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Read about the latest events, issues, legislation, and more affecting wildlife and our work.

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Hearing Puts Spotlight on Commonsense Ways to Help Wildlife

A House Natural Resources subcommittee held a hearing on two bills aimed at helping wildlife populations thrive: the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act and the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act.

North Atlantic right whale, New England Aquarium, collected under NMFS permit 14233

Invest in Wildlife Recovery, Not Weakening the Endangered Species Act

Jan 16, 2020

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Ending Speculative Oil and Gas Leasing on Public Lands

Jan 17, 2020

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Protecting America’s Most Popular Wilderness Area

Jan 15, 2020

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Tree swallow, photo by Kurt Hummel

PFAS Action Act Will Protect Drinking Water, Wildlife

Jan 10, 2020

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Elk photo by Sandee Harraden

House Should Swiftly Pass Bipartisan Hunting, Fishing, Wildlife Conservation Bill

Jan 09, 2020

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Proposal Would Stifle Public Participation in Federal Projects, Threaten Public Health, Environment

Jan 09, 2020

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Wildfire in Australia

Australian Megafires Devastate Wildlife, Indigenous Communities Alike and Highlight Dire Need for Climate Action

Jan 08, 2020

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New House Climate Plan Would Put U.S. on Target to Reach Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Jan 08, 2020

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 52 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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