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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.
The global toll of premature deaths attributed to the burning of coal, gasoline, and diesel is breathtakingly high, with new research doubling previous estimates.
Scientists are showing that we are sending tons of tiny plastic particles into our soils each year, potentially affecting crops and our health.
In communities devastated by fires, scientists have found extremely high levels of toxic chemicals, like benzene, in tap water.
Seabird droppings don’t just help us fertilize crops; their waste affects everything from coral reefs to climate.
Phytoplankton blooms are growing faster and thicker than ever seen before—with potential consequences for climate, wildlife, and the fishing industry.
A new study provides a state-by-state breakdown of the cost of operating your electric car.
They’ve outlived the dinosaurs, but these ancient reptiles are currently in danger of disappearing from just about everywhere.
A new study shows that most of us humans are likely inhaling more air pollution each year.
New research shows that bumblebees have the power to make plants bloom.
A new study shows that drought is no longer a periodic crisis, but a harbinger of things to come.
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