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Obama Attacks Ribbon Seals

Biologist Shaye Wolf, says of Obama’s assistance to oil companies in the arctic, “There may be a new captain at the helm, but the federal government is still steering wildlife management in the Arctic on a course for extinction.”

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It's Fish Vs. Wine, Not Fish Vs. People

The message underlying the opinion from the National Marine Fisheries Service is that California’s agricultural boom has come at the expense of the state’s natural resources and the people who depend economically upon them.

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Marine Mammals Entangled In Congressional Nets

North Atlantic right whales are becoming entangled in lobstermen’s ropes, and Congressman Don Young has introduced legislation that would end efforts to try to eliminate the killing of marine mammals by the commercial seafood industry.

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Will Obama Fail Endangered Species Test?

You may not care much about the moapa dace and the desert tortoise in particularly, but more generally, whether President Obama upholds the law when it comes to these powerless animals will indicate whether he will uphold the law when it’s your own legal rights that are on the line.

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Inopportune for Tuna

Punish the tuna merchants by withholding your money, and they’ll be less likely to hound the few remaining tuna into extinction.

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Behind the Tuna in the U.S. Senate

We need strong action, from both the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas and the U.S. Congress, but even S. Res. 709, the resolution to urge the ICCAT to work faster, wasn’t finished on time.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?