Environment North Carolina Latest Blog Posts

After 10 long days in a chrysalis, monarch butterflies break free, ready to spread their wings and take their first triumphant flight. But the world they fly into is increasingly toxic and unwelcoming.

Find the perfect public land for your weekend activities

We need to stop the monarch's rapid descent toward extinction 

A recent investigation uncovered a bombshell for our environment over at Amazon: The company is destroying millions of unused or returned products.

A last-minute amendment to a must-pass bill threatens the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with drilling and development.

How the passage of the Great Outdoors Act is already making a difference

North Carolina has the potential to meet all of its electricity needs more than 30 times over with wind and solar energy. The state just took a major step toward tapping this potential. 

The EPA just announced its plan to repeal and replace the “Dirty Water Rule” — a Trump administration policy that left the drinking water of millions of Americans at risk from polluters

Take an inside look at the incredible creatures protected by the Endangered Species Act 

Bees of all kinds are facing a triple threat of pesticides, habitat loss and climate change. As we work to save them, let’s get to know them a little better.