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Biodiversity

The Latest On: Biodiversity

January 1, 2005 | Case

Protecting Viable Wildlife Populations

Earthjustice successfully challenged the Bush administration’s efforts to gut a law that requires the Forest Service to maintain viable populations of wildlife species in national forests.

October 6, 2004 | Case

Protecting Spawning Salmon in Butte Creek

Earthjustice has been involved in a long-running tussle with Pacific Gas and Electric and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over the amount of water left in Butte Creek to benefit spawning spring-run king salmon.

October 5, 2004 | Case

Gaining Federal Protection for the Black-Footed Albatross

Earthjustice petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for the black-footed albatross, but decided not to take the Fish and Wildlife Service to court when the agency decided that a listing was not warranted.

March 4, 2004 | Case

Protecting the Humpback Chub

The population of humpback chub in the Grand Canyon has fallen by two-thirds since the species was protected 30 years ago. The reason: Glen Canyon Dam and invasive species. The recovery plan for the chub is totally inadequate to the task. Earthjustice is in court to force a better plan.

October 14, 2003 | Case

Protecting Central Valley Steelhead

In a case that lasted seven years, Earthjustice succeeded in maintaining Endangered Species Act protection for Central Valley steelhead.

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