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Is the Right Whale “Baby Boom” Really That?

Expert BlogFrancine Kershaw
The seven calves sighted so far this year deserve celebration and represent an emblem of hope that the species can recover if given the chance. It’s important, however, to put these numbers in a longer-term context; in doing so, it’s…

NRDC Urges U.S. to Push Nations to End Illegal Shark Fishing

Expert BlogElizabeth Murdock
Sharks are some of the most ancient and diverse species on the planet and crucial to ocean health. Today, many sharks and shark-like fish are in steep decline and the United States has a unique opportunity through the High Seas…

Groups Challenge Seismic Oil and Gas Testing in the Gulf of Mexico

Press Release
GREENBELT, MD – NRDC and partner groups Healthy Gulf, Center for Biological Diversity, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and the Surfrider Foundation sued the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) today over a Trump administration decision to allow extensive seismic…

The Clean Power Plan and State Pathways to Cutting Carbon Pollution

Issue BriefUnited States, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Montana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, VirginiaAriana Gonzalez, Ashok Gupta, Noah Long, Luis Martinez, Katharine McCormick, Walton Shepherd, Dylan Sullivan, Mark Szybist, Samantha Williams, Starla Yeh