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Celebrating 61 years of our nation’s greatest wild place

The organizations who signed our letter to Walmart demonstrate the wide-ranging benefits of installing solar panels at big box retail stores

Life begins in the space between land and sea. Funding in the Build Back Better Act can help keep these places intact.

Many Thanksgiving favorites wouldn’t be the same without bees

An energy future that doesn’t threaten America’s coastlines and marine life; now that is “better.”

U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act with Arctic protections intact

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

Twenty-three species were declared extinct in the United States in September, underscoring the urgency with which we must act to stave off further losses. A new report from our research partners, “Reconnecting Nature: How wildlife corridors can help save species,” outlines seven different examples of species-saving wildlife corridors. 

Congress just passed one of the largest infrastructure investments in U.S. history on November 5, 2021. 

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John Rumpler
Senior Director, Clean Water for America Campaign and Senior Attorney

The bipartisan infrastructure bill provides unprecedented funding to replace toxic lead pipes that are contaminating our drinking water.

How this federal legislation fights climate change by championing electric vehicles.