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Extinction is not a new concept.

The issue now is from overconsumption, pollution, and habitat destruction brought on by humans causing more species to needlessly become extinct.

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Everything you need to know about Perry’s coal bailout plan

By propping up uneconomic coal and nuclear plants in the name of grid reliability, Perry could disrupt our energy markets and more.

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Drilling knocks on the door of Bears Ears

A proposed lease sale nibbles away at the canyonlands and archaeologically rich sites surrounding Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument.

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Senate vote poses grave threat to Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

Tim Woody

The U.S. Senate today failed to remove a provision for its budget resolution that is designed to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling after decades of bipartisan support

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How did your senators vote on Arctic Refuge drilling?

The move poses a grave threat to the Arctic Refuge after more than 40 years of bipartisan support for protections. 

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Statement on the passing of William A. Turnage, executive director at The Wilderness Society 1978-1986

Michael Reinemer

Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, issued this statement:

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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