Biologists estimate there are fewer than ten grizzly bears remaining in the North Cascades today. That's why we applaud this new recovery plan, which is crucial to restoring the grizzly population in the region!
Breaking: Members of Congress are trying to delist gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act. But we've been down this road before. In 2012 Defenders and others challenged the FWS’s decision to delist gray wolves in Wyoming - and won. Read more about our work to preserve the grey wolf in the Rockies:
ICYMI: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service just released a recovery plan for polar bears, which stated that "the single most important action for the recovery of polar bears is to significantly reduce the present levels of global greenhouse gas emissions."
The Attorney General is often overlooked when it comes to wildlife conservation and environmental protection, but the person who serves in this position has a critical role in the enforcement of our federal environmental and natural resource laws.
With fewer than 45 red wolves left in the wild, this loss is a huge blow to the species. We are matching the USFWS' award for information regarding this wolf’s death to send a clear message: poaching of these incredibly rare wolves will not be tolerated or go unpunished.