Category: endangered species act
12 Conservation Success Stories for Endangered Species Day
Congress urged to boost funding for Endangered Species conservation
The Northwest’s opportunity to bring salmon back to abundance through the largest river restoration in history
Protecting pollinators and monarchs made more urgent by Trump Admin inaction
The Personal Side of Extinction: The Case of Orca Scarlet
The conclusion remains: the Lower Snake River Dams have to be breached.
I am the President of Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment (NPtE). I along with Julian Matthews are the co-founders of NPtE. We got our start principally during the rolling blockade of Megaloads traversing the Nez Perce Indian Reservation in North Central Idaho. Megaloads are pieces of equipment too large for ordinary traffic and must receive special attention to travel over highways because of their size. Tribal members, members of the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee (NPTEC), and the public objected to the megaloads going to Canada to the tar sands, and we objected to the callousness of the owners and transport company who subject dangerous extractive industries onto vulnerable communities, and we objected to the lack of consultation when the Reservation Community may have been impacted and the impact to the environment. The Reservation Community wants environmentally sound practices as more fitting of Community values. Read more…
Endangered Species Day is May 15th!
Our House is On Fire
Sometimes I feel alone in my understanding of how terrible this crisis really is and how urgently we must act. People often seem apathetic and behave as though someone else will solve the problem.
But I am not alone. We are not alone.