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Conservation Issue
Every animal needs a home. Defenders is working to protect wildlife habitats so each species has space to thrive.
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Defenders is teaching people across the U.S. how to coexist with wildlife, keeping people and species safer.
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Jamie's Corner
For nearly 40 years, the ESA has helped prevent the extinction of our nation's wildlife. Now it needs protecting.

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Success Story
November 2014 - In response to a lawsuit brought by Defenders and our conservation allies, the federal government has agreed to expand critical habitat for the world's most endangered whales.
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