wildlife refuges

Trump administration waives 28 environmental and health protections to build border wall in Texas

“Scientists, environmental advocates, and residents have all pushed back on the wall’s construction. In addition to threatening scientific research in general, many say the project will harm biodiversity and fail to account for climate change. Those who live in the area may suffer health risks with so many environmental laws suspended, in addition to seeing their […]

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490,000 Pounds of Toxic Pesticides Sprayed on National Wildlife Refuges

490,000 Pounds of Toxic Pesticides Sprayed on National Wildlife Refuges America’s national wildlife refuges are being doused with hundreds of thousands of pounds of dangerous agricultural pesticides every year, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity. The Center for Biological Diversity report, No Refuge, reveals that an estimated 490,000 pounds of

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