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WATCH: Baby Sea Turtles Race to the Ocean!

Whether you stay at home or vacation at the beach this summer, be on the lookout for turtles as they make their way out of their natural aquatic habitats to lay their eggs on dry land. Nesting seas…

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In Case You Forgot, Forests Are Awesome…

President Obama made history when he endorsed a new EPA rule that would (finally) crack down on some of the worst polluters in America: dirty power plants. While the proposed rules are far from perfec…

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Are Carbon Offsets Effective?

I love trees. Not for nothing am I called, on occasion, a tree hugger. But I got to wondering recently about the popular belief that planting trees will help save the environment; does planti…

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Want to Work With the Environment? 10 Practical Tips to Land Your Dream Job

OK, so you love animals. You sleep and breathe nature. And you want to work in the field of conservation. Super! Now here's the hard part: figuring out how to land your dream gig. The most common q…

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These 5 Animals Are About To Become Extinct

The Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, which means that 2013 has marked the 40th anniversary of this nation-wide government-funded conservation effort. The ESA was originally enacted with the …

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Why Do You Give Back to Nature?

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and along with it -- the season of giving back and giving thanks. At The Nature Conservancy, the environmental nonprofit where I work, we recently reached out to ou…

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10 Scary Facts About Bats For Halloween

Happy Halloween! The swooping, black bat is a common symbol of this holiday, and many people are terrified by the thought of encountering a bat at night. Despite their spooky image, bats are far…

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Vote For America’s Top Green Restaurants

By Katherine Sather / The Nature Conservancy Restaurants throughout the United States are vying for votes this month in the 2013 People's Choice Nature's Plate Awards, a Nature Conservancy contest …

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Harvest Foodie Fun, Eco-Friendly Maine & Conservation (video)

We had a GREAT show this week with a variety of topics, ranging from GD Meg's eco-adventures in Maine to a whole lot of foodie fun talk about apples and what to do with all those great veggies from th…

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How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard

It’s that time of year when winged travelers everywhere are making their spring migrations, leaving behind warm climates for adventures farther north, hopefully stopping along the way so we can catch …

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