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Decades after he first issued them, Edward Abbey’s calls for the defense of America’s wilderness still feel uncomfortably relevant. As much as Abbey's work emphasizes...

Jan 25, 2022 Blog Post

The shopping centers we see in our communities haven’t always been there – but the environmental damage is sure to last.

Nov 4, 2021 Blog Post

Tree planting is one of the most effective tools we have for tackling climate change – as long as policies supporting these efforts listen to...

Sep 2, 2021 Blog Post

Global warming and a century of misguided forest management policy have led to ever more devastating fire seasons across the Western states over recent years....

Mar 15, 2021 Blog Post

What does abandoned mine land have to offer for conservation, waste reduction and renewable energy? Lots.

Mar 12, 2021 Blog Post

Continuing our series on MPAs around the world, we look at how protection of an “ecological crossroads” in the Gulf of Mexico has been instrumental...

Feb 25, 2021 Blog Post

In the Pacific Ocean, America’s largest Marine National Monument has rescued some of the world’s most endangered species from the brink of extinction.

Feb 24, 2021 Blog Post
Fish in the ocean

With the future of the ocean increasingly uncertain, a growing body of research shows that marine protected areas (MPAs) can conserve and revive marine ecosystems...

Feb 18, 2021 Blog Post

Following the destructive policies and rhetoric of the previous administration, Joe Biden is now faced with the necessity of healing a divided nation. The country...

Feb 4, 2021 Blog Post

Drilling in the Arctic was always a bad idea, and it is only getting worse. Though the first lease sale of land in the Arctic...

Jan 12, 2021 Blog Post