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Climate-friendly recipe ideas

Cutting meat and dairy products from your diet could reduce your carbon footprint from food by up to 73 percent.1 So next time you’re cooking dinner, consider your food’s impact on greenhouse gas emissions.  Before meat and cheese-lovers lose faith: You don’t have to totally cut out your favorite dishes from your diet to eat more climate-friendly foods. According to one […]

5 Tips to Reduce Clothing Waste

When you clean out your closet, how many items go in the trash? The average American throws out 70 pounds of clothing each year.1 Unsustainable fashion is causing waste to pile up and contributing to climate change. But we can reduce our overconsumption of clothing and repurpose our clothes to create less waste. Here are our team’s five tips for reducing your closet’s […]

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Our path to defending the Arctic Refuge, explained

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the last remaining swaths of pristine wilderness in the United States — and we recently won a crucial step in our campaign to defend it from oil and gas projects! Environmental Action has been working to defend the refuge from oil and gas projects, and we just won a crucial step in our […]

What President Biden can do to defend wolves

The new administration can restore Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves.     Wolves need protection now more than ever. In a reckless decision by the Trump administration, gray wolves in the Lower 48 were stripped of their Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections. Now, the management of gray wolves is in states’ hands, and some are already making plans to start hunting and trapping […]

Tell Whole Foods: Put our planet over plastic

Plastic pollution isn’t on anyone’s grocery list — but at most grocery stores, it’s unavoidable.     Whole Foods scored an “F” for its efforts to address wasteful plastic packaging. In a recent plastic waste report, Whole Foods received an “F” for its efforts to address wasteful plastic packaging.1 Plastic packaging is flooding landfills, polluting oceans and hurting marine life — but we have a […]

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The Trump administration rolled back the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act has protected birds for over 100 years — but it was weakened by a Trump administration rollback this month.1 Environmental Action is working to restore the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which is a vital and historic law with an inspiring history.     The Migratory Bird Treaty Act was the product of good organizing. At the turn of the […]

Together we can save wolves in 2021

With just one day left in 2020, we’re pulling out all the stops to make sure we can save wolves in the year to come.     Wolves need our help. Wolves are amazing animals — and they’ll need all the help we can give if they’re going to survive. We’re trying to raise $25,000 by midnight so we can start the new year strong […]

Polar bear mothers and cubs are in danger

In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, pregnant polar bears build dens in the snow to give birth and nurse their young.1     Seismic testing puts mother bears and cubs in danger. The polar bear mothers and cubs denning in the Arctic Refuge could soon face the terrifying threat of seismic surveys, which have a 1 in 5 chance of killing or […]

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Wolves are being shot in Wyoming right now.

At least two dozen wolves have already been shot for trophies on Yellowstone’s doorstep this winter. Across the rest of Wyoming, dozens more are being killed with no quota to put limits on the slaughter.1     This brutal hunt needs to stop. This brutal hunt needs to stop. We know that wolves are treasures, not trophies — and that if we don’t protect […]

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Gray wolves are more vulnerable than ever before

Nearly every wolf in the lower 48 states has been stripped of critical Endangered Species Act protections — and this Giving Tuesday, we’re working hard to save them.     It’s time to take a stand to protect gray wolves. The Trump administration recently removed an estimated 6,000 gray wolves from the list of species protected under the Endangered Species Act.1 States are now […]

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