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“Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.” -Aldo Leopold

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[ Intellectual Decisions on Environmental Awareness Solutions ]

Intellectual Decisions on Environmental Awareness Solutions

 

“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. “
–Aldo Leopold

 

In June 2008, a group of passionate university students made the choice to stop talking about environmental issues and begin the very difficult work of solving them. They did this by identifying a set of very practical goals with positive implications for their local environment.…

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[ Thermos-Like Passive Homes Aggressively Save Energy (Video) ]

The passive-building standard is catching on in North America, but it also faces challenges.

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[ Fischer Amendment Thwarts Public Lands Protection with Red Tape ]

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“The amendment offered by Senator Fischer to the Keystone XL Pipeline legislation proposes to create major roadblocks for popular local programs like the Land and Water Conservation Fund that secures access to popular public lands for sportsmen, recreationists and all Americans.

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[ 5 Energy Innovations Dazzle at Detroit Auto Show ]

Annual auto show reveals what cars and trucks of the future might look like.

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[ Following State of the Union, our 2015 priorities ]

The Wilderness Society hopes to build on a year of great accomplishments in 2014 by protecting more wilderness and public lands while continuing to defend bedrock conservation and energy policies that keep air and water clean.

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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 Month:

Save natural resources, as well as late fees, by enrolling in easy, online bill-paying options with your bank, credit card companies, cable and utility providers. Paperless billing not only saves trees; it also eliminates the fossil fuel (read: CO2 emissions) needed to get all those dozens and dozens of billing envelopes from them to you and back again. Plus, you’ll save money on stamps, which can really add up over time.