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The latest opinion and analysis from NRDC’s science, legal, and policy experts.

Franklin's Bumblebee, R.I.P.

This week brought the sad news of another possible extinction--this time of Franklin's bumblebee, once endemic to southern Oregon and northern California. (Hat...

October 10, 2007

Ballast Badness

One of the biggest threats to aquatic ecosystems in the United States--and to the Great Lake's in particular--is the introduction of foreign species (...

October 05, 2007

'Et Tu, Toyota?'

Columnist Tom Friedman picked up on Toyota's fuel economy hypocrisy in this morning's New York Times. Here's an interesting passage: 'Toyota, which pioneered...

October 03, 2007