The Latest by Kari Birdseye

Advocacy Communications Manager

Kari Birdseye worked at Earthjustice from 2011–2016, as a national press secretary and on advocacy campaigns protecting our health and the environment from the impacts of pesticides and toxic chemicals.

The village of Igiugig (population: less than 70).
April 22, 2014

Remote Alaskan Village Energizes With Renewables

The village of Igiugig is weaning off diesel generators and turning on solar and wind power. Watch a video of their story.

Pressure cleaning rocks on intertidal zone in Alaska's Prince William Sound area.
March 24, 2014

The Risk of Disaster 25 Years Later

What we have learned (not much) since the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

February 14, 2014

Danger to Wolves Mounts in Idaho, Across U.S.

Idaho leads the nation in open hatred for wolves, pursuit of wolf killing

Members of the Monumental pack in the  Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
January 23, 2014

Emergency Measure to Stop Wolf Killing in Idaho

Nine wolves already dead as Earthjustice goes to appeals court

Member of the Golden pack in the  Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
January 17, 2014

Wolf Packs Targeted by Idaho Eradication Plan

Despite enacting the world’s first and best endangered species law, our hatred toward the wolf continues to loom large in some parts of this country. Consider Idaho, where the wolf lost its endangered species listing in 2011 and faces hostile measures.

November 1, 2013

Shell Plans to Drill in The Arctic in 2014

Moves ahead despite past failures, warnings and a wrecked rig.

One of the newborn bison calves, born at Montana's Fort Peck in the spring of 2012.
October 16, 2013

Bison: Wildlife or Livestock?

As wild bison return to the plains, ranchers target them as livestock

September 24, 2013

Big Week for Black Carbon

Black carbon is the sooty, particulate pollution that reaches deep into your lungs and causes asthma and other respiratory and heart diseases. Black carbon also plays a major role in global warming—second to only carbon dioxide. Here’s a great introduction to black carbon that may spur you to action, and even make you smile. Termed …

September 12, 2013

Shell’s Hell Continues

The Environmental Protection Agency slapped Shell with a substantial $1.1 million fine for polluting the pristine air of the Arctic while exploring for oil during 2012. That’s when Shell could NOT stay out of the news, making headlines with its drill ship breaking towing lines and slamming into rocky beaches. That’s when their oil containment/spill …

September 9, 2013

Looming Tahoe Deal Is a Bad Deal for the Lake

Any day now, the fate of Lake Tahoe’s famed blue waters could be drastically compromised.