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Extinction

The Latest On: Extinction

September 1, 2015 | Fact Sheet

Extinction & The Endangered Species Act

Leading scientists report that we face a mass extinction crisis, with extinction rates for earth’s species now at the highest point since the dinosaurs were wiped off the face of the earth 65 million years.

August 6, 2015 | Article

Earth’s Oceans Are (Not) for the Birds

The world has lost 70 percent of its seabirds in the past 60 years, but as we mourn their loss, we must also come together to preserve the natural beauty that remains.

February 24, 2015 | Article

Pushing Our Oceans to the Precipice of Extinction

A new study published last month in Science finds that damage caused to marine ecosystems from overharvesting, oil drilling and climate change is a major threat to ocean vitality.

December 3, 2013 | Feature

Voyaging Back From an Age of Extinction

Steller’s sea cow was the first to disappear after a voyage of discovery accelerated a wave of extinction in North America. The tiny palila bird was the first to benefit from Earthjustice’s use of a law passed to end the extinctions.

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