- Marine mammals rely on underwater sound to navigate, hunt for food, find mates and much more. Noisy military sonar can disrupt their behavior and lead to injury and even death. NRDC fights for commonsense protections that will keep whales and dolphins safe -- a fight that has gone all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more »
From polar bears and gray whales to buffalo and migratory birds, extraordinary species of wildlife are being threatened by industrialization, overhunting, or reckless population management practices. Through our BioGems program, NRDC's advocacy team joins forces with online activists and local partners to defend some of our hemisphere's most imperiled species and their habitats.