Feeling a little tired of all the gloom and doom environmental reports? Thankfully, I have a lot of good news to share (and a terrifying new study if it’s just too early in your day for the warm fuzzies—just skip to the end).
Earthjustice is representing the beekeeping industry writ large in the first case challenging the EPA’s approval of a known bee-killing pesticide, sulfoxaflor. We are arguing this case as the beekeeping industry across the country struggles for survival and faces the costly effects of pesticides on their businesses. Here are 11 reasons we are fighting for the bees.
Rising up from the Snake River Valley, the craggy peaks of the towering Teton Range command your attention. Imagine yourself standing in the shadow of these giants, within the boundaries of western Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. Awestruck, you look out over some our nation’s most treasured and wild country. Suddenly, a gunshot breaks the silence, and a grizzly bear—one of the world’s most noble, revered, and magnificent animals—falls dead to the ground.
Whales, dolphins, sea turtles and many other marine mammals, not to mention everyone here at Earthjustice, are celebrating a court ruling that promises relief from harmful Navy weapons and sonar testing in the Pacific Ocean.
The Press Secretary position, located in our Washington, D.C. office, is responsible for getting press coverage of Earthjustice litigation and policy work. The Press Secretary will work with the media director, media team, media contractors, and program staff to deepen and expand the press coverage of Earthjustice issues.
Patty Vesper is an office manager with the Northeast regional office in Philadelphia, PA.