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NRDC Needs Your Help to Protect U.S. National Monuments

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 26 April 2017 On Wednesday April 26, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order instructing the Interior Department to review national monument...
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Trump to issue new order calling into question two decades of national monument designations

JULIET EILPERIN in THE WASHINGTON POST | 24 April 2017 "President Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday instructing the Interior Department to review national monument designations his three predecessors have...
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South African Court Ends Ban on Sale of Rhinoceros Horns

RUSSELL GOLDMAN on THE NEW YORK TIMES | 5 April 2017 "A court in South Africa effectively overturned a national ban on the trade of rhinoceros horns, a move that...

U.N. High Seas Preparatory Committee (PrepCom)

3rd Session of the U.N. Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) on the High Seas UN Headquarters, NYC | 27 March - 7 April 2017   UN member states are discussing how to create marine...

Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan was approved by the White House in December of 2016 and represents the first plan of its kind for managing ocean resources in...

If you like lox on your bagel, you might not like this Trump proposal

By CHELSEA HARVEY in THE WASHINGTON POST | 31 March 2017 "A near-term spending bill proposed this week by the Trump administration would eliminate funding for a federal grant program...

House Advances Legislation Undermining American Wilderness

  THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY | 5 February 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation that threatens essential hunting and fishing habitat and undermines critical environmental protections. Despite...

Designating New Wilderness in America?

Will Congress Go Another Year Without Designating New Wilderness? KATE SHEPPARD on HUFF POST GREEN | 3 January 2014, 8:08 EST WASHINGTON -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the...

Antarctic Reserves Could More Than Double World’s Protected Oceans

  In July 2013 CCAMLR will hold a Special Meeting in Bremerhaven, Germany, dedicated to further discussions on marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean. This meeting will be...
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Agreement would regulate Arctic Fishing

  Accord Would Regulate Fishing in Arctic Waters By ANDREW E. KRAMER on THE NEW YORK TIMES | 16 April 2013 MOSCOW, Russia — It was once protected by ice. Now regulation will...

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How to Comment on the Trump National Monument Review

Comment Now In an apparent effort to dismantle critical protections for American wilderness on land and sea, President Trump has issued an Executive Order to...
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The Tropical Sea of Peru: A Paradise of Hope

The short documentary "The Tropical Sea of Peru: A Paradise of Hope " received an honorary award at the Blue Oceans Film Festival &...
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Curiquingue

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 13 May 2017 The curiquingue - or carunculated caracara Phalcoboenus carunculatus - live only in the high altitude...