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Jan
24th
6:00pm

Endangered Species Art Show

Beautiful works of art by local artists will feature endangered species and support the Audubon Society

[1THING] Blog

[ The Next Keystone? Protesters Try to Stop Another Huge Oil Pipeline. ]


Tensions continue to rise over the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (known also as the Bakken Pipeline), a proposed 1,172 mile project currently under construction. Demonstrations over the pipeline, which will travel from North Dakota’s northwest Bakken region to southern Illinois, have grown steadily over the last few weeks. As many as 4,000 people have reportedly joined the Standing Rock Sioux in protesting the pipeline, which is slated to travel beneath sacred Native lands and cross under the Missouri River, the region’s main source of drinking water.…

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[ History is made with creation of largest protected area in the world ]

Michael Reinemer

The Wilderness Society commends the Obama Administration for making history today by quadrupling the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, now the largest protected area in the world, measuring 582,578 square miles.

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[ President Obama creates world’s largest protected area with ocean monument expansion ]

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[ California’s carbon market is a big success. Here are the facts. ]

California is ahead of schedule in meeting its ambitious climate goals, thanks in no small part to its emissions trading program.

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[ This Celebrity Chef Wants to Revolutionize Your Burger ]


Bite is Mother Jones‘ new food politics podcast. Listen to all our episodes here, or by subscribing in iTunes or Stitcher or via RSS.

 

A restaurant with two Michelin stars, a visit from Anthony Bourdain, and national acclaim: Chef Daniel Patterson had it all. Or so it seemed.

But for Patterson, founder and former head chef of the fine dining restaurant Coi in San Francisco, something was missing.

“The fundamental thing about being a cook is that it’s an act of generosity,” he said.…

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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