Posts Categorized: Toxins

Deep Fork pails, © FWS

Protecting national wildlife refuges requires more than duct tape »

Totaling more than 150 million acres, the National Wildlife Refuge System is the world’s largest system of protected areas dedicated first and foremost to wildlife conservation. Yet over 200 national wildlife refuges have existing oil and gas infrastructure including 103 refuges and four wetland management districts that have active oil and gas wells. In total there are more than 5,000 wells, with almost 1,700 of those wells actively producing oil and gas.

Eagle x-ray, © USGS

California Gets the Lead Out! »

CA state legislators agree that lead ammunition is too toxic to use, now we hope the governor will, too Kim Delfino, California Program Director What do the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the California Medical Association, Defenders of Wildlife and Children Now have in common?  We all agree that we should not continue to… Read more »