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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.
Carbon farming, an agricultural movement taking root in Northern California, aims to improve the soil and help stabilize the climate.
Fish farms boost the risks of sea lice infestations, chemicals in the water, and accidental spills that leave native fish floundering.
Manufacturers will soon have to disclose what’s in the bottle—including toxic chemicals long omitted from packaging labels.
Local groups and government agencies are working together to remediate this Superfund site in the city’s midst, despite diminishing support from the EPA.
So far, the state isn’t bowing to the demands of one man who is trying to dismantle its ivory ban.
Sonoma and San Diego test the waters for a new source of renewable energy.
State lawmakers commit to a sustainable course with an ambitious new energy efficiency bill.
With a new series of bills, California promises to protect the environment no matter what happens on the federal level.
Roadside plants helped officials trace the source of a public health crisis and led to new standards for clean air in Oregon.
Some members of the small-house movement live off the grid—but Oregon’s cities want them to stay on it.
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