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How to Survive and Thrive on a Hotter Planet

Expert BlogInternationalJuanita Constible

This week’s IPCC report makes it clear that heat waves will continue to worsen—so we must rise to the challenge of living with extreme heat events.

Composting 101

GuideUnited StatesShelia Hu
Recycling food and other organic waste into compost provides a range of environmental benefits, including improving soil health, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, recycling nutrients, and mitigating the impact of droughts.

Preserving Dead Parrots in Order to Save the Living

Latest NewsInternationalJason Bittel
The people of Papua New Guinea treasure feathers from the Pesquet’s parrot for use in ceremonial headdresses. But the practice could be driving the birds to extinction.

Happy (?) World Giraffe Day

Expert BlogElly Pepper
The species faces an alarming rate of habitat loss, not to mention the trade in giraffe parts, poaching, giraffe skin disease, vehicle collisions, and droughts.

A Legacy of Activism

PerspectivesUnited States
Commemorating World Pride, NRDC staff reflect on the LGBTQ+ community’s contributions to the fight for people and planet.