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Dartmouth Ruminations: On Land, Liberty, and Liberalism

The standing joke in New Hampshire is that the only thing Dartmouth students use for birth control is their personalities. I profess nothing about their bedroom behaviors, but will at least vouch for their spunkiness in the classroom. Show More Summary

The PennEast Pipeline Made Me Do It: Why My Family and I Moved to Solar Energy

Solar Panels, Old and New, Starview Hill Farm, Blairstown, New Jersey "There is one forecast of which you can already be sure: someday renewable energy will be the only way for people to satisfy their energy needs. Because of the physical,...Show More Summary

Americans Love Our Beaches, But Who Will Protect Them?

Millions of Americans visit our nation's sandy shores every year to relax, socialize, swim, paddle, or simply enjoy the view. Our nation's beaches are also major drivers of our coastal economies. From the coast of Maine to the shores of Hawaii, beaches attract an endless stream of visitors who patronize local hotels and businesses. Show More Summary

Can Long Island Be Saved, Part XIV: Video and Social Media as A Means of Building Public Awareness

If Long Island is to be saved, and by "saved" I mean preserved as a desirable place to live for future generations, then everybody in Nassau and Suffolk needs to understand why our drinking water and all our rivers, ponds and bays are imperiled. Show More Summary

No Kill: Are We Running As Fast As We Can? Content License We all want the United States to get to No Kill as fast as possible, but institutions take time to change. Given the inherent lag time that seems to be built into every human endeavor, are we making NoShow More Summary

A National Park Service for the Next 100 Years

On August 25, 2016, our nation will celebrate an incredible milestone - the 100th year anniversary of the founding of the national parks. Called by some the "best idea we ever had," the centennial, which is officially being commemorated...Show More Summary

Women's rights in protected areas: Championing gender equality in environmental conservation policy

In a small village near Xuan Thuy National Park in Vietnam, Pham Thi Kim Phuong bikes seven kilometers every morning to the mudflats by the park's mangroves. There, she joins hundreds of other women who take advantage of the early morning low tide to manually gather clams and snails. Show More Summary

Why Plants Are This Summer's "Coolest" Diet

Image Credit: Huffington Post While the summer heats up, and the layers come off, eating plants will keep you "cool" in a myriad of ways. TheWorld Health Organization, theUnited Nations and a number of scientific publications advocate...Show More Summary

Screech Owls in the Yard

Like most of us who work at the thousands of local humane organizations around the nation, I often take my work home with me. Unlike most professionals however, when humane workers take our work home with us it usually means taking home someone. Show More Summary

'Green News Report' - June 23, 2016

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Lights out for the last nuclear power plant in California; Federal judge strikes down new rules for fracking on public lands; Study finds high level of toxic chemicals...Show More Summary

When What's Lost Is Found Again - The Baobab - Nature's Superfood

There are no coincidences in life. We meet the people we're supposed to meet when we're ready to meet them. Life is always presenting the right opportunity, the challenge is to keep our mind open enough to receive or recognize them when they show up. Show More Summary

The Endangered Species Act: Making Birds Great Again

When most people think about the Endangered Species Act, they think about wolves, polar bears or salmon. Less known is the quiet and remarkable work the Act has done to save so many of America's birds from winging off into extinction. This...Show More Summary

There Are No Mulch Circles in the Forest

Planting in a Post-Wild World / Timber Press Instead of laying down a layer of mulch to separate plants, let native plants grow into beautiful, layered masses, said Thomas Rainer, co-author of Planting in a Post-Wild World, at the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Gala in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

The Climate Post: Coral Reef Bleaching Event Forecast to Worsen; NASA Studies Cause in Pacific

Coral in every major reef region across the world has already experienced bleaching, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts that temperatures in much of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans could reach a point at which significant bleaching of corals is present this summer. Show More Summary

Making "Organic" Mean Something

When an animal food product in your grocery store is proudly labeled "USDA Organic," you would think that means the animal had exposure to fresh air, sunshine, and significantly more space to move than on standard non-organic farms. Most people make that assumption. Show More Summary

Sustainability Is More Than Recycling

A dozen years ago sustainability was an uncommon word, and was used occasionally to describe anything that would maintain over time. Then the term gained new meaning as increasingly scientific studies were published with data relating to climate change and its impact on our planet. Show More Summary

WATCH: This Is How Butterflies Create Their Brilliant Color

Working in the Amazon rainforest has its challenges. To name an obvious one, it can be difficult to lug equipment into remote field sites to conduct research. Fortunately we live in a time when technology is rapidly becoming both cheaper and more portable. Show More Summary

Get Smart Fast: the Politics of a Carbon Tax in 200 words

At its core, a carbon tax is a tax on the carbon content of fossil fuels. It would raise revenue and result in reductions of CO2. Some supporters have pushed for a revenue neutral carbon tax, which would be paired with tax cuts in other...Show More Summary

A Murky Milestone For Children's Health

Following the recent passage of the chemical safety bill, President Obama has now signed the first major update to an environmental health law in decades. The bill is being touted as a milestone in our country's environmental history. While...Show More Summary

Keep The Hives Alive To Save Our Favorite Summer Foods

Photo: Shutterstock It's now officially summer, and one of the greatest things about the season is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. My personal favorites: peaches, cherries, and a nice cold, tart homemade lemonade. But if...Show More Summary

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