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California Blue Whales Recover From Whaling, Study Finds

Blog by Cassady Sharp | September 8, 2014

Originally posted to Huffington Post LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new analysis suggests there are as many blue whales living off the coast of California as there were before humans started hunting them to near extinction 110 years ago. The Los Angeles...

VIDEO: Greenpeace Proudly Participates in Moral Monday Labor Day

Blog by Michael Zytkow | September 5, 2014

Greenpeace has been a longtime supporter of the Moral Monday movement. Most recently, we co-sponsored Moral Monday Labor Day in Charlotte. We recognize that environmental issues are social justice issues. We were proud to stand with over 500...

Climate Advocacy Heats Up on Dominion to Dump ALEC

Blog by Connor Gibson | September 5, 2014

Yesterday, about 80 clean energy advocates visited the Arlington, Virginia office of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to protest its dirtywork for polluting companies like Dominion Resources, a major utility in Virginia. Click...

Green tips for going back to school!

Blog by Christina Dawn Morgan | September 5, 2014

Yeah, I know… Some of us ‘don’t need no education’… But, like it or not folks, Back to School is definitely here! In fact, many schools are already in session. So, it’s possible that you’re already even ‘over’ back to school. It’s never too late...

Will Secretary Jewell address the (coal leasing) elephant in the room?

Blog by Joe Smyth | September 5, 2014

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is the keynote speaker for the Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual conference today, where she will take questions from the audience after speaking “about Interior’s efforts to address climate change and...

5 reasons Ambre Energy should pack up and go home

Blog by Diana Best | September 4, 2014

Earlier this month, the people of Oregon celebrated a major victory. Oregon’s Department of State Lands (DSL) denied a key permit for Ambre Energy’s Morrow Pacific project. This project would have exported more than 8 million tons of coal...

Greenpeace sues US Forest Service, Big Thorne logging threatens wolves

Blog by Larry Edwards | September 3, 2014

Greenpeace and four allied organizations sued the US Forest Service on August 26 to stop its Big Thorne logging project. Located on Prince of Wales Island, in Alaska. This would be by far the largest sale of timber in the Tongass National Forest...

Virginia Governor backs cross-state natural gas pipeline

Blog by Cassady Sharp | September 3, 2014

By Kate Sheppard Original posted to Huffington Post Dominion Resources plans to build a 550-mile pipeline to bring natural gas into the South, and it got the blessing of Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday. McAuliffe called the...

Can 2.5 billion gadgets a year be green?

Blog by Tom Dowdall | September 3, 2014

It’s predicted we will buy 2.5 billion mobiles, computers and tablets in 2014 and there will soon be more Internet connected devices than people on the planet. As the number of gadgets we own explodes, how they are made, used and disposed...

VIDEO: Police Arrest Young Black Politician For Distributing Voting Rights Leaflets

Blog by Cassady Sharp | September 2, 2014

This article originally appeared on ThinkProgress authored by Alice Ollstein CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA—The stars of North Carolina’s Moral Mondays movement took the stage on Labor Day at Charlotte’s Marshall Park to condemn the state’s record on...

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