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Defenders of Wildlife produces many reports, fact sheets, tip sheets and other types of publications.

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This paper summarizes key scientific literature on climate change and forests, focusing on policy and management options for the future.
Seven steps our next President should take to restore and advance conservation of our Nation's wildlife and habitat.
Full Page Ad in Congress Daily: Last year, the world's top five oil companies made more than $120 billion in profits. Don't buy Big Oil's lies. Don't give away our children’s future and let Big Oil get fat at our expense.
Full Page Ad in Congress Daily: Offshore Drilling for oil in America’s precious natural areas will NOT lower gas prices. But Big Oil's profits will skyrocket even higher.
This 4-page fact sheet provides detailed information on the impacts of global warming on specific California species and habitat areas and what you can do to help wildlife adapt and survive global warming.
Comments on FWS's 4(d) rule for the polar bear, taking FWS to task for failing to comply with the mandate of section 4(d) of the ESA and promulgate regulations that are necessary and advisable for the conservation of the polar bear.
Testimony of Jamie Rappaport Clark, Executive Vice President of Defenders of Wildlife, before Before the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans Hearing on "Planning for a Changing Climate and its Impacts on Wildlife and Oceans: State and Federal Efforts and Needs." (June 24, 2008)
For years scientists have recognized that global warming is posing unprecedented risks for wildlife. The changing, shrinking and destruction of habitat requires wildlife to migrate or adapt and threatens their very existence.
Get the facts about the Climate Security Act, legislation establishing a declining annual limit on greenhouse gas emissions and providing the policy direction and investment necessary to help wildlife survive the unavoidable impacts of global warming.
Letter signed by over 170 organizations in support of the provisions in the Climate Security Act that address global warming's impact on wildlife and the natural resources base that sustains healthy human communities.

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