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Saving red snapper
We helped Gulf of Mexico fisherman shift to sustainable fishing, and snapper is now rebounding.
Climate launch pad
It’s all systems go in California, which has initiated the nation’s first economy-wide cap on greenhouse gases.
Rescuing the delta
We aligned with unique partners to make sure a key Mississippi River Delta restoration plan will be implemented.
EDF's Climate Corps
We train and embed top-tier grad students at major companies to cut emissions and save money.
"Catch share" fisheries
Our efficient, science-based approach to managing fisheries caught on across the U.S. and around the world.
Safe Harbor program
We partnered with landowners to help them protect rare and endangered species on over 4 million acres of land.
We showed a big company and an environmental group can work together to reduce waste and cut costs.
Cutting acid rain
Our system required emissions cuts, but let each company find the most efficient way. It became law in the Clean Air Act.
Video: Founded by scientists, we focus on results
Since 1967, we have linked science, economics and law to create innovative, equitable and cost-effective solutions to society's most urgent environmental problems.
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