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text On Final Day, Obama Administration Phases out Lead Ammo From National Wildlife Refuges by Center for Biological Diversity
Move Will Help Protect People, Wildlife From Deadly Lead Poisoning...
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:03PM
text Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
Illegal Approval of Dicamba Use on Engineered Crops Will Harm Farmers, Environment...
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:53PM
text Turtle Island Statement on OMB Director Candidate Mick Mulvaney by Peter Fugazzotto
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Mick Mulvaney, South Carolina Representative, for the Office of Management and Budget Director....
Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:10AM
text EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 18, 2017 — The Environmental Protection Agency today released its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects of pesticides on endangered species, finding that 97 percent of the more than 1,800 animals and plants protected under the Endangered Species Act are likely to be harmed by malathion and chlorpyrifos, two commonly used pesticides. Another 78 percent are likely to be hurt by the pesticide diazinon. The results released today are the final biological evaluation...
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:11PM
text USDA Grants Final Approval for Invasive GE Grass by Center for Biological Diversity
Rushed Approval of Genetically Engineered Bentgrass Granted Despite Ongoing Threat to Agriculture, Environment...
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:50PM
text Turtle Island Statement on EPA Administrator Candidate Scott Pruitt by Peter
In advance of the confirmation hearings with the U.S. Senate, Turtle Island Restoration Network has issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:19PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News January 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry, in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who're working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our January 2017 report:...
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:29PM
text Army Corps Issues Blanket Approval to Destroy Tens of Thousands of Acres of U.S. Wetlands by Center for Biological Diversity
Program Allows Mass Environmental Degradation With Limited Oversight...
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 1:48AM
document New Analysis Highlights Alarming Anti-Consumer Impacts of Proposed Enbridge/Spectra Energy Mega-Merger fww_enbridge-spectra_white_paper_jan_2017.pdf_140_.jpg by Food & Water Watch
Advocacy Group Calls on FTC to Extend Merger Review in Light of its Extensive Examination...
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 3:01AM
text Nuclear Shutdown News December 2016 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our December 2016 report:...
Posted: Wed Jan 4, 2017 10:35PM
image Jane Fonda Divests From Wells Fargo 480_fondadivestsfondawatchingchild__1__1.jpg by Ross Plesset
The actress-activist celebrated her birthday by joining #BankExit. “Don't forget how successful the divestment movement was in bringing down Apartheid,” she said. Later, a round dance took place in the busy intersection of Sunset and Vine, paralyzing traffic in all directions for several minutes (pictures following article)....
Posted: Tue Jan 3, 2017 7:44PM
image Amid the fog and icebergs Sea Shepherd finds a whaling harpoon ship 480_15626294_10154892497168259_3191983322019456411_o_1.jpg by john Englart (Takver)
The following breaking news was issued by Sea Shepherd, who have located one of the Japanese whale harpoon vessels not too far from the Casey Australian Antarctic base in the Southern Ocean Whale Sancyuary. The Nisshan Maru factory ship is likely to be nearby....
Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:02PM
text Despite New Jaguars in US, Feds Release Plan to Recover Endangered Jaguars Only in Mexico by Center for Biological Diversity
New Plan Fails to Guide Recovery in U.S. Southwest...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:39PM
image Indigenous Armed Group Created in the Mountains of Guerrero 480_crsj-pcp-guerrero_1.jpg by Ruptura Colectiva
They send a message to the world: “With autonomy we fight for life and territory”...
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:35PM
image German taxpayers may have to pay nuclear power producers billions of euros compensation 480_akw_1.jpg by Diet Simon
German taxpayers may have to pay nuclear power producers billions of euros compensation for the government order to shut them down by 2022, the country’s highest court has ruled....
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 7:31AM
text Nominate NoDAPL for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Al Carroll
NoDAPL may well be the model for resistance in the era of Drumpf/Trump....
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:28PM
document Petition Seeks Ban on Import of Invasive Bullfrogs Into California petition_to_add_bullfrogs_to_list_of_restricted_species.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., December 7, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs today petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to add the North American bullfrog to California's list of “restricted animals.” The addition would help prevent future introductions of this destructive non-native, invasive amphibian. Bullfrogs prey upon, and compete with, California's native wildlife and play a role in the spread of disease....
Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:48PM
image Canada to Protect Declining Monarch Butterfly as Endangered Species 480_monarch_butterfly_tierra_curry_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, December 12, 2016 — The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada released a report today recommending that the monarch butterfly be protected as an endangered species due to population decline and ongoing threats to the butterfly’s epic migration. Previously, in Canada, the monarch was classified as a species of special concern; now the minister of the Environment and the Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council have nine months to decide whether to add the...
Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:40PM
text Oil Company Applies for First New Offshore Fracking Permit in California by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., December 8, 2016 — Federal officials this week announced receipt of a new permit application to frack an oil well in federal waters off the coast of California. If approved it would be the first offshore frack near the California coast since the federal government lifted a moratorium on the controversial oil-extraction process earlier this year....
Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2016 5:09PM
image Water Protectors Occupy the Iowa Utilities Board 480_dakota_access_pipeline_protest_iowa_utilities_board_1.jpg by via Mississippi Stand
Des Moines, IA -- Efforts to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline continue in Iowa. Wednesday, December 7th, Water Protectors gather to stop operations at the Iowa Utilities Board in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. This is deemed a nonviolent civil disobedience action by the Catholic Workers of Des Moines and Mississippi Stand, a grassroots direct action group fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Iowa....
Posted: Wed Dec 7, 2016 10:25AM