National Wilderness Institute

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The National Wilderness Institute is a part of the anti-environmental movement.

SourceWatch reports that the the NWI works to challenge the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and undermine other wilderness protections. NWI activities have included a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).[1]

The National Wilderness Institute has received $10,000 from ExxonMobil since 1998.[2]


  1., "[1]", accessed 2nd February, 2009
  2., "National Wilderness Institute", accessed 2nd February, 2009