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Why the Willow Project Is a Bad Idea

Latest NewsAlaskaJeff Turrentine
The oil drilling proposal would be disastrous for Alaska and the planet (not to mention President Biden’s climate legacy). 

A Trailblazer for Tribal Sovereignty

NRDC in ActionUnited StatesJeff Turrentine

NRDC Board member John Echohawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation, has devoted his career to asserting the legal and civil rights of Native Americans.

Crushing Alaska’s Pebble Mine

NRDC in ActionAlaskaNicole Greenfield, Jeff Turrentine
The EPA’s decision to veto the project is fantastic news—but the fight to save Bristol Bay isn’t over yet.

A Prosecutor Comes Home

NRDC in ActionUnited StatesJeff Turrentine
NRDC’s new chief program officer, Drew Caputo, has roots in the organization that go back decades, but his focus is squarely on the future.

The Mission to Save Florida’s Reefs

Latest NewsFloridaCourtney Lindwall
Here’s how a sweeping reef restoration plan in the Florida Keys hopes to transform an ecological disaster into a great American comeback story.

A Leader to Meet This Moment

NRDC in ActionBrian Palmer
NRDC president and CEO Manish Bapna, an economist by training, knows that solving the climate emergency will require the global transformation of key economic systems—and that the transformation cannot wait a day longer.

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.

A Race to Track the Southern Seas

Latest NewsInternationalBrian Palmer
To help prepare coastlines for the worsening effects of the climate crisis, scientists need more historical sea level records from the Global South—and they’re looking everywhere, from libraries to attics.

A Longtime Advocate for DEI on Making People Feel Welcome

NRDC in ActionKeith Mulvihill
Creating an environment where people can be themselves is intrinsic to changing the culture of big green groups—and a key goal for Troy Riddle, NRDC’s inaugural chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer.

Meet Deb Haaland

Latest NewsUnited StatesJeff Turrentine
Biden's pick to lead the Interior Department is the first Native American to run a Cabinet-level agency. And this agency, in particular, needs someone like Haaland to run it.

Fossil Fuel Air Pollution Kills One in Five People

Latest NewsInternationalClara Chaisson
The global toll of premature deaths attributed to the burning of coal, gasoline, and diesel is breathtakingly high, with new research doubling previous estimates.