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yesterday at 23:00. Facebook
Looking for a way to become a citizen scientist? Check out this awesome opportunity to keep an eye out for Stellar sea lions!

Steller Watch lets anyone with internet access play wildlife biologist

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yesterday at 15:00. Facebook
Orca whales have officially returned to Puget Sound waters!

Orca whales return to Puget Sound, just in time for start of spring

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Defenders of Wildlife
03/24/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Citizen scientists are needed to figure out what’s behind the mysterious decline of Steller sea lions. Catch this story and more in the latest edition of Wildlife Weekly!

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up: 03/24/17

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03/24/2017 at 19:01. Facebook
The international shark fin trade and overfishing have reduced the oceanic whitetip shark's numbers by more than 70% worldwide. If the U.S. doesn’t take immediate action, this shark species could be wiped right off the map. Raise your voice now!

Stand Up for Oceanic Whitetip Sharks

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Defenders of Wildlife
03/24/2017 at 13:53. Facebook
Celebrate this Friday with another round of wildlife photos sent in by our fans! Remember, you can send us a direct message with your photos and a brief description to see them featured in one of our weekly albums.
Defenders of Wildlife
03/23/2017 at 19:54. Facebook
How well did your Congressperson stack up when it came to voting on wildlife issues? We’ve got the answers in our 2016 Congressional Report Card!

Is Congress making the grade when it comes to conservation?

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03/23/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
While we applaud their efforts to save our bees, beware of Cheerios' bee friendly wildflowers. They could be an invasive species that could cause a great deal of damage when they are introduced into locations outside of their native range.

Don’t Plant Those “Bee-Friendly” Wildflowers Cheerios Is Giving Away

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Defenders of Wildlife
03/22/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
The Republican-sponsored legislation passed yesterday as Congress voted to kill protections for carnivores on national wildlife refuges in Alaska. This now opens the door for the state to authorize extreme killing methods such as shooting mother bears with cubs and killing wolves with pups on public lands.

Congress Votes To Kill Protections For Wolves And Bears On Alaska Refuges

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Defenders of Wildlife
03/22/2017 at 14:27. Facebook
Take action now: With only 30 vaquitas left in the wild, urge the Mexican government to implement and enforce a permanent ban on gillnets in the Upper Gulf of California.

Save the Vaquita Porpoise

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Defenders of Wildlife
03/21/2017 at 22:35. Facebook
Breaking: Today the Senate passed H.J. Res. 69, leaving only President Trump’s signature to enact the measure. "Today, Congress failed not only bears, wolves and wildlife conservation, but also the American people who support balanced, scientific management of our National Wildlife Refuge System. This warped resolution condones extreme practices to kill carnivores and their young, and is a...
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Defenders of Wildlife
03/21/2017 at 19:34. Facebook
Check out our newest featured publication: Bringing Jaguars back to the U.S. Southwest! We still have a lot to do to ensure a future for this endangered cat species, and the first step in this recovery journey is on us.

Defenders in Action: Jaguar Recovery

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Defenders of Wildlife
03/20/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
When sharks get such a bad rap, innovative conservation efforts like this are the key to ensuring a future for our finned friends!

Can Social Media Give Sharks a Better Reputation?

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Defenders of Wildlife
03/20/2017 at 13:51. Facebook
The Mexican shrimp industry is responsible for the loss of 70% of the vaquita population. Now we're joining more than 50 environmental groups in calling for a boycott of Mexican shrimp!

Boycott Mexican Shrimp: Save the Vaquita Porpoise

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Defenders of Wildlife
03/19/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
ICYMI: H.J. Res. 69 is a dangerous bill that jeopardizes bears, wolves and other carnivores on Alaska's wildlife refuges. This legislation is set to hit the Senate floor any day now, so your voice is needed: [ Dfnd.us Link ]
Defenders of Wildlife
03/19/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
“This is the final resting place of the illegal wildlife trade.” The USFWS’ National Wildlife Property Repository is a bleak reminder of the casualties of wildlife trafficking.

The Little Shop of Wildlife Horrors

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The National Wildlife Refuge System protects precious wildlife across the country and it celebrated its 114th birthday this past week! Check out some amazing photos from places within the agency.

Celebrating 114 Years of the National Wildlife Refuge System

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After conservation efforts brought the Florida panther back from the brink of extinction, there's still much work to be done. This includes establishing more wildlife crossings, reducing speed zones on roads and promoting coexistence to reduce conflict between landowners and panthers. Read more at [ Dfnd.us Link ]

Save the Florida Panther Day! - Defenders of Wildlife Blog

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The National Wildlife Refuge System turns 114 and the US wildlife repository provide clues about trends in wildlife smuggling. Catch these stories and more in the latest edition of Wildlife Weekly!

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up: 03/17/17

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Take a stand against H.J. Res. 69, a dangerous bill that jeopardizes bears, wolves and other carnivores on our national wildlife refuges in Alaska. This legislation is set to hit the Senate floor any day now, so your voice is needed!

Carnivores in the Crosshairs

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Happy Friday! Enjoy another round of wildlife photos sent in by you -- our fans! Remember, you can send us a message with your photos and a brief description to see them featured in one of our weekly albums.