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EPA Must Reassess the Risks of Glyphosate: 3 Things to Know

Expert BlogUnited StatesLucas Rhoads

In a victory for monarchs, ecosystems, and the countless people across the country regularly exposed to harmful glyphosate products, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down the EPA's reapproval of this common herbicide. 

Court Strikes Down Glyphosate Decision

Press ReleaseUnited States
SAN FRANCISCO – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in a challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to permit widespread, continued use of the herbicide glyphosate.

Biodiversity 101

GuideInternational, United StatesCourtney Lindwall

How do we define and measure biodiversity—and just why is it so important?

Pristine Prairie, Home to Endangered Bee, May Be Destroyed

Expert BlogIllinoisLucas Rhoads

An airport expansion threatens to wipe out a population of the once-common, now endangered, rusty patched bumble bee. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's failure to protect the bee's habitat is partly to blame.

Ten Environmental Stories to Mark a Decade in Latin America

Expert BlogInternational, Chile, Mexico, Puerto Rico, BrazilAmanda Maxwell, Carolina Herrera, Jessica Carey-Webb, Marilyn Martinez
The Latin America team at NRDC reflects on the incredible environmental milestones we've witnessed in our work, and beyond.

EPA Unlawfully Approved Herbicide Enlist Duo

Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The Environmental Protection Agency violated the law when it approved use of Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide and should cancel the registration for the powerful weed killer, according to a petition filed today by the Natural Resources…

Biospheres: What Are They?

ExplainerInternational, United StatesStarre Vartan
You may have never heard of them, but there are hundreds around the world. Find out what makes this specific type of reserve so special.