Make the Throw-Away Go Away

Over 180 organizations have come together to call for an end to single-use, throwaway products, asking for transformational change to our production, consumption and end-of-use systems to enable a truly circular economy.

Drowning in waste

Combating Nature-Deficit Disorder: Family Outdoor Activities

This is a guest post by Jason Williams of stormsafety.org, a website dedicated to providing information to help people be prepared for storms. The views and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not imply endorsement by Dogwood Alliance. Nature-deficit disorder (NDD) is a term created by journalist and Audubon Medal recipient Richard […]

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Statement: Regan Needs to Act on Forests & EJ at EPA

Dogwood Alliance Statement on Michael Regan EPA confirmation hearings This afternoon, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold confirmation hearings for North Carolina Secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Michael Regan, to lead the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While many environmental groups have enthusiastically supported his appointment, his […]

Release: Public Comment Period Closes on Genetically Engineered Chestnut

Groups Across North America Oppose Release of Genetically Engineered Trees  New York – On Oct. 19th the initial public comment period by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the petition for deregulation of Darling 58 genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American Chestnut closed. Historically, there has been strong public opposition to GE […]