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FOR FLORIDA PANTHERS, EXTINCTION COMES ON FOUR WHEELS

From: The Revelator

“ “The Florida panther is suffering slow-motion extinction,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, in a recent…

STATE FISH FARMS HAVE OK TO KILL CORMORANTS

From: Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

“The Fish and Wildlife Service is required to assess how depredation orders affect the cormorant's population every five years. A group called…

CATFISH FARMERS FREE TO RESUME WAR AGAINST CORMORANTS

From: Greenwire

“"It's the sort of sloppy science that gets the Fish and Wildlife Service sued regularly," PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said today of the agency's latest work,…

GROUPS WANT PROTECTIONS RESTORED FOR LOUISIANA BLACK BEAR

From: LA Times

“Some conservationists and environmentalists opposed the move when it was announced. On Thursday, the Washington-based Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility…

ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP WANT PROTECTIONS RESTORED FOR LOUISIANA BLACK BEAR

From: KATC

“The group says in their notice that the removal of the species was done prematurely and based on false premises which "flew in the face of a wealth of the best available…


News Releases

DISASTROUS 2018 BRINGS RECORD MANATEE DEATHS

In Less Than 2 Months, 154 Florida Manatees Perish, One-Third from Cold Stress

LEGAL CLOUD LOOMS OVER INTERIOR DEPARTMENT ACTIONS

Legitimacy of Acting Directors of Parks, BLM, and Fish & Wildlife Remains in Doubt

TEMPORARY INTERIOR DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS ILLEGAL

All Decisions by Acting Park Service, BLM, and Fish & Wildlife Heads Legally Void

ANOTHER LETHAL YEAR FOR FLORIDA PANTHERS IN 2017

Deaths Again Outstrip Litters with Heavy Toll on Females of Reproductive Age

500 MANATEE DEATHS IN 2017…AND COUNTING

Last Year’s Mortality Spike Already Topped Before December Cold Snaps