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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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12 Stunning Tree Houses

When I was little, I visited a friend whose dad built a tree house with a zipline that led directly to the family’s front door. It was the coolest thing I’ve ever seen—but nothing compared with these …

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Children and the Forest

Recently Jesseca and I took her daughters (my stepdaughters) to Ukiah, about two hours north of the bay area, to visit with my daughter Catherine (aka Cat), her husband Rob, and our grandson Jaden. We…

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8 Beautiful Endangered Plants (Slideshow)

  It's not just polar bears and tigers that are threatened by endangerment. Indeed, there are a number of fascinating, beautiful, and odd plants that are on the brink of extinction. Click thro…

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DC’s Century-Old Cherry Blossoms Thrive

Washington's famous cherry blossoms have endured wars, weather and hungry beavers. Some of the original trees planted 100 years ago by a first lady live on. Photo Credit: Khairil Zhafri via Flickr. …

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4 Legendary Trees

By Erica Glasener, Networx Chances are, you may have a champion tree in your own neighborhood and not even know it. For more than 70 years, the mission of The National Register of Big Trees, coordi…

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Who Speaks for the Trees?

  In 1971, Dr. Seuss introduced children to resource management and environmental degradation. Well, of course, he didn’t use big boring words like that. Instead, he spun an entrancing tale, t…

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5 Reasons Why People Don’t Recycle and 5 Reasons They Should

My last post, “I Don’t Recycle” seems to have struck a chord with many. Leave it to the Care2 community to enlighten, elevate and express their opinions on why people do and do not recycle. Most of…

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The Healing Benefits of Hugging a Tree

By Erica Sofrina I am remembering my experience of childhood, climbing my favorite tree in our front yard. It was a huge pine tree and had wonderful branches close to each other like a perfect ladd…

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Are You Ready For Global Wildfire Awareness Week?

May 1st marks the beginning of the International Association of Wildland Fire's (IAWF) Global Wildfire Awareness Week. The event will be celebrated all over the Northern Hemisphere, and runs until May…

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Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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