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Coal's Toll on Colorado's Forests

Photos by the Forest Service—obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request—give graphic evidence of underground coal mining's impacts on Colorado landscapes that provide a home for black bear and elk, beaver and the elusive lynx.

Righting Civil Wrongs

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is one of the few enforceable civil rights laws that cover environmental actions. And from California to Michigan, low-income communities of color have been waiting years for the EPA to take a stand against environmental racism.

Too Sacred To Drill

As Earthjustice builds its legal case to protect the Badger-Two Medicine area, the Blackfeet Nation is building a movement, drawn together by collective outrage over the oil industry’s demands to drill a treasured landscape.


A Line In The Sand

Coal ash is the toxic waste created by coal-fired power plants. It is polluting communities all across America. This is the story of one of those places: La Belle, Pennsylvania.

The Fable of the Wolf

An animated short film celebrating the wild nature of a deeply misunderstood species: wolves.


Teleconference: Fracking And Community Control

On June 20, 2014, in advance of a decision from New York’s high court over a pair of zoning-based oil and gas development bans, experts from New York, Colorado, California, Pennsylvania and Texas hosted a teleconference on the growing trend of community control over fracking.


Images from the Crown of the Continent

The Crown of the Continent ecosystem serves as a critical refuge for grizzly bears, wolverines, and more. Conservationist Gene Sentz shares his photos of the ten-million acre expanse of land whose untouched wilderness harkens back to the days of Lewis & Clark.

Roadless Area Photo Slideshow

The nearly 60 million acres of wild national forest lands protected under the 2001 Roadless Rule provide refuge for many species. Clearly, the best future for these lands and the people who enjoy them is to leave them as they are.

About Earthjustice

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.