All Articles on Defenders of Wildlife

Caribou in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. News
'Incredibly Reckless': Trump Moves to Expand Fossil Fuel Drilling in Alaska's Western Arctic Region
"At a time when oil prices are cratering, prioritizing expanding oil and gas drilling anywhere—let alone the Arctic—is ridiculous."
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Workers set up a solar PV power system. News
As Coronavirus Cases and Unemployment in the US Climb, 39 Groups Launch Coalition for Clean Energy and Healthy Communities
"The Covid-19 pandemic has made clear that the health of nature, the health of people, and the health of our economy are all deeply connected, and this fact should guide and inform the U.S. government's response."
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Cedar Mesa Citadel Ruins News
Trump's Final Plan to Open Treasured Public Lands in Utah Called 'Sellout' to Big Oil
The administration's new managment plans "are the latest in a series of insults... that began when Trump illegally dismantled Bears Ears and Grand Staircase at the behest of corporate interests two years ago."
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Gray wolf News
Issuing 'Death Sentence' to Gray Wolves, Trump Admin Moves to Gut Federal Protections
"By removing protections across the country, the Trump Administration is essentially abandoning all efforts to restore this iconic American species to millions of acres of wild habitat."
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Demonstrators gather in Lafayette Square during a demonstration organized by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) protesting President Donald Trump's declaration of emergency powers on February 18, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
Nationwide Rallies Denounce #FakeTrumpEmergency and President's Anti-Immigrant Agenda
Rapid-response mobilizations refute Trump's assertion of an emergency at the southern border and denounce administration's xenophobic agenda
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'No to $5 Billion, No to $2.1 Billion, No to $1.6 Billion': Progressive Groups Pressure Democrats to Reject Any Funding for Trump's Anti-Immigrant Agenda
The ACLU and dozens of other advocacy groups urged Democrats to "reject any additional funding for detention beds, ICE and Border Patrol agents, or other harmful enforcement."
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Trump Admin Charges Ahead With 'Reckless' Plan to Turn Over Arctic Wildlife Refuge to Fossil Fuel Industry
Conservationists warn that "once we industrialize our last great Alaskan wilderness areas, there's no going back."
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An ocelot News
Challenge to Trump's Environmentally Disastrous Plan to 'Wreak Havoc Along the Border' Blocked by Supreme Court
'A human-made barrier on the scale of the proposed border wall would have a serious impact on animals,' conservation group had argued
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marcher News
New Report Details Trump's Devastating War on Science—And How New Congress Can Fight Back
"Congress has the power to halt and repair damage from federal agencies' current disregard for scientific evidence."
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buzzzz News
'An Insult to Our National Wildlife': Trump Reverses Ban on GMOs and Bee-Killing Pesticides in Refuges
" Industrial agriculture has no place on public lands dedicated to conservation of biological diversity and the protection of our most vulnerable species."
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