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Arbor Day: Earth Day’s Wingman

Written by | April 26th, 2013

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Did you know… over its lifetime, a large tree can provide almost $6,000 worth of benefits to those that live near it? In honor of Arbor Day, we’re sharing stats and tips for how you can keep our trees alive and thriving.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 2

Written by | April 2nd, 2012

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I’ll bet this guy in Indonesia turned off the lights for Earth Hour.

  1. Check out some cool pictures of Earth Hour celebrations around the globe. (Guardian)
  2. An Indonesian man has planted a 1,360 acre forest, see how long it took him. (TreeHugger)
  3. Scientists have cloned elm trees that survived epidemics of Dutch elm disease. (Yale e360)
  4. Do you live near any of America’s top 10 most polluted waterways? (Mother Jones)
  5. One country’s youth have a “startling” demand for low carbon goods. Find out where. (BusinessGreen)

A Lifelong Commitment to Fighting Invasive Species

Written by | March 7th, 2012

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For the Conservancy’s Faith Campbell, tackling tree-killing insects and pathogens is more than a career. See what inspires her to fight for forest health.

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