Habitat Conservation

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

It’s Another Banner Year at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore!

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is one of our nation’s treasures. It’s a place where people can enjoy the beach and wildlife can safely live and raise their young. But it wasn’t always this way.

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Saving the Sacred Santa Ritas

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by Courtney Sexton

A proposed mining project in the Santa Rita Mountains would involve a mile-wide, half mile-deep open pit mine that would cause great damage to habitat for many imperiled species, and dump toxic mining waste on national forest land.

The post Saving the Sacred Santa Ritas appeared first on Defenders of Wildlife Blog.

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OUTFRONT: A defenders roundup

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“Over the past decade, millions of animals have met a grim fate at the hands of a ‘hit-man-for- hire’ arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which gets away with operating like a private contractor while taxpayers like you and me foot the bill,” says Charlotte Conley, a Defenders’ conservation associate.


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