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[Continued from previous page.] rich ecosystems that prompted both George W. Bush and Barack Obama to protect these areas in the first place. The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument off the New England coast includes canyons deeper than the Grand Canyon and undersea mountains higher than any peaks east of the Rockies, sheltering more than 1,000 species, among them endangered sperm whales and deep-sea corals more than a thousand years old. No less unique are the underwater mountain ranges and deep coral forests of Pacific Remote Islands and the stunning reefs of Rose Atoll, which provide refuge for an abundance of wildlife, including sea turtles, reef sharks and dolphins. “If President Trump and Secretary Zinke think they can use a sham four-month ‘review’ to torpedo a century-old, bipartisan legacy of conservation and surrender our national monuments for the enrichment of corporations,” says Suh, “they’ve got another thing coming. We’ll see them in court.”

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CHINA BANS IVORY TRADE

NRDC worked with China to put an end to its legal ivory market — the world’s biggest — helping pull elephants back from the brink of extinction.

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KFC GETS CHICKEN OFF DRUGS

NRDC’s attention-grabbing campaign helped convince KFC to only sell chicken raised without human-use antibiotics in all of its U.S. restaurants by the end of 2018.

NUKES OUT, CLEAN ENERGY IN

New York’s problem-plagued Indian Point nuclear power plant, whose relicensing NRDC has long opposed, will close by 2021, its power replaced by clean, renewable energy.

CALIFORNIA FOR CLIMATE!

New laws, advocated by NRDC, extend California’s cap-and-trade program to cut global warming pollution while improving air quality in neighborhoods hit hard by air pollution.

Nature's Voice Winter 2018  

All of the environmental projects and victories described in Nature’s Voice are made possible through the generous support of Members like y...

Nature's Voice Winter 2018  

All of the environmental projects and victories described in Nature’s Voice are made possible through the generous support of Members like y...