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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.
We, the colonized of Puerto Rico, declare our inalienable rights to self-determination and survival.
The scientific community is starting to confront internal biases that support social stratification, hinder international cooperation, and—sometimes—impair research.
Not wanting to buy into the exploitations of racial capitalism, I find freedom in living with less stuff—but more nature, more time, and more joy.
Every year, we blithely discard billions of phones, laptops, TVs, and other electronics that can end up poisoning communities around the world.
From Jamaica to New Hampshire, a Black activist discusses her wilderness legacy and efforts to create new cultural memories and rituals out on the trail.
Most of the country’s Black Lives Matter protests are happening outside of cities—in communities exclusively designed for middle-class whites but increasingly diverse and grappling with policies that foster segregation.
The Moving Forward Act could put more than $100 billion into our ailing bus, subway, and train infrastructure—promoting equity and strengthening public safety along the way.
Despite job losses and open hostility from the Trump administration, renewables are still poised to lead the way in our country’s recovery.
NRDC staff reflect on Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, and their work creating a more compassionate, more inclusive, and more just future.
The laborers who harvest our fruits and vegetables are heroes, although they’re rarely treated that way. Now climate change threatens their safety—and our food supply.
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