Center for Biological Diversity

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A red-legged frog sits in a backyard pond in Washington state. The herbicide atrazine, common in the U.S. but banned many other places, is linked to hermaphroditic amphibians as well as various harmful health effects in humans. (Photo: Dan Dzurisin/flickr/cc)
"We're not going to just stand by and watch another generation get poisoned by one of the most dangerous pesticides still in use."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"The largest canine native to North America, gray wolves were once common throughout more than two-thirds of the lower 48 states," before being "nearly wiped out in the mid-20th century due to habitat loss and deliberate eradication efforts," Environment America explained in a statement released on Thursday, October 29, 2020. (Photo: Dennis Fast/VWPics/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
"Let's learn from history: Removing legal protections is a disaster for gray...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Brad Rose looks at rows of soybean plants that show signs of having been affected by dicamba use on August 9, 2017. He doesn't use it on his crops and he's assured by neighbors within a mile and a half that they haven't used it either. According to him, that means that the chemical had to travel about two miles to reach his crops. (Photo: The Washington Post)
One critic charged that the agency "has shown such callous indifference to the...

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A new time-lapse video from the Center for Biological Diversity brings frightening visualization to the 8,000 U.S. pipeline "incidents," i.e. spills and explosions, since 1986 that have brought death and destruction to the US. With Obama's decision on Keystone XL—which officials say could spill up to 100 times during its lifetime—looming, the environmental group says his choice is clear. “The question is not if Keystone XL will spill, but when. For this and so many other reasons, Keystone XL...