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Ian Corbet
Conservation America Campaign, Associate

Each year, 1 million acres of boreal forest is cut in Canada, much of it turned into pulp that is used for tissue products. This threatens wildlife and puts incredible pressure on our changing climate. 

Traditional techniques in sustainable farming can play a role in protecting pollinators from overwhelming declines

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Bridget Sanderson
State Director, Environment Missouri

Arctic Refuge drilling plan pushes oil at a time when we must get off of it.

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

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Alex Ferraro
Creative Associate

John Muir was among the early advocates for preserving the Tongass National Forest. Teddy Roosevelt declared it a national forest — America's largest. But why are people from California to Texas to Maine so passionate about a forest in remote southern Alaska? Much of that passion is owed to the fact that some places stir the imagination and therefore, the soul. People also understand intuitively that the campaign to save the Tongass is about something larger than even that vast forest: It’s about what we value as a society.

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Bridget Sanderson
State Director, Environment Missouri

Nature for nature's sake:

How Conservation Conversations reminded me of the awe-inpiring power of the natural world

For what would become the nation’s most effective conservation and recreation law, it was an awkward beginning. 

Tips for making the most of a backyard camping adventure.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Greener Together writing contest! We are pleased to announce the winners.

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Bridget Sanderson
State Director, Environment Missouri

Cities across the country, looking to meet climate goals, reduce air pollution and alleviate congestion, are trying to find ways increase public transportation ridership. One idea many are exploring: ditching fares. Kansas City, Mo., is the first to do so. Here's how it's going so far.