Trump Regulators Gave Oil Industry a Pass to Injure Whales, and We’re Fighting Back In its attempt to open up U.S. waters to the fossil fuel industry, the Trump administration gave a green light to conduct harmful seismic surveys. We’re taking them to court. By Jessica A. Knoblauch | March 12, 201927.5kCOURTESY OF THE GUARDIAN Recently, Rep. […]

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Youth around the world want to talk to you about climate changeWATCH NOW Today, young people around the world are delivering an urgent message to us all: climate change is a global emergency and we need to work together to solve it.Lend your support to the Youth Climate Strike by watching and sharing this video, featuring some […]

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Center for Biological Diversity News Release Budget Proposes $8.6 Billion to Build Ecologically Devastating Border Wall WASHINGTON— The Trump administration’s 2019 budget proposal contains an unprecedented $2 billion (14 percent) cut for the Department of the Interior and a $2.8 billion (31 percent) cut for the Environmental Protection Agency, while adding $8.6 billion for border-wall […]

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POLAR BEAR POPULATIONS

Sixty-to-eighty percent of the world’s polar bear population lives in Canada. Total world population is estimated at between 25,000-31,000. Climate change may cause the existing population to decrease by up to 30% by 2050, according to some estimates. Habitat incursions by oil exploration companies, along with pollution are additional threats.

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