The civil rights, labor and gun safety groups will kick off a large-scale direct action campaign at the NRA’s lobbying office this Saturday.» Read more
Eight groups site the agency for its lack of attention to a crisis affecting an estimated 37.1 million homes.» Read more
Young women voters have a lot to worry about this election cycle, from a flurry of anti-abortion messaging to diminishing access to reproductive services.
Just this month, in fact, Congress put the brakes on vital legislation that would fund efforts to prevent the spread of Zika because they’re arguing over birth control.
The National Whistleblower Center (NWC) is attending the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress, advocating for the payment of large monetary rewards, worldwide, to whistleblowers who disclose illegal wildlife trafficking and violations of other key anticorruption laws. The Lacey Act, Endangered Species Act, as well as over 40 other U.S. environmental laws allow whistleblowers from all over the world to qualify for rewards for reporting wildlife crime.
NWC Executive Director Stephen Kohn will make presentations about wildlife whistleblowing at the following conference events:
On the Eve of National Park Centennial, Environment America Doubles Down on effort for Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument
To celebrate the National Park Service centennial, Environment America touted a nationwide campaign calling on President Obama to stop new uranium mining by creating a new National Monument surrounding America’s most iconic national park: the Grand Canyon.
More than 40 organizers are on the ground in cities across Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Nevada, gathering petitions and rallying small business support for creating the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.
Lauren McCauley, staff writerThe French government’s so-called ‘burkini ban’ has come under fierce criticism after images surfaced this week of police in Nice surrounding and forcing a Muslim woman to remove some of her clothes.
A burkini, or burquini…» Read more
This morning, leading national environmental organizations delivered nearly 200,000 petition signatures to the Obama Administration to call for the cancelation of today’s fossil fuel auction in the Gulf in the wake of unprecedented flooding in central and southwestern Louisiana.
The devastating flooding is among the most severe weather disasters since Hurricane Sandy. Across the region, tens of thousands of people have been evacuated, thousands of homes damaged, and at least eleven people killed.