Earthjustice petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for the black-footed albatross, but decided not to take the Fish and Wildlife Service to court when the agency decided that a listing was not warranted.
The population of humpback chub in the Grand Canyon has fallen by two-thirds since the species was protected 30 years ago. The reason: Glen Canyon Dam and invasive species. The recovery plan for the chub is totally inadequate to the task. Earthjustice is in court to force a better plan.