Wildlife Protection

National Park Hunting And Fishing Restrictions Under Fire

For Immediate Release: Aug 13, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Rules to Stem Invasive Species, Lead Poisoning, and Gun Accidents at Risk Washington, DC — Under orders from the Trump Administration, the National Park Service is reviewing all hunting and...

Politicized Science The Bane Of The Mexican Wolf

For Immediate Release: Jul 15, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Study Dissects How Politics Skewed Science to Jeopardize Wolf Survival Washington, DC — A new peer-reviewed study shows how two recovery plans for the endangered Mexican wolf that were both...
PEERMail: Edging Closer to Extinction

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...

Coyote Killing Contests Don’t Belong In National Parks

For Immediate Release: Jul 02, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Petition Presses Cape Cod Seashore to Sharply Limit Carnivore Hunting Washington, DC — A major national park should do a better job of protecting its wildlife from excessive and inhumane hunting...

Study: Urgent Intervention Needed To Save Right Whales

For Immediate Release: Jun 24, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 PEER calls for Fisheries Agency to Take Decisive Action Washington, DC — A new study published last week underscores the urgency of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) taking decisive...

Interior’s Sage Grouse Plans Hit Big Pothole

For Immediate Release: May 28, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Interior’s Sage Grouse Plans Hit Big Pothole BLM Decision Documents Covering Six States Are Invalid Washington, DC — The Department of Interior committed major violations when it approved...