Wildlife Protection

Keeping America’s Wildlife Protected

Wildlife are constantly under threat from climate change, habitat destruction, hunting and fishing, as well as mismanagement. PEER works with public employees to identify areas of concern and protect wildlife, in many cases from the actions of public agencies.

Louisiana Black Bears

In danger of extinction, the court battle rages on

Grey Wolves

State and federal agencies abet rancher scapegoating of apex predator

Florida Panther

Padding towards extinction through habitat loss and a failure to protect

Northern Right Whales

Collisions with ships and fishing gear threaten whale survival in our coastal waters


During the past dozen years, the endangered Florida manatee has made only tenuous progress toward recovery

Greater Sage Grouse

Habitat and nesting ground destruction threaten this iconic bird


Pesticides threaten bees and other pollinators which sustain flowering plants and our food supply

Wildlife Slaughter

Government sanctioned slaughter of wildlife

Double-Crested Cormorants

Cormorants / Proposed federal rules would allow more killing by states of fish-eating cormorants

Other Wildlife

Polar bears, wild horses, tortoises


BLOG: EPA Continues to Approve Bee-Killing Insecticides

With over 40 percent of insect life threatened with extinction in the next few decades, the Environmental Protection Agency continues to issue emergency exemptions to toxic pollinator-killing insecticides at unprecedented rates, according to data gathered by the...

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PEERMail: Edging Closer to Extinction

Last week was an incredibly bad week for one of the most endangered whales in the world. Six North Atlantic right whales were found dead in and around the Gulf of Lawrence. Some of these animals, known to researchers for many years, were successful breeders and...

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