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Nature Matters in Finding Climate Change Solutions

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Nature Matters in Finding Climate Change Solutions

Yes, nature is impacted by climate change. But conserving natural habitats is also emerging as one of the promising solutions to mitigating the impact of emissions. Read More »

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What’s That Weird Duck at the Local Pond?

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What’s That Weird Duck at the Local Pond?

Have you seen a duck you just can’t find in your field guide? We’re here to help with this guide to some of the unusual waterfowl you might see at your local nature preserve. Read More »

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One Square Meter of Prairie

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One Square Meter of Prairie

Conservancy ecologist Chris Helzer spent a year photo-documenting every species he found using one square meter of prairie. The diversity he found is astonishing. Read More »

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Why You’re Seeing More Hawks at Your Birdfeeder

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Why You’re Seeing More Hawks at Your Birdfeeder

It’s not just you. Hawks are reclaiming the city, and new research tells an intriguing story. Read More »

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Sierra Club News

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Sierra Club News

Hold Tight to Your Anger On June 1, President Trump stood in the Rose Garden and announced he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. As Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune writes, “Even for a president whose administration has quickly earned a reputation for reckless and morally bankrupt policies, this appalling…

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Asheville Workshop

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Asheville Workshop

Reflective Writing Workshop in Asheville On Friday October 28th from 1 to 3:30 pm Grateful Steps publishing of Asheville, NC, will co-sponsor a reflective nature writing workshop at the Asheville Botanical Gardens. This experiential program includes mindfulness meditation, spiritual intention and narrative psychology to create healing energetic connections with nature. Participants will learn first- hand…

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Why meditating and walking your dog go together!

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Why meditating and walking your dog go together!

  Why meditating and walking your dog go together There are so many benefits of being outdoors: it improves our health, lifts our attitude and reconnects us to nature and the world around us. The Buddha says that there are Four Foundations for Mindfulness and also Four Postures. One of those is walking – something…

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ORIGINAL ESSAYS Take the Vitamin N Challenge: 10 Ways to Use Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life

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By Richard Louv May 16, 2016 Can you imagine sending your child to a public school where students invest a third of their day outdoors — and a lot of that time in the surrounding woods? In April, CBS This Morning asked me to visit Chattahoochee Hills Elementary School, outside Atlanta, which serves primarily low-income…

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12 Environmental Films to Put on Your Watch List

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12 Environmental Films to Put on Your Watch List

Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/12-environmental-films-to-put-on-your-watch-list.html#ixzz46qOBWfpr

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Every Time You Use a Paper Towel, Think of This

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Every Time You Use a Paper Towel, Think of This

Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/every-time-you-use-a-paper-towel-think-of-this.html#ixzz46qOKFMtl

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