Go on Vacation, Help Reverse Deforestation

Patagonia—a region at the southern end of South America—is probably one of the most beautiful places in the world, with striking mountain regions, ice sheets, volcanoes, and pond-dotted plains, among other geographical marvels. The Chilean section of Patagonia is also home to some of the world’s worst deforestation, which is particularly troubling when you realize…

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Everglades Restoration: Federal Report Shows Little Progress, Dire Outlook

  Little progress has been made in restoring the Everglades and the fragile ecosystem continues to be degraded as projects with the greatest potential benefits are put off, a congressionally mandated report released Thursday found. The fourth biennial review by the National Research Council says that while notable progress in the construction of restoration projects…

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35% of Americans Have Never Heard of Fracking. Have You?

6/21/12 If you read green news, you’ve heard of “fracking.” If you follow progressive politics, you’ve heard of fracking. If you know much about modern energy production, you’ve heard of fracking. If you’re an environmentalist, you’ve probably protested fracking. But those descriptions don’t apply to the 63% of Americans who’ve never heard of, or aren’t…

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China Trip

Monday April 8, 2013 – Tuesday April 16, 2013 Map and Directions | Register Description: Join us for a nine-day excursion through some of China’s most exciting cities! Day 1, April 8, 2013 Los Angeles, Beijing Travel to Los Angeles International Airport for an early morning flight to Beijing. Your adventure begins as you fly…

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Romney: Fossilized Ideas in a Climate of Change

Mass appeal wins votes, not the truth. Massachusetts Governor, Mitt Romney, professed a surprisingly different set of core values compared with those of the Romney who would be President. As governor, Romney aggressively supported the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and championed renewable energy. He also worked to close aging coal-fire power plants, and readily…

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