Defenders of Wildlife


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Defenders of Wildlife

Address:1130 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone:202-682-9400
Fax:202-682-1331
Phone:800-989-8981
Web: www.defenders.org
Established: 1947. Description:Dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities. Works to protect endangered species and advocates new approaches to wildlife conservation that will help keep species from becoming endangered. Programs focus on the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and destruction. Educates on how and where to watch wildlife. Members: 80,000. Dues: $15/year.
Publications: Defenders (bimonthly); free to members.

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AoItAAEs the worst-case example abrogation of Endangered Species Act responsibility that IAAEve seen, in many regards,Ao said Jamie Clark, former director of the Fish and Wildlife Service and now executive vice president of the conservation group Defenders of Wildlife. AoEverybody knows whatAAEs wrong,Ao she added.