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Mineral King: The Foundation of Modern Environmental Law
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Rain drops create minor disturbances in the surface of Lost Canyon Creek.

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In The Forest
When we saved the forests of Mineral King, we started a trend for Earthjustice. Earthjustice has been saving forests for decades, achieving many significant victories.
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On The Mountain
Mountain ecosystems are some of the first places experiencing the impacts of climate change. Earthjustice is working to protect these ecosystems and combat the change.
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By The River
Rivers across the country provide sustenance to wildlife and human communities alike. Today, many are threatened.
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By The Lake
The serene beauty of a mountain lake is undeniably special. But even these refuges are suffering—from development, wind-drifted pollution, climate change and more.
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On The Trail
Whether we hike, climb, cave or raft the wild reaches, we must do so in a way that minimizes our impact to the ecosystem.
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Beneath The Sky
The silhouette of wild places should be traced by the slope of hills and mountains and the reach of trees and shrubs—not by clearcuts, drilling rigs and industrial development.
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See Also:

Standing to Sue

A look back at the birth of citizen-enforced environmental law and its profound impact on our world today.

Photo of Tom Turner. > Watch Video Interview

Walking the King's High Ways

Take a walk through the Mineral King Valley and experience the beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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Photo Gallery

See a collection of photos of Mineral King valley taken during the summer months of the year.

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