All Articles on Center for Biological Diversity

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#Earth2Trump: Campaign Kicking Off to Galvanize Resistance
Sixteen-city tour will 'rally and empower defenders of civil rights and the environment'
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Trump’s United States of Oilmen
Rex Tillerson represents an existential threat to the planet and his nomination to be the next secretary of state must be rejected
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The Hall of Biodiversity at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, NY. Views
Mainstreaming Biodiversity: A Real Solution to the Devastation of Nature?
4 December marks the start of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP). While not as well-known as the climate COPs, this conference responds to a complex crisis that is both as threatening and urgent as the climate crisis. Globally, biodiversity is being...
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Oklahoma Earthquake Shows Fracking's Potential for "Serious Harm"
"We don't need a major earthquake that claims lives and costs millions in damage to tell us the rapid increase in fracking...is the cause"
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Why Oregon Standoff Verdicts Set Dangerous and Far-Reaching Precedent
Malheur acquittals raise stakes for next year’s trial in Nevada and beyond
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Endangered Species 'Get Fighting Chance' with Climate Change Ruling
Appeals court says federal agencies may list species as 'threatened' based on climate change projections
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Will the Gulf of Mexico Remain a Dumping Ground for Offshore Fracking Waste?
When you think of a fracking site, the image that comes to mind is probably a bare-scraped well pad in a rural or maybe suburban landscape, topped with a drilling rig and other industrial infrastructure, and a fleet of trucks to haul materials needed for the controversial process that involves high...
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Diamond pack female wolf. Views
Taking A Stand For Washington's Wolves
It’s been a sickening week in the Pacific Northwest. "By the time you read this, the pack could be wiped out — 12 percent of the state’s fledgling wolf population in just a few days." Snipers, including gunners in helicopters, have snuffed out half of Washington state’s Profanity Peak wolf pack and...
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'Sickening' Killing of Wolf Pack Proceeds Despite Research Debunking Program
New research shows killing wild predators may not only be ineffective in protecting livestock, but can actually increase livestock deaths
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Did Federal Agents Spy on Offshore Oil Lease Protesters in New Orleans?
Back in March, hundreds of protesters descended on the Superdome in New Orleans to disrupt a federal auction for new Gulf of Mexico oil and gas leases. They waved signs, carried banners and chanted "Shut it down!" and "the Gulf is not for profit!" The action was part of the international Keep It in...
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