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September 10, 2014 | Case

Saving the Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf

With only 83 individuals and five breeding pairs in the wild, Mexican gray wolves remain at serious risk of extinction. Recovery planning and implementation, legally required under the Endangered Species Act, are necessary to ensure the lobos’ survival.

August 12, 2014 | Blog Post

Radioactive Redux Near Colorado River

As World War II ended and the Cold War heated up, the American military (and later, utilities) propelled a uranium rush in America’s southwest, creating a toxic legacy for the Navajo Nation.

July 14, 2014 | Blog Post

A Win For Roadless Forest, Climate

Earthjustice prevailed after four years of fighting to protect the roadless forest in western Colorado from a coal mine that would deal a double whammy of damage.

July 10, 2014 | Photos

Roadless Area Photo Slideshow

The nearly 60 million acres of wild national forest lands protected under the 2001 Roadless Rule provide refuge for many species. Clearly, the best future for these lands and the people who enjoy them is to leave them as they are.

June 10, 2014 | Press Release: Victory

Court Upholds the San Pedro River’s Right to Water

Arizona Superior Court Judge Crane McClennen today reversed and vacated the Arizona Department of Water Resources’ (ADWR) approval of a massive groundwater pumping project that would have drained the Upper San Pedro River in Southern Arizona.  The court concluded tha

June 6, 2014 | Blog Post

Applying GIS Mapping to Environmental Law

Geographic Information Systems have become an integral part of Earthjustice's work to protect public health and the environment; GIS services are provided by our staff to support case development and litigation, advocacy and public outreach and education.

May 22, 2014 | Blog Post

New Mexico's New Monument

President Obama designated half-a-million acres of Chihuahuan desert ecosystem as the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.

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