The environmental community recently released its Green Investments 2015 Budget, a proposal for Congress to invest in our lands and wildlife and put a halt to harmful cuts that hurt both our environment and our economy.
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The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on federal programs across the nation. The agencies, people and programs that work hard to conserve our land and wildlife are no exception.
Wildlife conservation is big business and funding cuts will hurt more than just our natural heritage.
The Interior Appropriations Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives released a bill today that would slash funding for environmental protection and prevent the further protection of any more endangered species or the critical habitat they depend on for survival.
The National Wildlife Refuge System is the only system of federal lands in the U.S. dedicated primarily to conserving wildlife and their habitats. But what happens when Congress doesn’t give our refuges the funding they need?
Defenders of Wildlife and 20 other organizations that make up the Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement (CARE) released a report this week that sheds light on that very question.