Tag: Americans

Government Shutdown: Can Nature Be a Part of the Solution?

Written by | October 8th, 2013

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The federal government shutdown has closed the 400-plus national parks. Has it taken a shutdown to show just how much Americans value the nation’s lands and waters?

Q&A with Jonathan Lash: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | July 18th, 2013

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“My generation is leaving a world in a precarious state,” says environmental leader Jonathan Lash. Learn how Lash plans to prepare the next generation for these challenges in his position as president of Hampshire College.

A New Tradition for the Fourth

Written by | July 3rd, 2013

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Four in five American voters agree that conserving our country’s natural resources is patriotic. So what will you do this 4th of July to get the most of nature?

For America’s Birthday, Take Your Party to a Park

Written by | July 3rd, 2013

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This Independence Day, our guest blogger reflects on how fortunate we are that so much of America has been preserved for our enjoyment and enlightenment.

Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Written by | June 25th, 2013

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When it comes to boosting the economy and fighting climate change, President Obama declares it’s not an “either/or.” It’s a “both/and” approach. Learn more about his roadmap for America’s leadership on climate change.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Helene Gayle

Written by | May 14th, 2013

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CEO Mark Tercek and CARE CEO Helene Gayle talk about the intersections of poverty and the environment: “When a child is starving, a family may not be able to think about long-term sustainability.” Read the interview now.

LWCF Funding: A Hidden Gem in the President’s Budget

Written by | April 23rd, 2013

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Almost unnoticed in Obama’s budget for 2014 is a strong commitment to the Land and Water Conservation Fund and, with that investment, the hope that this successful federal program will be renewed beyond its current expiration date in 2015.

Ken Burns’ ‘Dust Bowl’ a Cautionary Tale

Written by | November 21st, 2012

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Ken Burns called the Dust Bowl “one of the great cautionary tales of all time.” We learned, then, about the need to care for nature. Are we so absorbed today by political division that we cannot or will not heed nature’s latest warnings?

The Next Four Years: Invest in Nature for a Stronger America

Written by | November 7th, 2012

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On Election Day, Americans agreed that conservation is a worthwhile investment. As we look ahead, President Obama and Congress have an opportunity to show their leadership on the preservation of our country’s natural heritage.

Looking for Bipartisanship? Head Outdoors

Written by | November 2nd, 2012

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Can both sides of the aisle come together to recognize the importance of investing in our lands and waters for people and wildlife?

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