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Morrisville students create Monarch butterfly haven

By GEMA MARIA DUARTE www.phillyburbs.com June 3, 2011 Like George Carlin once said, “The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity.” It’s true, kind of. The Morrisville Environmental Club is starting a butterfly habitat in … Continue reading

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An African Success: In Namibia, The People and Wildlife Coexist

Tourists view an elephant in the dry lands of Damaraland, Namibia. 12 MAY 2011 e360.yale.edu by richard conniff Shortly after gaining independence in 1990, Namibia turned ownership of its wildlife back to the people. By using a system of community-based … Continue reading

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Helping to save the environment High school seniors have been working on several fronts

Casa Grande High School seniors Danny Luu and Olivia Hogue stand in the school’s native plants garden. The garden produces vegetables that are donated to local churches and other groups. Terry Hankins/Argus-Courier staff By DAN JOHNSON, ARGUS-COURIER STAFF Published: Thursday, … Continue reading

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Fixing the Pacific Plastic Problem

All of the plastic we’ve ever made is still in our environment, and a startling amount of it is in our oceans. Learn what others are doing locally to eliminate plastic from their lives. PacificaPatch.com By Dustin McGahan May 23, … Continue reading

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Rallies held against Hydro Dam Project in Chile (Photos)

A demonstrator attends an anti-government rally in Valparaiso city May 21, 2011. The banner reads “Patagonia without dams” By IB Times Staff Reporter | May 23, 2011 05:10 PM EDT About 30 thousand people protested against the proposed 3.5 billion … Continue reading

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Patagonia Inc. Publicly Protests the Creation of Dams in Patagonia, Chile

Armed with pots and pans, 500 employees stage Chilean-style protest at company’s headquarters in Ventura, CA VENTURA, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Patagonia Inc., the enviro-minded apparel company, staged a peaceful 500-employee-strong cacerolazo – a Chilean-style protest developed in the Pinochet era … Continue reading

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Brazilian activist shot dead in Amazon

By TALES AZZONI The Associated Press SAO PAULO — An activist fighting to protect the Amazon rain forest from loggers was shot and killed with his wife, Brazilian authorities said Wednesday. The killings occurred just hours before Brazil’s lower house … Continue reading

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