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December 5, 2014 | Feature

Sunset Roadless: How A Win for Forests Became a Win for Climate

Colorado's Sunset Roadless Area is a place of immense beauty, boasting prime wildlife habitat and opportunities for hikers to enjoy serene, wild terrain far from the madding crowds. But it was also in the crosshairs of fossil fuel development. After a long-running battle to defend it in court, the Sunset Roadless Area gained a reprieve. It was a win for forests, for the climate—and for all of us. Find out how it happened in this photo essay.

January 5, 2015 | Case

Protecting Rare Wildflowers Threatened by Oil Shale Development

Graham’s and White River beardtongues live only on oil shale outcroppings in northeastern Utah’s Uinta Basin and northwestern Colorado. This badland region is home to dozens of rare plants found nowhere else in the world and supports a complex ecosystem, including mule deer, elk, antelope, mountain lions and black bears.

December 31, 2014 | Feature

Legal Docket 2015: Highlights

With the generous investment of our members, we have taken on some of the biggest environmental challenges across the country, expanding our legal docket to more than 370 active cases. See highlights from this year's Legal Docket.

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