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Secretary of the Interior

The Wolf Conservation Center's Support of the Gray Wolf

Cathy Kangas | Posted 05.25.2014 | Green
Cathy Kangas

The Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, must look at the new scientific evidence that the Northeast Wolf Coalition has put forth and do her best to preserve and protect the gray wolf. The reality is that the wolf population in the Northeast has been completely eradicated.

Interior Secretary Jewell Announces Strong Conservation Agenda

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

'Mitigation' is not mysterious. It simply means taking reasonable steps to avoid harm to our natural resources, reducing that harm as much as possible if it can't be avoided and compensating for any harm that remains.

As Salazar Retires From Interior, Friends And Foes Reflect

The Colorado Independent | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Like any good — or bad — Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washing...

Jewell Nomination Draws Support Of Conservationists And Oil Industry

Posted 02.07.2013 | Green

President Obama nominated Sally Jewell to serve as Secretary of the Interior on Wednesday, drawing praise from both conservation groups and the energy...

Salazar Says U.S. Needs Federal Fracking Rules

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Green

* Critics of new fracking rules "simply wrong" - Salazar * Oil production offshore Alaska still years away - Salazar By ...

Dozens Of Yellowstone's Bison To Be Moved

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 02.13.2012 | Denver

BILLINGS, Mont. — For the first time in decades, the federal government is considering moving bison captured leaving Yellowstone National Park t...

Why Do Lions Matter?

Will Travers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Travers

Unlike the lion, which waits for our omnipotent will to be known, we have a choice. To destroy or to protect, to squander or to save.

Facing The Prospect Of Extinction, Polar Bears Deserve More From Salazar

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From the Center for Biological Diversity's Kassie Siegel: The future of the mighty polar bear, the world's largest bear and one of the planet's most ...

Court's Decision to Overturn the Drilling Moratorium Was Just Plain Wrong

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

I hope the Obama administration's appeal on the Court's overturned drilling moratorium is in front of a judge without ties to the oil industry who understands how to interpret the law accurately and fairly.

BP Should Stand for "Banned Permanently"

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

We are almost a month into the worst man-made environmental and economic disaster in American history, yet BP has acted more interested in finger-pointing than in solving the disaster they caused.

Wanton Predator?

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Gordon

The Obama Administration's abandonment of two vital keystone species to a handful of irresponsible killers makes it hard to choose between appalling and outrageous.

A Journey to Heal and Forgive

Tim Giago | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Giago

I urge every Native American that has ever felt the repercussions of the boarding school experience to go to info@whitebison.org and find out about the CD, The Road to Wellbriety.

Along Came Caroline. And Andrew. And Beau.

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Speculation about Hillary Clinton's successor in the Senate will soon be moot, but the debate about America's political dynasties is hopefully just starting.

We Need Change at Interior, Not More of the Same

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Obama faces a choice between a new direction that would place environmental conservation above corporate interests, and a pick similar to past selections at the Department of the Interior.

Raul Grijalva Cabinet Hopes Boosted By Strong Hispanic Support

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marlene H. Phillips

Most of the nation may not recognize the name Raul Grijalva, but he is the congressman from Arizona's 7th Congressional District, and his voters' number one choice for Secretary of the Interior.

We Need Change Animals Can Believe In

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

it's the Agriculture post that perhaps holds the greatest promise for -- and the greatest threat to -- animal welfare.