June, 2024

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Follow the Water: Natural Solutions for Wildlife and People Along the Mississippi River

The Mississippi River touches 10 states along its 2,300-mile-long path and drains an area encompassing all or parts of 31 states and two Canadian provinces. Nearly 20 million people rely … Read more

Generations of Environmentalists Protecting the Four Generations of Monarchs

Habitat Loss and Declining Monarch Populations Land degradation and climate change are two of the most pressing environmental issues facing communities, ecosystems, and species all around the world. The migratory monarch … Read more

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Centering Community in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, located just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is recognized as the first urban national wildlife refuge in the Southwest. Managed by the U.S. … Read more

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Spider-Man vs. the Real Deal: Spider Powers

With Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse tantalizing audiences for a 2025 debut on the big screen, now is the perfect time to contemplate Peter Parker and . . . you know … Read more

Earth Tomorrow Houston Leadership Campout Builds on EJ Principles

Last year, Earth Tomorrow relaunched in Houston with its Summer Institute, a week-long summer intensive program for students to expand their knowledge on local environmental issues, build personal skills, and … Read more

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Lake Erie: From Green to Clean

As the summer Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) season loads up, we’re keeping our eye on the Lake Erie blooms and can answer your most pressing questions. From the causes to … Read more

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Blurred Tunnel Vision: Enbridge’s Risky Line 5 Expansions

Recently, the Michigan Public Service Commission granted Enbridge a site permit for the plan to relocate the dangerous Line 5 pipeline into a tunnel running under the Straits of Mackinac. … Read more

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So You Want to Get a Bee House…

The bees need our help, and no, we’re not referring to honeybees! While honeybees can be an incredibly helpful domesticated species, they’re not native to America. In fact, most of … Read more

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Resilient Galveston Island

Galveston Island is no stranger to extreme weather events. From the Great Storm of 1900, which still holds the record for the deadliest storm in the U.S., to Hurricane Ike … Read more

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Academics Afield: Arming Students with Safe Hunting Practices

Hunting is integral in wildlife conservation—from connecting people with nature to managing animal populations—and since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has been a driving force that supports hunting and … Read more