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...logging on 9 square miles of the island, pending a review of the project's potential impact on wolves.The Center for Biological Diversity and others sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on June 10, accusing the agency of "delaying Endangered...
Groups petition to list yellow cedar

...petition was filed to raise awareness and to take steps toward curbing warming, said Kiersten Lippmann of the Center for Biological Diversity.Without steps to curb climate change, the diminishing snow pack means yellow cedar at higher elevations...
Group petitions to list lake seals

...Alaska lake could be another hurdle for developers proposing a massive open-pit copper and gold mine.The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday petitioned the federal government for endangered species protection for harbor seals that live in...
Ice seals join polar bears on endangered list

...animals because of the additional protections provided under the Endangered Species Act, said Shaye Wolf of the Center for Biological Diversity, who wrote the petition leading to the listing consideration."The seals need all the help that they can...
Apache's Hendrix talks permitting delays, beluga lawsuit

...plaintiffs include the Native Village of Chickaloon based in Sutton, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Water Advocacy. Hearings on the lawsuit started in U.S. District Court in Anchorage in...
New management plan for NPR-A

...administration's crowning land conservation accomplishment to date.But Brendan Cummings, an attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, said by email that additional areas should have been protected."Like most things Obama, this plan is...
Bering Sea offers hope for right whales

...some of it extracted from century-old baleen recovered from whalers. With all this new information, the Center for Biological Diversity last year petitioned the fisheries service to designate a swath of middle shelf waters in the Bering Sea as...
Inlet whales face 1-in-4 chance of extinction in 100 years

...s most effective law for wildlife protection and recovery,? said Brendan Cummings, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity. ?Applying the tools of the ESA to the beluga recover is the best hope for this highly imperiled whale...
Groups sue to protect beluga whales in Alaska

...beluga whales. The plaintiffs are the Native Village of Chickaloon, Natural Resources Defense Council, Center for Biological Diversity and Center for Water Advocacy. They claim the National Marine Fisheries Service improperly issued exploration...


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