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March 17, 2016 | Feature

Wolves Need A Good Lawyer

The incredible comeback of the gray wolf in the Northern Rockies signaled the resolve of a society strong enough to embrace a world ensured not just for us, but for all species. Today, the future of wolves remains under threat. Earthjustice enforces the rule of law to preserve our irreplaceable wildlife and wild places. And we hold accountable those who harm them.

September 28, 2015 | Feature

Frozen Treasure: Defending the Arctic

The Arctic is a thriving, diverse landscape filled with life. There is currently no offshore oil and gas development in America’s Arctic Ocean. And for the sake of our warming world and irreplaceable species, there should never be.

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.

June 15, 2017 | Legal Document

Notice of Intent: Lawsuit Launched to Stop Hawai‘i’s Airport, Harbor Lights From Killing Rare Seabirds

This letter serves as a sixty-day notice on behalf of Hui Hoʻomalu i Ka ʻĀina, Conservation Council for Hawaiʻi, and the Center for Biological Diversity, of intent to sue the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation over violations of Section 9 of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1538, for unpermitted “take” of threatened Newell’s shearwaters (Puffinus auricularis newelli), endangered Hawaiian petrels (Pterodroma sandwichensis), and Band-rumped Storm petrels (Oceanodrama castro) from the endangered Hawaiʻi distinct population segment associated with HDOT’s airport and harbor facilities on the islands of Kauaʻi, Maui, and Lānaʻi.


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