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[ National forest trail maintenance legislation passes House ]

Michael Reinemer

Today the House of Representatives approved H.R.

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[ The debate questions media can’t afford to ignore ]

Questions about climate and energy policies span all top voter issues, but are usually overlooked during presidential debates.

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[ October is Honey Bee Health Coalition Month! ]

Honey bees support billions of dollars in agriculture. But today, a major decline in honey bee health has put agriculture, healthy lifestyles, and worldwide food security at risk.Many of the nutritious fruits and vegetables we enjoy require honey bee pollination – approximately 1 in 3 bites of the food we eat!  The Honey Bee Health Coalition brings together beekeepers, researchers, government agencies, agribusinesses, growers, conservation groups, manufacturers, consumer brands and other key partners with the goal of reversing recent declines in honey bee health and ensuring the long-term health of honey bees and other pollinators.…

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[ Global Movement Fights Plastic Pollution ]

Global Movement Fights Plastic Pollution

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By Break Free from Plastic

Scientists predict that without urgent action there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050. Yet, despite the danger that plastic pollution poses to our planet and to human health, industry and governments have so far failed to face up to the systemic change required to solve the issue.

That’s why a network of 100 NGOs, including EarthShare members Surfrider Foundation, Clean Water Action, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, and Oceana, just released a groundbreaking new global vision for a future free from plastic pollution.

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[ 4 climate actions for a more peaceful world ]

These steps will lead to a more stable future for our planet and growing population.

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How Do You "Go Green"?

How do you GO GREEN?

Recycle paper, glass, and plastics
Use reusable shopping bags
Conserve water (turn off faucet when brushing teeth, short showers, etc)
Bike or walk instead of driving whenever possible

Green Tip of the Week

Recycle Plastic Bags

  • Hang a bag in your kitchen or pantry to stuff all your plastic bags and film into.
  • Reuse your plastic bags for trash can liners, collecting pet waste, wrapping fragile items when shipping.
  • When you’ve collected too many plastic bags and film, put them in your reusable shopping bag, and they’ll be ready to go to the store with you on your next trip.