06 April 2011 Take Action: Stop the Anti-Wildlife Agenda Posted by: Chris Burley | 1 comment | Share: House Majority Leader John Boehner and others are insisting that vital protections for wolves be eliminated as part of must-pass legislation to keep the federal government operating. Ridiculous. That’s the only way to describe what’s happening in Washington, DC right now. The House leadership is holding the federal government hostage, insisting that their extremist anti-wildlife agenda be part of a must-pass bill to keep the federal government running. Our wolves, polar bears, clean water and clean air are at stake. Please urge your U.S. senators to oppose anti-wildlife riders in the must-pass continuing resolution. House Speaker John Boehner and his extremist allies have tucked the worst anti-environment agenda in the last 15 years in the pages of a must-pass spending bill to keep the federal government functioning. The Senate has already rejected it once — but that’s not stopping Rep. Boehner. Boehner and his allies in the House are insisting that Congress… Strip vital protections from wolves; Render the federal government powerless to save polar bears and other wildlife from the effects of climate change; and Gut the programs that protect the air we breathe and the water we drink. Sound serious? It is. The House leadership is playing politics with our wildlife and our environment. It’s a reckless, scorched earth agenda against our natural heritage — if they win, the consequences will be severe. Please take action today and urge the Senate to stand firm against this anti-wildlife agenda. One Response to “Take Action: Stop the Anti-Wildlife Agenda” de angelis June 8th, 2012 la destruction de la terre vous convient NOUS NON!!!!!!! Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in It’s Time to Act for Right Whales Years after they agreed to expand critical habitat for endangered North Atlantic right whales, we’re still waiting on NMFS to follow through. So we took to the courts to get this much-needed protection in place. How Should We Honor Earth Day? America has many worldwide firsts in conservation: we were the first nation to establish a national park, the first to create a national wildlife refuge, the first to approve a law protecting endangered species and the first to create a national day dedicated to conservation, Earth Day. But today, we are experiencing another period of crisis in America’s commitment to conservation. When did conservation become a polarizing political issue, when it has been, for the past century, a defining characteristic of American values and the American spirit? Ecological Insults and Injuries Revealed Four Years after Deepwater Horizon Four years after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig spilled millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, we’re beginning to see the full scope of how this ecological disaster is impacting our wildlife on land, air and sea.