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Sunnyside Project Halted!

This drilling project would have had destructive and lasting impacts on jaguars, ocelots, Mexican spotted owls and other imperiled species.

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Save These Sharks

Smooth hammerhead and bigeye thresher sharks face dangerous declines. Tell NMFS to list them under the Endangered Species Act!

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