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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. But it was also in the crosshairs of fossil fuel development. A long-running battle was fought in court to defend the area. Find out how it happened in this photo essay.

June 25, 2015 | Blog Post

The Big Florida Swindle

Florida legislators are stealing funds earmarked for conservation to pay for salaries and agency-operating expenses. Floridians want land purchased for conservation and protected for future generations—and they’re fighting mad.

June 24, 2015 | Blog Post

Keeping the Grand Canyon Wild

Over 200,000 people sent comments to the Forest Service in response to a proposed development near the southern rim of the Grand Canyon.

June 22, 2015 | Legal Document

Complaint to Florida Amendment One Challenge

On behalf of three Florida citizen’s groups, Earthjustice filed suit to ask the court to compel the Florida Legislature to comply with the Water and Land Conservation Amendment in the state Constitution.

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