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Investigation Sought of Obama Administration's Approval of Shell's Arctic Drilling

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The end-of-year budget deal signed into law contains a provision repealing the 40-year-old ban on the export of crude oil, which could increase domestic oil production by more than 3 million barrels a day — an alarming figure for our climate and species like corals and polar bears. Tell the president to declare a climate emergency and reinstate the ban on crude oil exports.




CBDThe Center for Biological Diversity works through science, law and creative media to secure a future for all species, great or small, hovering on the brink of extinction. Learn more about the Center for Biological Diversity.


Hear the call of the wild? You're not alone. Our endangered species ringtones have been downloaded about 700,000 times in nearly 180 countries.


Keep It in the Ground
Ending new fossil fuel leasing on America's public lands and offshore areas would keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gases from polluting our atmosphere, says a new study commissioned by the Center and Friends of the Earth. Take action.

Saving the Florida Panther
The Florida panther is one of the most majestic large felines in the wild. It's also one of the most endangered. Learn more about the Center's work to save this great cat.

Nuestro Trabajo en México
Mexico hosts a stunning array of species, but too many are imperiled. The Center just opened an office in La Paz to help save sea turtles, vaquitas and other wildlife in trouble. Read about our Mexico work en español or in English.

Study: Public-lands Grazing Cost Taxpayers $1 Billion Over Past Decade
An analysis commissioned by the Center finds that U.S. taxpayers have lost more than $1 billion over the past decade on a program that allows grazing on public lands — and is operating on a staggering loss. In 2014 alone taxpayers lost $125 million in grazing subsidies on federal land.

Bring Back the Bears
The grizzly bear is a main feature of California’s state flag — yet for nearly a century, it's been missing from the Golden State, including in the remote Sierra Nevada. Check out our website and sign our petition to help these endangered bears return to California.

Historic Agreement for 757 Species
So far more than 100 species have won protection following our historic 2011 settlement compelling the feds to make progress on safeguarding 757 of the country's most imperiled, least protected species. More species are nearing protection now.

Generation Wild
Young people can make a difference too. Check out our brand-new Generation Wild website with tips on being a young conservationist, tools for taking action and a lot of fun stuff to read, do and see.

Politics of Extinction
Despite its success, the Endangered Species Act is under attack like never before. Congressional Republicans have launched a barrage of legislative assaults on endangered species in recent years, seeking to block, remove or weaken their protections. Read our report.

Restoring the Gray Wolf
We're fighting to help all U.S. gray wolves get back the protections they need to recover in habitat across the country. Losing safeguards would bring their progress to a grinding halt.

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