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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Wetland Conservation: Good for Nature, Good for the Soul By Michelle Banks USDA Blog July 8, 2013 Maybe it’s Murry Moore’s profession as a funeral director that inspires him to put tired land to rest, but his restoration efforts of … Continue reading

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President’s Climate Change Plan Calls for Action to Adapt, Builds on Solid Progress By Sarah Murdock –Planet Change –July 2, 2013 On the day after President Obama re-galvanized the U.S. conversation on climate change by delivering his speech on a … Continue reading

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Can bringing wetlands back to our coasts protect us from future megastorms? By Jared Green– Grist.org – July 6, 2013 Kevin Shanley says too many cities have an outdated approach to storm protection that makes them vulnerable to the coming … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch My son never passes up the chance to put on his exploring hat.  It doesn’t matter that it is a simple touristy purchase from several years ago when it was much too big.  From the moment it … Continue reading

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OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs needs a shake-up Climate Science Watch – July 2, 2013 The editorial board of the New York Times called out the Obama administration for its practice of allowing the White House OMB Office … Continue reading

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Native Alaska, Under Threat By Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof – The New York Times Opinion – June 27, 2013 I was raised in Aleknagik, Alaska — an indigenous Yupik Eskimo village 400 air miles from the nearest chairlift and accessible only … Continue reading

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