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The Latest On: Oceans

April 7, 2017 | Blog Post

Saving Coral Reefs from Death by Fossil Fuels

Earthjustice staff urge the World Heritage Committee to put pressure on big polluters to stop their single-minded pursuit of dirty fossil fuels, in order to protect humanity’s most precious places.

March 30, 2017 | Case

Halting Humboldt Bay Bird Habitat Destruction

In an effort to protect one of the most important places for migratory birds on the Pacific Coast, Earthjustice is representing conservation and hunting groups in a lawsuit to stop a large expansion of oyster farming in Humboldt Bay that will dramatically increase the footprint of existing oyster operations.

March 29, 2017 | Case

Defending The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

Earthjustice, representing the Center for Biological Diversity and Zack Klyver (Head Naturalist for the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company), in cooperation with the Natural Resources Defense Council and Conservation Law Foundation, will defend the designation, and help prevent any settlement with the Trump Administration that would revoke or undermine the protections provided by the monument.

March 29, 2017 | Legal Document

Memorandum of Law in Support of Defendant-Intervenor Applicants' Motion to Intervene

The Natural Resources Defense Council, Conservation Law Foundation, Center for Biological Diversity, and Mr. R. Zack Klyver (“Applicants”) seek to intervene as defendants in this case to protect their interests in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument (“the Monument”). Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 7(m), counsel for Applicants contacted Plaintiffs’ counsel on March 24 and 28, 2017, to ascertain their position on this motion prior to filing.

March 22, 2017 | Blog Post

Back to the Dirty Old Future

President Trump’s proposed budget will likely eliminate nationwide water cleanup efforts altogether.

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