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Speak Up for the Red Snapper
Gulf of Mexico red snapper are recovering from chronic overfishing that severely depleted the population. But full recovery takes time—red snapper take about 10 years to reach their best spawning years. That's why it's crucial that you urge your representatives to speak out against a new congressional bill that could undermine recovery efforts.

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Starving Sea Lions Get a Helping Hand
Volunteers at the Marine Mammal Center are dedicated to rescuing sea lions—many of which are going hungry in part because the anchovies and sardines that they eat have declined dramatically. The animals' plight illustrates the need for abundant prey and healthy oceans.

Full story and photos »
New Fuel Efficiency Standard for Big Rigs

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks represent just 7 percent of vehicles on the road, but they consume nearly 25 percent of the fuel used in the transportation sector. A new rule, however, could help save up to 2 billion barrels of oil over the lifetime of 2021-27 model-year vehicles while greatly reducing carbon emissions.

Good for economy, environment »
Featured Video
One Couple's Quest to Protect Canada's Boreal
In northern Manitoba, Sophia and Ray Rabliauskas are committed to preserving the intact landscape of Canada's boreal forest—for their grandchildren and for the planet. The couple is working to have 8.25 million acres of traditional Indigenous territory, known as Pimachiowin Aki, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

"The land that gives life" »
Featured Photo
What Is That Thing?
Can you guess what this "pretty" species is, with its bright red carapace and translucent body? Get the story from Pew penguin conservation officer Ryan Dolan, currently accompanying the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on an Antarctic winter research expedition. Don't miss his beautiful seascapes and surprising animal shots on Pew's Instagram feed.

Get the answer on Instagram »
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