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Indigenous-led Collaborations Are Transforming Conservation

Expert BlogCanadaDr. Julee Boan
The pressure is immense and the clock is ticking to ensure the course correction needed to stave off the worst climate and biodiversity impacts predicted for our industrialized world. A new collective, called the Restore, Assert, Defend (or RAD) Network…

20 Years of Resistance: Grassy Narrows' Land Defenders

Expert BlogCanadaDr. Julee Boan
Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) and allies commemorate their fight to stop the industrial logging that was taking place on their territory without their consent.

The Unlikely Takedown of Keystone XL

NRDC in ActionCanada, United States, Nebraska, South Dakota, MontanaCourtney Lindwall
The notorious tar sands pipeline was a lightning rod in the fight against climate change and the seemingly unstoppable oil industry. NRDC advocates were part of a broad coalition that helped stop Keystone XL—for good.

Quebec Protections for Cree Land Go Far, But Not Far Enough

Expert BlogCanadaJennifer Skene
As part of a broader plan to meet its commitment of 17% land protection by 2020, Quebec announced a significant expansion of protected areas in Eeyou Istchee, the Cree homeland, that if realized, would double the territory’s protected area from…

Forest Destruction Creates Clear Risk for P&G Investors

Expert BlogCanada, United StatesAshley Jordan
NRDC and its partners released an investor brief outlining why Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) top investors should vote their shares in support of Shareholder Proposal #5, which urges the company to report on its efforts to eliminate deforestation and degradation…

Public Health Scientist and Advocate

NRDC in ActionIndia, Ahmedabad, Pune, United StatesKeith Mulvihill
Vijay Limaye is pushing for public health safeguards and policy solutions in service of the communities most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

Five Years Later, Waswanipi Is Still Waiting on Quebec

Expert BlogCanadaJennifer Skene
A just, sustainable future depends on prioritizing Indigenous leadership and allowing the Waswanipi and other Indigenous People to finally dictate the future of their own lands. They’ve waited long enough.

The Issue With Tissue 2.0

Expert BlogCanadaShelley Vinyard
Tissue companies are flushing away our forests and our future by making toilet paper from ancient forests essential to the climate fight. The Issue With Tissue 2.0 grades at-home tissue products on their impact on the climate crisis.

Remembering Eeyou Pimatseewin, the Cree Life

PerspectivesCanada
Allan Saganash Jr. grew up in the bush, living off the land—then watched as industry shrank and changed his beloved boreal forest home. He’s determined to save what’s left.