Right whale mother and calf swimming
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Protect our waters and wildlife from waste

Each year, Americans throw away millions of foam cups and take-out boxes. Too often, this pollution ends up in our oceans and rivers, where it can harm or even kill birds, fish and other wildlife.

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We know that to preserve our wild places and prevent the worst impacts of climate change we, as citizens, have to stand up to powerful interests, or else major polluters will continue to upheave our ecosystems and stall our progress toward carbon neutrality. Emilio E. and Mary M. Olalde, Members, Environment Minnesota
We continue our financial support of Environment Colorado and Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center because ... [of] their research and policy branch, ...[and]... their intelligent, informed, committed advocacy at the Colorado Legislature. Phyllis Updike, RN, PhD, Member, Environment Colorado
I think these young people are on the front lines, here, of trying to stop this [climate disaster], and, you know, I'm...I'm grateful for them. Jean Warrington, Member, PennEnvironment
It's a real privilege to do this work. It can be frustrating at times, it can be tedious at times, but it's also incredibly rewarding. Emily Rusch, Vice President and Senior Director of State Offices
Creating change is sort of in my DNA- if I see something wrong, I really have to stand up and try to demand change. Dan Jacobson, Senior Advisor, Environment California