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Endangered Species

Hub | May 9, 2011 at 14:07

Greenpeace works all over the world to protect endangered species.

Save the Ribbon Seal

Feature story | September 3, 2009 at 15:25

Greenpeace and The Center for Biological Diversity filed suit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for denying necessary protections under the Endangered Species Act for the ribbon seal despite clear scientific evidence...

Victory! Polar Bear on the Way to Being Protected!

Feature story | December 26, 2006 at 18:00

On December 27, 2006, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its intent to propose the polar bear as a "threatened" species under the federal Endangered Species Act, due to the meltdown of its sea-ice habitat caused by global warming.

Bush Administration ordered to quit stalling on polar bear listing

Feature story | May 2, 2008 at 18:00

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken has ordered the Bush Administration to make a final decision about listing the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), a ruling that could finally end the administration’s deliberate stalling of the...

Activist in Polar Bear Costume Peacefully Protests

Feature story | January 30, 2008 at 18:00

A Greenpeace activist was arrested today for peacefully protesting the Bush Administration’s delay in issuing a final Endangered Species Act listing for the polar bear due to global warming. The activist, dressed in a polar bear suit, initiated a...

PHOTOS: Iceland catches endangered whales for commercial export to Japan

Blog by Phil Kline | June 23, 2014

Despite an international ban on trading in endangered species such as the fin whale, Iceland has caught its first two endangered fin whales of 2014. The endangered whales are intended for commercial export to Japan.  As the first of this year’s...

Trees can be endangered too and this one is in trouble

Blog by Danielle Van Oijen | July 16, 2014

When one thinks of endangered species, the usual large animals spring to mind. Elephants, tigers, rhinos. And quite rightly they are the ones who get the lion’s share of the attention at the meeting of the standing committee of the Convention on...

Helping Protect Endangered Species All Over the World

Blog by Michelle Frey | May 9, 2011

Greenpeace works all over the globe to help protect endangered species, including a few of the beautiful creatures below. For more information on any of these animals, you can check out the endangered species page we've created...

Polar bear listing falls short of real protection

Feature story | May 14, 2008 at 18:21

For the last three years, the Department of Interior has been dragging its feet when it comes to protecting the polar bear. Today, it finally listed the polar bear as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This might seem like a victory...

Another delay in the fight to save the Polar Bear

Feature story | March 9, 2008 at 19:00

In December of 2005, Greenpeace and two other conservation groups sued the Bush administration when it missed its first legal deadline to list the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Three years later, the federal government...

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