Posts Categorized: Marine Habitat

Bryde's whale, © Nathan Meadows

We Can’t Abandon the Gulf’s Bryde’s Whales »

In April, the National Marine Fisheries Service began the process to determine whether the Gulf of Mexico population of Bryde’s should be protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Defenders recently provided information on the many threats the Bryde’s whale faces to reinforce the case for listing.

Leatherback sea turtle, © Claudia Lombard/USFWS

Coming Ashore »

Leatherback sea turtles are the largest in the world – and sadly, they’re endangered. Learn about these incredible animals and see what you can do to help.

oil in water, © Bill M. Campbell

Black Waters »

This most recent spill is yet another tragic example of why our nation’s aging infrastructure and dependence on an outdated fossil fuel-based economy simply cannot support a healthy, thriving environment for people or wildlife.