Only a few hundred beluga whales remain in Alaska’s Cook Inlet, and they’re facing threats from every direction.

April 21, 2016

How a disgusting sight spurred John Adams to form the nation’s first litigation-focused environmental advocacy group.

April 19, 2016

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.

March 15, 2016

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.

March 14, 2016

Toxic algal blooms are suffocating waterways from the Gulf of Mexico to Lake Erie.

March 14, 2016

After two centuries of neglect, NRDC is helping revitalize Washington, D.C.'s forgotten river.

March 11, 2016

For years, states could ignore global warming when creating their disaster-preparedness plans. Not anymore.

March 10, 2016

How NRDC has fought for years to keep Yellowstone’s wild bison healthy—and free.

March 07, 2016

Noah Horowitz obsesses over the imperceptible ways your television, computer, light bulbs, and dryer are wasting electricity—so you don’t have to.

January 28, 2016

Pollution was killing one of New York City’s greatest natural treasures—until NRDC stepped in.

January 19, 2016