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Land Not Needed: Why we should go big on rooftop solar

 | by Laura Deehan
State Director, Environment California

In the debate about how much rooftop solar owners should be paid for the electricity they generate, some of the most important benefits usually get left out. From helping to protect land and fragile ecosystems...

 | by
Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

A crucial stretch of California’s ocean is missing protections

The alterations we have made to the natural landscape in recent decades have profoundly impacted not only what we see — skyscrapers, highways, and lots of pollution — but also what we hear.

 | by
Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

This marine protected area helped marine life recover from near-total destruction. 

 | by
Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

New life abounds when we protect ocean habitats. Case in point, the population of the endangered black abalone rebounded inside of California's marine protected areas within five years of their creation.