As cities, towns, wildlife refuge and other communities along the northeast begin to rebuild, many are asking the question: is this the cost of climate silence?
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Defenders files petition with National Marine Fisheries Service to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from getting killed by boats.
The coastline at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is changing, and changing fast. Join Defenders’ Noah Matson as he explores one of Delaware’s largest protected areas, and what’s being done to save it from rising seas.
As an environmental lawyer in Washington, D.C., much of my work involves the often invisible world of policy, laws, and court decisions. Every now and again, however, I have the incredible privilege of getting out to see the wildlife I work to protect. This past weekend, I got to do just that on a whale watching trip in one of the most important whale habitats on the East Coast of the United States—the waters off of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Hunkered down in their Southern Hemisphere wintering grounds, red knots may be out of sight. But the plight of the shorebird is certainly not out of mind. Just this week, the state of New Jersey added the red knot to its list of endangered species.