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Protect Our Planet

Help us gear up to defend our environment and climate from the Trump presidency.

Natural Resources Defense Council Building a better future

NRDC’s Annual Meeting of Members will take place on December 6th at 9:30 a.m. in NYC >>

NRDC creates solutions for lasting environmental change, protecting
natural resources in the United States and across the globe.



After years of work by NRDC and its partners, about 5,000 square miles of ocean—with massive canyons, majestic underwater mountains, and more than 1,000 species—have received permanent protection.


A huge California utility is closing the state’s last nuclear reactors—proving to the rest of the country that we can transition to clean energy.


By working with the U.S. Department of Defense, NRDC is mapping the way for renewable energy production near military bases in the West.