Habitat Conservation

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

Defending a Desert Icon

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Desert Tortoise, © Jonathan S. Blair / National Geographic Stock
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by Trish Broome

Photographer and writer Krista Schyler shares the final part of her California Desert Tour series.

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Now’s the Time to Get National Forest Planning Right

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by Pamela Flick

The management plan for the Sequoia, Inyo, and Sierra national forests is an important opportunity to set a strong example for the rest of the country’s national forests.

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Defenders hails passage of Water and Land Conservation Amendment in Florida

Washington, D.C. (November 5, 2014) – Florida voters have passed the Water and Land Conservation Amendment to the state Constitution, a measure that designates billions of dollars over the next 20 years for natural resources, wildlife and habitat conservation.

Under the Desert Sun

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by Defenders of Wildlife

Photographer and writer Krista Schyler shares the second part of her California Desert Tour series, featuring the Silurian Valley.

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Threats to Southern Sea Otters Taking a Toll on Population Growth

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Sea Otter, © Marc Mantione
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by Haley Stewart

By taking action now, humans can help reduce threats to southern sea otters and help save this critical species.

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Habitat on Wild Gulf Beach Protected

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Western Snowy Plover, © Photo by Michael L. Baird
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by Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders works with conservation allies to help protect endangered beach mice and threatened shorebirds in Florida State Park.

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Conservationists turn to the Courts to Battle Mining in Patagonia on behalf of Imperiled Wildlife and Local Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 29, 2014

Contact: Courtney Sexton, csexton@defenders.org, 202-772-0253

                Wendy Russell, wendy@patagoniaalliance.org, 520-477-2308

 

Conservationists turn to the Courts to Battle Mining in Patagonia on behalf of Imperiled Wildlife and Local Residents

Remember the Owens Valley

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by Defenders of Wildlife

Photographer and writer Krista Schyler shares the first part of her California Desert Tour series, featuring the beautiful Owens Valley.

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Cool Water: President Obama Expands National Marine Monument

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Sea Turtle, © Christina Albright-Mundy
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by Courtney Sexton

The expanded Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument will provide a necessary safe haven for protected wildlife and other unique marine species.

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