California condor. Mexican long-nosed bat. Sonoran pronghorn. Mexican gray wolf. These are iconic, imperiled species of the American Southwest and northeastern Mexico. They are truly binational — their survival depends on cross-border habitat and coordinated recovery partnerships between U.S. and Mexican agencies, NGOs and individuals. In the long-term, these and other species must be able to freely… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Habitat Conservation
There’s a reason “divide and conquer” has remained a tried-and-true strategy for millennia — it works. Unfortunately for conservation hotspots on the U.S.-Mexico border — identified in Defenders’ groundbreaking report In the Shadow of the Border Wall — the border wall will divide habitats, driving already imperiled species towards extinction. Human activities are already endangering nature in the borderlands. Excessive water use,… Read more »
The Trump administration will stop at nothing to build its destructive border wall, even if it means destroying our national wildlife refuges and critical wildlife habitat.
The Trump administration’s review of 27 national monuments is unprecedented in its scale and scope.
Known as “America’s Rainforest,” the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska, is home to a stunning array of plant life and wildlife and it is in serious jeopardy.