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    We promote Carson's ecological ethic that combines scientific concern for the environment and human health with a sense of wonder and reverence for all forms of life in order to build a sustainable, just, and peaceful future.
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    The RCC, founded in 1965, is the national environmental organization envisioned by Rachel Carson to carry on her work after her death.
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    Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.—Rachel Carson
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Recent News

• Exclusive: Draft details Trump’s plan for reversing Obama climate rule
• Why Alaska might seriously consider a carbon tax
• How can we address the effects of climate change on communities of color?
• Court Rebukes EPA, Orders Ban on Pesticide That Harms Kids’ Brains
• 800 Miles with Bears Ears Prayer Runners

Baltimore voters will decide on the future of their water

Water bills in Baltimore are out of control. Between 2010 and 2017, the typical household’s annual water and sewer bill jumped from $347 to $720.

How Climate Change Contributed to This Summer’s Wildfires

More than twelve thousand firefighters are working in California, and some have come from as far as Florida.

North to No Avail

We have headed somewhere north in summer for many years – in search of loons and moose and nesting warblers, and cool breezes, as we kayak or canoe where eagles soar and you need a campfire beneath the stars.

Smithfield Foods Ordered To Pay Millions In Damages To Neighbors Of Hog Farms

The North Carolina farms “generate many times more sewage than entire towns.”

Frogs and Pesticides

Frog species have been declining worldwide for some time. A number are close to the point of extinction. A recent study suggests that an estimated 200 frog extinctions have occurred.