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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 ‘paws-on-the-ground’ date by upending federal process

A turtle swims offshore of Kahekili Beach Park, Maui, Hawaiʻi. (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) — 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.

Press Release August 9, 2022

Conservationists hail scientists’ western rewilding blueprint as “a major call to action” 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) — the “lobo” of Southwestern lore — is an iconic symbol of the West.
(Wolf Conservation Center)
Update July 22, 2022

We’re Going to Court to Fight for the Mexican Gray Wolf’s Survival

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has repeatedly – and illegally – failed to follow top scientists’ 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’s 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. 

Press Release April 27, 2022

Ojibwe Tribes Oppose Senators Johnson and Baldwin’s Gray Wolf Delisting Legislation

Six Ojibwe Tribes send letter to the Senators urging continued protections under the Endangered Species Act

A wolf in the Firehole area of Yellowstone National Park.
(Jim Peaco / National Park Service)
From the Experts March 17, 2022

A New Vision for Wolf Conservation After 150 Years of Yellowstone

Emergency protections are needed for the gray wolf after the Northern Rockies sees the worst persecution of wolves in a century.

Document February 10, 2022

Gray Wolf Delisting Court Decision

Court grants judgment vacating the “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife,” 85 Fed. Reg. 69,778 (Nov. 3, 2020), and thereby reinstating federal protections for wolves in 44 states.

Press Release: Victory February 10, 2022

Victoria: Lobos Grises Reciben Nuevamente Protecciones de la Ley Federal de Especies en Peligro de Extinción

La decisión de la corte evitará su caza, envenenamiento y captura en 44 estados

Press Release: Victory February 10, 2022

Gray Wolves Regain Federal Endangered Species Act Protections

Court decision will prevent hunting, poisoning, and trapping in 44 states

Press Release February 10, 2022

Call for Leadership on Colorado Gray Wolf Reintroduction After Species Relisting

Today's win for wolves should spur additional action regionally

A wolf at Yellowstone National Park.
 (Jacob W. Frank / National Park Service)
Update: Victory February 10, 2022

Wolf Protections Restored Across Most of the U.S.

Earthjustice represented conservation groups in a successful legal challenge to a government policy that led to hundreds of wolves being slaughtered.

Press Release February 7, 2022

Earthjustice Calls for Emergency Relisting of Northern Rockies Gray Wolves

Response follows Secretary Haaland op-ed in USA Today

A palila in Waimea, Hawaiʻi
(Aaron Maizlish / CC BY-NC 2.0)
feature December 9, 2021

Justice for the Earth and Its People

The exploration of landmark cases behind Earthjustice's rise and reinvention.