Unlike the original House and Senate versions covering the Department of the Interior and related agencies, the combined omnibus legislation was almost free of catastrophic anti-wildlife riders, making it a huge victory for imperiled species and the Endangered Species Act.
Jamie Rappaport Clark
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Congressional leaders are negotiating the final budget for the federal government and a slew of destructive amendments or “riders” that attack America’s wildlife, water, lands and air are on the table.
Humankind has caused this extinction crisis, and now it is time for us to collectively act to end it. Learn how you can #StartWith1Thing.
Seeing polar bears in the wild has always been on my bucket list. I was lucky enough to fulfill that dream with a number Defenders supporters recently. And what an adventure it was!
The illegal wildlife trade is something we imagine happening thousands of miles away, a serious but distant problem. But the fact is that the United States itself is a massive illegal wildlife black market, valued at about $2 billion dollars a year.