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In moments of uncertainty and chaos, getting out into nature is more important than ever.

For decades, science has told us of the therapeutic benefits of spending time in natural surroundings. In moments of uncertainty and chaos, getting out into...

Mar 20, 2020 Blog Post

With energy projects on public lands already responsible for almost a quarter of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, opening up yet more areas of protected...

Mar 11, 2020 Blog Post

This week, New York ditches single-use plastic bags. Congrats! You won’t miss them (much) – here’s some advice from Frontier Group.

Mar 2, 2020 Blog Post
Bring plates to the potluck.

Seeing disposable plates at a casual high school event may not be something we’d think twice about. But a glimpse at the reuse culture in...

Feb 27, 2020 Blog Post

Our new factsheet, Banning Single-use Plastics, describes the specific problems, actions, and best practices for reducing these polluting items.

Feb 26, 2020 Blog Post
Protecting Our Health and Oceans

Every day, we use millions of plastic bags, straws and utensils, and foam cups and containers for just a few minutes before tossing them, and...

Feb 23, 2020 Report
Graphic of the North Houston Highway Improvement Project

An example from our last Highway Bondoggles report shows why the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, is so important for understanding the environmental and...

Feb 13, 2020 Blog Post

In the race to save the environment from ourselves, we are going to need all the power we can muster, including the power of wonder....

Feb 12, 2020 Blog Post

The Trump administration’s FY2021 budget proposal provides yet another window on the administration’s indifference to the environment and disregard for America’s public lands legacy.

Feb 11, 2020 Blog Post

From sports fields and playgrounds to the great unspoiled wildernesses of our national parks, many of the natural lands that have escaped development have only...

Feb 5, 2020 Blog Post

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