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Trump Admin Failed to Protect 241 Species From Extinction

Trump Admin Failed to Protect 241 Species From Extinction

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Department of the Interior have failed to protect 241 plant and animal species under the Endangered Species Act, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week by the Center for Biological Diversity, as Bloomberg Environment reported. Four years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services created a […]

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    Coronavirus Has Infected More Than 60,000 Worldwide, New Figures From Chi​na Reveal

    Coronavirus Has Infected More Than 60,000 Worldwide, New Figures From Chi​na Reveal

    By Jessica Corbett As the world’s leading health experts wrapped up a two-day forum about the coronavirus at the World Health Organization’s Geneva headquarters Wednesday, new figures out of China over the past 24 hours revealed that the respiratory illness has now infected more than 60,000 people globally. During a Thursday press conference about COVID-19, […]

    Trump’s Border Wall Construction Is Blasting Native American Burial Sites

    Trump’s Border Wall Construction Is Blasting Native American Burial Sites

    Native American graves are being blasted to clear the way for President Donald Trump‘s border wall. Construction crews began “controlled blasting” of the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in Arizona last week, CBS News reported Friday. And Congressman Raúl Grijalva of Arizona, who represents the area, says they did so without consulting the Tohono O’odham […]

    Trophy ‘Dream Hunt’ With Donald Trump Jr. Starts Bidding at $10,000

    Trophy ‘Dream Hunt’ With Donald Trump Jr. Starts Bidding at $10,000

    By Eoin Higgins A national hunting group is under fire from animal rights groups for auctioning off the opportunity to spend a week in close quarters with Donald Trump Jr. in Alaska for a luxury “dream hunt” of Sitka black-tailed deer. The Safari Club International (SCI) will auction the trip at its annual convention. Bidding […]

    ‘Troubling Allegiance’ to Pesticide Company: Trump’s EPA Claims Glyphosate Poses No Risk to Human Health

    ‘Troubling Allegiance’ to Pesticide Company: Trump’s EPA Claims Glyphosate Poses No Risk to Human Health

    By Eoin Higgins President Donald Trump‘s Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday wrapped up a regulatory review of the safety of the weedkiller glyphosate and found the chemical poses no risk to human health — a decision that was immediately decried by advocates as another indication of the closeness between the administration and private sector interests. […]

    Trump Admin Moves to Weaken Restrictions on Killing Migratory Birds

    Trump Admin Moves to Weaken Restrictions on Killing Migratory Birds

    The Trump administration announced plans Thursday to formally weaken protections for millions of migratory birds. The new Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) proposal would mean that fossil fuel companies, developers, power companies and other industries would not be penalized under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 for “incidentally” killing birds, The New York Times […]