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10 Victories For Nature In 2011 – Slideshow

10 Victories For Nature In 2011 – Slideshow
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2011 brought plenty of good news for nature lovers everywhere. Here are just a few of the highlights; let’s begin with the U.S.

 

1. In October, the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the permanent protection of 49 million acres of land.The decision clears the way for the country’s remaining undeveloped national forests to be safeguarded from most commercial logging and road-building.

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10:39AM PST on Dec 9, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

8:43PM PST on Jan 11, 2012

Thank-you for the informative article. Wishfully our efforts will have continued success.

12:36PM PST on Jan 11, 2012

Wonderful. It is about time that we stop ruining and start recognizing that we need these things - life, animals, other creatures, and a good environment - that our children's children will suffer if we don't STOP now.

4:44PM PST on Jan 3, 2012

Maybe 20 victories in 2012?

2:59PM PST on Jan 2, 2012

Thanks

11:01AM PST on Jan 2, 2012

Thanks for posting.

3:03PM PST on Jan 1, 2012

Thanks for posting.

1:06AM PST on Jan 1, 2012

Thank you and goodness for all the work, dedication and love you have given and shown your country and people, as well as all humanity, life; your voice of reason will continue to resonate in all those you’ve inspired, and in their actions inspired by yours. reality

6:04AM PST on Dec 31, 2011

Although there's so much left to do on many fronts, it's really uplifting to learn about some victories! Thanks a lot for sharing!!!

2:04PM PST on Dec 30, 2011

Thanks!!

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