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Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Would Be an Environmental Disaster Article
A brown pelican coated in heavy oil wallows in the surf at Grand Terre Island, Louisiana, following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of April 2010. (Getty/Win McNamee)

Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Would Be an Environmental Disaster

The Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan would be disastrous for the environment, leading to seven times more carbon pollution than the entire United States emits each year and causing nearly 100 large oil spills over the next 30 years.

Margaret Cooney, Mary Ellen Kustin

How Much Nature Should America Keep? Report
A Pacific Tree Frog occupies a leaf along the bank of Las Virgenes Creek in the Santa Monica Mountains.

How Much Nature Should America Keep?

A good answer to this question starts with a commitment to protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands and oceans by 2030.

Matt Lee-Ashley, the CAP Public Lands Team, the CAP Oceans Team

American Aquaculture Report
Oyster farmers harvest at lowering tide.

American Aquaculture

As the United States considers whether or not to expand offshore aquaculture, policymakers should balance economic opportunity with environmental protection.

Alexandra Carter, Miriam Goldstein

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