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10 Environmental Victories of 2012

For me, the holidays are a time to reflect on what weíve achieved over the past year and look ahead to the challenges and possibilities the New Year holds in store. 2012 was a quite a year. Besides th…

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Awesome Subway-Style Map of U.S. National Parks

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger How many stops have you made? The Sierra Club has created this clever 'subway-style' map of U.S. national parks, and you know we just love subway maps, so …

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New Conservation Service Corps Will Combat Unemployment

By Mary Ellen Ardouny, TreeHugger The latest jobs report from the Department of Laborís Bureau of Labor Statistics has given Americans little hope to believe that our country will emerge from its …

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8 of the World’s Most Incredible Forests

  There's something special about forests. It's a glimpse, perhaps, into what our world looked like for eons. Though so many of these precious ecosystems have been gobbled up by human expansio…

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10 Parks with Fantastic Fall Color Displays

By Caitlin Leary, MNN As the fall colors deepen, so do the number of people who seek them. These autumnal enthusiasts are called "leaf peepers," and they can make a vacation out of viewing an…

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9 Most Picturesque U.S. National Parks

By Planet Green The Beauty of the Natural World To have a picturesque vacation you don't have to travel overseas or spend your savings on an extravagant trip. You can stay right within the U…

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Tips for Camping in National Parks

By Sara Novak, Planet Green The U.S. National Park System is second to none and heading outdoors is the best way to learn for yourself and teach your children the importance of preserving all t…

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California’s Top 10 Natural Treasures

Just as the U.S. Congress passed budget measures that will cut spending on the EPA's Land and Water Conservation Fund by $149m, or 33 percent, the Nature Conservancy announced its "Top Ten Califor…

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‘Tis Almost the Season: Unique Holiday Gifts

You know those people who are done with their holiday shopping before school starts, some of whom already have their gifts wrapped?† Well, Iím not one of them.† I am a tried and true last minute shopp…

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