Habitat Conservation

When habitats are threatened, so are the animals who live there.

Feds Agree to Protect More Habitat for East Coast’s Most Endangered Whales by 2016

BOSTON— A deadline for expanding critical habitat protections for the North Atlantic right whale — one of the world’s most endangered whales — has been set in response to a legal settlement agreement. Each year most of the 500 North Atlantic right whales remaining on Earth migrate from their feeding and breeding grounds off the U.S. Northeast to their nursery areas off the Southeast.

Wildlife Advocates Celebrate BLM’s denial of poorly-sited solar project near California’s Death Valley National Park

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November 21, 2014

Contact: Courtney Sexton; 202.772.0253, csexton@defenders.org

Wildlife Advocates Celebrate BLM’s denial of poorly-sited solar project near California’s Death Valley National Park

Project would harm threatened and endangered species in fragile Mojave Desert region

Tribes in Montana to receive Yellowstone bison

Publication Date: 
November 14, 2014
Publication Source: 
The Oregonian
Teaser Image: 
Bison, © Walter Novak
Item Type: 
Defenders In the News

Tribes to receive Yellowstone bison held by Turner

Publication Date: 
November 13, 2014
Publication Source: 
The Washington Post
Teaser Image: 
Bison, © Walter Novak
Item Type: 
Defenders In the News

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