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July 29, 2015 | Feature

Saving the Forest for the Trees

Alaska's Tongass National Forest is home to centuries-old trees and rivers flowing among thousands of islands. It is also the last forest where the fight continues to keep timber sales out of roadless areas.

April 29, 2016 | Blog Post

Five (True!) Tall Tales About Trees

This Arbor Day, we’re celebrating the holiday with five fun facts about trees, along with a list of the various ways that Earthjustice is working to save these invaluable organisms.

April 11, 2016 | Blog Post

Come Snow and Drought, Monarch Butterflies Fly On

Monarch butterfly numbers have rebounded miraculously this year, leaving scientists and butterfly admirers alike wondering if it’s just a fluke or if the monarchs are adapting to their historic route’s changing landscape. (Spanish language version available.)

April 7, 2016 | Blog Post

Why the Killing of Four Grizzlies Matters

A federal court recently ruled that the killing of four grizzlies in Grand Teton National Park violated the Endangered Species Act, but there’s much work remaining to ensure that the great grizzly will continue to roam our nation’s wildest lands.

March 17, 2016 | Legal Document

Interior Dept. Cancels Solenex Lease

Federal Defendants notify the Court that the BLM, with the concurrence of the Department of the Interior, has canceled the Lease.

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