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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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Eco-Lessons from Wine

By Jensen Montambault, The Nature Conservancy Can you save the environment while relaxing with friends over a cup of vino? Science's answer to this question is a resounding, "maybe." It all depends…

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11 Things You Didn’t Know Came From the Ocean

By Kerry Crisley, The Nature Conservancy I encounter the ocean every day. Really, every day. Just this morning, in fact, I made chocolate milk and a peanut butter sandwich for my daughter's lunc…

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Eating Invasives: Delicious or Dangerous?

By Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy Warm spring days evoke a strong memory of my grandmother. She's hunched over the yard, seemingly picking randomly at the grass. Her short stature and rapid mo…

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10 Childlike Ways to Connect with Nature

By Jeannie Patton, The Nature Conservancy The little creek a half mile from my back porch has saved my sanity for years. A small footpath parallels Coal Creek near my home in Lafayette, Colorado…

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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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Tips for More Eco-Friendly Clothing

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy Finding "eco-friendly" clothing can be tough, especially trying to sort out which of the many "green" claims on labels hold up. For consumers looking to make g…

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Help Set a World Record This Earth Day (video)

By Margaret Southern, The Nature Conservancy Have plans for Earth Day this weekend? How about trying to become a world record holder? The Nature Conservancy is celebrating Earth Day by attempting t…

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Tips to Make Your Office More Bike-friendly

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy You've probably already spent a lot of time trying to make your home life more “green,” but we often overlook the impact we can have by encouraging greener pra…

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Can Your Child Love Nature Too Much?

By Jensen Montambault, The Nature Conservancy Raising a young conservationist is a whole lot more than making bird feeders out of used plastic bottles and foisting them on grandparents and unsuspec…

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