Dear Mr. Lucas,
VICTORY! Cabo Pulmo coral reef saved! Mexican President Felipe Calderón just put an end to plans that would have imperiled the marine paradise of Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park, home to the only living hard coral reef in Mexico’s Gulf of California. He rejected plans for a massive resort complex that could have devastated the marine paradise of Cabo Pulmo, its coral reef and the local community.
This is a huge victory for all the local, national and international groups that waged a strong multi-year campaign urging officials to abandon the destructive proposal called Cabo Cortés. Tens of thousands of BioGems Defenders like you stood strong in opposing this mega-tourism scheme.
I hope you’ll celebrate this hard-won victory. And thank you for fighting alongside NRDC to help save the irreplaceable coral reef and wildlife of Cabo Pulmo.
Thank You Lucy
Dear Mr. Lucas,
Thanks to you, we defeated Exxon’s plan to turn a pristine stretch of the Rocky Mountains into an industrial tar sands corridor. Forcing the oil giant to back down in its quest to turn a remote and wild stretch of the Rocky Mountains into an industrial transportation corridor. Exxon has formally withdrawn its application with the state of Montana to ship thousands of mega-sized tractor trailers, filled with tar sands equipment, along the pristine Lolo Pass, high up in the Rocky Mountains. Your messages to the state of Montana and the U.S. Forest Service helped persuade officials to delay the project last year. Now, in the face of overwhelming public opposition, Exxon has officially thrown in the towel. We couldn’t have done it without you. With this victory, residents in Rocky Mountain communities on both sides of the border can breathe easier. This is a win for the environment worth celebrating.
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