05 November 2012 The Cost of Climate Silence Posted by: Jamie Rappaport Clark | Leave a comment | Share: Jamie Rappaport Clark, President and CEO The pictures coming out of New York and New Jersey are heartbreaking, to say the least. Hurricane Sandy shows us how deadly, dangerous and costly climate silence can be for our communities, our wildlife and the species places we all love. Check out my latest op-ed in the Huffington Post to read more about this issue: http://dfnd.us/YvqcSs Aerial photo of Mantoloking, New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy. (Photo credit: Greg Thompson/USFWS) Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in Wolf Weekly Wrap-up In Court for Wyoming’s Wolves; Things Get Worse in Idaho; Delisting Comment Period Closed; Seattle Citizen Hearing A Shark Workshop As part of an international effort to cut down on the devastating impact of the fin trade on shark species, Defenders helped organize a shark identification workshop in Brazil,attended by officials from countries all over the continent. Washington Wolf Supporters Howl for Wolf Recovery & Oppose Stripping Federal Protections In advance of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to strip federal protection for most gray wolves in the contiguous 48 states, the Agency denied Washingtonians the opportunity to testify in opposition by refusing to hold a public hearing in the Pacific Northwest. This did not go over well in Washington! In fact, over 100 citizens decided to host their own hearing on Sunday December 15th to oppose stripping federal protections for gray wolves.