Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “There just aren’t a lot of these critters around and they already exist in pretty fragmented habitat. And climate change is just going to shrink available habitat more and more.”
In 1971, the EPA launched Documerica, a project to capture images of environmental problems, EPA activities and everyday life in America. Freelance photographers captured more than 15,000 photos of the heightened air and water crises of that time. These pictures show us the situation we could return to if we defang and defund the EPA.
Human Rights Council Holds Interactive Dialogue On Human Rights And The Environment And On The Right To Food
In a joint statement, Earthjustice and the Centre for International Environmental Law noted that States had to engage in sustainable development to avoid overexploitation of ecosystems that could lead to severe human rights violations. They had to protect environmental defenders, indigenous peoples and others who directly relied on natural resources to satisfy their basic needs.
Robin Cooley, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "The counties have this idea that BLM can't manage lands to protect their wilderness characteristics or even consider them in making decisions. That is just not the law."
A storm is brewing in the City of Los Angeles.