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earth hour

Give an Hour for Earth

Explore ways to give an hour for Earth World Wildlife Fund – Every year for Earth Hour, millions of people around the world unite to show that they care about the future of our planet. Regardless of your interests – whether it’s food, fitness, the arts,

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Celebrate Manatee Appreciation Day

Raising awareness about these ‘sea cows’ that live under the water Visit Florida – Manatee Appreciation Day is a day to appreciate the endangered species Trichechus manatus latirostris – the Florida manatee – and remind people about the importance of saving their habitat. Manatees are aquatic

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international day of action for rivers

Celebrate International Day of Action for Rivers

Water for Life, and NOT for Profit! International Rivers – The International Day of Action for Rivers is a day dedicated to solidarity, when diverse communities worldwide come together with one voice to affirm that rivers are vital and need our protection.Highlighting how critical access to

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the big plastic count

The Big Plastic Count

It’s hard not to feel guilty about the price our planet pays for plastic The Big Plastic Count – When most affordable products come with plastic packaging, are we as consumers really in control Well, it’s time to get serious about tackling the plastic crisis. You

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Caddo-LBJ National Grasslands

Visit the National Grasslands in your own backyard

Where grasslands meet woodlands U.S. Forest Service – One of 20 national grasslands located within the western states of the U.S., the LBJ National Grasslands is a patchwork of untamed landscape located right here in our own backyard.Located in two areas northeast and northwest of the

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Happy World Hippo Day!

Protecting Africa’s Iconic Giants African Wildlife Foundation – Hippopotamus face a growing threat from the illegal wildlife trade, despite their imposing size and reputation for aggression. While Africa boasted a population of around 157,000 hippos in 2004, recent estimates reveal a concerning decline, underscoring the urgent

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north american wetlands conservation

It’s Time for Wetland Restoration Now

Protecting, restoring and enhancing wetland habitats U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – Wetlands exist in every corner of our planet and are often referred to as the arteries and veins of the Earth. Wetlands act as water sources and purifiers, protect our shores, and are the

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Get ready for International Zebra Day

How to Celebrate, Where to Donate, and More Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute – You’ve probably never heard of International Zebra Day, which happens on January 31 to raise conservation awareness and show people why this animal deserves to be recognized. The goal of

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dian fossey

Remembering Dian Fossey on her Birthday

Continuing Dian Fossey’s legacy of protecting the gorillas Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund – Dian Fossey was an American zoologist and conservationist best known for her extensive study of mountain gorillas in Rwanda, spending 18 years studying and protecting the gorillas, and her work was instrumental in

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geothermal electricity

Does geothermal electricity count as renewable?

Continuous but finite energy source The Conversation – Geothermal electricity produces emissions but is categorized with wind and solar power as a renewable source of power. Why? And can we reduce the emissions geothermal plants produce? The geothermal resource is more consistent than hydro, solar and

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