Keeping America’s Wildlife Protected
Wildlife are constantly under threat from climate change, habitat destruction, hunting and fishing, as well as mismanagement. PEER works with public employees to identify areas of concern and protect wildlife, in many cases from the actions of public agencies.
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles
The Kemp’s ridley sea turtle is the rarest species of sea turtle and is critically endangered.
Pesticides threaten bees and other pollinators which sustain flowering plants and our food supply
Louisiana Black Bears
In danger of extinction, the court battle rages on
During the past dozen years, the endangered Florida manatee has made only tenuous progress toward recovery
Cormorants / Proposed federal rules would allow more killing by states of fish-eating cormorants
NEWS FROM PEER
Extinction is a choice that humans often make about animals and nowhere is that truer than with the North Atlantic right whale.
The Interior Secretary announced a phaseout of single-use plastics in national parks and other public lands.
More Than 80 Waivers from Just 3 Field Offices Prompt Call for Inquiry and Lawsuit
Four policy steps to reduce zoonotic disease risks and prevent future pandemics that stem from human interaction with wildlife.
No Notice, Permits, or Monitoring; Mass Beaching of Rare Whales Probed
400 Manatee Perish in First Two Months as Seagrasses Continue Retreat
Whistleblower case highlights the Biden administration failing to protect employees who stood up to the excesses of the Trump presidency.
A federal judge today reinstated Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolves but our work to protect these apex predators is far from over.
Humans have made Florida waters dangerous to manatees and other living organisms due to fertilizer runoff, wastewater discharges and pollution.
High Toll in January Adds Cold Stress as Another Factor Driving Mortality
Infographic: For the sixth year in a row, mortality of the highly endangered Florida panther has substantially exceeded births.
Coffee Talk Webinar Series, Episode 1: A virtual conversation about wolves and policy in the US in 2022. Watch the video!
Deceptive Press Release Omits Mentions of Rollbacks and Restrictions
Protecting wildlife will be a significant part of our work in the new year, starting off with a webinar on protecting vulnerable wolf populations.
Can the Biden Administration keep its promises on protecting whistleblowers? The current outlook isn’t promising
The Biden Administration’s pick to lead the Fish and Wildlife Service, Martha Williams, seems to be lacking in the required education.
Case Is Early Litmus Test of Whether Hidebound BLM Will Be Reformed
We aim to stop federal support for state programs that encourage slaughter of predators by reinforcing “healthy populations of wildlife.”
Move to Disqualify States from Federal Aid for Excessive Predator Removal
DESCRIPTION: Letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland regarding rogue states receiving Pittman-Robertson funding despite their egregious management of wolf populations TO: Interior Secretary Deb Haaland FROM: PEER, Global Indigenous Council, Center for Biological...