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Environmental Success Stories: On Earth Day, Visit Places Saved By Conservationists


Environment  (tags: Earth Day, conservationists' success, Storm King Mountan, San Francisco Bay, Pelican Island, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Ctr., Dinosaur Nt'l Monument, Horican Marsh, C&O Canal )

Judy
- 493 days ago - slate.com
he first Earth Day, in 1970, was inspired by anger. The nation was a mess. Four million gallons of oil from a blown offshore well were smearing California beaches. Flames leapt from the surface of Ohio's Cuyahoga River.



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Comments

Terry V. (30)
Friday April 19, 2013, 6:09 pm
thanks
 

Betsy Bee (1045)
Friday April 19, 2013, 7:24 pm
Oh my. I am old. I remember how horrible the rivers in Ohio were while the steel mills were going full bnllast.
 

Laurel Rohrer (0)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 12:45 am
Thank you.
 

Judy C. (106)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 1:02 am
It's good to see some positive developments, isn't it?
 

Lynn D. (0)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 1:49 am
Good article, thanks!
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 2:34 am
Interesting post - thanks
 

Ali murphy (1)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 3:02 am
Thanx
 

Fi T. (16)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 3:31 am
Love our planet Earth!
 

Helen Porter (40)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 3:48 am
Here is encouragement.

It is important to note and remember our victories for the days we feel discouraged and hopeless.

The memory of the wins of the past provide the energy for wins in the present and thus protect the
future of our children.
 

Kath P. (10)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 3:50 am
Good news on a great day...thanks!
 

Boris Kuznetsov (46)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 4:08 am
very good article
 

Gloria picchetti (286)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 5:56 am
Very beautiful! I would love to see the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
 

Christeen Anderson (467)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 5:58 am
Thanks for sharing this with us. Beautiful places indeed.
 

Tom Tree (255)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 7:00 am
Awesome article & Thanks for sharing this !
 

Connie O. (42)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 8:40 am
Very interesting. I plan on taking in one or two of these this summer.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 9:38 am
Noted , thanks .
 

Darren Woolsey (63)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 10:25 am
Noted, and distributed.
 

Claudia Acosta (17)
Monday April 22, 2013, 3:36 am
Beautiful, hope human kind invest more to protect its own planet, instead to waste money looking for water in other planets.
 

Elena Bonati (35)
Monday April 22, 2013, 10:52 am
Very interesting article Thanks.
 
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