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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.
Thanks to the Mississippi River’s trash stream, the Gulf has some of the highest concentrations of plastic in the world.
In the past five years, solar capacity in the South has increased nearly thirtyfold.
Residents of the southern city spend twice as much as the average American on power. Why? It’s complicated.
Hope is not lost, but the cause of devastating “white syndrome”—not to be confused with coral bleaching—remains unknown.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline—and the Mountain Valley Pipeline, with a similar path—could tear up land and negatively impact people throughout Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina.
In Music City, restaurateurs, grocers, farmers, volunteers, the mayor, and NRDC's Nashville Food Waste Initiative are harmonizing in the fight against wasted food.
Here’s how they’re getting started.
These Southerners are bringing the longleaf pine forest back—with some love, seeds, fire, and snakes.
The largely African-American community of Dobbins Heights hopes to protect its health—and its trees—from the biomass industry.
Southern communities prefer their coastlines sandy, beautiful, and bountiful—not filled with rigs and air guns blasting ships or covered in oil.
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