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BioGems Press Releases

12/6/2011 - New Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose Construction of Alaskan Mega-Mine

7/20/2011 - U.S. Declares Iceland in Defiance of Global Commercial Whaling Ban

6/30/2011 - Court Upholds Endangered Species Act Protection for Polar Bears

2/16/2011 - Pipeline Problems: New Tar Sands Oil Products Increase Likelihood of Spills

2/7/2011 - No Need for Buffalo Body Count: New Brucellosis Rules Should Force Adaption of Yellowstone Bison Management

2/3/2011 - Shell's Delay in Alaska Will Protect Arctic Refuge, Wildlife in 2011

12/23/2010 - Salazar Land Announcement Will Protect Threatened Public Land

11/24/2010 - Polar Bear Protection: 187,000 Square Miles Designated as Polar Bear Critical Habitat in Alaska

11/16/2010 - Bold New Georgia-Pacific Policy Increases Protection for Millions of Acres of South's Natural Hardwood Forests

11/4/2010 - Ruling Offers Polar Bears New Opportunity for Full Protection

9/15/2010 - Country Music Star Big Kenny Demands an End to Mountaintop Removal Mining

8/6/2010 - Canis Lupus Listed: Wolves Regain Endangered Species Status

8/4/2010 - Groups Intervene to Protect the Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whale

6/23/2010 - Whale Protections Remain Intact at International Meeting

4/1/2010 - Border Bears In Danger: New Research Shows Excessive Grizzly Hunting in Canada

3/18/2010 - Polar Bear Trophy Hunt Ban Shot Down

3/4/2010 - NRDC Celebrates Tenth Anniversary of Major Victory in Laguna San Ignacio

10/22/2009 - Polar Bear to Receive Habitat Protection

10/20/2009 - Dept. of Interior Launches Investigation into Oil Shale Leases

10/13/2009 - NRDC Launches BioGem Campaign to Save Alaska's Bristol Bay

9/21/2009 - Yellowstone Grizzlies Back on Endangered Species List

9/9/2009 - Federal Judge Finds Wolf Delisting Likely Illegal

8/21/2009 - Conservation Groups Seek to Stop Wolf Hunts

6/2/2009 - Wolf Fight Heads Back to Court

5/8/2009 - Problem for Polar Bears: Department of Interior Sticks with "Special Rule" Undercutting Protection

4/28/2009 - President Obama's First 100 Days: A Fast Start on Energy and the Environment

4/1/2009 - Conservation Groups Bring Wolf Fight Back Into Court

3/6/2009 - Wolves Lose Federal Protections Under New Ruling by Interior

2/25/2009 - Salazar Sets New Course on Land Leasing to Protect Western Lands

2/4/2009 - Bold Action by Department of Interior Halts Leasing of Utah Wilderness

2/3/2009 - NRDC Identifies 13 Threatened Natural Areas in the Americas as “BioGems”

1/18/2009 - Court Orders Government to Stop Land Leasing in Utah

1/14/2009 - Flawed Flip-Flop on Wolves

1/12/2009 - Urgent Action Needed to Prevent Logging and Destruction in Pristine Wildlands

10/17/2008 - Whale of a Win: Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Population Listed As Endangered

1/25/2008 - Bush Administration Strips Protections from America's Largest Forest

4/23/2007 - NRDC BioGems Activists Win Goldman Environmental Prize

4/12/2007 - Conservation Groups Will Sue to Protect Yellowstone’s Grizzlies

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