This Earth Day, Defenders is proud to participate in this first-ever March for Science and celebrate the contribution of science to our work, our cherished wildlife and our world.
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Every day about 8 trillion tiny plastic particles enter the rivers, streams, lakes and other aquatic habitats of the United States. That’s enough material to entirely blanket 300 tennis courts!
Although they’ve survived for eons, the pallid sturgeon is no match for human development today. If a solution isn’t found soon, we will witness yet another extinction.
A new proposal from the National Park Service could send some bison to tribal and public lands for conservation, instead of sending them to slaughter. Learn more and tell officials you support this plan!
There are more than 5,000 active and inactive oil and gas wells and related infrastructure—including 1,300 miles of pipelines—on more than 200 wildlife refuges across the country. And drilling is expected to increase.