Endangered species, Biodiversity Action Plan, Hunting, Biodiversity, Species, Endangered Species Act

An Ecological Crime At The Border

On Oct 26, 2020
@SierraClub shared
RT @yessfun: here is the website version, too. in today's edition, I focus on the ecological issues with the wall. it threatens endangered species, could lead to deadly flooding, and is infringing on cultural areas. https://t.co/9RpEkE6qSB
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The border wall involves destroying critical habitat for endangered species and sacred cultural lands.

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On Oct 26, 2020
@SierraClub shared
RT @yessfun: here is the website version, too. in today's edition, I focus on the ecological issues with the wall. it threatens endangered species, could lead to deadly flooding, and is infringing on cultural areas. https://t.co/9RpEkE6qSB
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An Ecological Crime At The Border

An Ecological Crime At The Border

The border wall involves destroying critical habitat for endangered species and sacred cultural lands.

This lawyer's fighting to protect the ESA. Will it work?

This lawyer's fighting to protect the ESA. Will it work?

Jason Rylander knew he wanted to protect vulnerable animals from a young age.

Nature Divided, Scientists United: US–Mexico Border Wall Threatens Biodiversity and Binational Conservation

Nature Divided, Scientists United: US–Mexico Border Wall Threatens Biodiversity and Binational Conservation

Fences and walls erected along international boundaries in the name of national security have unintended but significant consequences for biodiversity (Trouwbor

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Attack on Endangered Species Act

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Attack on Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Environmental and animal protection groups today sued the Trump administration over its new regulations that dramatically weaken the Endangered Species Act. Earthjustice ...

Trump’s $5 billion border wall plan could wreak environmental havoc, causing rivers to flood and animals to become 'zombie species'

Trump’s $5 billion border wall plan could wreak environmental havoc, causing rivers to flood and animals to become 'zombie species'

President Donald Trump took the national stage last night to make his case for the construction of a wall at the US-Mexico border. But experts say such an enormous construction project ...

Why a Border Wall Could Mean Trouble for Wildlife

Why a Border Wall Could Mean Trouble for Wildlife

If the Trump administration extends the wall at the southern border, it could degrade important habitats for animals and plants, even birds and insects.

Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over New Endangered Species Act Rules

Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over New Endangered Species Act Rules

The administration's tweaks to the law are particularly striking for their timing, which come just after a United Nations report that warned of a worldwide biodiversity crisis and predicted ...

In trying to gut Endangered Species Act, Trump administration puts profits ahead of people

In trying to gut Endangered Species Act, Trump administration puts profits ahead of people

Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, writes, "The new Endangered Species Act regulations issued this week sweep aside important protections for threatened and endangered ...

As Work Begins on Trump’s Border Wall, a Key Wildlife Refuge Is at Risk

As Work Begins on Trump’s Border Wall, a Key Wildlife Refuge Is at Risk

Construction is underway on a stretch of President Trump’s border wall cutting through the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. Biologists warn the steel wall will ...

6 ways the border wall could disrupt the environment

6 ways the border wall could disrupt the environment

Trump's plan to build a wall from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific could come with unintended consequences for wildlife and people.

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Trump's Endangered Species Act Rule Changes

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Trump's Endangered Species Act Rule Changes

The changes make it harder to take future risks from climate change into account and bring economics into the picture when determining protections for species.

La Parida: Where the Wild Things Were

La Parida: Where the Wild Things Were

Wednesday morning at dawn a solitary pied-billed grebe paddled through a misty oxbow lake called La Parida Banco in the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge. La Parida ...

Does it work? The fight over the Endangered Species Act

Does it work? The fight over the Endangered Species Act

A heated debate at at House panel is a proxy for a larger division