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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.
How to be responsible, pee responsibly, and handle animal encounters when you’re out in the wild, communing with nature.
You can help rescue the planet’s diminishing agrodiversity . . . even if you’re more of an eater than a grower.
Any lead exposure is unsafe, but levels of the toxic metal in the Newark, New Jersey, water supply are nearly twice the federal action level. Here’s what to do if this crisis affects you.
Kids have a natural connection to the earth, as well as a drive to heal it. And that may be our saving grace.
Organize a park cleanup, support our national parks, or bid in a charity eBay auction (we’ve got our eyes on Questlove’s drumsticks).
Learn to trust yourself more and worry less about the date labels on your food.
Insert yourself in the policy-making process. At town hall meetings and in public hearings, during comment periods and in our courts, government officials have to listen to us—whether they like it or not.
Avoid harmful pesticides, preservatives, and other unhealthy additives—especially when you’re feeding growing bodies.
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No demolition required. A few small tweaks to each room could dramatically shrink your carbon footprint.
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