A Guide to Saving Bees in Your Backyard and Beyond

Bees across the country are dying off at an alarming rate. Not only will this impact our entire food system, but the delicate ecosystems on which our world depends. The bees need your help

Pollinator Factsheet

An estimated 200,000 different species of animals around the globe provide pollination services, such as generating food and cover for wildlife, preventing erosion, and keeping waterways clean, all of which are necessary for healthy ecosystems and agriculture.

Beneficial Insects Guide

Beneficial insects can be a big help in fending off unwanted pests, such as aphids, slugs and mealybugs, in gardens and landscapes. These natural predators can prey on the pests devouring your garden and are a long-lasting, natural, non-toxic solution that will further the ecological diversity of your yard.

Monarchs in Trouble

Monarch butterflies are essential pollinators that contribute to the health of our environment and ecosystems.

Department of Interior FOIA (November 20, 2017)

This is an action under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. § 552 et seq., to compel the Department of the Interior (“DOI”) to release records concerning a review by the Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke, of decisions by past Presidents proclaiming public lands to be national monuments under the Antiquities Act, 54 U.S.C. §§ 320301-320303.

Letter to Ex-Im Bank

Letter to Ex-Im bank regarding Long Phu 1 coal plant

Talking Points: Industrial Ocean Fish Farming

Industrial ocean fish farming is a form of aquaculture that involves the mass breeding, rearing and harvesting of finfish in net pens, pods, and cages, allowing for unrestricted exchange between the farm and the ocean ecosystem.

Bayer-Monsanto Merger: Big Data, Big Agriculture, Big Problems

If Bayer and Monsanto are allowed to complete their proposed $66 billion merger, the economics of food, farming and the environment will be radically altered. Competition in agriculture will never be the same.

Climate of Risk: Fact sheet

CalPERS holds about $400 million worth of shares in palm oil plantation companies — investments which bring serious material risks including climate risk, land-rights risk, reputational risk, and stranded assets risks.

Climate of Risk: Executive Summary

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is the largest public pension fund in the United States, with $320 billion in assets under management.