Environment Virginia Latest Blog Posts

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Carson Kahoe
Creative Associate

The end of 2021 marks one of the grimmest years for Florida manatees. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, nearly 1,000 manatees have died this year. That's more than double the five-year annual average.

By changing how they make tissue products, American companies can help protect the boreal forest.

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Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

Most people aren’t familiar with the tech under the hood of cleaner cars. So what is the difference between hybrid cars, plug-in hybrid cars, electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell cars?

The Home Depot should ensure that its wood from the boreal and other forests is harvested sustainably; doing so may set a trend for others

The Biden administration should give future generations the opportunity to appreciate our amazing ocean for years to come

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:

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Elly Boehmer
State Director

The 2022 Virginia General Assembly is underway and a lot of environmental progress is at stake. While it may seem daunting, there are so many ways you can get involved to win real results for our environment.

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.