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Mussels Help Keep Watch on Pollution in Puget Sound

DispatchWashingtonStarre Vartan
The humble bivalves, which concentrate everything from heavy metals to cancer drugs in their tissues, provide an ideal way for scientists to monitor nearshore water health.

The Festering Sanitation Crisis at Our Border

DispatchArizona, Mexico, CaliforniaTim Vanderpool
As the Trump administration ratchets up its rhetoric demanding billions for a wall, American communities along the Mexico border are in need of basic services, like reliable sewage treatment.

In California, a Rallying Cry Against Offshore Oil

DispatchCaliforniaCorey Binns
As Californians protest the Trump administration’s intent to expand drilling off the Pacific coast, some city and state officials consider new legislation to block it.

This Is How We Stand Up to Trump

NRDC in ActionUnited States, Washington, D.C., Utah, Michigan, CaliforniaNicole Greenfield
Meet a handful of the NRDC staffers who resisted Trump’s attacks and defended our environment in 2017—and who won’t stop fighting anytime soon.

The Fight to Keep Oil and Gas Rigs Out of Our Waters. For Good.

NRDC in ActionAlaska, Florida, California, Washington, United StatesMelissa Denchak
NRDC played a key role in banning offshore drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic. Once again, it’s fighting to protect those oceans—and the rest of America’s waters.

Saving a Reef from Being Loved to Death

NRDC in ActionMexicoNicole Greenfield
How NRDC joined a small town’s fight to protect Mexico’s Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park from big resorts and other destructive development.

A Whale of a Win

NRDC in ActionCalifornia, HawaiiNicole Greenfield
How we got the U.S. Navy to finally agree to stop conducting harmful sonar testing in sensitive whale migration and breeding areas.

The Woman Who Loves Orcas

DispatchAlaska, WestTed Genoways
Scientist, poet, and cancer survivor Eva Saulitis says that orcas saved her life. If only she could return the favor.

California Coast Guard

NRDC in ActionCaliforniaKim Castleberry
Find out how NRDC helped the Golden State protect its oceanfront and all the plants and animals that call it home.

Baywatcher

NRDC in ActionSan Francisco, CaliforniaLaura Fraser
Nobody knows the waters around San Francisco (and beyond) better than the director of NRDC's Science Center.

The Great Oyster Crash

DispatchOregon, WestEric Scigliano
Ocean acidification hits the Pacific shellfish industry.

A Silent Victory

NRDC in ActionHawaii, United StatesBrian Palmer
A federal judge stands up to the noisy navy for the sake of marine mammals.

Sea to Table

DispatchWestAlisa Opar
Consumers are increasingly getting to know their local fish—and fishermen—through companies that cut out the middleman.