Species at Risk
This bird once dominated the skies over the western U.S. But through habitat loss and toxins, humans have put the condor in a steep decline.
Climate change is now one of the leading threats to wildlife. Find out what Defenders is doing to help animals around the country survive in a warming planet.
Defenders works to create and share strategies to encourage peaceful coexistence between people and wildlife.
Clean energy can help fight climate change, but it has to be planned with wildlife in mind.
Worldwide numbers of sea otters have slowly recovered but still stand far below original population numbers.
These fascinating fish have inhabited Earth’s oceans for 400 million years but today they are disappearing at an alarming rate.
Historically, hundreds of thousands of wolves roamed wild throughout North America. But during the 19th and 20th centuries, wolves virtually disappeared from the American west.