biological diversity

Economic Interests Trump Biological Diversity

July 29, 2018

The Trump administration’s Interior Department is planning on making the deepest revision to the Endangered Species Act in its 40 years of existence. Economic interests are to be taken into account for the first time when determining which species should be saved

Endangered Species Act Under Attack As Extinction Crisis Hits U.S.

August 13, 2017

William Snape III of the Center for Biological Diversity says “special interests” are pushing Republicans to roll back regulations that have been successful at protecting wildlife and natural habitat

Federal Court Nixes Environmental Law Trump Actually Supports

August 11, 2017

William Snape III, of The Center for Biological Diversity, discusses US Court of Appeals overturning of EPA ban on hydrofluorocarbons, which are thousands of times more powerful greenhouse gases than carbon dioxide

Canada Undermines Targets for Protecting Oceans by Increasing Oil Exploration

June 30, 2017

Canada has signed international commitment to protect its ocean estate. However, Trudeau’s plans to increase offshore oil exploration will undermine protection targets explains Sabine Jessen, Ocean Programs Director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society