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September 10, 2015 | Feature

The Perfect Crime: What's Killing All the Bees?

Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? View the photo essay.

July 22, 2015 | Feature

The California Drought

Who gets the water and who's hung out to dry? The historic drought has dredged up old feuds over who can lay claim to water in a thirsty state. As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry—which currently consumes 80% of California's water supply—cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?

July 20, 2015 | Feature

Map: Crude-by-Rail Across America

Railroad shipments of volatile crude oil into America's cities have dramatically increased, with explosive results. See a map of major crude oil train accidents since 2012—and the communities that are fighting back.

December 3, 2013 | Feature

Voyaging Back From an Age of Extinction

Steller’s sea cow was the first to disappear after a voyage of discovery accelerated a wave of extinction in North America. The tiny palila bird was the first to benefit from Earthjustice’s use of a law passed to end the extinctions.

June 13, 2016 | Legal Document

Pacific Fisher Notice of Intent

Notice of Intent to Sue Regarding Withdrawal of Proposed Rule to List West Coast Distinct Population Segment of the Fisher (Pekania pennanti) as ‘Threatened’ Under the Endangered Species Act

June 9, 2016 | Legal Document

Petition for Abatement of Public Nuisance

Earthjustice submits this petition on behalf of Redeemer Community Partnership, a nonprofit grassroots organization whose members strive to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment for families in South Los Angeles.

June 7, 2016 | Feature

Fighting The Oakland Coal Nightmare

Developers, politicians and Utah coal barons want to bring the state’s largest coal export facility to West Oakland. Who schemed up the idea to send trainloads of coal to one of the most burdened neighborhoods in the area, and who is working to keep this nightmare from becoming a reality?

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