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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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Packing Trash-Free Lunches

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy There’s a running joke that nothing gets thrown away in our family. Initially, these values emerged from necessity: my Depression-era great-grandparen…

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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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5 Tips for Raising Globally Aware Naturalists

By Sarene Marshall During this election season, with its constant “family values” drumbeat, I’ve been evermore conscious about that most challenging parental task of imparting values on our childre…

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What Do Kids Think of The Lorax?

by Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy We are a family of quite dedicated Dr. Seuss fans – when my husband and I got married and combined our book collections, we discovered we owned two copies…

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The Quest for the Perfect Car

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy Topping the list of most common marital disagreements are usually things like money and children. But if the list were derived from my household, it would…

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Laura is a Care2 Causes Senior Editor. She graduated from Pitzer College with Honors in English and World Literature and a minor in Music. She’s... more

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