The Obama administration is making a historic shift to powering our nation with clean, renewable energy. To do this right, we need to design environmentally sound projects…
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Jaguars once widely roamed from South America across the Southwest to Texas. But habitat loss, population growth and over hunting have taken a heavy toll on these spotted felines.
“The protection of our border and the protection of our public lands can be mutually supportive, but the essential ingredient to achieving these win-wins is strong inter-agency consultation and collaboration,” says Matt Clark, Defenders’ Southwest Representative.
If environmentalism had a hall of fame like baseball, Aldo Leopold would be its Babe Ruth. His writings, such as A Sand County Almanac, have inspired generations of conservationists, including many of us here at Defenders.
“It is critically important that we take the lessons learned from these ‘fast-track’ projects and from the development of other energy sources, like oil and gas, and begin to develop a strategy for future energy development,” said Jim Lyons, Defenders of Wildlife’s senior director for renewable energy.