Extinction is not a new concept. In fact, species have been going extinct for millions of years from geological and climate changes. So why should we care about sea turtles extinction in particular?

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Pure Earth

What’s the Problem?

Toxic pollutants at contaminated sites affect the health of more than 200 million people worldwide. Women and children are especially at risk suffering neurological and immune system damage and an early death. The number of people affected is comparable to HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria combined. Plus, solving pollution problems usually promotes, rather than inhibits, economic growth. Yet, pollution is one of the most under-reported and underfunded problems in the world.

Why Support Pure Earth?

Pure Earth is an international non-profit organization dedicated to solving pollution problems in low- and middle-income countries, where human health is most affected by pollution.…

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Senator Murkowski’s legislative maneuver puts landmark Roadless Rule at risk

Michael Reinemer

The 2018 Senate Interior Appropriations bill would eliminate protection for roadless areas in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest (our nation’s largest national forest) and the spectacular Chugach National Forest near Anchorage.

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Media memo: Key background about the legislative attack on the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule

Michael Reinemer

TO:            Editorial Writers, Reporters and Columnists                           

FROM:    The Wilderness Society  

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TWS Action Fund Launches Arctic Wildlife Refuge Ad Campaign

Tim Woody

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Arctic drilling acreage reveals the oil sector overreach

Tim Woody

Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s bill to authorize oil drilling in the Arctic Refuge has advanced out of committee and is poised to be attached to the Republican tax package. It will then go before the full Senate for a filibuster-proof vote requiring only a simple 51-vote majority to pass.

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