Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
yesterday at 23:00. Facebook
We need wildlife crossings now more than ever. Collisions between wildlife and vehicles have risen 50% in the past 15 years, and such accidents now cost Americans $8 billion annually in damages and cleanup costs.
We need wildlife crossings now more than ever Collisions between wildlife and

Wildlife Crossings Get a Whole New Look

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Gloria Suvanto
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/21/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
For multiple species like the pronghorn, being able to go where the food is and where mates are is a critical part of their survival. That's why a border wall that would slice connected habitat in half could have a severe impact on a range of animals.
For multiple species like the pronghorn being able to go where the

Trump's divided desert: Wildlife at the border wall - BBC News

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Defenders of Wildlife
Leona Paccione
Sammy Almaita
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/21/2017 at 15:01. Facebook
How much do you know about pollinators? Test your knowledge during Pollinator Week!
How much do you know about pollinators Test your knowledge during Pollinator Week

Test Your Pollinator Prowess

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Cindee Gumke
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/20/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
We got an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the work they do at the Ivanpah Desert Tortoise Research Facility, which provides a safe space for desert tortoises to grow before being released into the wild. Check out some of our photos!
We got an exclusive behindthescenes look at the work they do at

On the Trail of the Mojave's Elusive Desert Tortoise

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Bonnie Sanchez
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/19/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Take this New York Times quiz to find out just how much you know about how to solve global warming!
Take this New York Times quiz to find out just how much

How Much Do You Know About Solving Global Warming?

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Michael Russell
Eric Hewett
Zach Zitzow
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/18/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Now it appears humans have caused one more obstacle for baby sea turtles, which already struggle for survival. That's climate change.
Now it appears humans have caused one more obstacle for baby sea

Climate change is causing sea turtle eggs to cook in the sand

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Karen Lloyd
Carlos De La Rosa
DG Kitch
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/18/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
This Father’s Day, we wanted to take a moment to honor all the dads out there–even the wilder ones!
This Fathers Day we wanted to take a moment to honor all

Happy Father's Day

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Robin K. Naylor
Niki Richardson
Sheryl Huebinger
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/17/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
As Sec. Zinke reviews national monuments around the country, the public comment period on the Bears Ears designation has been extended.
As Sec Zinke reviews national monuments around the country the public comment

Zinke: Bears Ears monument boundaries need to change

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R.A. Hottman
Karin Hollmann Shipman
Sue Chard
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/17/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Some members of Congress and special interests want to plunder the Arctic Refuge for oil. We cannot let this happen.
Some members of Congress and special interests want to plunder the Arctic

Scotty Johnson: No drilling in the Arctic Refuge

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Jalene Eden
R.A. Hottman
Richard MacLean
Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/16/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
In this week's Wildlife Weekly, scientists warn US coral reefs are on course to disappear within decades and Defenders participates in the Hands Across the Sands Rally held at the Florida capital. Catch this news and more!
In this weeks Wildlife Weekly scientists warn US coral reefs are on

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up: 06/16/17 - Defenders of Wildlife Blog

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Defenders of Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife
06/16/2017 at 15:01. Facebook
Making a positive difference for sea turtles in your area is as simple! Here are five easy things you can do to save one of Earth's most ancient creatures: [ Dfnd.us Link ]
Making a positive difference for sea turtles in your area is as
Neena Beena
Facing the threat of increasing temperatures, no animal better exemplifies the looming problem of climate change than the American pika.
Facing the threat of increasing temperatures no animal better exemplifies the looming

Looking for Climate Change's Most Vulnerable Species

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Greg Garduno
Salli Stevenson
Richard MacLean
Even though President Trump announced that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, we will continue to fight climate change as it is one of the leading threats to wildlife and wild places. Join the #Iamstillin campaign today!
Even though President Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the

IAmStillIn

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Kyle Kim
Sammy Almaita
Cindee Gumke
When President Trump announced earlier this month that he was pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement, it felt a little like history repeating itself. Remember when the George W. Bush administration announced that we were withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol in 2001?
When President Trump announced earlier this month that he was pulling the

Vive la Paris

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Wayne A Larson
Sue Chard
Wayne A Larson
One way to bridge the gap between "pro-wolf" and "anti-wolf" cultures is by focusing on co-existence efforts. We’re working with local groups to develop nonlethal deterrents and other innovative tools that minimize conflict and build social acceptance for wolves.
One way to bridge the gap between prowolf and antiwolf cultures is

Why We're So Divided Over Saving Wolves

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Sammy Almaita
Vicki Spleas
Gail Vona Evans
Shark finning is a gruesome practice. It involves catching sharks, hacking off their fins and tails, usually while they are still alive, and throwing them back in the water. Unable to swim, the sharks then bleed to death, starve or drown. This brutal killing of our oceans’ apex predators must stop!
Shark finning is a gruesome practice It involves catching sharks hacking off

Take a Stand Against Shark Finning!

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Sammy Almaita
Donna Caputo
Terri Paxton
Studies show that when sea ice is lost, polar bears have to travel longer distances to find stable ground, which can be a serious threat to their survival.
Studies show that when sea ice is lost polar bears have to

Polar bears are walking on an ever-faster 'treadmill' of ice

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Linda Newcomb
Ursula Campos
Matt Douglas
According to our 2015 report, wildlife trafficking is big business, with an estimated annual value of $2 billion in the U.S. In the case of the totoaba fish, bladders are being harvested in Mexico and illegally traded through the U.S. before reaching their final destination in China.
According to our 2015 report wildlife trafficking is big business with an

$30K fish bladder fuels poaching, trafficking and wildlife crisis

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Babette Lewis
Karen Norton
Anne Balderston
This week we celebrated World Oceans Day and the 111th anniversary of the Antiquities Act. Catch this news and more in the latest edition of Wildlife Weekly!
This week we celebrated World Oceans Day and the 111th anniversary of

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up: 06/09/17

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Kimberly Bohon
"Bringing back endangered species is one of our nation’s greatest conservation success stories. Unfortunately, under the Trump administration, our nation is employing disastrous policies that could take hundreds of uniquely American species back to the brink of extinction."
- Jeff Corwin
Bringing back endangered species is one of our nations greatest conservation success

It will take a nation to combat Trump’s war on wildlife

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Sammy Almaita
Karla Finney
Roger Weeden