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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.
By embracing green infrastructure, these urban areas have a solid defense against increased drought or flood.
Ditch-diggers and cement trucks? Try trees and rainwater cisterns. City planners across the country are realizing that green infrastructure is the key to climate resilience.
We’ve all heard about it, but few of us really understand why this piece of legislation from the 1970s is so important—and in need of protection itself.
We need wind farms to produce renewable power, and new solutions can keep the giant turbines from also harming birds and bats.
Tar sands oil is harder to clean up than conventional crude. Here are the reasons why.
The U.S. Forest Service recently protected most of the George Washington National Forest from drilling. Will more frack-free forests follow?
At every turn, the Tar Sands Invasion would put people and the environment in harm's way.
How a courageous woman took on the chemical industry and raised important questions about humankind's impact on nature.
A new study says the mercury levels in tuna are high—and getting even higher.
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