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24th
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Endangered Species Art Show

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[1THING] Blog

[ Now Tesla Wants to Buy a Solar Company ]


This story originally appeared on Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Elon Musk—future Mars settler, founder of Tesla—stepped into the solar business earlier this week with Tesla Motor’s $2.5 billion bid to buy SolarCity, the top home solar company in America.

Shareholders from both companies still have to approve the deal. And if they do, Tesla promises the results will be awesome. Musk says that he never wanted Tesla to be just a carmaker.…

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[ First national park unit for LGBT Americans makes history today ]

Michael Reinemer

The Wilderness Society commends the Obama Administration for making history today with the establishment of the Stonewall National Monument in New York City.  The legacy of Stonewall Inn and nearby Christopher Park is a part of the push for human and civil rights in the United States.

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[ Why Brexit Is Bad News for the Environment ]


This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Despite being an issue that knows no borders, affects all, and is of vital interest to future generations, the environment was low on the agenda ahead of the United Kingdom’s historic vote to leave the European Union.

The short answer to what happens next with pollution, wildlife, farming, green energy, climate change and more is we don’t know—we are in uncharted territory.…

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[ Troubling court decision undermines BLM’s ability to regulate hydraulic fracturing ]

A recent ruling by U.S.

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[ President Obama to recognize Stonewall, 1st LGBT rights national monument ]

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The Portland Recycling Guide

Here’s resources so you can recycle just about everything–including the kitchen sink!!

Metro – Get everything you need to know about recycling and garbage and hazardous waste disposal in the Portland metropolitan area

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability – What goes in and what stays out

Master Recycler Program – the “mother” guide to reuse, reduce, recycle at home and work