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Defenders of Wildlife Records

Founded in 1947, Defenders of Wildlife is a national organization focused on wildlife conservation. In 2007 the Defenders of Wildlife brought forward a lawsuit to stop construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border due to concern it might damage wildlife habitat. The collection (200-2012) contains materials including environmental assessment reports, books.