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
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State Funds and Staff Used to Undermine Governor and Wolf Advocates
Scientists’ letter urges the administration to prioritize highly threatened, productive continental shelf waters for protection. Sign the letter.
Combat biologists have helped ensure the success of the Endangered Species Act, working tirelessly for even the most humble creature.
Grand Canyon’s plan to “lethally remove” 12 beefalo from its herd is fraught with ambiguity and lacking in scientific rationale.
The Park Service has cut programmatic work on conservation of species like endangered sea turtles – what will it take for NPS to turn itself around?
To protect migratory birds and other living things, we not only need stronger environmental laws, but stronger IGs to ensure compliance.
For 40 Years NOAA Inflated Population and Masked Disastrous Overfishing
Increasing wind energy production, a necessity for clean energy goals, will impact navigation, endangered species, marine mammals and fisheries.
Scientist Had Raised Alarms about Wildlife Disease Lab Biosecurity Breaches
A 12 year old male North Atlantic right whale, one of around 350 left in the world, is presumed dead after becoming entangled in fishing gear.
After years of mismanagement and retaliation against employees who raised concerns about oil and gas projects, can the BLM deliver on Biden’s conservation promises?
GM Crops and Neonic Insecticides Incompatible with Refuge Purposes
Reports on Raptors Dying in Big Wyoming Oil and Gas Project Spiked
The North Atlantic right whale is one of the most critically endangered whales on the planet and NOAA’s inaction is putting it on the path to extinction.
The North Atlantic right whale is facing extinction from low births and high deaths due to ship strikes, fishing gear entanglements and other human activity.
More Than 300 Die in Six Weeks; Vast Majority Not Necropsied
New NOAA Finding at Odds with Science, Facts, and the Law
Jonathan Lundgren was a top-rated USDA research scientist until he started revealing the environmental harms of the neonicotinoid insecticides and other favorite products of the pesticide industry.
Park Service & NOAA Shrink Sea Turtle Recovery Capacity as Need Spikes
Redefining “habitats” hinders federal agencies to protect endangered marine species in an age of warming oceans, including the North Atlantic right whale.