Archives for June 2015

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Seabird

22 June 2015 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency’s … [Read more...]

Endangered Vaquita Porpoise Numbers Dwindle to 50

19 June 2015 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release SAN DIEGO— A scientific report released today finds that vaquita porpoises declined by more than 40 percent in a single year … [Read more...]

U.S. Government Destroys Ton of Ivory

19 June 2015 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release New York – The United States today destroyed more than one ton of illegal ivory confiscated through the law … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Sends Message to Protect Nature

18 June 2015 | World Wildlife Fund News Release In response to the release of today’s encyclical by His Holiness Pope Francis, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the … [Read more...]

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Cutthroat Trout

16 June 2015 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release DENVER, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife … [Read more...]

Eastern Puma Declared Extinct

16 June 2015 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today declared the eastern puma extinct and removed it from the list of … [Read more...]

California Assembly Passes Ivory Ban

12 June 2015 | The Oakland Zoo News Release Oakland Zoo and the 96 Elephants campaign praise the California Assembly for passing AB 96, state legislation that … [Read more...]

All Chimpanzees Listed as Endangered

12 June 2015 | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced a final rule to classify all chimpanzees, both wild and … [Read more...]

Chimpanzees Gain Broader Protection

12 June 2015 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today it will start classifying all chimpanzees, both wild and … [Read more...]

Petition to Classify African Elephants as Endangered

10 June 2015 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release WASHINGTON— In response to compelling new research, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the U.S. Fish … [Read more...]

Elephants Get Support From Brooklyn 5th Graders

10 June 2015 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release NEW YORK — A group of Brooklyn students are using their pens and imaginations to help ensure a future for … [Read more...]

Interior Bill Attacks Gray Wolf

09 June 2015 | Defenders of Wildlife News Release The House Subcommittee on Interior Appropriations has released its initial markup for the Department of the Interior … [Read more...]


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