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STOP THE PEBBLE MINE!

A Canadian company threatens an American paradise with 10 billion tons of mining waste.

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  • Huge Ponds Hold Tar Sands Sludge, And Great Risks

    On August 4, 2014, the catastrophic failure of a mining company's dam in British Columbia, Canada, released over 2.5 billion gallons of contaminated water from a containment pond into the upper Faser River watershed. Only a few hundred miles east...

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  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Signs Wildlife Protections into Law

    The following is a guest blog by NRDC wildlife attorney, Rebecca Riley: Mountain lions, gray wolves, and black bears are now safe to roam in Illinois, thanks to the leadership of Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois legislature. This last...

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Now more than ever, North and South America’s last wildlands and rarest wildlife are under threat from large-scale logging, mining and industrialization.

NRDC’s BioGems Initiative harnesses the power of online citizen activism to help save our continent’s most endangered natural treasures — our BioGems — for the sake of a sustainable planet and all future generations.

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