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[1THING] Blog: Archive for January, 2014

[ 12 great places for birding in wildlands – and more ]

Drilling, mining and of course logging all endanger bird habitat, so wilderness areas and wildlife refuges are crucial to the survival of some species. Some have of these wild areas even been designated Important Birding Areas – sites that provide essential habitat for one or more bird spec

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[ 3 Factors Shape Obama’s Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline ]

The State Department released its final environmental impact statement Friday.

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[ Help support the Wildlife Conservation Society! ]

Wildlife Conservation Society WCS conservationists are working on the ground, across four continents and four oceans, to save some of Earth’s most spectacular and imperiled wildlife. From Thailand’s tiger territory to the nesting beaches of leatherback turtles in Gabon, and from the sea lion pools of the New York Zoos and Aquarium to the elephants and gorillas of the African forests, WCS is making groundbreaking discoveries and crucial progress against great odds.

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[ 50 Ways to Help the Planet ]

“Going green” doesn’t have to be a daunting task that means sweeping life changes. Simple things can make a difference.

The contents of this list might not be new, but they bear repeating. Sometimes it takes a few reminders for things take root.

http://www.50waystohelp.com/

 

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[ 9 tips for birdwatching in wildlands ]

About 46 million Americans observe birds every year, according to a 2011 U.S.

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[ Shell pulls out of Arctic Chukchi summer drilling; decision could be permanent ]

Shell pulls out of Arctic Chukchi summer drilling; decision could be permanent

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[ Keeping Super Bowl Lights On: An Extra Line, Generators in Place ]

After infrared imaging of stadium circuitry, installation of an extra power line, and an assist from biodiesel generators, the NFL is confident the lights will stay on at Super Bowl XLVIII.

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[ Study: Choosing a home close to nature improves mental health – for years ]

new study reports that moving to live closer to “green spaces” not only improves mental health immediately, but that the change is sustained for a sig

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[ Propane Shortages Leave Many U.S. Homeowners in the Cold ]

Many homes are turning into iceboxes this month as heating fuel runs short and utilities urge customers to lower thermostats.

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[ Statement from Jamie Williams on the State of the Union Address ]

Neil Shader

“It’s exciting to hear President Obama commit tonight to protecting America’s natural and cultural treasures.  The Antiquities Act has a long history with presidents of both parties who have us

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