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Center for Biological Diversity
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At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature - to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impo
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Cowboy Anarchy in Nevada |
And, as Rob Mrowka, senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity noted, leaving things as they are now is not a viable solution: "The BLM is setting a dangerous precedent announcing that it will pick and choose who has to follow federal laws and who it will reward for violating them," he said in a statement.
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"Bundy's ranch is a symbolic flagship among sovereignist groups," said Rob Mrowka, a biologist at the Center for Biological Diversity who has lobbied for decades for BLM to remove Bundy's cows.
Corporate sponsors and beer tastings ...
Corporate sponsors and beer tastings weren't what activists had in mind when they launched the global day of environmental education and action in 1970, but the Las Vegas version is better than nothing, said local environmentalist Rob Mrowka.
"I think you have to play to your audience.
Any way you can get the message out about the importance of protecting the Earth is a good thing," he
Earth Day has always been a tough sell in a place where the desert is treated as something to be "feared and built on," Mrowka
"A lot of things I tried to do with different groups really just fell flat," he
said of past efforts to promote environmental consciousness each April 22.
Mrowka now lives in New York but often returns to Nevada to work for the Center for Biological Diversity, a conservation group.
said Earth Day is a much bigger deal "back East," where it is observed with activism and "issue-driven" events.
Posts Tagged 'protests': | OccupyLV.org
This proposal came in from Rob Mrowka of the Center for Biological Diversity, allies on the F29 action.
It was passed by direct consensus at the Mar 11 Circle.
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 10:09:51 -0800 From: Rob Mrowka I'd like to pitch the idea for a protest against the Southern Nevada Water Authority and their insanely destructive proposed groundwater development project that would unsustainably send 57 BILLION gallons of water to LV from ancient aquifers left from the last ice age, resulting in massive changes in ecosystems and the extinction of species and small family ranches and communities!
Now that this precedent has been ...
Now that this precedent has been set and they're emboldened by the government's capitulation, what's to stop them from applying the same tactics and threats elsewhere?"-Rob Mrowka, senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity.
U.S. Officials End Stand-Off With Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy