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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 The ESA was originally enacted with the …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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A Brief History of Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Did you know that we've been celebrating Earth Day on April 22 since its founding in 1970? I know that not everyone is crazy about Earth Day. It seems kind of silly that we set asi…

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Volunteers Rebuild Ocean Reefs in ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

I've probably heard the Lynyrd Skynyrd song "Sweet Home Alabama" a zilspilllion times in my life – high school dances, wedding receptions, and on the radio. But hearing it last weekend along the sh…

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Which Species Die—or Kill—for Love?

We've all seen those beautiful penguin photos, beaks together forming a heart, on Valentine's Day. And don't get us wrong; we love how adorable and sweet nature can be. But just for fun, we thought we…

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Mekong River Journey: One Family’s Epic Adventure

By Katherine Sather/ The Nature Conservancy It's known as the "Mother of Water." As the 12th longest river in the world, the mighty Mekong River indeed nourishes many. It supports the largest fr…

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While I don't doubt this study (as others have pointed out, the mind/body connection is strong), the…