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31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is so spectacular that it’s alternately referred to as America’s Serengeti, the Crown Jewel of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and the Sacred Place Where Life Begins. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
With limited legislative vehicles trickling through Congress these days, the annual appropriations process provides a rare opportunity for progress. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
At this time of year when children are enchanted by images of Santa’s reindeer and dancing polar bears, these beloved species face a grim reality on the ground in America’s Arctic: any day now, the Trump administration will officially open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and ga [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
Leaders from industry, science and advocacy convened on Capitol Hill this week for a congressional briefing and panel discussion on the North Atlantic right whale extinction crisis. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
While leaders in Congress warned about the dire state of wildlife in the United States and globally, Acting Interior Secretary and Trump nominee [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
In its first markup of the 116th Congress, the House Natural Resources Committee today approved legislation to restore protections to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
When folks inside the beltway think of “must-pass legislation,” the first thing that inevitably comes to mind is the National Defense Authorization Act—or as it’s better known, NDAA. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
While most Americans have been rightfully glued to a certain Supreme Court nomination the past few weeks, the House Natural Resources Committee has been busy attacking science, public participation in government, and our nation’s natural heritage. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
For years, the only attention the House Natural Resources Committee paid to wildlife was in its attempts to weaken federal protections for imperiled species. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
If reading the headline, “Congress attacks Endangered Species Act,” gives you déjà vu, there’s good reason. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
In its haste to hand over our most sacred public lands to polluters, the Trump administration is expected to finalize plans to allow oil and gas leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as soon as this week. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
The Congressional Western Caucus today introduced a suite of bills that would severely undermine the Endangered Species Act at a time of unprecedented global mass extinction and biodiversity loss. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
In its first days back from a six-week August recess, Congress is prioritizing action to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—its Indigenous people, fragile climate, unparalleled public lands, and imperiled wildlife—from destructive oil and gas development. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
If you care about the future of life on Earth, the United Nation’s report on biodiversity hit you like a ton of bricks: 1 million species of plants and animals will soon face extinction—and h [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
The Congressional Western Caucus today formally announced a suite of bills that would severely undermine the Endangered Species Act at a time of unprecedented global mass extinction and bi [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
The Congressional Western Caucus today formally announced a suite of bills that would severely undermine the Endangered Species Act at a time of unprecedented global mass extinction and bi [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by Nora Apter
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation is scheduled to hold a markup this Wednesday on a bipartisan bill, the Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered (SAVE) Right Whales Act (S. 2453). [read post]