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Emily Cousins
Emily Cousins blogs about life after cancer for young survivors at She also writes about climate change, clean energy, and toxins in the environment for NRDC. After four years exploring the redrock desert, she and her family now live in Seattle.
Stories by Emily Cousins
July 1, 2014
Attorney Joel Reynolds brings the war on the environment into the courtroom (and wins). And in the fight to save the whales, he'll even take on the U.S. Navy.
June 19, 2012
Every cancer patient wants to know: why me? As the incidence of breast cancer increases, there’s also growing evidence that the toxic chemicals we encounter in our daily lives are among the causes.
May 28, 2009
Several years ago, NRDC Trustee Josie Merck traveled by boat down China's Yangtze River.
December 1, 2008
Longtime NRDC trustee Shelly Malkin is a conservationist who feels at home painting wildlife in Africa and scaling the red rock walls of Zion National Park in Utah
May 28, 2008
In the courts and on Capitol Hill, David Doniger works to solve global warming by plotting the right moves
February 29, 2008
The health of our planet and the health of our economy don’t have to be at odds. Rick Duke bridges the gap.
December 1, 2007
Under the team's new sustainability plan, Boston's Fenway Park could be greener than the Green Monster
June 4, 2007
NRDC's new executive director Peter Lehner came to NRDC last November from the New York Attorney General's office, where he was the state's top environmental enforcer.
June 1, 2007
New York State's top environmental enforcer joins NRDC.
June 1, 2007
Wall Street sees global warming pollution as a risk for investors
March 1, 2007
Great chefs who care about ocean life are sharing their succulent, sustainable recipes on NRDC's Web site.
December 1, 2006
Using the art of persuasion to forge smart energy solutions