Library Search More Search Options Looking for more? Visit Career Opportunities to join our team at Earthjustice Visit Action Alerts for ways to get involved and take action Visit Our Team to meet Earthjustice's senior leadership and program staff feature September 12, 2017 In Conversation: National Monuments Under Threat Earthjustice attorneys and policy staff discuss the Antiquities Act, national monuments, and the threats to these special protected public lands from the Trump administration. Press Release December 4, 2017 Conservation Groups File Lawsuit after President Trump Illegally Axed Dinosaur Treasure Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument President’s abuse of authority strips protections from iconic dinosaur wonderland in Utah and undermines 1906 Antiquities Act Press Release December 7, 2017 Conservation Groups File Lawsuit after President Trump Illegally Axed Majestic Bears Ears National Monument President’s abuse of authority strips protections from a priceless cultural and natural heritage that belongs to all Americans Press Release July 11, 2017 Senators Join Public Lands Groups To Call On Trump Administration To Listen To Overwhelming Public Support For National Monuments As Interior moves to final stages of review, more than 2.7 million public comments support national monuments across the country feature October 8, 2021 What You Should Know About The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument How a deep-sea ecosystem will help build resilience to climate change, and how it was saved. feature August 23, 2019 Inside the Legal Case We’re Making to Save Our National Monuments An explanation of the legal work to save Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, and what’s next. Press Release November 22, 2022 Conservation Groups Intervene To Protect Utah Monuments, Antiquities Act Four Tribes intervened last week in lawsuits attacking Antiquities Act Press Release April 25, 2017 Trump Puts America’s National Monuments on Trial with Latest Executive Order President Trump signals intent to axe national monuments feature October 8, 2021 Monumental Discoveries Scientists are unearthing amazing dinosaurs in a national monument targeted by former President Trump. feature October 8, 2021 National Monuments At Risk And why we need to protect them. Press Release December 4, 2017 Grupos demandan a Trump por reducir ilegalmente el Monumento Nacional Grand Staircase-Escalante El abuso de autoridad del presidente elimina las protecciones de una región rica en fósiles de dinosaurios en Utah, y omite la Ley de antigüedades de 1906. Press Release August 24, 2022 Conservation Groups Respond to Utah Lawsuit Challenging National Monuments Restoration We will stand up to Utah’s challenge of President Biden’s Restoration of the Bear’s Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments Press Release: Victory April 2, 2019 Federal Judge Upholds Expansion of Ecological Wonder Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument In a win for unique public lands, court rejects timber company’s arguments that monument lands should be for timber production only Press Release: Victory August 11, 2023 Court Dismisses Utah Suits, Upholds Presidential Authority to Establish National Monuments Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments remain safe Press Release November 2, 2017 Earthjustice Files Lawsuit against Federal Agencies for Withholding Information on National Monuments from the Public The Trump administration is violating the rights of the American public by shrouding its national monuments review in secrecy Article February 16, 2018 We Asked Your Child’s Favorite Dinosaur Expert Why Grand Staircase Is Worth Defending Dr. Scott Sampson tells what it's like to discover dinosaur fossils in a national monument that Trump is trying to gut. Press Release May 16, 2013 Conservationists Argue for Protection of Arizona National Monuments BLM plan allows destructive ORV use, contradicts presidential proclamations Update August 11, 2023 Judge Throws Out Lawsuits Attacking Two Priceless National Monuments This win advances two goals at the heart of Earthjustice’s mission: protecting public lands and facing down the destructive threat of fossil fuels.