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Path to Safety: Man-made wildlife crossings cut animal-vehicle collisions nearly 80 percent

April 20, 2017 - Each year, thousands of animals are killed by motorists on interstate highways and roads that intersect critical wildlife habitats, greatly...

Dow Pressures Trump Administration to Abandon Work to Protect Endangered Species From Pesticides

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 - Buoyed by the Trump administration’s recent decision to scrap a ban on the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos, Dow Chemical is...

Monsanto Sued for Misleading Labeling of Popular Herbicide Roundup

April 11, 2017 - Two nonprofit organizations on Friday filed a lawsuit against Monsanto for misleading the public by labeling its popular weedkiller Roundup as...

Huge permafrost thaw can be limited by ambitious climate targets

April 10, 2017 - Global warming will thaw about 20% more permafrost than previously thought, scientists have warned -- potentially releasing significant amounts of...

Groups Appeal EPA’s Refusal to Ban Major Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Children

San Francisco, Calif. April 5, 2017 - Today, Earthjustice representing Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council asked a panel of three federal...

Forest Service Scalped on Tongass Timber Sales

WASHINGTON, DC, April 3, 2017 - Recent timber sales from Alaska’s vast Tongass National Forest have been financial as well as ecological debacles, according...

Glacier Photos Illustrate Climate Change

BOULDER, CO, April 3, 2017 - Climate is changing — there should be zero doubt about this circa 2017. The outstanding issue for the...

‘Weather whiplash’ triggered by changing climate will degrade Midwest’s drinking water

LAWRENCE, KS, March 29, 2017 - One consequence of global climate change is the likelihood of more extreme seesawing between drought and flood, a...

As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation

March 29, 2017 - New research from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UHM) reveals a large part of the heavily urbanized area of...

Wolf sighted in Northwestern Nevada

March 24, 2017 - A wolf from the Shasta Pack in Northern California was spotted near Fox Mountain in northwestern Nevada in early November,...

Monitoring programs massively underestimate human impact on biodiversity

March 20, 2017 - Some of them count the birds at a winter feeder, others walk along a stipulated route, summer after summer, to...

Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate, active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup

PORTLAND, Ore. March 17, 2017— In a sharp rebuke, a new report by a key scientific advisory panel concluded that the pesticides office at...

Defenders: Boycott Mexican Shrimp to Save the Vaquita

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2017 – Defenders of Wildlife has joined a new campaign to boycott Mexican shrimp until the Mexican government enforces fishing regulations...

BPA-free? Substitutions mimic hormones in breast cancer cells

March 16, 2017 - Three chemicals used as BPA alternatives mimic estrogen and promote breast cancer cell growth more than the controversial compound they’re...

Alaska and Canadian Native Leaders: Protect the Arctic

WASHINGTON, DC, March 15, 2017 – This week a delegation of Natives from Alaska and Canada, joined by people from across our nation, have...

Fate of Bison Range in Interior Zinke’s Hands

WASHINGTON, DC, March 13, 2017 - It is now up to new Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to decide how the government will respond to...

New Report Calls on World Heritage Committee to Protect Threatened Corals

PARIS March 10, 2017 - A report by lawyers at Earthjustice and Environmental Justice Australia, being launched this week in Paris, outlines the international...

Yellowston Plots Bandwidth Explosion

WASHINGTON, DC, March 2, 2017 - Yellowstone National Park is pressing ahead with a massive commercial cellular expansion that breaks key laws and agency...

Coalition of Scientists Condemn Georgia State Sanctioned Coyote Slaughter Commenced March 1

ATLANTA, GA, March 2, 2017 - In a letter to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), eighteen scientists with Project Coyote condemned the state agency-sanctioned...

EPA Chief Urged to Stop Cook Inlet Gas Leak or Face Lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017— The Center for Biological Diversity today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to enforce federal laws that Hilcorp Alaska...