Trump’s Interior Leaves Threatened Species Unprotected

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By Lucas Rhoads, Natural Resources Defense Council The Fish and Wildlife Service, the agency charged with protecting the nation’s most vulnerable wildlife, recently stripped automatic protections for species listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This reversal of...
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The Indelible Ink of SharpieGate Spreads to NOAA Fisheries

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By Andrew Rosenberg, Union of Concerned Scientists The health of our oceans is profoundly impacted by global warming. Yet you wouldn’t know it from current NOAA Fisheries Director Chris Oliver. At a Senate hearing last week, he “could not say whether climate change is endangering the nation’s...
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