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Endangered Species Day

Recognizing Our Marine Wildlife on Endangered Species Day

Jon Forrest Dohlin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Green
Jon Forrest Dohlin

It's a time to reflect on how each of us -- individually and collectively -- can do our part to help reverse human impact on the environment that has resulted in what has been called the earth's sixth great extinction event.

It's Endangered Species Day, But These Adorable Babies Deserve Saving Every Day Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.16.2014 | Green

These critters are even more adorable when they're little.

Celebrate the Endangered Species Act on Endangered Species Day

Noah Greenwald | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

The Act has been 99 percent successful at preventing the extinction of species under its protection. Scientists estimate that were it not for the Endangered Species Act, at least 227 species would have gone extinct.

Creating a Legacy on Endangered Species Day

Jeffrey Flocken | Posted 05.18.2012 | Green
Jeffrey Flocken

Endangered Species Day provides an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the efforts that are currently underway to preserve our world's wildlife populations and discover how they can help.

On Endangered Species Day, Stories of Unparalleled Success

Kieran Suckling | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Kieran Suckling

It has saved 99 percent of the 1,482 native species under its care from disappearing forever. But the Act isn't just about avoiding extinction. It's about setting these species on a path to recovery. On that point, there are amazing stories worth celebrating:

Becoming the Lorax: Ten Ways to Speak for the Trees

Leda Huta | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Leda Huta

The Lorax has a simple message. We must care for our planet. If we don't, we could drive wildlife and plants to extinction.

Endangered Species Day

Leda Huta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leda Huta

Today, May 21st, is Endangered Species Day. Unfortunately, the news for endangered species is not very good. Turn on your television or open the pape...

Endangered Species Day: Colorado's Threatened Animals (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

To honor Endangered Species Day, we thought we'd assemble a list of some of Colorado's threatened animals. In addition to the usual suspects--gray wo...

3 Things You Can Do For Wildlife on Endangered Species Day

Miles Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Miles Grant

Between the growing BP oil spill, the threat of more drilling in the Arctic Circle & today's Endangered Species Day upon us, it's hard not to think ab...

Senate Unanimously Declares May 21st Endangered Species Day

Leda Huta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leda Huta

By enacting the Endangered Species Act, we made a legal guarantee that we the American people, would ensure that wildlife, fish, birds and plants shall live and flourish in our nation.