Leave It Wild

Driving to 54.5 MPG by 2025

Cleaning Up CAFO Permit Rules

Leave It Wild

Driving to 54.5 MPG by 2025

Cleaning Up CAFO Permit Rules

The 112th Congress has an opportunity to protect over 2.3 million acres of wilderness before they adjourn and leave a lasting natural legacy for generations to come.The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation have announced the final rule increasing fuel economy standards for cars, SUVs, and pickups to 54.5 mpg by 2025.Some of our nation's most prized waterways—such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Mississippi River—as well as streams, estuaries and wells, are at risk from pollution from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs).
   
Added: Sept. 4, 2012Added: Aug. 28, 2012Added: Aug. 27, 2012
   

Western Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (U.S. Version)

Western Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (International Version)

July 4th Gas Prices and Fuel Efficiency

Saving an Ocean Giant (U.S.)

Saving an Ocean Giant (International)

Gas Prices & Fuel Efficiency - July 4th

Learn more about the western Atlantic bluefin tuna, discover why its population has declined, and what must be done to help the species recover.Learn more about the western Atlantic bluefin tuna, discover why its population has declined, and what must be done to help the species recover.Increasing fuel efficiency standards will not only save consumers money at the pump, but they also will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, decrease pollution, and promote investment in new clean transportation technologies.
   
Added: July 20, 2012Added:July 20, 2012Added: July 3, 2012
   

Memorial Day Gas Prices and Fuel Efficiency

Sharks Count!

Tuna of the Western and Central Pacific

Gas Prices & Fuel Efficiency - Memorial Day

Sharks Count

Tuna of the Western and Central Pacific

If proposed fuel efficiency standards—which would require cars and light trucks to get 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025—were in place today, drivers would save at least $67 million over Memorial Day weekend.Sharks have roamed our oceans since before the time of dinosaurs, but today they are in trouble. View our infographic to learn more about why we must protect these magnificent species.Learn why specific policies for the management of tropical tuna in the Pacific are so important.
   
Added: May 25, 2012Added: April 26, 2012Added: Mar. 22, 2012
   

Surface Longline Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico

Menhaden Matter

Surface Longline Fishing in the Gulf of Mexico

Menhaden Matter

 

Surface longlines are wasteful commercial fishing gear that catch and kill depleted ocean wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico. This equipment indiscriminately kills bluefin tuna, sea turtles, sharks, and hard-fighting game fish such as blue marlin. Learn why it's time to switch gears. Little fish like menhaden are vitally important to the marine ecosystems and the ocean food chain. Learn about why we must work to protect them. 
   
Added: March 16, 2012Added: October 24, 2011