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Press Release July 9, 2002

Congressional Testimony on Department of Defense and Environmental Laws

Congressional Testimony by David Henkin Staff Attorney, Earthjustice Honolulu, Hawai’ i Regional Office

Press Release: Victory April 30, 2009

Otero Mesa Saved From Oil and Gas Drilling

Wildlife-rich expanse of grassland unique

Press Release December 8, 2004

Conservationists Ask for Public Access to Otero Mesa Development Documents

Government says oil and gas industries are welcome to look at documents but public isn’t

Grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park
(Neal Herbert / National Park Service)
feature January 1, 2016

The Endangered Species Act

A special report on Earthjustice's work in defending at-risk species and the ecosystems they depend on.

An oil refinery looms over the west side of Port Arthur, TX.
(Eric Kayne for Earthjustice)
feature April 27, 2018

A Disaster In The Making

A new report documents how people have been left in harm’s way, as the Trump administration attempts to block the Chemical Disaster Rule.

Press Release May 13, 2004

Bush Administration Refuses to Release Otero Mesa Development Documents

Environmentalists sue to gain public documents on plan to open wild grassland to oil and gas development

Desde 2017, Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, una activista de origen Lenca, ha llevado las riendas del Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH), la organización que su madre ayudó a fundar.
(angelamcave / CC BY 2.0)
Article December 3, 2019

La Hija de Berta Cáceres Continúa La Lucha de Su Madre en Honduras: ‘Somos Un País Que Nos Merecemos Justicia’

En entrevista con Earthjustice, Zúñiga Cáceres discute los desafíos que enfrenta como lideresa del COPINH, su búsqueda por descubrir el autor intelectual de la muerte de su madre, y por qué multinacionales de Europa y Estados Unidos deben adquirir conciencia de su rol en un esquema de seguridad cada vez más deteriorado en Honduras.

An antelope in Otero Mesa.
(Lisa Phillips / BLM)
case: Victory May 26, 2005

Fighting to Protect Otero Mesa

Otero Mesa is a desert grassland in New Mexico that provides habitat for several federally protected species. Conservationists and the State of New Mexico sought to protect the most sensitive areas, while the Bush administration wanted to throw it all open to oil and gas development. At about two million acres, Otero Mesa is one…

Article December 13, 2013

Defending a Species Paradise

Earthjustice uses the ESA to protect Hawai‘i’s many vulnerable species.

Document July 5, 2022

2019 ESA Regs Order Granting Motion to Remand and Vacating Challenged Regulations

Motion to remand without vacatur filed by Defendants Deb Haaland, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gina Raimondo, and National Marine Fisheries Service The Court will grant the motion for remand but will vacate the challenged regulations.

Press Release July 10, 2002

Scientists, Environmentalists Concerned About House Legislation To Weaken ESA

Hansen legislation to be marked up

Press Release June 9, 2004

BLM Plans to Ignore Lion's Share of Public Comments on Otero Mesa

UPDATE: BLM reverses decision, will now accept electronic comments

A female passenger pigeon.
(Illustration by Orthogenetic Evolution in the Pigeons)
Article January 8, 2015

The ESA: A Glimmer of Hope in the Face of an Extinction Crisis

The extinction of the passenger pigeon is a frightening example of what our future could hold if we don’t value our natural heritage by upholding the protections of the Endangered Species Act.

Press Release May 26, 2005

Sportsmen and Conservation Groups Act to Save Otero Mesa From Giveaway to Big Industry

Federal Government Must Listen to Local Interests, Groups Say

Press Release December 9, 2003

Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the ESA

Susan Holmes discusses the importance of the ESA

Francia Marquez, en una foto tomada en La Toma, departamento del Cauca, Colombia
Article August 19, 2019

Entrevista con Francia Márquez: ‘A Muchos Líderes Ambientales Nos Seguirán Matando, Pero La Existencia del Planeta También Está En Juego’

En una charla exclusiva, Francia compartió con Earthjustice su opinión sobre el racismo ambiental, el rol de los EE.UU. en las dificultades que vive su comunidad y cómo enfrenta las constantes amenazas contra su vida.

Press Release February 9, 2004

Conservationists Appeal to Feds to Protect Otero Mesa from Reckless Drilling

BLM seeks to roll back environmental protections; Oil and gas interests eye delicate desert ecosystem for development

Press Release April 3, 2000

Citizen Suit To Protect Habitat For Guam Endangered Species

Seven endangered species need legal protection to survive