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EPA Union Asks American People, 'Why Do You Love the EPA?'

Working people at the Environmental Protection Agency have dedicated their careers to keeping America's air clean and water safe. They serve without political agenda and keep their focus on protecting community health for all Americans – now and in the future. But, despite making massive strides in keeping dangerous pollutants out of our drinking water and air, civil servants at the EPA may soon see their work unraveled.

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Better Water with the Clear2O® Advanced Water Filtration Pitcher

Clear2O on the GO! Tired of the expense and trips to the store to purchase bottled water? Now you can get 50 gallons of clear, fresh water that you can store in your RV refrigerator. Applica Water Products LLC, a leading developer of water filtration products, is pleased to announce the launch of its new, Clear2O® ADVANCED Water Filtration Pitcher for RV Market

It's not only retirees looking to tour the country in motor homes, the millennial generation is also fueling new growth in recreational vehicle sales, interested in experiencing life on the GO!  But, one of the things that continues to be a nuisance, regardless if you are a retiree or millennial, is the taste of water in campgrounds.

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Project Learning Tree and Sustainable Forestry Initiative Join Forces to Expand Youth Environmental Education Programs

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that SFI has become the new home of Project Learning Tree (PLT). PLT is an award-winning environmental education program that uses trees and forests as windows on the world to increase youth understanding of the environment and actions they can take to conserve it. PLT's integration into SFI provides an opportunity for the program to expand its reach and impact. And SFI's role as a sustainability leader will be bolstered by PLT's expertise in education, an increasing focus in SFI's community engagement work. PLT was previously housed at the American Forest Foundation.

Web Series Examine Climate Change Issues with Humor

We bet you didn’t think climate change could make you laugh! But this new series can…
 
The Primetime Emmy® Award-winning television and digital series Years of Living Dangerously has joined forces with Funny Or Die to launch a new digital series which tackles the issues surrounding climate change with humor.

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Ocean Tipping Points collaborative launches new science-based guide, tools and resources to support management of a changing ocean

Crossing an ecosystem tipping point creates dramatic change. From collapsed fisheries and coastal dead zones, to melting sea ice and dying coral reefs, the consequences are often devastating to both the environment and the people who depend on it. Tipping points occur when small shifts in human pressure or environmental conditions bring about large, sometimes abrupt changes in a system - whether in a human society, a physical system, an ecosystem, or our planet’s climate.

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Nationally Recognized Activists “Infuriated” at Bloomberg-Backed Coal Documentary

“From the Ashes,” a new documentary on the coal industry directed by Michael Bonfiglio, distributed by National Geographic and funded by former New York City Mayor and one-time presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, is drawing bitter opposition from environmentalists, mountaintop removal opponents, Appalachian community activists and coal miners.  

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Toys'R'Us® and African Wildlife Foundation Join Forces to Promote Conservation Education in Celebration of World Giraffe Day

Young giraffe with adult in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has announced, on World Giraffe Day, a new partnership with Toys"R"Us®, the world's leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, to support conservation education for students living near critical giraffe habitats in East Africa. Fresh off its campaign and conservation efforts tied to "April the Giraffe," whose pregnancy journey and birth of Tajiri received more than 232 million live views online1, Toys"R"Us and the African conservation organization will provide students at AWF-supported schools in Tanzania and Uganda with opportunities to learn about their natural environment and local wildlife, including specific subspecies of giraffe. The partnership will support talks and activities led by wildlife rangers, such as animal footprint tracking, as well as hands-on lessons on identifying local plant and wildlife species. Students will also embark on field trips into national parks.

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