Environment America Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

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Ian Corbet
Conservation America Campaign, Associate

Each year, 1 million acres of boreal forest is cut in Canada, much of it turned into pulp that is used for tissue products. This threatens wildlife and puts incredible pressure on our changing climate. 

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Malia Libby
Save the Bees, Associate

Traditional techniques in sustainable farming can play a role in protecting pollinators from overwhelming declines

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Emma Searson
Director, 100% Renewable Campaign

With so many energy targets out there, what should we really be aiming for?

Who’re you gonna call? Your representatives! Read more about the importance of advocating for 100 percent renewable energy commitments in your community. Our clean energy intern Katie Moffitt writes how to call your representatives to advocate for clean energy commitments in your community.

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Emma Searson
Director, 100% Renewable Campaign

In February 2017, Environment America Research & Policy Center and the Student PIRGs jointly launched the 100% Renewable Campuses campaign. A few years later, the campaign has taken off and colleges and universities across the country are leading the way on renewable energy.

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Michaela Morris
Associate, Protect Our Oceans, Environment America

Why the ocean’s power to build community is not limited to seashore.

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

How docks can stay afloat without harming wildlife

One of the issues that most reliably gets people excited and engaged is our campaign to defend our public lands, especially the Tongass National Forest. But why are people from California to Texas to Maine so passionate about a forest in remote southern Alaska? Much of that passion owes to the fact that some places stir the imagination and therefore, the soul. People also understand intuitively that the campaign to save the Tongass is about something larger than even that vast forest: It’s about what we value as a society.

Our clean energy intern Katie Moffitt writes about the power of "small acts of resistance" and how you can advocate for 100% renewable energy commitments in your community.