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November 25, 2014 | Feature

A Climate Solution Within Reach: Hope For Our Future

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan puts this nation on the precipice of critical and long-overdue climate action. But the plan has to be stronger if it’s going to get our nation where it needs to go. There is no graver challenge facing humanity than stopping climate change.

November 24, 2014 | Blog Post

Protecting Marine Eardrums

Echolocation, the location of objects by reflected sound, is a mouthful. It is also something of a miracle.

For marine mammals, it’s how they communicate with each other, how they avoid perils, and how they locate food. Without healthy, functioning ears and sound-making systems, they are lost.

November 24, 2014 | Case

Saving the Eastern Hellbender

A coalition of New York scientists, citizens and environmental groups have filed a petition asking the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to award state endangered species protection to the eastern hellbender, a type of salamander that can grow up to 2 feet long.

November 24, 2014 | Case

Defending Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

A coalition of Maui and Molokaʻi residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s recently passed genetically engineered crop safety initiative from a legal challenge by multinational chemical companies.

November 24, 2014 | Legal Document

Motion to Intervene

A coalition of Maui and Moloka‘i residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s recently passed genetically engineered crop safety initiative from a legal challenge by multinational chemical companies.

November 24, 2014 | Video

Detén el hollín

Soot, also known as black carbon, is the second-leading cause of global warming after carbon dioxide, and it's totally preventable. We already have the technology to avoid producing it; it's just a matter of using it. (Spanish language version)

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