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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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[ September is Stand For Trees Month! ]

Stand For Trees is an innovative grassroots campaign that enables individuals – all of us – to take real action to stop forest loss: the number one cause of species extinction and second-leading cause of CO2 emissions globally. Although we know stopping deforestation is critical to curbing climate change, we continue to lose a forest the size of New York City every 48 hours. And deforestation and forest degradation are now larger contributors to climate change than every plane, train, car, and ship on the planet combined.…

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[ Looters, vandals threaten some of America’s great archaeological sites in Bears Ears ]

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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.