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2017 Environmental Wins

2017 Environmental Wins

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EarthShare members are protecting elephants from the deadly ivory trade. Photo by Harshil Gudka on Unsplash

 

Throughout its 30 year history, EarthShare has supported the work of America’s most respected environmental and conservation organizations, while helping millions of people discover and understand their role in caring for our air, land, water, wildlife, and health. EarthShare’s 600 member organizations are working every day to protect wildlife, fight climate change, and build healthy communities in the US and around the world.

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Congress wants to expand on Trump’s incredibly unpopular monument cuts

A bill introduced by Utah Rep. Chris Stewart that would effectively codify Trump’s cuts to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument received a subcommittee hearing Dec. 12. Similar legislation affecting Bears Ears has also been introduced.

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What happens next? 5 real threats to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante due to Trump’s decision

While we fight to defeat President Trump’s attacks on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, these are some of the real, on-the-ground threats we must keep at bay.

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For the first time, Congress will likely vote to gut a national wildlife refuge

Bill introduced by Massachusetts congressman fits into the larger, burgeoning threat of public land takeovers or sell-offs, which has swept through state legislatures and recently established a toehold in Washington, DC.

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House Committee approves dangerous bill that undermines the Wilderness Act

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The Wilderness Society will work to prevent H.R. 1349, the “Wheels Over Wilderness” bill, from becoming law.

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