Executive Order Threatens Wildlife

April 28, 2017

Photo Credit: ©NOAA

An executive order announced today by the Trump administration will put certain areas, especially in the Atlantic Ocean, back on the table for offshore drilling. We're disheartened by the move.

"The order perversely requires any potential marine sanctuary to undergo a full accounting of its potential for oil and gas development," said John Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, in a statement. "This could inflict damage on the places we most need to protect."

Share this image and let Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke know we greatly value species like the highly endangered North Atlantic right whale and don't want to see its habitat put at risk.

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