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6 Creative Eco-Friendly Gifts

I’m in a gift-giving rut. I pulled out my holiday gift list the other day and the realization hit me: it’s so much stuff. And much of it is very similar to all the stuff I bought for people last ye…

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Why Sharks Are Declining Worldwide

If you think marine biologists get blasé about the remote places we've been and the wonderful animals we've seen, think again. I've visited countless uninhabited islands and spent hours underwater wit…

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The Quickest, Easiest Way to Save Water

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy I admit it: I'm kind of obsessed with saving water. Not only have I done everything possible at home (low-flow toilets, showerhead, washer/dryer, dishwasher, e…

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Can We Save Coral Reefs?

By Stephanie Wear, The Nature Conservancy The news about coral reefs seems dire lately—overfishing, pollution and climate change have some scientists picturing a world without coral reefs. It's tru…

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Buy Campfire Wood Where You Burn It

By Sarah Volkman, The Nature Conservancy Taking a bundle of firewood from your backyard with you when you’re going camping might seem like a good idea. Who wants to worry about buying or finding fi…

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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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How Photography Helps Save Nature (Video)

 Posted by The Nature Conservancy Chris Helzer is a grasslands ecologist working for The Nature Conservancy in Nebraska. He's also an accomplished photographer (see a slideshow of some of …

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5 Nature Books for Your Summer Vacation

Looking for a good book to hit the beach with this summer? Staff at The Nature Conservancy have reviewed some of the latest non-fiction releases on the environment—from water conservation and ocean ma…

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How Flying Undermines Your Green Lifestyle

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy How is it possible that a vegan, car-free, green living fanatic (that's me) has a bigger carbon footprint than the average American? It's pretty simple: for pe…

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Climate Change: A Parent’s Worst Nightmare?

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy As if parenting weren’t difficult enough, our warming planet presents additional challenges for keeping kids safe and healthy – and parents sane. Why? Qui…

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