- 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.
- The EPA Should Stop the Pebble Mine By Prohibiting or Restricting Discharges Associated with Large-Scale Mining in the Bristol Bay Watershed
- The Pinto Abalone Deserves Protection Under the Endangered Species Act
- The Dusky Shark Should be Listed under the Endangered Species Act