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A small group of bison roam the Snake Butte Pasture on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Montana. (<a href="http://conservationmedia.com/">ConservationMedia</a>)
Article November 1, 2023

In Montana, Wild Bison Are Back, and an Entire Ecosystem Is Healing

The return of bison ten years ago to their home on tribal lands at the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation has helped restore an ecosystem and tribal culture.

page July 11, 2024

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A horseshoe crab in the Delaware Bay near Fortescue, N.J. (Aristide Economopoulos for Earthjustice)
From the Experts January 11, 2024

A Pathway to End the Medical Harvest of Horseshoe Crabs

The biomedical industry harvests massive quantities of horseshoe crabs every year, threatening a number of migratory birds that rely on the crabs as a food source. But synthetic alternatives may soon be available.

document June 26, 2024

Letter from California Manufacturing Businesses in Support of AB 2083

A letter from 23 food and beverage companies in California write in support of AB 2083 to create a roadmap for industrial electrification in California. Industrial emissions account for 23% of California’s carbon emissions, second only to the transportation sector.

document June 25, 2024

Civil Justice Letter Opposing ‘Fix Our Forests’ Act

Civil justice groups send a letter to House Natural Resources Committee to express strong opposition to the judicial review provisions in H.R. 8790, the “Fix Our Forest Act” bill.

A bison grazes at American Prairie.
(Ami Vitale for Earthjustice)
feature October 7, 2022

How We Helped Bison Make a Huge Comeback

Earthjustice is using the power of the law to restore and recover wildlife — including bison.

Red knots, ruddy turnstones, dunlin and semipalmated sandpipers coming through the Delaware Bay near Fortescue, New Jersey, on May 23, 2022.
(Aristide Economopoulos for Earthjustice)
Press Release September 25, 2023

Expert Analysis Reveals Fatally Flawed Horseshoe Crab Model Threatens Red Knots in Delaware Bay

Fisheries commission urged to maintain prohibition on female crab harvest

document June 24, 2024

USFWS Termination Letter: GCEDC

United States Fish and Wildlife Service terminates Genesee County Economic Development Center wastewater pipeline permit on June 24, 2024.

Bison are a keystone species, creating a cascade of environmental conditions that benefit countless other wildlife. As bison graze, they prune and encourage growth of native grasses, fertilize the soils, and carve out habitat for smaller creatures. The Northern Rockies office has protected bison and their iconic prairie ecosystem for decades. (Ami Vitale for Earthjustice)
feature August 7, 2023

Northern Rockies

Highlights of how Earthjustice’s Northern Rockies office has leveraged the power of partnership and the law to defend communities, sacred lands and wildlife, and clean air and water.

Red knots, ruddy turnstones, dunlin and semipalmated sandpipers coming through the Delaware Bay near Fortescue, New Jersey, on May 23, 2022.
(Aristide Economopoulos for Earthjustice)
Press Release: Victory October 16, 2023

Fisheries Commission Rejects Female Horseshoe Crab Harvest Proposal for Delaware Bay

Proposal would have had devastating impacts on the threatened red knot shorebird

Press Release June 21, 2024

Community Fights For Clean Air, Challenges Bloomington Warehouse In Court

Predominantly working class Latino community targeted with a disproportionate number of industrial projects

document June 5, 2024

Earthjustice and CEMDA Letter to DOE on LNG Export Analysis

Earthjustice and the Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental (CEMDA) urged the U.S. Department of Energy to include an examination of the distinct harms associated with exporting U.S. methane gas through Mexico in its forthcoming updating of its environmental analysis on the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Red knots, ruddy turnstones, dunlin and semipalmated sandpipers coming through the Delaware Bay near Fortescue, New Jersey, on May 23, 2022.
(Aristide Economopoulos for Earthjustice)
Article October 20, 2023

What a Shorebird Can Teach Us About the Biodiversity Crisis

Throughout the animal kingdom, increasing pressures from industry are putting endangered or threatened species like the red knot at risk.

Press Release March 4, 2008

Yellowstone Area Landowners: Leave The Buffalo Alone

Buffalo Field Campaign and Horse Butte landowners seek increased tolerance for bison in cattle-free zone outside western boundary of Yellowstone National Park

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
(Architect of the Capitol)
Article June 28, 2024

Supreme Court Eliminates Longstanding Legal Principle in Ruling About Fisheries Management

What you need to know about Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, and how the Court’s ruling jeopardizes the government’s ability to regulate

Press Release August 14, 2008

Horse Butte Residents Seek to Shield Bison from Stockmen Lawsuit

Bison safety on prime spring calving grounds at stake

A honey bee alights on a cherry blossom in Stockton, California. Bees and other insects face a global extinction crisis.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release: Victory June 11, 2024

1.1 Million Acres in California Protected from Dangerous ‘Neonic’ Insecticides

Regulations prohibiting the use of neonicotinoid insecticides on state lands managed by the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife will protect birds, bees, and other pollinators

document May 22, 2024

NYC Last Mile Letter: Special Permit Processes

Empowers NYC Dept. of City Planning to enact an indirect source rule to regulate emissions associated with warehouse operations and would be coordinated with any necessary environmental review. The Dept. of City Planning will propose and advance a zoning change application that would regulate last-mile facilities via CPC special permit processes, begin stakeholder engagement in 2024, and issue a 30-day scoping notice by end of March 2025.