Release: Chatham County Unanimously Passes Resolution Protecting Climate & Forests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23, 2017                       Georgia’s Chatham County Commission Unanimously Passes Resolution Protecting Climate and Forests #Stand4Forests Campaign Launches in Georgia as County Commissioners Show True Leadership and Call on Other State and Local Leaders to Do the Same Savannah, GA – The Chatham County Commission has unanimously passed what is thought to […]

Press Release: Rising Up with Richmond County to Stop a Proposed Enviva Pellet Mill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2017 ‘Rising Up with Richmond County’ to Stop a New Proposed Enviva Wood Pellet Mill New video and petition to Governor Cooper highlights the need to protect climate, forests and the frontline community in Richmond County NC facing its latest environmental injustice Hamlet, North Carolina – The Concerned Citizens of […]

Media Release – The Great American Stand: US Forests and the Climate Emergency

Internationally renowned climate scientist, Dr. Bill Moomaw teamed up with our Executive Director to produce a new report that defines key climate solutions connected to forest protection and documents how logging across the US, the world’s largest wood producing and consuming country, is threatening the climate and exacerbating the impacts of natural disasters…

Press Release: Bald-cypress Highlighted as Top 10 Species Conservation Priority

As the Obama Administration prepares to hand over the reins of the executive branch to President-elect Donald Trump, the DC-based Endangered Species Coalition joined by Dogwood Alliance released a “Top Ten” list of imperiled species in need of strong conservation measures. The report, “Removing the Walls to Recovery: Top 10 Species Priorities for a New Administration,” highlights some of the most significant threats to vanishing wildlife such as jaguars and elephants, and identifies important actions the next administration could take to slow their rates of extinction.