered Species Act, federal authorities said Tuesday. After "years of coordinated conservati...

Walking With Lions and Canned Hunting in South Africa

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

One of our clients just asked why we won't book them on a 'walking with lions' experience. We pride ourselves on offering amazing experiences and this would surely be one of them! But we simply cannot encourage this practice.

'Teddy Bear' Population Makes An Awesome Recovery

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.12.2016 | Good News

The Louisiana black bear -- the species that inspired the creation of the "Teddy bear," and which parents around the world can thank for well-rested c...

Gunnison Country supports their sage-grouse

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 03.10.2016 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

As they have for millennia, this spring, Gunnison sage-grouse will gather and engage in a mating ritual that has captivated generations of cowboys, ra...

Alaskan Polar Bears Can Now Chill In Protected Area Bigger Than California

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.04.2016 | Good News

A small court victory can have a big impact on the Alaskan polar bear. An appeals court upheld a designation for an 187,000-square-mile polar bear hab...

Endangered in the Wild, In Danger in Captivity

Stephen Wells | Posted 02.24.2016 | Green
Stephen Wells

On February 11, in response to a lawsuit brought by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), Judge Jon Scoles issued an order that the zoo must transfer its endangered species to facilities that can meet the animals' needs.

More Wolves, Less Politics

Caitlin Cattelino | Posted 01.18.2017 | Denver
Caitlin Cattelino

Not only do gray wolves provide widespread ecological benefits in areas where they have be reintroduced, but they also bring substantial benefits to regional economies, and this would likely be the case in Colorado, too.

The Endangered Species Act Isn't Broken, But Is its Implementation Faltering?

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 01.04.2017 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

If these claims of economic doom and gloom purportedly caused by the ESA had any foundation in fact, this would be a serious problem warranting close attention. Fortunately, the adverse economic impacts attributed to the ESA have no basis in "fact" and we now have compelling new peer-reviewed data to prove it.