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Mapping Rangeland Health

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management administers 245 million acres of public land, 155 million acres of which are leased livestock grazing allotments in ten western states. Through multiple public record requests, PEER gathered the agency’s data from each state and every field office for 1997 through 2023, then plotted the data from 21,000 allotments on one interactive map. Explore the map»

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  • Dr. Peter Corkeron: Fighting to Save the North Atlantic Right Whales

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    • Dr. Peter Corkeron is a former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientist and, also formerly, a Senior Scientist at the New England Aquarium. Dr. Corkeron faced enormous pressure during his time at NOAA, to not document and generally suppress concerns over the population management of North Atlantic Right Whales. If you have a desecration of scientific integrity, you're going to end up in a situation where obedience is seen as far more important than excellence in science. You're going... Read More » VIEW MORE VIDEOS »

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Your donation allows PEER to defend whistleblowers, enforce environmental laws, safeguard public lands, shelter wildlife and their habitats, combat political manipulation of science, and more pro bono.

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