NMFS

Novel data show expert wildlife agencies are important to endangered species protection

To protect biodiversity, conservation laws should be evaluated and improved using data. We provide a comprehensive assessment of how a key provision of the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) is implemented: consultation to ensure federal actions do …

NMFS West Coast Salmon Range

An alpha-stage app to view the areas occupied by Pacific Coast salmon listed under the Endangered Species Act. Please [get in touch](mailto:cci@defenders.org) if you would like to work on advancing this tool.

Same law, different results: comparative analysis of Endangered Species Act consultations by two federal agencies

Evaluating how wildlife conservation laws are implemented is critical to determining how best to protect biodiversity. Two agencies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service (FWS and NMFS; Services collectively), are …