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BLM Drops Wild Horse Sterilization Experiments, Plans to Return Some Horses & Burros to...

BURNS, OR, Feb. 19, 2019 - Wild horse advocacy groups are hailing an announcement Friday by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to officially...

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Attack on Endangered Species Act

Washington, D.C. Aug. 21, 2019 - Environmental and animal protection groups today sued the Trump administration over its new regulations that dramatically weaken the...

Trump Administration Signs New Deal for Disastrous Road through Izembek Refuge

Washington, DC, July 25, 2019 - Less than four months after the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska struck down the Trump...

Lead Ammunition Polluting Argentina; Change Afoot

April 12, 2019 - Pollution from lead ammunition causes environmental health problems in Argentina, and progress is underway to find viable replacements for lead...

Animal species becoming extinct in Haiti as deforestation nearly complete

CORVALLIS, Ore, Oct. 29, 2018 - Species of reptiles, amphibians and other vertebrates are becoming extinct in Haiti as deforestation has claimed more than...

Coyote Killing Contests Don’t Belong in National Parks

Washington, DC, July 2, 2019 — A major national park should do a better job of protecting its wildlife from excessive and inhumane hunting...

EPA Should Abandon Rulemaking to Distort, Undervalue Benefits of Health Safeguards, Pollution Limits

Washington, D.C.  August 14, 2018 -  EDF and a group of environmental, conservation, and social justice organizations yesterday submitted comments to Environmental Protection Agency...

Princeton-UCLA study finds gray wolves should remain protected

August 1, 2016 - Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Los Angeles who investigated the genetic ancestry of North America's wild canines have...

Study: Voters in Eastern U.S. — Including Florida — Want to Preserve Forests, Water

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Jan. 24, 2017 -  Voters are likely to approve referenda for forest and water conservation in the eastern United States, including Florida,...

Rice crops that can save farmers money and cut pollution

July 31, 2016 - A new U of T Scarborough study has identified "superstar" varieties of rice that can reduce fertilizer loss and cut down...

Bear Mauling Does Not Deter Park OK of New Trail Run

Washington, DC May 1, 2017 - Just months after a female runner was mauled by a black bear during a race through a national...

Coalition Submits More Than 800,000 Comments Opposing Trump’s Plan to Weaken the Endangered Species...

WASHINGTON,September 24, 2018 - Today, a broad coalition formally submitted more than 500,000 public comments bringing the total to more than 800,000 comments opposing...

Guns, nets, and bulldozers: Three-quarters of the world’s threatened species are imperiled from agriculture,...

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2016 - Less than a month away from the kick-off the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, a team of...

Warmer waters from climate change will leave fish shrinking, gasping for air

Aug. 21, 2017 - Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due...

In Memoriam: Virunga National Park Ranger, Rachel Masika Baraka, killed in action

NORTH KIVU, Eastern DRC, May 14, 2018 - It is with deep sadness that Virunga National Park confirms the death of 25 year old...

CEC launches video series to celebrate North American monarch conservation efforts

MONTREAL, Dec. 22, 2016 - The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) announces today the release of the video series Collaborating to Conserve: The Monarch...

Rising CO2 levels may affect most coral reefs and their populations by 2050

Nov. 10, 2016 - Rising CO2 levels may affect most of the world's coral reefs and the populations which depend on them by 2050,...

Trump, Pruitt Slash EPA Staff to 30-Year Lows as Drinking Water, Climate Change Crises...

Sept. 6, 2017 - By October of this year, the staff at the Environmental Protection Agency will be reduced to levels not seen since...

Judge Overturns Denial of Endangered Species Protection for Pacific Fishers

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21, 2018 — In a win for conservation groups, a judge ruled today in U.S. District Court for the Northern District...

New research suggests forests, like humans, require a balanced diet

Morgantown, WV, Dec. 19, 2018 - The world's forests are on a fast food diet of carbon dioxide, which is currently causing them to...