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The party, citing the Eleventh Circuit's 2008 ruling in Florida State Conference of the NAACP v. Browning, said it was not required to "name names" in order to demonstrate standing. Carnes, however, said the Supreme Court in its 2009 ruling, Summers v. Earth Island Institute, largely rejected that theory. GOP
On beaches from North Carolina to Texas and throughout the wider Caribbean, one of nature's great seasonal events is underway. Adult female sea turtles are crawling out of the ocean, digging deep holes in the sand and laying eggs. After about 60 days turtle hatchlings will emerge and head for ...

He also commended Wilfred Luiramo, a young and energetic champion of the famous social media group, the Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII), for his confidence in the engagements for change. Mr Makili is a former Regional Director of the Earth Island Institute (EII) - an environmental ... activists
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They just don't care to learn," says Chad Hanson, cofounder of the Earth Island Institute's John Muir Project, which advocates for the ecological management of forestlands, especially ones that have been severely degraded and damaged by decades of commercial logging and fire suppression measures. Wildfires
The US military has plans to create genetically modified marine organisms that can be used as underwater spies for the military. Fantastic as this idea may seem, the Pentagon's research arm, DARPA (or Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), has actually launched a new program that aims to ...

A unique hatchery program is keeping the Rio Grande's silvery minnow alive. But the long-term fate of this tiny fish is uncertain. When irrigation was introduced to New Mexico, principally by the Spanish four centuries ago, the Rio Grande began its long decline from a wild, free-flowing river to a channeled ...
On a chilly late October morning Peter Pollard and an assistant ventured out from the upstate village of Fair Haven, NY onto the waters of Lake Ontario's Little Sodus Bay aboard this writer's 22-foot boat. They anchored in a somewhat protected cove in eight meters of water, and Pollard lowered a small ...
Gina Lopez isn't your average environmental crusader. Born to a wealthy family that owns the Philippines' largest media company, ABS-CBN Corporation, she hobnobs with the very mining barons whose business practices she's fighting. As a young adult, however, Lopez eschewed the family business. She spent some 20 ...
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Can a pioneering bonobo rehabilitation project serve as a blueprint for community-driven conservation in Central Africa? By Christopher Clark · photo of an ape wading in a river photo Christopher Clark In June 2009, Amis des Bonobo, for the first time, released a group of nine captive bonobos from its ...
Last year was challenging on many levels. Projects and programs designed to preserve and protect national treasures and create an inclusive global mindset came under threat. Our vision of a global village, with myriad cultures and traditions sharing technology and resources, has become far more difficult to cultivate.
The Mississippi Farm to School Network connects farmers with schools to bring fresh Mississippi products to school cafeterias. The nonprofit seeks to strengthen the local agricultural economy and educate Mississippians on the importance of eating locally grown, nutritionally dense foods. photo of a carrot harvest ...
Coral reef die offs; “bomb cyclones” and historic wildfire blazes from the easternmost United States to the Pacific coast; Arctic ice melting faster than models predicted. Persistent bigotry in the highest halls of government; rampant sexual harassment and abuse – the list of dismal news goes on and on. Up against it all, ...
The statistics are startling. The World Wildlife Fund estimates that the global population of wild animals dropped by half between 1970 and 2010. An important driver of that precipitous decline has been the illegal trade in wildlife, valued at between $7 and $23 billion a year. The Extinction Market , by author Vanda ...
When he landed on the Hadley-Apennine region of the moon in 1971, Apollo 15 astronaut Dave Scott said: “As I stand out here in the wonders of the unknown at Hadley, I sort of realize there's a fundamental truth to our nature: Man must explore.” Undeniably, the desire to push beyond the limits of what is known has shaped ...
Thank you for your article "America's Toxic Prisons" (Summer 2017). I have been doing a lot of research on valley fever and California prisons since my sister-in-law's brother contracted it shortly after becoming a prisoner at Taft Correctional Institution in California. When he became sick, he pleaded for medical help for ...

... of the Earth (FoE) in 1969 (which has become a prominant environmental organisation now located in over 50 countries), the League of Conservation Voters, the John Muir Institute for Environmental Studies, Earth Island Institute, North Cascades Conservation Council, and Fate of the Earth Conferences. Environmentalists Conservationists Activists
Music by Whitebear, Acoustic Songs of Love for the Earth Dr. Chad Hanson, Director and Chief Ecologist of Earth Island Institute's John Muir Project and author of The Ecological Importance of Mixed‐Severity Fires will talk on fire ecology. Tickets: $50 salmon/$35 portobello/veggie before June 15. $60 /$45 veggie after ...
Hunting and killing have driven a dramatic decline in the orangutan population on Borneo where nearly 150,000 animals have been lost from the island's forests in 16 years, conservationists warn. photo of plastic bales Photo by Gemma i Jere, Flickr Female orangutans are sometimes killed for their young, ...
Many urban centers in Upstate and Western New York have a stronger reputation for blight and struggling post-industrial economies than for innovation and vibrant food production. However, two organizations — VINES and the Massachusetts Avenue Project — are looking to change that, capitalizing on ...
Environmental groups last Sunday joined the growing number of oppositors to the proposal to rewrite the 1987 Philippine Constitution. The groups, which include Nilad, Wild for Wetlands Network, Earth Island Institute-Philippines, Save Freedom Island Movement and the Save Laguna Lake Movement, said ...
Over the past year, oil and gas industry plans to build a petrochemical refining and storage hub along the Ohio River have steadily gained traction. Proponents hope this potential hub, which would straddle Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky, could someday rival the industrial corridor found ...
Mark J Palmer, an associate director at the Earth Island Institute, told BI that Wikie's story was "a circus act." He said: "Teaching a captive orca to make sounds like a human is neither scientific nor humane. It is a circus act and a distraction from the issue of captivity." "These orcas are too big, too wide-ranging ...
Volkswagen, the world's biggest carmaker, is under fire globally from politicians and environmentalists following revelations it commissioned experiments in which monkeys and humans breathed in car fumes for hours at a time. photo of Volkswagen beetle Photo by Riley from Christchurch, New Zealand on ...
Remember that plastic milk jug you emptied out last month? And that yogurt container you threw in your recycling bin last week? Chances are, they are now sitting in one of the growing mounds of plastic piling up in collection centers across the country with nowhere to go. photo of plastic bales Photo by ...
... woodpeckers as a threatened or endangered species was filed by the John Muir Project of the Earth Island Institute, of California; the Center ...
One of the greatest things about spending your time studying endangered African wild dogs (Lycaon Pictus) is getting to know the dogs as ...
As I come running from where I am also searching for snakes, I see a beaming Kleopfer, Virginia's state herpetologist, holding a slender, ...
... the Earth (FOE) and Earth Island Institute. In 1970, he and other environmental leaders sent a telegram to President Richard Nixon protesting ...
Deployed to the Houston area to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, US military forces hadn't even completed their assignments when they ...
A campaign against Sea World, led by Earth Island Institute's International Marine Mammal Project, is driving customers and investors away ...
... Watershed Project, Animal Legal Defense Fund, Project Coyote/Earth Island Institute, Animal Welfare Institute and Wildearth Guardians.
... and State Park Ranger, currently working as a field biologist and Education Coordinator for the John Muir Project of the Earth Island Institute.
A few years ago, my family and I visited Redwood National Park in Northern California. Coast redwoods, which can grow up to 350 feet high and 22 feet wide, ...
Five days a week, 27-year-old Ebony Smith arrives at Changing Gears Bike Shop at 10:50 a.m., ten minutes before opening. Walking into the large warehouse ...
As a federal judge ordered the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) to cool down one of its prison units for the sake of its elderly and ...
... Regina Asmutis-Silvia, executive director at WDC North America; Mark Palmer, an associate director at the Earth Island Institute; and William ...
The Berkeley, California-based environmental activist group Earth Island Institute has has excoriated the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ...
Colombia is currently in the midst of a peace process with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the country's largest guerrilla ...
His group, the John Muir Project of the Earth Island Institute in Berkeley, Calif., has pressed the argument over the past decade that snag forests ...
After leaving the Sierra Club, Brower – an unstoppable workaholic – started the organizations Friends of the Earth and the Earth Island Institute ...
The seminars offered at the Syngrou Ranch — home of the Athens Institute of Agricultural Sciences — are in high demand, proving that ...
Hanson's organization, the John Muir Project, is part of the Earth Island Institute, based in Berkeley, Calif. Earth Island is an environmental ...
But SeaWorld refused the urging of the International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP) of Earth Island Institute and other groups to retire their ...
... California we offer experiential gardening, arts and social studies curricula to low-income K-8 public schools. Numi Foundation is fiscally sponsored by Earth Island Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Berkeley, CA. www ...
The Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to delist grizzlies from the protection of the Endangered Species Act in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
It can be fairly objected that every age has its crises and so far the ingenuity of the human brain or the capacity of human society has been able to solve, or appear to solve, most of them.
Donald Trump's first budget blueprint, released today, hits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal climate change programs and initiatives the hardest while rewarding extractive industries and polluters.
With frontier flair, Ryan Zinke showed up for his first day of work as interior secretary on horseback on March 2. The former Montana congressman hadn't been out of the saddle long before he took aim at Obama's ban on lead ammunition and fishing tackle ...


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