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NRDC BIOGEMS INITIATIVE PRESS RELEASES 2005-2006

9/26/06 - Federal Judge Orders Interior Department to Protect Internationally Renowned Arctic Wetlands

9/15/06 - FAA Approves New $300-Million Florida Panhandle 'Airport to Nowhere'

9/11/06 - Federal Agency Seeks to Sidestep Critical Catskills Casino Impact Review, Ignoring Strong Local Traffic and Quality of Life Concerns

7/18/06 - FAA Botches Evaluation of Proposed Bay County Airport, Conservation Organizations Say

6/29/06 - Judgment Day Set for Polar Bears

6/6/06 - Federal Border Agencies Allowing Illegal Mahogany Imports, Say Native Peruvians and U.S. Conservation Group

3/14/06 - Protests in Panama Cast Shadow over U.S. Trade Deal

4/06/06 - U.S. Hardwood Companies Importing Peruvian Mahogany in Violation of Federal and International Law, Native and Conservation Groups Charge

3/14/06 - Department of Homeland Security Allowing Illegal Mahogany Imports, Say Native Peruvians and U.S. Conservation Group

3/2/06 - NRDC Announces 12 Most Threatened Wild Places in the Americas for 2006

3/2/06 - NRDC Announces New BioGem Campaign to Protect Florida's Emerald Coast

2/7/06 - British Columbia Creates Giant New Great Bear Rainforest Park, Protecting Habitat of Majestic Spirit Bear and Giving Native Peoples Control Over Land

11/14/06 - Feds Revoking Endangered Species Protection for Yellowstone Grizzlies, Threatening to Reverse America's Great Conservation Success Story

8/5/05 - NRDC Wins Appeal in Lawsuit Against Tongass Timber Scheme

8/3/05 - Historic Agreement Between Mexican Fishing Industry, Conservation Groups Aims to Save World's Rarest, Most Endangered Porpoise

7/18/05 - Chile Urged to Create Sanctuary for Endangered Blue Whales

4/14/05 - Top U.S. Furniture Makers Warned: Illegal Mahogany from Peru Threatens Native People, Amazon Forest

3/8/05 - NRDC's 2005 BioGems: Twelve Most Threatened Wildlands in the Americas

3/8/05 - NRDC Retains Cumberland Plateau on List of Western Hemisphere's 12 Most Endangered Regions

3/8/05 - Utah's Redrock Canyons on NRDC's Biogems List of 12 Most Threatened Wildlands in the Americas for the Fifth Year in a Row

3/8/05 - NRDC Announces New BioGem Campaign to Save World's Smallest Porpoise and Stop Overfishing in Mexico's Upper California Gulf

3/8/05 - Catskills in National Spotlight: Natural Heritage Threatened by Development

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