Endangered Species Coalition


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Endangered Species Coalition (ESC)

Address:PO Box 65195
Washington, DC 20035

Web: www.stopextinction.org
Established: 1981. Description:A coalition of 440 environmental, conservation, religious, scientific, humane, sporting, and business groups. Defends the Endangered Species Act by working to increase funding for endangered species protection and monitoring federal legislation for anti-environmental riders. Also works with regional organizations on issues affecting species survival and recovery.
Publications: Activist Updates (biweekly); free to members.

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The Endangered Species Coalition is a national network of conservation, scientific, education, religious, sporting, outdoor recreation, business and community organizations--and more than 150,000 individual activists and supporters--all dedicated to protecting our nation's disappearing wildlife and last remaining wild places.
(6.) Heather Weiner, Chairperson, Endangered Species Coalition, Interview by author (Feb.
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9 Canadian Endangered Species Coalition, Recommendations for Federal Endangered Species Legislation (Ottawa: Canadian Endangered Species Coalition, June 1995).
9 See Dale Gibson, Endangered Species and the Parliament of Canada: A Constitutional Opinion (Vancouver: prepared for the Sierra Legal Defence Fund on behalf of the Canadian Endangered Species Coalition, 1995); and National Environmental Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, Bill C-65: Canadian Endangered Species Protection Act (Ottawa: December 1996).
"Opponents of the law use all these phony anecdotes as a crutch because the science community won't support their arguments," claims Jim Jontz, who heads up the Endangered Species Coalition. "In the big picture, most people understand this is the best law we have to protect the ecosystems we all depend on."
A recent report by the Endangered Species Coalition, Fueling Extinction: How Dirty Energy Drives Wildlife to the Brink, focuses on ten "particularly vulnerable" animals, plants, birds, and fish that are at risk of extinction due to the massive footprint of our energy infrastructure.
About Norton, an extremist advocate of private property rights during a long public career, Endangered Species Coalition Executive Director Brock Evans says, "This is the scariest nomination for Secretary of Interior I have witnessed in 20 years.
Veteran environmental activist Brock Evans is Executive Director of the Endangered Species Coalition. This article is reprinted from ESC's magazine, ESA Today.

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