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Watch Hoot & Annie On This Live Owl Cam

About five years ago, Cathy Howell, staff attorney for The Nature Conservancy in Texas, decided she needed a new project. This nature enthusiast and amateur woodworker wanted to get her hands dirty—an…

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Genetically-Modified Salmon Insufficiently Tested for Safety

The US Food and Drug Administration is in the process of assessing genetically-modified salmon created by the US-based corporation AquaBounty Technologies for possible approval for human consumption. …

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12 Best Genetically-Modified-Free Grocery Stores

Sorry Safeway and Kroger:  while consumers applaud your recent decision to ban genetically-modified salmon from your stores, it’s not enough to make the cut for the Top 12 Right to Know Grocers as ide…

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Safeway, Kroger Say ‘No’ to Genetically-Modified Salmon

The two largest American grocery chains, Safeway and Kroger, join the growing list of grocery stores that are saying "no" to genetically-modified (GM) salmon.  According to a story in the Los Angeles …

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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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A Safe Haven for Turtles in Southern California

Ever since he received a Greek tortoise for his sixth birthday, Eric Goode—the driving force behind some of NY's most famous nightclubs, restaurants, and hotels; Area, B Bar & Grill and the Bowe…

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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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LEAF Program: Inspiring Youth in Nature

By Katherine Sather  / The Nature Conservancy Do you remember your first experience in nature? This summer, urban high school students from across the country are getting their first taste of t…

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Why Maple Syrup is in Danger (Video)

By Jon Schwedler, The Nature Conservancy Most people know that America’s forests clean our air and provide water (for example, half the nation’s water supply comes from forests). But besides the…

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Edward Norton Calls for Antarctic Marine Reserve

Actor Ed Norton and a coalition of environmental groups are calling for the world's largest marine reserve to be declared in Antarctica's Ross Sea to prevent "industrial scale" fishing from ruining th…

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