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Demand Action for Our Southwestern Desert Tortoises
Animals  (tags: desert tortoise, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, conservation, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, humans, law, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1693 days ago -
ct now! Urge Interior Secretary Jewell to help prevent a catastrophe for these threatened animals – and find a way to keep this center open.
Demand Action for Our Southwestern Desert Tortoises - PLEASE SIGN
Animals  (tags: desert tortoise, animalwelfare, nevada, conservation, protection, environment, habitat )

- 2033 days ago -
The federal government has revealed plans to shut down the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center in Nevada. This is an unsettling move that would require the removal and relocation of up to 1,400 captive desert tortoises into wild tortoise populations.
Desert Tortoise Faces Threat From Its Own Refuge
Animals  (tags: desert tortoise, sadness, protection, habitat, endangered, humans, rescued )

- 2094 days ago -
Desert tortoise faces threat from its own refuge as BLM closes Vegas rescue center
Endangered Tortoises Delay Mojave Desert Solar Plant
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, endangered, turtles, desert tortoise, animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, protection, humans, animaladvocates, environment, wildanimals )

- 2942 days ago -
The Obama administration has halted the building of two-thirds of a massive solar project in San Bernardino's Mojave Desert as a new federal assessment found that more than 600 endangered desert tortoises would die as a result of construction.
Email Activists Save Desert Tortoises
Animals  (tags: us army, relocation, emails, activistts, protection, desert tortoise, home, endangered )

- 3529 days ago -
The U.S. Army has told the U.S. Bureau of Land Management it plans to move 90 imperiled tortoises from Fort Irwin next month, despite the bureau's position that it will not participate in the effort because of uncertainty over how many of the reptiles
New Desert Tortoise Translocation Put On Hold
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, desert tortoise, translocation, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3536 days ago -
Today, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management halted plans to move an additional 1,000-plus federally and state-listed threatened desert tortoises from their current habitat on Fort Irwin to Bureau of Land Management lands. The Army's disastrous 2008 desert
Steady Decline for Desert Tortoises in Utah
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, desert tortoise, conservation, environment, endangered, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Raven Sky
- 4007 days ago -
Due to draught and disease the population of desert tortoise in Utah is steadily declining. The population has dwindled from 3200 to now 1700. This unfortunate for a once abundant creature and icon of the desert, a Prehistoric symbol for native people.
Coyotes Threaten Endangered Tortoises
Animals  (tags: desert tortoise, coyotes, threatened, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, endangered, extinction )

- 4026 days ago -
Hundreds of tortoises protected under state and federal endangered species law are being threatened by California's coyote population, scientists say. Biologists monitoring the endangered animals say that since 760 of the animals were moved into
STOP Desert Tortoise Translocation! Sign Petition!
Animals  (tags: desert tortoise, military, translocation, animals, protection, environment, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered, extinction, AnimalWelfare )

- 4027 days ago -
The Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) is listed as a federally protected, threatened species. This species is supposed to be protected by state and federal endangered species acts-yet threats to its survival are numerous. Destruction of tortoise-
Army's Transfer of Mojave Desert Tortoises Tripped Up By Coyotes
Animals  (tags: desert tortoise, coyotes, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, killed, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4051 days ago -
Coyotes have killed at least 11 desert tortoises recently moved to make way for Army tank training exercises north of Barstow. The problem coyotes, thought to be attacking tortoises because the drought has left fewer rabbits in its wake, will be tracked
Plan Calls for Killing Ravens to Save Desert Tortoise
Animals  (tags: ravens, killing, desert tortoise, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4064 days ago -
Ravens caught preying on desert tortoises will be killed under a plan announced Wednesday by federal wildlife officials seeking to protect the reptiles threatened with extinction. The program will start in spring 2009 throughout the California desert, in

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