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The Latest On: Endangered Species Act

March 13, 2017 | Feature

The Endangered Species Act Is Under Political Attack

Politicians backed by extractive industry interests are now undertaking some of the most serious threats ever seen in the four decades of the Endangered Species Act, our nation's landmark conservation law.

March 10, 2017 | Blog Post

Judges Agree: They Otter Be Free

Fishing industry groups wanted to revive a harmful program that excluded otters from parts of their coastal habitat—but Earthjustice fought back.

March 9, 2017 | In the News: Great Falls Tribune

Cameras Catching Elusive Wolverines In Action

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.”

January 27, 2017 | In the News: Courthouse News

Greens Fight to Protect Coastal Marten

Greg Loarie, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “In California, populations are declining to such an extent, that if the service waits until it has evidence that it’s down to 50 we won’t be in court anymore, because frankly, there won’t be anything that can be done.”

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