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What the Conservation Movement Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by | August 27th, 2013

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Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. encouraged us to recognize the “fierce urgency of now.” Our CEO reflects on how Dr. King’s passionate speech can guide the environmental movement.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, January 17

Written by | January 17th, 2012

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Busy long weekend? Here are the latest green news headlines.

  1. Lost Darwin fossils found (in a cabinet of all places!). (BBC)
  2. Will the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship lead to environmental damage? (TreeHugger)
  3. Every state is number one in something. This cool infographic hands out superlatives. (Mother Nature Network)
  4. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the fight for the environment. (Grist)
  5. Asia’s fish markets drive manta and mobula rays to the brink of extinction. (Green)

Nature Photo of the Week: Ice Sculpture

Written by | January 13th, 2012

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Flickr user Bri Condon writes, “I am constantly amazed at what I see when I slow down and actually look.” This sunlit ice sculpture caught our attention immediately — and then we learned that it was photographed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day last year. “A tribute to MLK Jr?” the photographer wonders. We think so. […]

7 Reasons for a New Nature Movement

Written by | June 2nd, 2011

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Journalist and author Richard Louv says our culture is addicted to oil and despair. To kick the habits he suggests we need a new vision of environmentalism and sustainability.

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