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Trump's Secretive Attack on America's Oceans

Blog Post | October 27, 2017 | Nicole Portley, Marine Campaigns
When you keep information secret, the question is: what do you have to hide and who are you hiding it from? In the case of our national marine monuments...

Mobilizing Chinese Citizens to Clean Up Pollution

Blog Post | December 19, 2016 | Kristen McDonald
Imagine: A local villager admitting that she accepted a color TV from the owner of a factory that is polluting a nearby river. Environmental officials questioning pollution data presented...

Environmental Groups Are Changing the Pollution Rules in China

Blog Post | October 5, 2016 | Kristen McDonald
When a mine leaks heavy metals into drinking water supply in China, or when school children fall sick due to contaminated soil, or when a factory exceeds its pollution...

Chinese Environmental Group Uses Hazmat Suits to Protect a River

Blog Post | December 23, 2015 | Kristen McDonald
When plans moved forward to build another dam across the heavily polluted Xiang River, members of Green Hunan’s volunteer network dressed up in white hazmat suits to alert the...

Coal Declines Worldwide – Even in China

Blog Post | March 18, 2015 | Kristen McDonald
“Worldwide, for every new coal plant built, two have been shelved or cancelled since 2010…. In China, coal use declined in 2014, signaling the start of a shift towards...

Bank of America Bankrolling Destruction of the Great Barrier Reef

Blog Post | October 29, 2014 | Domenique Zuber
UPDATE: Bank of America heard you and is showing some positive signs of movement. Stay tuned for more information on new developments. The Great Barrier Reef is a global...