March 21, 2014
by Greenlaw from NRDC China
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China Environmental News Alert

Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing
NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green supply chain issue… Continue reading

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January 21, 2013
by Reduce
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Forest Restoration Initiatives Reduce Wildfire Risk, Produce Responsible Timber

Since 2010, high-intensity fires have burned more than 5 million acres of forest lands across the western and central United States. On the heels of the Wallow Fire, which burned nearly 539,000 acres in four days and was the largest forest fire in state history, representatives of The Nature Conservancy’s Arizona chapter are making efforts [...] Continue reading

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December 6, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Land conservation, smart growth and the environment

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
Years ago, I was motivated to participate in what became the cause of smart growth, and now for many of us has evolved into the cause of sustainable communities, b… Continue reading

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August 18, 2011
by Barry Nelson
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Between a Rock and a Dry Place – The Potential Impacts of Oil Shale Development on Colorado River Water Supplies

Barry Nelson, Senior Policy Analyst, Water Program, San Francisco The Colorado River flows as a slender thread through one of the driest regions in America.   In addition to supporting natural beauty, recreation and critical ecosystems, the r… Continue reading

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June 16, 2011
by Susan Casey-Lefkowitz
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Cause to celebrate – two million acres protected in Canada’s heart of the Boreal Forest

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Director International Program, Washington, D.C.  
So often, we hear of commitments to protect wilderness areas and the final, legal protection then takes years to realize. Today, the Canadian province of Manitoba and Poplar… Continue reading

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April 5, 2011
by Melissa Waage
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TODAY: Call in to stop Mountaintop Removal

Melissa Waage, Campaign Director, Washington, DC This week we are graced with the presence of over 150 citizen lobbyists from Appalachia and elsewhere, in town for the End Mountaintop Removal Week in Washington.  They’re h… Continue reading

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November 22, 2010
by Peter Lehner
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Georgia Pacific, Southern Forests, and How NRDC Worked with One Corporation

Last week, leading timber buyer Georgia Pacific announced it will embrace expanded sustainable forestry practices that could help transform the entire paper industry. The company has agreed not to purchase trees from Endangered Forests and Special Area… Continue reading

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