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May 11, 2012 | Audio

On Thin Ice: Ice Melt in the Arctic

Associate Editor Jessica Knoblauch reports on the record-breaking ice melt occurring in the Arctic. As Arctic temperatures increase, research suggests that warmer waters could shift weather patterns elsewhere, bringing more extreme weather to the United States.

May 9, 2012 | Feature

Fish of Earthjustice

Driven towards extinction by humankind, many fish are fortunate in one regard: they have Earthjustice on their side. Meet just a few of the fish species Earthjustice litigation has worked to protect.

May 8, 2012 | Feature

Saving the Menhaden

Little fish (forage fish) play a huge role in the ocean ecosystem. Without healthy populations of small fish, the ocean's food web can collapse. Often called "the most important fish in the sea," the menhaden (also known as pogy or bunker) are a perfect example of a keystone species.

May 2, 2012 | Press Release

Statement of Earthjustice on the Forest Service's Announcement of a Colorado Roadless Rule

The following is a statement by Ted Zukoski, Staff Attorney in the Denver office of Earthjustice, on the announcement of a final rule regulating the management of 4.2 million acres of roadless national forest in Colorado. Earthjustice, a non-profit law firm, has worked in federal courts across the country for more than a decade to defend a national roadless rule that provides the gold standard of protection for roadless lands.

April 26, 2012 | Blog Post

Judge: Salmon-killing Dams Should Go

In a video interview, federal judge James A. Redden said four dams on the lower Snake River should go. As he explained, it’s easier to take the dams out than it was to put them in and the change is needed for salmon to survive.