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The Center for Biological Diversity works through science, law, and creative media to secure a future for wildlife and wild places.

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Breathe easier: A federal appeals court just rejected @EPA's attempt to let some Colorado oil and gas operations of… https://t.co/DQlgGYUYqY
7/11
2020
"We have to take bold and rapid action to reduce the huge damage we're doing to the planet if we're going to save w… https://t.co/AAqUUn02ZmBREAKING: The national movement against oil drilling celebrated 2 victories w/ shutdowns of #DAPL and #APL within t… https://t.co/59PnLqSI2eDesert National Wildlife Refuge is the largest refuge in the lower 48 and home to rare and threatened species. A De… https://t.co/cTj7I2qlNvHey! I’m Earyn, a PhD student studying 🦎 & their diets! I started #FindThatLizard to share my passion with others &… https://t.co/DUL7DU7JnJ
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivNorthern Fish Are Tough, But Can They Survive Climate Change? @ConversationUS #climatechange #fish https://t.co/VcGMoDfwyR
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivBREAKING: the Arizona Trail is being forced to close due to #BorderWall construction. A 30-ft high wall will soon s… https://t.co/gpn5apKhZW
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivA new report predicts that the koala populations in NSW, Australia, could be extinct by 2050. @Revelator_News recen… https://t.co/89vYTeSgzGThe pandemic has revealed the truth about Thailand's unsustainable and exploitative elephant tourism sector — and a… https://t.co/T43jZrShrl
7/10
2020
The story behind yesterday’s order protecting western snowy plovers from vehicles at Oceano Dunes by the man who do… https://t.co/ch6Td6XqpB
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivThe #ExtinctionCrisis is real. https://t.co/MMSQK1kOVOBREAKING: We just sued the Trump administration for public records on how federal agencies are using President Trum… https://t.co/DynWJUFpbQ"Entanglements and ship strikes are pushing these amazing animals to the brink of extinction. The United States and… https://t.co/JWUjdbnWw6Oceano Dunes to remain closed to vehicles until October. This is good news for endangered species and local residen… https://t.co/5I4JwCjldG
Retweeted by Center for Bio Div"The state is abdicating its responsibility to save these imperiled animals and some of California's most spectacul… https://t.co/ao2hugjcfmAdorable river otters have been slowly returning to South Dakota after populations were decimated by trapping and h… https://t.co/L0rAxfNBasTalk about a tweet going viral. This new variant on a traditional bird song spread across Canada among white-throat… https://t.co/ghyVe60IfYEverything you didn't know you needed to know about coral reproduction and how scientists are hoping to stem the ti… https://t.co/6dInhf9lJa
7/9
2020
We're fighting to get the Pascagoula map turtles listed under the Endangered Species Act. These turtles survived th… https://t.co/Jynf9Nuy3oThe 9th Circuit just upheld a 2018 federal ruling that the Trump administration violated the Endangered Species Act… https://t.co/0AzXqRTLrOBREAKING: Appeals Court just ruled that USFWS' removal of Yellowstone grizzly bear from #EndangeredSpeciesAct was i… https://t.co/UBtsg2TIYr
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivThe House passed a bill to provide real relief to millions of people suffering from the public health and economic… https://t.co/jCzamEx5YrAt least 30,000 workers — mostly Black, Latinx and immigrant — in meat processing plants have contracted COVID. Mor… https://t.co/iCOB90b4o6Forcing workers to continue working without protective measures and in small spaces has led to 32,000+ #COVID19 cas… https://t.co/rBl6R2UNWZ"Kudos to the Coastal Commission for stepping in to protect snowy plovers at Oceano Dunes and keep critical beach n… https://t.co/I5nYs4yL8v"It's outrageous that fossil fuel utilities like Salt River are using anticompetitive tactics to strangle rooftop s… https://t.co/aN21qUym14"the lack of compliance from this administration is just so stark, and the violations so clear cut, that courts hav… https://t.co/ykuuhvw5F5
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivIs it getting crowded in here? The extinction crisis, habitat loss and climate change have something in common — hu… https://t.co/E6e3GVNKcV
7/8
2020
”The Forest Service is doing the right thing to protect these beautiful birds, which are teetering on the brink of… https://t.co/Zef1QU0Yv1THREAD: Quitobaquito Springs, a stunning oasis sacred to the O'odham & home to two endangered species is drying up.… https://t.co/qEsLjjaRyq
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivThe backstory of how a foreign company became a U.S. corporate citizen in order to file mining claims on land that'… https://t.co/Bsds0uyMg2The Center and over 60+ environmental justice and environmental organizations just issued a statement and demands f… https://t.co/9sv85Ve5tpICYMI 👇👇👇 https://t.co/8JveYCT1XXQuitobaquito Spring is a rare desert oasis that sits on the border in Organ Pipe Nat Monument on traditional O’odha… https://t.co/hq3gB7QKJx
Retweeted by Center for Bio Div.@CenterforBioDiv and over 60 #environmentaljustice and #environmental orgs have issued a statement and demands for… https://t.co/cKUqZzwD55
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivThe international snake trade is a potential danger to human health and entire ecosystems. https://t.co/E7IlWybR3CGunnison sage grouse are in trouble: A new survey finds fewer than 1,600 in the wild. "Clearly the status quo here… https://t.co/CNp70beciUIn the Colorado River Basin over 1/2 of all water is going to cattle-feed crops. That's a horrific figure. But ther… https://t.co/tgKt35v3U9
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7/7
2020
Communities are embracing a new era of thinking about floodplain management — one that involves letting rivers beha… https://t.co/M5FG4WIADn"It's outrageous that Gov. Newsom is handing out fracking permits during a pandemic that disproportionately harms p… https://t.co/iKsm7vj2bm"North American turtles survived the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs, but these two species need help to live th… https://t.co/YYIymRzvZXA massive victory for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and others who have been fighting this disastrous pipeline. A f… https://t.co/Q0m15dxfaY"EPA's pesticide office has been in the pocket of the pesticide industry for quite a while now" @CenterForBioDiv's… https://t.co/BOwQvnbCvF
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivBREAKING: Citing intensive environmental litigation, including @CenterForBioDiv's recent victory shutting down oil… https://t.co/HGy4K5ux4s
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivHuman population growth and overconsumption are at the root of our most pressing environmental problems including:… https://t.co/Nw2JM44PyLThis little green sea turtle is undeterred in its journey across the pebbly beach towards the ocean just mere momen… https://t.co/N22kD7bf6O
7/6
2020
Talk about a crowded planet. Our #SavingLifeOnEarth presentation this Thursday will feature the Center's Kelley Den… https://t.co/tUU25YE5GCMonarch butterflies urgently need your help. This iconic, orange-and-black beauty was once common in backyards acro… https://t.co/NZSGgtgY0s
7/5
2020
This endangered Hawaiian monk seal is weaving its way through the blue-green waters of the French Frigate Shoals to… https://t.co/U3BTI9esqkMiami is a litmus test for U.S. climate adaptation. And it doesn't look great. https://t.co/8ph49U6MiZ
7/4
2020
Recently revealed details for the border wall include plans to span the San Pedro River — an environmental crown je… https://t.co/6NJHgr02mhThe harm from these super-toxic rodenticides doesn't stop at wildlife. It extends to children and pets. Tell Gov. N… https://t.co/7nhgZQhZJ6Human population growth and overconsumption are at the root of our most pressing environmental problems including:… https://t.co/13vn2wRQCADo you want more polluted air and fecal matter in your drinking water? We're petitioning the USDA to ban open-air i… https://t.co/qSVTwW34lz
7/3
2020
"This announcement from the Prescott National Forest is a huge win for rare species and for irreplaceable cultural… https://t.co/fa8ZzZ1g6k60% of the #snakes traded between 2015 and 2017 still came from wild populations, according to CITES records.… https://t.co/skb1UcvkLW
Retweeted by Center for Bio Div"We're hopeful the Service will recognize that Endangered Species Act protection is needed to put these rare and im… https://t.co/MAnnP1lrwJUsing the pandemic as cover, the Trump administration's EPA has stopped enforcing environmental and public health p… https://t.co/bHnLvni3fJWhat happened to: "EPA is returning to its core mission of protecting human health and the environment. "? Stop th… https://t.co/xWUonAWBcQ
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivToday’s the day! Join us on Twitter from 12-2 ET / 9-11 PT to tell the EPA we need them to support our health with… https://t.co/6oVpsioyiI
Retweeted by Center for Bio Div#SavePlovers Column: On this California beach, snowy plovers and dune buggies are in a fight for survival https://t.co/IvI8Xi9BD1
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivNew studies show that fracking is an environmental justice issue. https://t.co/vkQhxF8myLICYMI: https://t.co/tDvJAWuNtJ“Es lamentable que, cuando los mataderos suspenden temporalmente la producción, las operaciones de agricultura indu… https://t.co/P9ZCK0i8RT
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivDeclaring a species extinct too early can cost it important conservation time. In this case, we've lost 22 years. https://t.co/xHvuBRxA9v
7/2
2020
Climate & racial justice cannot wait. As we recover from #COVID19, we have an opportunity to reject the old "normal… https://t.co/KD1OViFzwLThe Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is a critical refuge for coral, fish, and imperiled species — man… https://t.co/glrrZnN36cWildlife trade is one of the leading threats to biodiversity and a major threat to public health. Join… https://t.co/UsfbybFx95Quitobaquito Spring before & now in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Groundwater pumping for concrete for Trump… https://t.co/x2BEWDVSGq
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7/1
2020
Wildlife trade is one of the leading threats to biodiversity and a major threat to public health. Join… https://t.co/hYMZxkr2eKMass killing means bacteria and fecal matter leaking into the water table. Burning means toxic air for nearby commu… https://t.co/OFKStjJg3W
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivA new Trump administration proposal would allow even more cruel thrill-killing of grizzly bears, wolves, and other… https://t.co/wqlxWiTtl6"COVID’s lowered meat production leads to decline in pollution, waste and greenhouse gases" ->… https://t.co/4HRNRDjuFa
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivFeral and invasive cats, rats and pigs are eating Hawaii's endangered seabirds out of existence — but new research… https://t.co/dsvuTcOOBxProjections of life in 2050 or 2100 seem like the stuff of science fiction, yet those seemingly distant decades are… https://t.co/ecvOPekLhn
6/30
2020
The fight against a pandemic, the climate crisis, & white supremacy are connected. Systems built on racism have p… https://t.co/e23DHLgAQA
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivBats provide ~$3.7 billion of pest control services for North American farmers every year by each eating ~600 insec… https://t.co/sR59RkPOCR
Retweeted by Center for Bio Div“Cuando los mataderos suspenden temporalmente la producción, las operaciones de agricultura industrial simplemente… https://t.co/ThO5Ez3lWN
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivIt’s good that @CaliforniaDFW is finally adopting new rules for the crab industry to prevent whale entanglements. S… https://t.co/ParMRidNdF
Retweeted by Center for Bio Div"It’s horrific that when slaughterhouses temporarily cut production, industrial farming operations simply kill & di… https://t.co/xPKrEoFCr6
Retweeted by Center for Bio Div"It's alarming that a butterfly that once filled the skies of Southern California is now only found in pockets of i… https://t.co/fXiW6t9cTNQuitobaquito pond is drying up. This oasis, just a stone’s throw from active #BorderWall construction, is a sacred… https://t.co/fmXVSZPOUO
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivEndangered whales must navigate thousands of vertical crab lines off California, causing too many deadly entangleme… https://t.co/FAVTSw7bM4Our fight against a pandemic, the climate crisis, and white supremacy are connected. Systems built on racism have p… https://t.co/WgczRQRF0sBREAKING: After years of advocacy and litigation by @CenterforBioDiv, more than 27,000 acres of habitat was just pr… https://t.co/vThznALVvL"It's good to see California officials finally getting serious about preventing these whale entanglements. But this… https://t.co/OYw8iUr0DsWe and our allies just filed a legal petition calling on @USDA to ban Big Ag's dangerous on-site incineration and b… https://t.co/Ui5MKsFDeN"It's appalling that the Fish and Wildlife Service has dragged its feet on completing recovery plans for these beau… https://t.co/EsTdeJaEN3.@DHSgov continues to topple ancient saguaro cactuses for #BorderWall construction at Organ Pipe. An arm on this gi… https://t.co/AI4y0W5HTB
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivFishing-gear entanglement is the number one threat to endangered humpback whales and leatherback sea turtles off Ca… https://t.co/pHMTGql0Vm
6/29
2020
Meet the five animals that are threatened by Exxon's proposed trucking plan. https://t.co/QRK7zYk4dHThe environmental and health evidence for a plant-based diet is clear. Here are 18 arguments for eating meat debunk… https://t.co/wfbKyllVhr
6/28
2020
That really cute animal video you just liked on social media has a dark backstory that many people aren't aware of… https://t.co/jHkcqsXHMuThese male "dancing frogs" of India's Western Ghats mountain range aren't stretching. They're showing off their leg… https://t.co/y8PWydi0EZAn endangered Mexican gray wolf, father of 4 young pups, was shot and killed last week in Arizona. "This wolf fathe… https://t.co/4r5T6Cu1mU
6/27
2020
The Environmental Protection Agency is refusing to regulate a widespread contaminant in drinking water despite evid… https://t.co/P9l48UKJQgHow did evidence of Formosa Plastics' pollution from Texas get to Louisiana, where it's now at the center of contro… https://t.co/s02phUBuWS
Retweeted by Center for Bio Div"We're incredibly disappointed that the commission rejected efforts to fix Washington's broken wolf-management syst… https://t.co/SxMa8YEa04"As we've joined protests and supported groups fighting to end white supremacy, we've also been looking at how soci… https://t.co/SXT7O43tWU
Retweeted by Center for Bio DivThe secretive government agency planting 'cyanide bombs' across the US https://t.co/WPBgZQs8sp
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6/26
2020

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