Every year in the United States, over 4,000 tons of lead are shot into the environment by hunting, resulting in the poisoning deaths of an estimated 20 million birds and other animals.

It's time to #GetTheLeadOut.

Shooting holes in gun lobby’s dangerous addiction to lead ammo

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Tell your representatives in Congress to stand up for our #wolves. Urge them to vote no on H.R. 424 and S. 164 and let science and law govern wolf recovery, not politics.

Tell Congress: Don't Mess With Wolf Recovery

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“This vote should have been 100-0 against, but instead Republican senators showed just how out of touch they’ve become on environmental issues. We’ll be drinking dirtier water and breathing dirtier air because of this disturbing decision, and our wildlife and climate will pay a terrible price.”
-Kierán Suckling-

#PollutingPruitt is now head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Anti-environment Zealot Confirmed to Run Environmental Protection Agency

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Studies of whale body scars show that 83 percent of all right whales and 70 percent of whales overall in the U.S. have been entangled in fishing gear or other marine debris at some point in their lives.

If that concerns you, check out this reddit AUA by NOAA Fisheries Service scientists. It kicks off at 1 EST.

#whaleweek #whales

#WhaleWeek reddit AUA: The Rising Risk of Whale Entanglement | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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KEEP UP THE PRESSURE!

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees are making calls to their senators today urging them to reject Scott Pruitt's nomination to run the agency.

Meanwhile, a federal judge yesterday ordered Pruitt to release thousands of emails detailing his relationship to the fossil fuel industry.

This man has spent his career trying to weaken the agency he's been picked to...
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E.P.A. Workers Try to Block Pruitt in Show of Defiance

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President Trump insists on a border wall that would halt the life-sustaining migration of wildlife into, and out of, the United States -- from jaguars and Mexican gray wolves to New Mexico ridge-nosed rattlesnakes.

Take a moment to call Congressman Steve Pearce at (202) 225-2365 and request that he tell Trump not to build a wall along New Mexico's border.

#Earth2Trump #FightExtinction...
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Tell Rep. Pearce: No Border Wall in New Mexico

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This week: Monarchs in trouble, Republicans attack endangered species, Trump continues his giveaways to Big Oil and a whole lot more.

Check it out in this week's Endangered Earth.

#EndangeredEarth #endangeredspecies #Earth2Trump #fightextinction

Endangered Earth: Monarchs in Downward Spiral

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Republicans in Congress continue to attack the Endangered Species Act at every turn. They are working relentlessly to weaken the life-saving protections it provides our most imperiled plant and animal species.

Today Senator John Cornyn introduced TWO new bills to gut the Act.

We hope the senator from Texas knows he's got a fight on his hands.

#EndangeredSpecies #ohhellno #fightextinction...
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Texas Senator John Cornyn Introduces Bills to Gut Endangered Species Act

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Bald eagles are great parenting partners. Besides sharing the nest building task, males and females take turns sitting on and incubating their eggs.

Recent footage from an eagle nest cam at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island, off the coast of Virginia, gives us a good look at this process, which is often referred to as “the changing of the guard.” Since female...
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Say 'so long' to the #AntiLaborSecretary.

#Earth2Trump #Resist

Trump's Labor secretary pick Andy Puzder withdraws nomination

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Time is short to raise your voice against Trump's disastrous pick to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Please, call your Senators today and tell them to reject Scott Pruitt -- a vote for him is a vote for more pollution and climate denial.

#PollutingPruitt

Don't Let Trump's Climate Denier Run the EPA

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Every day a powerful, loving movement of resistance is growing in opposition to Donald J. Trump's agenda of hatred and environmental destruction.

Sign the Pledge of Resistance and join us to fight fiercely for the things we cherish the most: [ Ow.ly Link ]

People power is now more important than ever.

#Earth2Trump #Resist #LoveTrumpsHate
Help us save #Arctic habitat for #polarbears & other species from Donald J. Trump's toxic agenda by becoming a monthly sustainer.

The Trump Resistance is Here.

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#Love is a beautiful thing in any language -- especially the language of the wild.

If you want to find out how endangered species say "I Love You," download our free ringtones at LoveCallsoftheWild.org

#ValentinesDay #FightExtinction
It's time to loosen the grip of #BigOil on our country and replace this dirty industry with green jobs! It's what a real climate leader would do, Jerry Brown.

#shutitALLdown #keepitintheground

Big Oil’s grip on California

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Tell Yellowstone National Park it is unacceptable to slaughter native wildlife for the animal agriculture industry:

"ACTION! Yellowstone started sending wild buffalo to slaughter today. Hundreds more will follow if we don't stop them.
PLEASE MAKE TWO CALLS! BE RELENTLESS!
1. YNP Dan Wenk 307-344-2002 stop the slaughter, release buffalo!
2. Gov. Bullock 406-444-3111 repeal MCA 81-2-120 and...
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#SandtoSnow #MojaveTrails and #CastleMountains turn ONE YEAR OLD today. Happy birthday!

Help celebrate by learning more and getting involved, at 3monuments.org.

And tell your elected officials, like Diane Feinstein Kamala Harris Congressman Paul Cook and Congressman Raul Ruiz, MD, to defend our nation’s treasured public lands and keep our #MonumentsforAll intact.
This week time is running out for the world's smallest porpoise, Trump pushes ahead with the Dakota Access pipeline, a new trial starts for the Bundys and we keep fighting for wildlife and environmental protections.

Check it out in this week's Endangered Earth.

#EndangeredEarth #vaquita #Earth2Trump #NoDaPL #Bundy

Endangered Earth: Vaquitas on the Brink

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