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Water Conservation: The Tyranny of “Or”

I’ve spent the last 20 years in public service, with the last four in conservation, leading The Nature Conservancy in Texas. In that time, I’ve seen a lot of change—cell phones have replaced wall phon…

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Sailing for Change

By Lisa Hayden, The Nature Conservancy A dream taking shape over the past two years in the mind of Manuai Matawai, a 43-year-old resident of Pere Village in Papua New Guinea, was realized last mont…

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5 Ways To Develop Your Climate Literacy

By Abbie Walston As I head back to school and prepare to teach my students all about environmental topics, including atmospheric pollution and climate change, I’m reflecting on the importance of cl…

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Study: Butterflies Move North as Climate Changes

Although discussions of climate change often focus on the trouble it will cause for humans, it is vital to remember that continued warming may have just as drastic an effect on plant and animal popula…

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Addressing Our Looming Climate Bankruptcy

By Frank Lowenstein and Evan Girvetz, The Nature Conservancy The economic crash of 2008 motivated many of us to pay closer attention to our finances, and we are beginning to see the benefits: Ameri…

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Save the Arctic from Oil Companies (Infographic)

Two Greenpeace research ships are currently journeying through the waters of the North, seeking both to raise awareness of the melting Arctic and to gather scientific documentation of the environment …

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Tianshan Glacier Shrinking

Scientists say the thawing of a glacier in the Tianshan Mountains of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has been speeding up. Photo Credit: livepine via Flickr. Video News by New…

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Giant Swallowtail Butterfly Migrates

Tourists are not the only ones flocking to Montreal to enjoy the summer heat, it seems a butterfly never before seen in the region has also taken a liking to la belle province. Photo Credit: TexasEagl…

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Iceberg Twice the Size of Manhattan Breaks Off Glacier

An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan broke off Petermann Glacier in Greenland Monday, sparking global warming debate. Photo Credit: dnkemontoh via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook var nl_r…

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Antarctica Used to Have Trees & Vegetation

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger What The Past Teaches Us About the Future Making predictions is hard, especially about the future. But we still have to try, because our best projections, …

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