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Mystic, Poet to Nature's Heart, and Savior of the American Wilderness: John Muir   video
Environment  (tags: John Muir, Theodore Roosevelt, US National Parks Service, Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, High Sierra Mountains, Scots Gaelic, Poetry, Mysticism, Wilderness, Wild Life, Environment, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, endange )

- 105 days ago -
1890- president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, and Scottish born naturalist and poet, John Muir, establish the United States National Park Service. The poet and the president start saving American Wilderness together. (2nd environmental story)
Help Protect Hermosa Creek and Other Wilderness ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wilderness )

- 198 days ago -
For 50 years, the Wilderness Act has been used to protect America's wildest places. We need Congress to continue that legacy, and pass bills like the one to protect Hermosa Creek. And with businesses flocking to towns with access to wilderness, these
Tell Congress to Celebrate Earth Day and Pass More Wilderness ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wilderness )

- 246 days ago -
Last Congress became the first since the Wilderness Act was created to not protect a single new acre as wilderness. Thankfully, that record ended last month when half of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was designated.
Tell Congress to Support Critical Conservation Funding ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, wilderness, funding, conservation, protection )

- 256 days ago -
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. As Congress crafts the federal budget, let them know that funding for wilderness and conservation programs is critical to protect our lands, water and wildlife, support local communities
Thank President Obama for Committing to Protect Wilderness ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, wilderness )

- 329 days ago -
Using a law called the Antiquities Act, first created under Theodore Roosevelt, presidents can designate areas as National Monuments. It's been used by presidents of both parties to protect American icons like Grand Canyon and the Statue of Liberty.
Send a Note of Thanks to the Nova Scotia Government ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, wilderness, Nova Scotia, protection )

- 352 days ago -
The Nova Scotia government has just released its final protected areas plan, which will result in an additional quarter million hectares of Nova Scotia's wilderness being protected from industrial activities. This is a huge breakthrough for conservation
Urge President Obama to Protect America's Wilderness ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, wilderness )

- 777 days ago -
We thank for your past commitment to wilderness conservation in our great country. And, we call upon you to reaffirm that commitment as a priority for your second term
Protect 1.5 Million Acres of Wilderness This Year ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, wilderness )

- 931 days ago -
A vast stretch of roadless forest high in the Rocky Mountains of Idaho. Lush, alpine river valleys just a few hours from Seattle. The wild, rocky coasts of Maine. Right now, Congress is considering a package of bills that, together, would permanently
Protect America's Wilderness From Unchecked Development ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, wilderness, conservation )

- 989 days ago -
A bill is currently being considered by Congress that would wreak havoc on America's wilderness lands. If passed, at least 40 million acres of land in 38 states currently protected under the Clinton administration's 2001 Roadless Area Conservation
Help Save Mozambique's Wilderness From Money Hungry Non-Profits ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, wilderness, wildlife )

- 1115 days ago -
Mozambique has over 155,000 square miles of natural forests, untouched by man and teaming with biodiversity. Currently, foreign companies are spending billions to uproot traditional Mozambique woods in order to to provide space for "green" commercial
ACTION ALERT: Protect Tasmania's Tarkine Forest! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: tasmania, tarkine forest, wilderness, threatened, destruction laws )

- 1121 days ago -
The Tarkine Forest is one of Tasmania's most important wilderness areas. With a massive leafy canopy and large expanses of undisturbed terrain this area is home to over 50 types of endangered plants and animals including the iconic Tasmanian Devil.
ACTION ALERT: Save Bryce Canyon From a Proposed Coal Mine ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: bryce canyon, wilderness, wildlife, habitat, threatened, coal mines, destruction, legalisation, protection )

- 1122 days ago -
Bryce Canyon National Park is a unique, secluded park known for its expansive views, clear air and dark night skies. But the Bureau of Land Management is on the verge of approving a massive 3,500 acre strip coal mine right next to the park
ACTION ALERT: Stop Coal Mining Near Bryce Canyon! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: bryce, wilderness, widllife, conservationthreatened, coal mining, ecosystems, destruction, protection, habitatdestruction, government )

- 1131 days ago -
Beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park in Southern Utah draws over a million and half visitors each year. Visitors come to experience its cathedral-like rock formations, picturesque canyons and abundant wildlife. Unfortunately, the construction of a brand
ACTION ALERT: Tell the President: Protect the Grand Canyon From Uranium Mines! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: grand canyon, threatened, uranium mining, wilderness, wildlife, protection, ecosystems, conservation )

- 1139 days ago -
A sharp increase in uranium mine prospecting on public lands around the Grand Canyon led the Secretary of the Interior to enact a two-year temporary ban on new uranium mine claims adjacent to the canyon.
Help Save Point Reyes Wilderness ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, wilderness, habitat, nature, protection )

- 1140 days ago -
The National Park Service (NPS) is deciding whether to protect the only marine wilderness on the West Coast or allow commercial use of it. At stake is the future of Drakes Estero, an estuary within Point Reyes National Seashore that is considered the

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