Extinction is not a new concept.

In fact, species have been going extinct for millions of years from geological and climate changes. The issue now is from overconsumption, pollution, and habitat destruction brought on by humans causing more species to needlessly become extinct.

So why should we care about sea turtles extinction in particular?

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How a tech startup and nimble non-profit exposed toxic releases during the Houston flood

As federal and state agencies failed to monitor air pollution after Hurricane Harvey, we measured and mapped a leaking carcinogen in real time.

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Interior Department celebrates sage grouse anniversary with changes to plans

Interior Department celebrates sage grouse anniversary with changes to plans

Thursday, September 21, 2017

To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the sage grouse conservation plans – the largest landscape-level conservation effort ever undertaken that involved years of collaboration and hard work by 11 western states and their governors, multiple federal agencies and stakeholders throughout t

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New report shines spotlight on important wild lands that must be protected

New report shines spotlight on important wild lands that must be protected

Sarah Graddy Sep 18, 2017 Washington, D.C.

A new report released today by The Wilderness Society raises the alarm about wild lands threatened by extractive industries eager to exploit the resources on or underneath them, including oil, gas and coal.

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Petition to Interior Department: Public lands deserve more than just drilling

Petition to Interior Department: Public lands deserve more than just drilling

Sep 18, 2017

The Wilderness Society joined with other stakeholders on September 14 to file a petition requesting the Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management update how they manage oil and gas leasing on public lands.

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Secretary Zinke recommends gutting natural wonders

Secretary Zinke recommends gutting natural wonders

Kate Mackay Sep 17, 2017 Washington, D.C.

Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, responded to reporting by the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that the Trump administration rollback protections and significantly alter numerous nat

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