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Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Would Be an Environmental Disaster Article
A brown pelican coated in heavy oil wallows in the surf at Grand Terre Island, Louisiana, following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of April 2010. (Getty/Win McNamee)

Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Would Be an Environmental Disaster

The Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan would be disastrous for the environment, leading to seven times more carbon pollution than the entire United States emits each year and causing nearly 100 large oil spills over the next 30 years.

Margaret Cooney, Mary Ellen Kustin

How Much Nature Should America Keep? Report
A Pacific Tree Frog occupies a leaf along the bank of Las Virgenes Creek in the Santa Monica Mountains.

How Much Nature Should America Keep?

A good answer to this question starts with a commitment to protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands and oceans by 2030.

Matt Lee-Ashley, the CAP Public Lands Team, the CAP Oceans Team

Integrating Ocean and Climate Diplomacy Report

Integrating Ocean and Climate Diplomacy

Countries and subnational governments should bring ocean issues in from the periphery of the climate conversation.

Gwynne Taraska

Making Waves Article
The sun rises over the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast. (Getty/Mabry Campbell)

Making Waves

Americans who depend on the ocean and treasure its beauty and abundance are counting on Congress to hold the Trump administration accountable for its harmful anti-ocean agenda, as well as to chart a more sustainable and prosperous course forward.

Measuring Conservation Progress in North America Report

Measuring Conservation Progress in North America

As the United States undertakes an unprecedented elimination of protected areas, Canada and Mexico are emerging as North America’s leaders in the conservation of lands and oceans.

Ryan Richards

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