Shawneece Hennighan came to The Nature Conservancy as an intern a decade ago. Now she’s trying to bring a new—and more diverse—generation to conservation as TNC’s youth and college programs administrator.
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Clean Water Action: Dirty Water in the White House; Polluter Crony at EPA Washington, D.C. – President Trump today signed an executive order to start the process to withdraw protections for s…
In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
Find Out Florida: What Does It Cost To Maintain The Rodman Dam?
This week in The Point podcast, WUFT News answers the question of what the Rodman Dam costs each year to operate. It's about $150,000, less than some environmentalists have said as justification for its removal.
Hartford Landfill: Transformed From Trashmore To A Haven For Wildlife
The Hartford landfill, once dubbed Mount Trashmore, has been transformed and is now a haven for birds.
Ask the JWU Expert: How to Pair Wine + Cheese
JWU Providence Associate Professor Ed Korry offers his primer for perfectly pairing wine + cheese.
How textbooks become toilet paper: A Birmingham recycling center moves beyond newsprint and cans
In 2012, paper and paperboard accounted for 68 million tons of municipal solid waste generated in the U.S., down from more than 87 million tons in 2000.
Tips to Establishing a Forest-Friendly Garden
Plant a garden that lives in harmony with your backyard trees by using these helpful tips!
How Trump's EPA Budget Cut Is Actually Environmental Racism