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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The response: "We don't feel we're in conflict at all (with the Obama cam paign) because we always try to address a specific target audience on issues that are important," says William Lutz, senior director of the Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, which produced the ad.
chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, is leading a group of 14 members of Congress, including eight committee chairs, in submitting a notice of intent to file an Amicus Curiae brief in the Defenders of Wildlife case (No.
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The lawsuit, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Los Padres ForestWatch, says additional drilling approved in 2005 would harm the forest, in particular the endangered California condor brought back from the brink of extinction at a sanctuary near Fillmore.
Conte National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), as well as the New England countryside, according to a new report released today by Defenders of Wildlife that focuses on the threat of global warming.
AZA zoos, with assistance from Defenders of Wildlife and other partner organizations, promote wolf reintroduction and protection efforts through education of the American public.
Other environmental organizations, including Defenders of Wildlife and Earth Island Institute, opposed the Panama Declaration because they viewed it as a retreat from the "dolphin-safe" label policy, and one that did not properly address stress to dolphins resulting from encirclement fishing techniques.
Also a unique subspecies of Musk Deer endemic to Korea but on the verge of extinction has also been spotted, said the Defenders of Wildlife in Washington.