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A pair of grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park. (Todaysfotos / Shutterstock)
Press Release: Victory March 20, 2024

Court Ruling Halts Wolf Trapping and Snaring in Idaho Grizzly Bear Habitat

Trapping and snaring will no longer be allowed during non-denning periods

document March 19, 2024

Idaho Wolf Trapping Order

A summary judgment ruling in Idaho District Court will prevent the state of Idaho from authorizing wolf trapping and snaring in grizzly bear habitat during non-denning periods.

A lone wolf howls across hills and valleys in the upper Midwest. (Jerry & Barb Jividen / Getty Images)
Press Release: Victory December 15, 2023

Court Denies Livestock Industry Attempt To Immediately Halt Wolf Reintroductions in Colorado

Temporary restraining order request rejected by U.S. District Court Judge

A young gray wolf.
(Paul Carpenter / Getty Images)
Press Release December 12, 2023

Lawsuit seeks to delay wolf reintroductions, undermine Colorado voters

Livestock industry members file obstructionist lawsuit on eve of anticipated wolf releases

Press Release September 6, 2023

Earthjustice Celebra Cancelaci贸n De Ofertas Para Exploraci贸n en Refugios En El 脕rtico Y Otras Acciones Propuestas

La administraci贸n Biden cancela ofertas ilegales y abre nuevos procesos que podr铆an preservar las preciadas tierras 谩rticas en Alaska, pero se necesita m谩s para abordar la mayor amenaza clim谩tica: m谩s perforaciones en los arrendamientos de petr贸leo y gas existentes en el 脕rtico occidental.

The 19 million acres of tundra, rivers and mountains of the Arctic Refuge shelter migratory birds from all 50 states and six continents each summer. To the Gwich'in people of northeast Alaska, this is sacred ground. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Press Release September 6, 2023

Earthjustice Celebrates Cancellation of Arctic Refuge Leases and Proposed Future Actions

Biden administration cancels illegal leases and opens new processes that could preserve cherished Arctic lands in Alaska. More is needed to tackle the biggest climate threat: further oil drilling on existing oil and gas leases in the Western Arctic鈥

Southern resident orca J16 makes rainbows while surfacing in Puget Sound. The southern resident orca population is protected under the Endangered Species Act. (Miles Ritter / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Press Release August 21, 2023

More than 150,000 people called on Biden Administration to Fully Restore Endangered Species Act

Public comment period concludes for proposed rulemakings on how Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service protect species and habitats

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.

(Architect of the Capitol)
From the Experts July 19, 2023

House Republicans Released Their Interior-EPA Appropriations Bill. It鈥檚 Even Worse than We Expected

Congress must reject these poison pill riders and non-negotiable provisions that will harm communities and the environment.

Press Release April 21, 2023

Wolf Advocates Cite Continued Concerns With Colorado Reintroduction Delays As Senate Bill 256 Goes to the House

Even amended version could set back 鈥榩aws-on-the-ground鈥 date by upending federal process

A turtle swims offshore of Kahekili Beach Park, Maui, Hawai驶i. (Courtesy of Don McLeish)
Press Release April 18, 2023

Attacks on the Endangered Species Act Continue With House Consideration of Wildlife Bills

Proposals seek to weaken species protections on behalf of special interests

In a migration that takes at least four generations to complete, monarch butterflies make their way 2,500 miles across North America from Mexico to Canada. (Lisa Brown / CC BY-NC 2.0)
From the Experts February 6, 2023

Fighting on Behalf of the Species We Know and Love

There are many reasons that people connect with biodiversity. Here are mine.

F1143, a Mexican gray wolf. The howl of the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) 鈥 the 鈥渓obo鈥 of Southwestern lore 鈥 is an iconic symbol of the West.
(Wolf Conservation Center)
From the Experts September 20, 2022

How the Biodiversity Crisis Impacts All of Us

Increased threats could unravel the web of life that sustains so many species on this planet鈥攊ncluding us.

Press Release August 9, 2022

Conservationists hail scientists鈥 western rewilding blueprint as 鈥渁 major call to action鈥 to the Biden administration

Wolf and beaver restoration identified as centerpiece of ambitious network of protected areas

F1143, a Mexican gray wolf. The howl of the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) 鈥 the 鈥渓obo鈥 of Southwestern lore 鈥 is an iconic symbol of the West.
(Wolf Conservation Center)
Update July 22, 2022

We鈥檙e Going to Court to Fight for the Mexican Gray Wolf鈥檚 Survival

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has repeatedly 鈥 and illegally 鈥 failed to follow top scientists鈥 recommendations about how to restore the wolves.

document July 12, 2022

Mexican Wolf Management Rule Complaint

The Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife, represented by Earthjustice in the suit, argue that Fish and Wildlife Service鈥檚 new rule fails to respond to ongoing genetic threats to Mexican gray wolves, sets an inadequate population target, and cuts wolves off from essential recovery habitat.

Press Release July 12, 2022

Conservation Groups Sue Fish and Wildlife Service Over Inadequate Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Efforts

New management rule sets target of 320 wolves in a single area of eastern Arizona and western New Mexico

document April 27, 2022

Ojibwe Tribes Letter to Senators on Wolf Legislation

Six Ojibwe Tribes sent a letter to Senators Baldwin and Johnson opposing their proposed wolf delisting legislation.