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Biden Administration Issues Visionary Conservation Measures

Press ReleaseWashington, D.C.
WASHINGTON — As part of a larger package of land and ocean conservation measures, the Biden administration today announced the first Ocean Climate Action Plan, which includes a host of initiatives relating to responsible offshore wind, marine protected areas to enhance biodiversity…

Logging Mature and Old Trees Threatens U.S. Climate Goals

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday signed a memorandum to clarify the U.S. Forest Service’s direction on climate policy. The memo, "Climate Resilience and Carbon Stewardship of America's National Forests and Grasslands," follows a recent White House…

Biden Administration Puts Forests on Climate Agenda

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden is issuing an order today that recognizes the importance of mature and old-growth forests in the fight against climate change and commits the government to their conservation. The order directs two agencies, the Department of…

The Missing Link in Biden’s Climate Agenda: Letting Older Trees Grow

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A coalition of more than 70 groups launched a new campaign Tuesday called the Climate Forests Campaign. They are calling on the Biden administration to take executive action to protect mature trees and forests on federal lands…

Gray Wolves Relisted Under Endangered Species Act

Press ReleaseUnited States
SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. District Court today restored Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves, siding with NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and its partners after the organizations filed lawsuits in January 2021 over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

Biden Administration Proposes Partial Restoration of ESA Protections

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) today proposed the repeal of two Trump-era regulatory changes that weakened critical habitat protections under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The proposed reversals are now…

COP15: China Announces Steps to Help Address the Biodiversity and Climate Crises

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WASHINGTON – During global biodiversity talks at COP15 in Kunming, China, on Monday, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a new international fund to support biodiversity protection in developing countries, and stronger protections within China’s national park system, which provides habitat…