For the Record: The Earthjustice Newsletter
Top Stories in April
Scientists predict that on our current trajectory of habitat loss and climate change, between one third and one half of all species will face extinction by the end of this century. Here’s what that means for humans and the world’s ecosystems and what we can do to achieve transformative change. Read more.
Our case to protect salmon in the Columbia-Snake River ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest is at the intersection of the two main drivers of biodiversity loss — habitat destruction and climate change. Learn about our long legal fight to restore the Lower Snake River and bring back million-strong salmon runs. Read More.
Scientists have called the Tongass National Forest in Alaska the “lungs of our country” because it can store close to a billion tons of climate-warming carbon — keeping it from being released into the atmosphere. With less than a decade left before the damage from climate change becomes irreversible, we need these trees now more than ever. Read More.