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Enthusiasm for Clean Energy Translates to Votes

11/9/2008 // By Julian Keniry

The final tally is in from Tufts University’s Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE).  The youth voter turnout was even higher than we posted in yesterday’s blog:  It increased by 3.3 million over 2004, making …

Cool Resource – WebEcoist

8/25/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

I love the web. I also love nature. When the two meet, I’m thrilled. Let’s just say I was very excited to see the launch of the new WebEcoist. WebEcoist is dedicated to the premise that the natural environment is …

News Review: AASHE Digest 2007

7/1/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

AASHE’s weekly email newsletters, which are chock-full of campus sustainability alerts, have finally been compiled into a handy 230-page reference guide. The 2007 Digest, released yesterday, links to more than 800 stories from universities and colleges nationwide, and covers topics …

Arizona State celebrates Global Institute of Sustainability

5/14/2008 // By Xarissa Holdaway

Tomorrow ASU celebrates the new home of its Global Institute of Sustainability, which was recently renovated with an eye towards purchasing as many recycled and recyclable materials as possible. Recycled milk-jugs and aluminum cans are incorporated into countertops, light and …

How to be an Organic Gardener

4/2/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

I recently moved into a new house, and I now have a glorious backyard that’s lush, green and full of (wild)life. I have never had a green thumb (though the rest of me is green, I swear!), but I’m very …

10 Steps to Play, the Plastic-Free Way

3/8/2008 // By Michell Muldoon

To foster natural and creative play, the best advice is to keep it simple.

Hi from Lamont, IA!

7/27/2007 // By Christine Dorsey

Team NWF’s cycling team is moving through Lamont, IA this morning, on our way to Dyersville tonight, about 65 miles from last night’s campsite in Independence. We had quite a little storm move through, so a few of us were …

Gardener’s Guide to Global Warming

5/1/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The National Wildlife Federation has just released a comprehensive Gardener’s Guide to Global Warming. Below, I’ve linked to some of the highlights of the report as well as a few useful tools. State Flowers and Trees Plants across the nation are …