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Longlines Killing Pacific Seabirds at Record Rate

Longlines Killing Pacific Seabirds at Record Rate NOAA Admits Official Counts Significantly Underestimate True By-Catch Toll Washington, DC — Longline fishing fleets in the Pacific Ocean are killing and maiming more seabirds at the highest rates recorded, according to...

New Jersey War on “Killer Trees” Violates Federal Law

New Jersey War on “Killer Trees” Violates Federal Law Bull’s Island Is Habitat for Endangered Bat and Protected Migratory Birds Trenton — Ongoing and planned forestry work on Bull’s Island State Park is at odds with federal wildlife protections, according to...

Heavy Toll on Wildlife Prompts Lawsuit Against Cape Wind

Heavy Toll on Wildlife Prompts Lawsuit Against Cape Wind Scientific Reviews of Impact on Endangered and Threatened Birds Skewed Washington, DC — A coalition of groups filed suit today against federal agencies responsible for approving the proposed Cape Wind turbine...

Political Arm Twisting for Massive Delaware Bay Wind Farm

Political Arm Twisting for Massive Delaware Bay Wind Farm New Jersey under Pressure to Lift Ban on Wind Turbines in Migratory Bird Flyway Trenton — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is being pressed behind-the-scenes to drop its opposition to wind...