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February 2, 2015 | Feature

Infographic: Wolves Keep Yellowstone in the Balance

In the 1920s, government policy allowed the extermination of Yellowstone’s gray wolf—the apex predator—triggering an ecosystem collapse known as trophic cascade. In 1995—through use of the Endangered Species Act—the conservation community reintroduced the gray wolf to restore balance. The impact is dramatic.

December 3, 2013 | Feature

Voyaging Back From an Age of Extinction

Steller’s sea cow was the first to disappear after a voyage of discovery accelerated a wave of extinction in North America. The tiny palila bird was the first to benefit from Earthjustice’s use of a law passed to end the extinctions.

August 26, 2015 | Feature

#JoinThePack

The wolf’s re-introduction to Yellowstone National Park, twenty years ago, succeeded in restoring an ecological balance which had been lost. But now, Congress is threatening the future of wolves. Will you fight for a future with wolves?

August 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Earth’s Oceans Are (Not) for the Birds

The world has lost 70 percent of its seabirds in the past 60 years, but as we mourn their loss, we must also come together to preserve the natural beauty that remains.

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