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Years of Living Dangerously

Rising sea levels. Melting ice. Stronger storms. Floods. Wildfires. These things are impacting all of us right now! A new Showtime series, called Years of Living Dangerously, examines the story. Watch the trailer. See the first episode FREE. Then tune in for the series premiere on April 13th at 10pm ET/PT on Showtime.

Taryn Kiekow Heimer Japan's Whaling Harpooned by the International Court of Justice
Taryn Kiekow Heimer, Senior Policy Analyst, Marine Mammal Protection Project,
On March 31, the UN International Court of Justice ruled that Japan’s whaling program in the Antarctic is illegal. This is a huge victory for whale conservation. The landmark ruling means that thousands of whales will no longer be slaughtered under the guise of science. Read more.

Injustice in Northhampton

Injustice in Northampton, produced by our partners at the Dogwood Alliance for the Our Forests Aren't Fuels campaign, shows what happened to residents when Enviva built a new wood pellet mill in their backyard. Watch now.

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We shouldn't have to worry if the water sources we rely on for drinking, fishing, and swimming are polluted. But a legal loophole has undermined the Clean Water Act safeguards. Tell the EPA and the Corps you support restoring Clean Water Act safeguards for critical streams and wetlands.

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More Than a Drop in the Bucket
Making sure the Clean Water Act covers small streams and headwaters would protect the drinking water of millions of Americans. Read more.

NRDC Victories

Thank You, Rio Tinto

On Monday, in the latest departure from the proposed Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska, British mining giant Rio Tinto announced that it is divesting its interest in the embattled project by donating its shares to two Alaska charitable foundations. Joel Reynolds, Western Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council, made the following statement: "Rio Tinto's donation of its interest in the Pebble Mine to local charities is the latest major blow to the project -- and it is very good news for the people of Bristol Bay." Read more.

EPA Takes Next Step Necessary to Protect Bristol Bay

In a big step forward in the campaign to stop Pebble Mine and save Bristol Bay, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has pledged to take the first step to protect the area from large-scale mining in the region. Read more.

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