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Three Things You Can Do For Wildlife on Endangered Species Day

5/21/2010 // By Julia Marden

This time last year, I was just beginning to learn about the many endangered species in my community. But this May, with the growing oil spill, the threat of more drilling in the Arctic Circle and another Endangered Species Day […] Read more >

Be Part of Endangered Species Day!

5/21/2010 // By Julia Marden

I just want to welcome Mitch Merry, Coalition Member Organizer at the Endangered Species Coalition! He’s joining us today, to let everyone know about some great events that are happening for Endangered Species Day. Find out more about Endangered Species […] Read more >

Water Projects for Wildlife

3/8/2010 // By Julia Marden

Know what you can do to help this white pelican? Anytime the government decides to build a levy, a dam, or other similar projects, they follow 25 year-old principles and guidelines that don’t prioritize the environment. Unfortunately these guidelines have […] Read more >

Wolves Do It, Moose Do It, Even Orange Clownfish Do It. Will You?

10/15/2009 // By Julia Marden

Today a college student will graduate with thousands in debt and a difficult job search. Tomorrow, if we take action now to confront the climate challenge, college students might find themselves in a booming green jobs market. Today, American children […] Read more >

Consequences

10/6/2009 // By Julia Marden

The current generation of college students and young professionals will be the ones to pay the price for the catastrophic climate change that's already affecting our planet. So really it's in our best interest to speak up now for the […] Read more >

Make the Call Today

10/1/2009 // By Julia Marden

All week we’ve been talking about the wildlife and wild places that need your help. Frogs are dying out. National parks face threats from severe drought and storms. Bears can’t hibernate the whole winter. So here’s what you can do […] Read more >

Your National Parks

9/29/2009 // By Julia Marden

Ken Burns’ 12-hour series on National Parks is turning a lot of attention towards America’s treasured wilderness and natural wonders. From Mount Rainier to the Everglades, our national parks exist because of our past commitment to conservation. Now we’re being […] Read more >

The Frogs are Croaking

9/28/2009 // By Julia Marden

Here’s some bleak news for a Monday: Up to 1/3 of amphibians today are at risk for extinction, according to the Global Amphibian Assessment and a recent post to Bright Green Blog. Scientists think it has something to do with […] Read more >

3 Ways You Can Help the 7.6 Million Kids with Vitamin D Deficiency

9/2/2009 // By Julia Marden

A recent Washington Post article points out a growing problem among American children– Vitamin D deficiency, which can cause bone and heart ailments. You can get your Vitamin D from fortified milk, but the best way is to get outside […] Read more >

One of These Things is Not Like the Other

8/14/2009 // By Julia Marden

If I gave you a panther, a polar bear and a bar-tailed godwit, and gave you 30 seconds to figure out which animal is not like the other, you could come up with a million different answers, right? Okay, actually […] Read more >