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Atop The King:
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Wild places are critical to our connected ecosystems. The microenvironments of Mineral King, Earthjustice's first case, are a portal into the diversity of our work today.

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Video Interview

Standing to Sue

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The remarkable story of Mineral King valley and how it profoundly changed the power of environmental law.

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The Wild Future

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Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen discusses how to manage and protect wild ecosystems in a warming world.

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Walking the King's High Ways

Begin your journey through Mineral King Valley with a hike from the rivers to the mountains and experience the beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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Explore: By The River.Explore: By The River.

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By The River

Rivers across the country provide sustenance to wildlife and human communities alike. Today, many are threatened.

Video: Take A Hike.Video: Take A Hike.
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Explore: In The Forest.Explore: In The Forest.

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In The Forest

When we saved the forests of Mineral King, we started a trend for Earthjustice. Earthjustice has been saving forests for decades, achieving many significant victories.

Explore: By The River.Explore: By The River.
Explore: Forests.Explore: Forests.
Explore: On The Mountain.Explore: On The Mountain.

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On The Mountain

Mountain ecosystems are some of the first places where we are seeing the real impacts of climate change. Earthjustice is working to protect these ecosystems and combat the change.

Explore: In The Forests.Explore: In The Forests.
Explore: Mountains.Explore: Mountains.
Explore: By The Lake.Explore: By The Lake.

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By The Lake

The Mineral King case was about protecting a wild place from unnecessary and reckless development. Earthjustice is still fighting these types of battles today.

Explore: On The Mountain.Explore: On The Mountain.
Explore: Lakes.Explore: Lakes.
Explore: Beneath The Sky.Explore: Beneath The Sky.

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Beneath The Sky

The silhouette of wild places should be traced by the slope of hills and mountains and the reach of trees and shrubs—not by clearcuts, drilling rigs, and heavy machinery that rip fossil fuel from the ground.

Explore: By The Lake.Explore: By The Lake.
Explore: Skies.Explore: Skies.
Explore: On The Trail.Explore: On The Trail.

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On The Trail

Places like Mineral King were protected for the public to enjoy them in a pristine state. Whether we hike, climb, cave, or raft their wild reaches, we must do so in a way that minimizes our impact to the ecosystem.

Explore: Beneath The Sky.Explore: Beneath The Sky.
Explore: Trails.Explore: Trails.
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