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
North Atlantic Right Whales
Collisions with ships and fishing gear threaten whale survival in our coastal waters
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
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NEWS FROM PEER
BLOG | Proposed Definition of ‘Habitat’ Could Spell Trouble for Marine Life
Redefining “habitats” hinders federal agencies to protect endangered marine species in an age of warming oceans, including the North Atlantic right whale.
Lawsuit Seeks Protections for Louisiana Black Bears
Fewer than 500 “Teddy Bears” May Exist as Recovery Efforts Falter
PEER and 70 Conservation Organizations, Representing 16 Million Americans, Endorse Colorado Wolf Restoration
PEER and 70 conservation organizations have endorsed the concept of the restoration of the gray wolf to Colorado, which is called for by Proposition 114.
Record Green Sea Turtle Nesting on Padre Island
Park Service Cuts Green Turtle Program Just as Need for Protection Spikes
NOAA to Reduce Right Whale Aerial Surveys
Eliminating Targeted Surveys Hampers Ability to Spot Whales in Distress
PETITION | Save the Sea Turtle Science and Recovery Program at Padre Island
Petition to Secretary of Interior to save the Sea Turtle Science and Recovery program at Padre Island by eliminating cutbacks and staffing changes.
PEERMail | Saving Rare Sea Turtles
International recognized Turtle Science and Recovery Program helps rescue loggerhead and green sea turtles but is being threatened by cuts to program funding.
New Federal Licenses May Sink Lobster Fleets
NOAA’s Past Accommodations of Lobster Industry Come Back to Bite It
Park Service Slashes Sea Turtle Rescue Program
Hatchling Releases, Stranding Response, and Research Cut at Padre Island
Plan for National Cormorant Slaughter Nears Takeoff
Permits Would Quintuple Double-Crested Cormorant Kills to 123,000 Yearly
PEERMail | NOAA is Choosing Extinction
As the North Atlantic right whale careens toward extinction, NOAA leaders refuse to act on the findings of the agency’s own scientists to protect them.
NOAA Balks at Steps to Save Remaining Right Whales
Scientists Ignored as Agency Delays Entanglement and Ship Strike Relief
Statement | Uplisting of North Atlantic Right Whales
The IUCN has uplisted the North Atlantic right whales from endangered to critically endangered which means is it “facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.”
BLOG | Protect Honeybees and Pollinators by Ending the Use of Toxic Pesticides
Pollinators are collapsing around the world and even more so in the United States. What we are witnessing is an “insect apocalypse.”
Interior IG Sits on Migratory Bird Ethics Complaint
Inspector General Wants FWS Retirees to Name Those Who Complained
Conservation Area No Longer Safe for Right Whales
Trump is stripping protections of our public lands off the New England coast, a critical conservation area for endangered North Atlantic right whale.
Jonathan Lundgren, Former USDA Entomologist: A Bee Expert With His Integrity Intact
When USDA’s research arm tried to stifle his research on the effects of pesticides on honey bees and the environment, Jonathan Lundgren fought back with PEER’s help.
Ten Retired Press Officers Attack Validity Of Bird-Death Rule
Rare Battle Over Ethics And Legality Of Agency Press Release
BLOG: Pesticides: Persistent Threat to Birds, Bees and Humans
With roughly 40 percent of insect life threatened with extinction over the coming decades, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to gamble by keeping powerful insecticides that Europe has banned, registered in the United States.
Even Bureaucracies Taking on Trumpian Tone
Press Release on Migratory Bird Kill Rule Resembles a Campaign Screed