Press Releases

Below are Defenders' ten most recent press releases.
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.

January 18, 2017
Swift fox, © Kylie Paul/Defenders

A coal company and 14 states have filed lawsuits seeking to overturn the Interior Department’s Stream Protection Rule.

January 18, 2017

Senate confirmation hearings begin today for Scott Pruitt.

January 17, 2017
US Capitol Building, © Architect of the Capitol

The confirmation hearing for Interior Secretary Nominee Ryan Zinke begins today.

January 14, 2017
Help protect Wolves!

Alaska lawsuit attacks predator protections on public lands.

January 13, 2017
Manta ray, © Ellen Cuyalerts

NMFS proposed to list the giant manta ray as threatened under the ESA.