Tag: department of interior

New Everglades Refuge Benefits People, Wildlife, Ranching and Recreation

Written by | March 1st, 2012

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Federal budget challenges can actually result in creativity and innovation for conservation. Mark Tercek looks at how they led to win/win arrangement in the headwaters of the Everglades.

Americans Needed: To Save the Great Outdoors

Written by | February 16th, 2011

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President Obama has put forth a call to protect America’s lands and waters. And now it’s up to communities across the nation to answer–here’s how you can support the effort.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 29

Written by | April 29th, 2010

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How should you dispose of your old printer? What should you get Mom for Mothers’ Day if she doesn’t want the printer? Relax– we’ve got you covered. That’s Cool Green Morning for you: solving life’s dilemmas, five links at a time.

  1. The U.S. Department of Interior approved the country’s first offshore wind project. (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. What should you do with old, unwanted electronics? Easy– donate or recycle them. Here’s how. (Scientific American)
  3. A new report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency breaks down the science and effects of climate change. (Treehugger)
  4. Just a few survivors can bring a species back from the brink. Check out this photo gallery of extinction-cheaters. (New Scientist)
  5. Mothers’ Day is just around the corner– honor Mom the eco-friendly way. She’ll be so proud. (The Daily Green)

Putting Conservation Pieces Back Together: The Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force

Written by | October 9th, 2009

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I saw an old map recently that showed that parts of the National Mall here in Washington were once a tidal marsh attached to the Potomac River. I like to imagine places as they were before people plowed them up, filled them in, built cities on them. That marsh must have been beautiful, with great […]

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