Big news! Burger King has committed to cleaning up antibiotics practices in its chicken supply by 2018.

Burger King and Tim Hortons’ parent company committed to end use of all antibiotics important to human medicine in chicken supply by end of 2018. With today’s news, 11 of the top 15 chains in the U.S. have now committed to some level of responsible antibiotics use for chicken...
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Burger King and Tim Horton’s Tackle Antibiotics in Chicken

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Philadelphia's commitment makes it the 100th city to commit to 100% renewable energy.
Philadelphia's commitment makes it the 100th city to commit to 100 renewable energy

Philly commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035

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Dian Tollinger
Paul Wickham
Sue Chard
Imagine dynamite going off in your neighborhood every 10 seconds. Now imagine you can’t leave. That the reality for marine life living near offshore oil and gas exploration. The Trump administration wants to authorize more than 90,000 miles of active seismic blasting. And now a new study shows that these explosions are deadly for zooplankton, which are critical food sources for whales. [...
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Diana M. Pierce
BREAKING: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed federal protections for the Yellowstone population of grizzly bears.

“The Endangered Species Act protections kept Yellowstone’s grizzlies from extinction, but this iconic symbol of America’s Wild West is still at risk. Climate change, isolation, and increasingly fragmented habitat continue to threaten the long-term survival of Yellowstone’s...
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BREAKING The US Fish and Wildlife Service removed federal protections for the

Yellowstone Grizzlies Removed from the Endangered Species List

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David Arnold
The carbon footprint of the average American's diet has shrunk by about 9% because of reductions in the consumption of carbon-intense foods like beef and orange juice.
The carbon footprint of the average Americans diet has shrunk by about

Less Beef, Less Carbon

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Chad Moore
Jack Pratt
Mary Ann Levan
Canada's threatened caribou need their boreal habitat protected — not to be put in a zoo.
Canada's threatened caribou need their boreal habitat protected — not to be put in a zoo

Plight of Val d'Or caribou is wakeup call for Quebec

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Russell Deller
The chemical industry is cheering on EPA’s move to boot out non-industry experts. This is not good for our health.
The chemical industry is cheering on EPAs move to boot out nonindustry

EPA just gave notice to dozens of scientific advisory board members that their time is up

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Kris Reed
Greg Brecht
Jeanne Iavarone
In an interview, Zinke said that conservation is secondary to his agency’s mission and that energy production should trump environmental protections.
In an interview Zinke said that conservation is secondary to his agencys

Trump admin trashing natural treasures for polluter profits

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Michael Brandes
Julie Dolegowski
Jack Pratt
The Maine Small Business Coalition has submitted a letter signed by a hundred small businesses opposing the RAA.

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The Maine Small Business Coalition has submitted a letter signed by a

Maine business owners oppose Trump's attempt to weaken health and safety rules

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Nick Shields
Nick Shields
A massive open-pit mine above Bristol Bay would rip apart the world’s greatest wild salmon fishery.
A massive openpit mine above Bristol Bay would rip apart the worlds

Trump's Pro-Mining Policies Could Devastate the Salmon Industry

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Neil Nelson
Victoria M Wyatt
Marion Z Costa
Global coal production fell by 6.2% last year – the largest annual decline on record, according to new reports by the BP Statistical Review.
Global coal production fell by 62 last year the largest annual decline

Global coal production sees biggest decline in history

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Judy Duduks
Good news! By 2040, wind and solar are expected to make up almost half of the world’s installed generation capacity, according to new reports.
Good news By 2040 wind and solar are expected to make up

Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

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Casey Jonas
Leela Beaudry
Shawn Hill
New Report: Rolling back the Clean Power Plan means losing out on 560k new jobs & $52 billion in economic growth.
New Report Rolling back the Clean Power Plan means losing out on

How Rolling Back the Clean Power Plan Hurts America’s Economy

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Dave Hovey
Kathryn Dill-Bennett
Shawn Hill
Trump’s #DirtyBudget would zero out funding for almost a dozen state-level programs that protect watershed ecosystems—including Puget Sound.
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Randi Kennedy
Helene W Conlon
Happy World Giraffe Day! The tallest land mammals in the world are headed toward extinction, but we're working hard to make sure that doesn't happen. Here's how: [ On.nrdc.org Link ]
Happy World Giraffe Day The tallest land mammals in the world are
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Audrey Faust
Molly Edwards
In April, President Trump decided to make the fossil fuel industry even richer by trying to open the door to offshore drilling—and devastating oil spills—in the Atlantic and Arctic. To justify its claim for needing more oil, the Trump administration wants to force people to use more gas by rolling back fuel-efficiency standards—and then use U.S. tax dollars to subsidize the drilling. So not...
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Toni Wooten
Nancy Broshot
Ten percent of all of the electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power – marking a milestone in U.S. history.
Ten percent of all of the electricity generated in the US in

For the first time, wind and solar electricity generation hit double digits

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Gwyn Fae
Justin Bowen
Stanley Czajkowski
There's no way that a 31% budget cut will not paralyze environmental protection and threaten public health.
Theres no way that a 31 budget cut will not paralyze environmental

How Can Scott Pruitt Defend Drastic Cuts to EPA’s Budget?

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Linda Brylewski
Shawn Hill
Tracey Harrington
Since 2008, an average of 22.5 million people have been displaced each year by climate or weather-related events worldwide. By 2050, that number can be anywhere from 50 million to 350 million. #WorldRefugeeDay
Since 2008 an average of 225 million people have been displaced each

This #WorldRefugeeDay, Let's Remember the Victims of Climate Change

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Walter Meger
Todd Vanderheyden
Despite President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement, a dozen states and more than 300 cities have pledged to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in line with the Paris targets.
Despite President Trumps decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement a dozen

The Green Energy Revolution Will Happen Without Trump

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Bruce Bachelder
Vilda Leusch
Chad Moore