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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.
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.
These four NRDC lawyers would finish each other’s thoughts—at any odd hour of the day or night—in their quest to help victims of the city’s lead crisis.
NRDC’s chief counsel explains the best way to beat back the Trump administration’s attack on our health and environment: sue.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, NRDC’s very own wilderness fanatics share their most treasured park memories.
The ancestral homeland of British Columbia’s First Nations is no place for a dilbit disaster.
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.
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.
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