Press Releases

Below are Defenders' ten most recent press releases.
February 1, 2017

Last night, President Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court.

January 30, 2017

President Donald Trump signed an executive order today that forces federal agencies to get rid of two rules for every new rule enacted.

January 27, 2017
Bison with calf, © Diana LeVasseur

Governor Steve Bullock ordered a reprieve for 40 Yellowstone bison waiting to see if they could be transferred to the Fort Peck Reservation.

January 26, 2017
Jaguar, © David Stein

El presidente Trump firmó ayer una orden ejecutiva que autoriza la extensión del muro fronterizo, una barrera artificial que divide y separa los paisajes del suroeste biológicamente, poniendo en peligro la vida silvestre como los jaguares, los lobos grises y los ocelotes.

January 25, 2017

President Trump signed an executive order today authorizing the extension of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, an artificial barrier that will biologically bisect and isolate Southwestern landscapes, jeopardizing endangered wildlife such as jaguars, Mexican gray wolves and ocelots, among other species.

January 24, 2017
oil pump, © Bureau of Land Management

Today, President Trump signed executive orders on his fourth day in office to move the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects forward.

January 23, 2017
Rabbit, © James Sweitzer

FWS must work closely with state wildlife agencies to ensure wildlife and public lands are protected.

January 20, 2017

Defenders of Wildlife will hold the president and his administration accountable for protecting our natural heritage.

January 19, 2017
Orca, © Sethakan/istockphoto

Defenders of Wildlife expresses deep appreciation for all that President Obama and his administration have done for conservation.

January 19, 2017
Polar bear and cub, © Joan Cambray

Defenders of Wildlife launched the BSRTT today to advance conservation of marine life and habitat in the Bering Strait region.