Environment Virginia Latest Blog Posts

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

With you by our side, we’re working to give the Tongass the gift of protection from logging and development. Let’s explore the forest we’re trying to save:

Public comment delivered by Public Lands Campaign Director, Ellen Montgomery

One of the Arctic Refuge’s most passionate supporters explains why protecting this wildlife haven is so important

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Elly Boehmer
State Director

Clean water to drink and clean air to breathe; healthy beaches, lakes and rivers that are safe for swimming and fishing; preserved open spaces; clean sources of energy that don’t pollute and never run out — all this should be the heritage we leave to future generations. 

The national chain prides itself on being a green grocer, but is falling short. Here are 10 steps that Whole Foods should take to be more sustainable in the new year.

What one right whale’s story can teach us about a species

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

In the time it takes you to brush your teeth tonight, Canada's boreal forest will lose three football fields of trees.

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Elly Boehmer
State Director

From bottled water to pens and pencils, an astounding amount of the everyday products we use come in plastic packaging. In fact, the US produces over 14 million tons of plastic packaging each year. 

Celebrating 61 years of our nation’s greatest wild place

The organizations who signed our letter to Walmart demonstrate the wide-ranging benefits of installing solar panels at big box retail stores