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March 27, 2017 | Legal Document

Memorandum Opinion Blueback herring ESA Listing

The Court will grant Plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment and deny the Service’s cross-motion for summary judgment. The Court will, accordingly, vacate the Listing Decision with respect to blueback herring and will remand this matter to the Service for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. A separate order will issue. /s/ Randolph D. Moss RANDOLPH D. MOSS United States District Judge.

March 17, 2017 | In the News: Honolulu Civil Beat

In Search of Hawaii’s Mysterious False Killer Whales

David Henkin, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “Historically, a major obstacle to securing adequate protection for Hawaii’s false killer whales has been the lack of basic scientific information; how many animals are out there, where are they, how many distinct populations.”

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.”

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