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The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth - its people,
its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
A massive open-pit mine above Bristol Bay would rip apart the world’s greatest wild salmon fishery—which is why NRDC has been waging a multiyear battle to stop it.
Each one of our six workplaces in the United States and China is a model of earth-friendly design.
Only a few hundred beluga whales remain in Alaska’s Cook Inlet, and they’re facing threats from every direction.
How a disgusting sight spurred John Adams to form the nation’s first litigation-focused environmental advocacy group.
A landmark NRDC study showed that standard-issue diesel-spewing school buses could put kids at risk of cancer—and drove a national effort to clean the vehicles up.
The park's threatened bears are on the road to recovery. But without continued federal protection, they'll be back on the path to extinction.
Toxic algal blooms are suffocating waterways from the Gulf of Mexico to Lake Erie.
After two centuries of neglect, NRDC is helping revitalize Washington, D.C.'s forgotten river.
For years, states could ignore global warming when creating their disaster-preparedness plans. Not anymore.
How NRDC has fought for years to keep Yellowstone’s wild bison healthy—and free.
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