We’re happy to share that this week a federal district court in Tucson put the brakes on the “Sunnyside” project, an exploratory drilling project near Patagonia which would have destructive impacts on threatened species like the jaguar, Mexican spotted owl and ocelot.
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The wildlife, water supply and endangered species of the Patagonia Mountains mining projects deserve protection, not pollution.
The new kitten in Texas has a special place in our hearts because several years ago Defenders helped revegetate habitat needed by ocelots in Texas and worked to stop the Border Patrol from removing vegetation and installing huge lighting arrays, which would have fragmented habitat and potentially disrupted ocelot behavior. These days, we continue to work to protect ocelots and jaguars as they struggle to recolonize their habitat in the U.S.