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(Samantha Lee / Earthjustice)
Article May 19, 2023

How’s the Biden Administration Doing on the Climate Crisis?

Earthjustice’s attorneys and policy experts rated the administration’s progress.

Press Release April 28, 2023

Earthjustice Opposes Save Our Sequoias Act

The bill would weaken existing environmental laws and could potentially expedite harmful logging operations in sequoia groves.

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. (BLM)
Article April 27, 2023

A Monumental Win for Birds, Butterflies, and Other Imperiled Wildlife

A legal victory means Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument will remain protected from destructive commercial logging.

Tongass National Forest.
(Mark Meyer / USDA)
Update April 21, 2023

Now is the Time to Speak Up for Climate Forests

The U.S. Forest Service announced a pathway for preserving mature and old-growth forests, which have been under threat from logging and climate change.

Press Release April 20, 2023

Forest Service takes key step toward first national rule to protect mature, old-growth trees, forests

Announcement advances Biden’s 2022 Earth Day Executive Order

Press Release March 30, 2023

Department of Interior moves to protect mature and old-growth trees and forests from logging

Wide-ranging rule will include Bureau of Land Management forest policies

A California spotted owl perches on a tree. (Rick Kuyper / USFWS)
From the Experts March 24, 2023

Protecting the Sierra Species

The California spotted owl is the last of four native Sierra Nevada species to receive Endangered Species Act protection in the culmination of a 30-year legal fight.

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.

Press Release: Victory January 25, 2023

U.S. Forest Service restores critical protections to Tongass National Forest

The National Roadless Rule was rolled back for America’s last great rainforest by the Trump administration, threatening millions of acres of undeveloped national forest lands

Press Release January 20, 2023

Environmental Groups Respond to USDA Plans to Protect Mature Forests While Addressing Wildfire

The Climate Forests Campaign welcomes Forest Service’s new focus on mature, old-growth trees; highlights need for protections from logging

Brazilian politician Marina Silva has called for her country to move rapidly toward clean energy.
(Molly Crabapple for Earthjustice)
Article January 6, 2023

She Grew up in the Amazon, and Now She’s Fighting For Its Life

Brazilian politician Marina Silva talks with Earthjustice about the importance of addressing climate change in the wake of the 2019 Amazon rainforest wildfires.

Press Release December 20, 2022

Earthjustice Sustainable Food and Farming Program Statement: New York State Climate Action Council Final Scoping Plan

While necessary action in reducing emissions from food production and food waste were included in the Final Scoping Plan, transformative strategies such as methane emissions limitations were left on the table

Document December 20, 2022

Comments: NYS Climate Action Council Draft Scoping Plan

Comments filed on the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) Draft Scoping Plan. The attached comments were written by a coalition of environmental, environmental justice, labor, and economic justice groups across New York State.

Document December 19, 2022

Sustainable Food and Farming Program: NYS CAC Comments 2022

Agriculture & Forestry Chapter of the Comments on the Climate Action Council Draft Scoping Plan

Press Release November 14, 2022

Report: U.S. Agencies Undermine Biden’s Pledge to Protect Climate-Saving Forests

Failure to protect mature and old-growth forests from logging risks global credibility on forest conservation

Press Release September 23, 2022

Earthjustice Responds to Barrasso/Manchin Proposal Jeopardizing Vital Mature and Old-Growth Forests

Proposal is part of a broader package with harmful environmental consequences

Document September 22, 2022

The Significance of Carbon Emissions from Logging on Federal Forests

Scientific research indicates that logging on federal forests is a substantial source of carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere that is at least comparable to and likely greater than levels associated with wildfires. This is a one-pager compiled by the Climate Forests Coalition based on existing research.

F1143, a Mexican gray wolf. The howl of the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) — the “lobo” of Southwestern lore — 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—including us.