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Coal by-products not regulated by the CAA (photo via Seth Anderson, Flickr)

Challenging Coal Curricula That Keep Children in the Dark

5/12/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

A newly-released school lesson plan series on energy tells children about the advantages of coal-burning for electricity but offers our kids an industry-biased view and, sadly, omits some of the most critical parts of the story. UPDATE! On May 16, […] Read more >

Global Warming and the Stresses of War – A Post Bin Laden Perspective

5/12/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

What follows in an excerpt of a soon-to-be-published forum proceedings paper (September 2011) by Lise Van Susteran, MD and Kevin J. Coyle, JD on the many psychological effects of global warming.  Here we see the discussion on war and hostilities […] Read more >

Why Youth Are Marching and Suing Over Climate Change Inaction

5/7/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

Starting today, and for the next week, young people throughout the world will be conducting a series of marches and demonstrations to assert their standing on the crucial threat of global climate change.  The IMatter March events are scheduled from […] Read more >

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A Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Bird Feeding

5/3/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

What kind of bird feeder should you get? Where should you put it? What seeds should you provide? Read more >

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Water: A Guide to the Most Magical Part of Wildlife Gardening

5/2/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

One of the best things a wildlife gardener can do for birds and other wild creatures is to provide a dependable source of water in the garden. Read more >

Wildlife Gardening for Beginners: Five Simple Steps

5/1/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

The National Wildlife Federation is celebrating Garden for Wildlife Month this May. People might assume they have to be a wildlife gardening expert to get involved.  The reality is that even gardening novices can get involved, and, in so doing, […] Read more >

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People!

4/6/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

  Today I’m attending the Healthy Parks, Healthy People conference at the Institute for the Golden Gate outside of San Francisco.  It is a gathering of a surprisingly diverse mix of 100 public health, park and recreation, community outreach and […] Read more >

Hoof, Pad and Flipper: A Closer Look At Wildlife That Run and Crawl

3/17/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

The National Wildlife Week theme of “wildlife that move us” is helping us look today at wild creatures that run, walk and crawl. Fastest Let’s start with the animal that runs faster than any other.  Many people already know that […] Read more >

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The Amazing Lives of Leaping Wildlife

3/16/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

Staying with the 2011 National Wildlife Week theme of “wildlife that move us,” we are looking today at wildlife that engage in jumping, leaping and hopping or otherwise use bursts of energy to propel themselves into the air.  Of the many ways that […] Read more >

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The Fascinating Things About Creatures That Swim

3/15/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

With the 2011 National Wildlife Week theme of “animals that move us,” we have dedicated Wednesday to take a closer look at swimming.  Wildlife species of all kinds swim, and many have their own unique styles, speeds and approaches. Among the […] Read more >