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Save Energy and Stay Warm During Winter

As fall gives way to winter and winds begin to blow harder and colder through the cracks in my home, my productivity tends to plummet, along with my mood. But you can find several ways to keep the coz…

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14 Tips for Using Less Heat this Season

It feels like it got chilly over night! The temperature's dropping here in the northern hemisphere, and for a lot of us that means dialing up the thermostat to take that chill out of the air. Wheth…

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Tibet Wild – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away four copies of Tibet Wild: A Naturalist's Journeys on the Roof of the World by George B. Schaller. Check out this Q&A with the author, and then leave a comment for a chance to w…

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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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IUCN Proposes ‘Green List’ of Non-Endangered, Thriving Species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature looks as though they'll be adding a positive spin to their work: Adding a Green List of species to the existing Red List of endangered species. The…

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Designed to Fail?

The computer I am using to type this story is about seven years old now and has begun to make those deathly “crunching” sounds, as I like to call them, that signal its potential for a sudden demise. W…

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Is This Cat More Green Than You? (Funny Video)

"For Norman, becoming an Eco-Warrior hasn't been a journey. It's been a mission." Norman is no ordinary housecat: he's an Eco-Warrior. His causes include energy and water conservation, recycling, a…

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Urban Conservation: The Key to Our Future

By Laura Huffman, The Nature Conservancy I was born and raised in the heart of the Lone Star State — Austin. And in my [redacted] number of years there, the city has morphed incredibly: The suburbs…

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Hurricane Isaac Is a Wake-Up Call for Coastal Restoration

By Cindy Brown / The Nature Conservancy Cindy Brown is the Gulf Coast Program Director for The Nature Conservancy and a New Orleans native. Our conversation began with the simple message in her …

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Mysterious New Stick Insect Discovered that Sprays Like a Skunk

By Bryan Nelson, Animal Planet A new species of stick insect has been discovered that is so mysterious and unusual that scientists have given it its own genus, Conlephasma, and the species name o…

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