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Mineral King: The Foundation of Modern Environmental Law
Video Interview:
The Wild Future
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Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen discusses how to manage and protect wild ecosystems in a warming world. That the world is changing is undeniable—but the loss of our natural heritage as a result is an outcome that we refuse to let happen. Our nation's remaining wild places deserve a fighting chance.
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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.
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On The Trail
Whether we hike, climb, cave or raft the wild reaches, we must do so in a way that minimizes our impact to the ecosystem.
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By The River
Rivers across the country provide sustenance to wildlife and human communities alike. Today, many are threatened.
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By The Lake
The serene beauty of a mountain lake is undeniably special. But even these refuges are suffering—from development, wind-drifted pollution, climate change and more.
Explore Lakes.
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On The Mountain
Mountain ecosystems are some of the first places experiencing the impacts of climate change. Earthjustice is working to protect these ecosystems and combat the change.
Explore Mountains.
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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 industrial development.
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Wild places are connected to the greater ecosystem. Experience the diversity of Earthjustice's work

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Standing to Sue

A look back at the birth of citizen-enforced environmental law and its profound impact on our world today.

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How The Earth Got A Lawyer

The forging of law and nature that saved Mineral King Valley and created Earthjustice.

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