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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 November 30, 2022

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 October 13, 2022

100 Scientists Call on Biden Administration to Save Dwindling Whale in Gulf of Mexico

Leading scientists alarmed of U.S. risk for first human-caused extinction of a great whale species

Press Release August 4, 2022

Parties Ask Court to Extend Stay in Legal Fight for Endangered Snake River Salmon

Urgent action is needed to restore salmon and other native fish populations

First light strikes the summit of Mount Moran, painting the sky orange as a female grizzly wades a shallow bend in the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.
(Photo courtesy of Thomas D. Mangelsen)
feature April 4, 2022

What is the Biodiversity Crisis?

Nearly 40% all species may face extinction by the end of this century. Here’s how we can save them.

Manatees need seagrasses to survive, but pollution that sparks algae outbreaks is shading out the grasses, leaving the sea cows with nothing to eat.
(atrese / Getty Images)
Press Release December 20, 2021

Groups File Legal Action to Protect Manatees from Water Pollution

Manatees starved to death because unchecked pollution killed seagrass

Press Release December 20, 2021

Tras Muertes de Manatíes Por Hambre, Ambientalistas Anuncian Acción Legal

La contaminación descontrolada del agua eliminó pastos marinos

Press Release October 22, 2021

Earthjustice Statement on Martha Williams’ Nomination for Fish & Wildlife Service Director

The Biden administration has nominated Martha Williams as the new Fish & Wildlife Service Director

Press Release October 21, 2021

Snake River: Conservation & Fishing Groups Agree to Pause Litigation, Discuss Long-Term, Comprehensive Solution to Aid Struggling Salmon

Federal agencies agree to stop-gap measures for dam operations in 2022

A Native American community member places a hand on the Red Road totem pole during a tour stop at Greater Chaco Canyon in northwestern New Mexico.
(Wingspan Media & Te Maia Wiki)
Article July 31, 2021

Indigenous Heritage Sites Are at Risk of Destruction. Biden Can Change That.

A historic totem pole journey builds pressure on the Biden administration to fulfill promises made to the first peoples of America’s lands and waters.

Oceanic whitetip shark
(Kaikea Nakachi)
Article July 27, 2021

A Small Victory for a Dwindling Species: Oceanic Whitetip Sharks

Thanks in part to this lawsuit, whitetip sharks will have a better chance of survival if they get accidentally caught in fishing gear.

From the Experts July 23, 2021

How the Courts Are Keeping Salmon Alive

The fish are in crisis. We’ve asked a court to order critical stop-gap measures to keep them from going extinct.

Rice's whale — a new species of whale recognized in 2021, previously known as a subpopulation of Bryde's whale, endemic to the Gulf of Mexico.
(NOAA Fisheries)
Press Release July 22, 2021

Groups Challenge Seismic Oil and Gas Testing in the Gulf of Mexico

Powerful underwater blasts put iconic endangered whale at risk

To reach spawning grounds upstream, salmon have to make it past the dams.
(Bill Perry / Getty Images)
Press Release July 16, 2021

With Snake River Salmon Facing Deadly Heatwave, Conservation & Fishing Groups Seek More Spill from Dams to Aid Fish

Groups file injunction request for stop-gap measure to aid struggling salmon, steelhead

Great Egret (Ardea alba) along Sweetwater Strand in Big Cypress Preserve, Florida.
 (Ken Canning / Getty Images)
Update June 23, 2021

The Everglades Are in Danger of Oil Drilling

We’re making sure that federal and state governments keep their commitments to protect Florida’s wetlands.

Press Release January 14, 2021

Earthjustice Sues on Behalf of Conservation Groups to Stop EPA Rubber-stamping Florida Wetlands Destruction

EPA’s approval of developer-backed scheme to turn permitting over to state violates U.S. environmental laws

Press Release December 17, 2020

Trump Administration Finalizes Another Rule To Gut Endangered Species Act

Feds ignore extinction crisis and redefine another key rule under the wildlife conservation law

feature December 16, 2020

Una Historia Colectiva Arraigada en la Justicia

Es hora de escribir una historia nueva y detallada sobre el movimiento ambiental—una que se enfoque en la justicia e igualdad.

feature December 16, 2020

A Collective Story Rooted in Justice

It’s time to write a new, and a more nuanced, story about the environmental movement — one that’s centered in justice and equity.