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August 3, 2012 | Video

Mountain Hero Lisa Henderson: I Want to Inspire Like My Mom Did

Many generations of Lisa Henderson's family lived in Marfork, WV. She was born there and loved it "A lttle slice of perfect paradise," she calls it. During Lisa's lifetime the town was abandoned because of pollution from nearby mountaintop removal mining. Because of this injustice, Lisa's mother Judy Bonds became one country's most ardent and outspoken advocates of environmental justice.

August 3, 2012 | Blog Post

The Wild West Targets Wolves Again

The anti-wolf crowd in Wyoming has this irrational fear of wolves, and no amount of evidence can calm them. These are the folks who want to turn back the clock to the Wild West days where they could kill every wolf they see—and, unfortunately, the Interior Department is going to let them do just that in most of the state.

August 3, 2012 | Feature

Dying Reefs

Can our oceans pass the acid test? Despite its remarkable rebound, the Cabo Pulmo reef in the Gulf of California and other coral reefs worldwide face deep peril. Oceans absorb carbon dioxide—turning oceans into acid baths and coral reefs into dead zones.

August 3, 2012 | Blog Post

Earth’s Great Storyteller -- Water

One of the biggest threats to water in Appalachia is mountaintop removal. Entire communities have had their water poisoned by runoff from mountaintop removal sites. Says Alexandra Cousteau: "For this reason, I unequivocally extend my support to promoting the discussion on the dangers of mountaintop removal and raising awareness of its devastating impacts not only on the environment—but also the communities downstream."

August 3, 2012 | Press Release: Victory

Federal Judge Strikes Down Latest Atlantic Herring Management Plan

U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler has found that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) acted illegally in approving the plan put together by the New England Fisheries Management Council known as Amendment 4 and tossed out the entire amendment.