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Agency to review Archipelago wolves of Alexander Archipelago wolves, which live on Prince of Wales Island near the tip of Alaska's Panhandle.Rebecca Noblin, an attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, called Alexander Archipelago wolves one of Alaska's most...
Humpbacks' endangered species status questioned

...face too many threats, including fatal boat collisions, fishing gear entanglement and changing ocean chemistry.Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director for the Center for Biological Diversity, said the numbers of whales appear to be growing, which...
Groups seek decision on southeast wolves

...environmental groups petitioned to list Alexander Archipelago wolves in August 2011. An attorney for the center, Rebecca Noblin, said federal law calls for a decision within 90 days about whether additional protections may be necessary."Two...
NMFS denies seal endangered listing

...within the foreseeable future."The agency also rejected a listing for ribbon seals in December 2008. Attorney Rebecca Noblin of the Center for Biological Diversity, which with Greenpeace sued for reconsideration, said the agency acknowledges...
Critics say fines show Shell not ready for Arctic

...the ugly effects of its lack of preparedness for Arctic drilling, but these fines tell a different story," said Rebecca Noblin of the Center for Biological Diversity in Anchorage by email. "The Arctic environment is significantly harsher and...
Judge: Agency erred in Beluga whale harassments estimates

...the federal government declared the Cook Inlet belugas as endangered. The 2011 population was estimated at 284.Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director for the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the plaintiffs in the case, said Gleason's decision...
Group announces intent to sue to protect ice seals

...listing would trigger additional protections for the animals."The time for protecting these seals is now," said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director of the conservation organization.The Center for Biological Diversity petitioned to list ringed...
Environmental group sues to protect ice seals

...steep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, the ice seals don't stand a chance in the long term," said attorney Rebecca Noblin in the announcement of the lawsuit. "The plight of Arctic species like these seals demands immediate action to break...
Appeals court affirms oil company polar bear rules

...rules, claiming both individual animals and entire populations must be analyzed for protection. Center attorney Rebecca Noblin said the Appeals Court agreed but concluded the Fish and Wildlife Service had done sufficient separate analyses...
Environmental groups call for study of Arctic Ocean corals

...the fragile Arctic, we ought to at least fully understand the risks to wildlife, including these corals," said Rebecca Noblin, Alaska director of the Center for Biological Diversity, in the announcement of the letter.


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