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What the Outdoors Industry Is Doing About America’s Changing Landscape

The long-held notion of what an “outdoorsy” type looks like (think of old Sierra Club photos) is being dispelled.
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Lead, Follow or Get Out of The Way

The energy sector of our global economy has long been due for an overhaul. We need cleaner sources, an upgraded grid and new…
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3 Surprising Reasons For Low Oil Prices

Since 1974. OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) has curtailed oil supplies to raise prices and profits. What changed that is causing…
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Remember Teddy Roosevelt: Conservation Shouldn’t Be Partisan

“I’m so tired of party labels,” said Jim Brainard, Republican mayor of Carmel, Indiana. "[Conservation] should be a non-partisan issue."
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Making Golf ‘Greener’ in the 21st Century

Many Americans think of golf as an old sport with dated practices and traditions. This notion is prevalent on many levels throughout the…
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On Algae Bloom, Obama Tells Florida: You Figure It Out

Florida’s Treasure Coast has become inundated with algae blooms. After resisting federal regulations that could have prevented the problem, Florida politicians are asking…
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Video: Heal the Planet with Climate Reality Leader Dr. Susan Pacheco

Dr. Susan Pacheco is a standout climate change activist who is not-so-quietly revolutionizing the health care field in Texas.
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Could Hemp Grow Back to Aid Sustainability Efforts?

As America continues to loosen its strict stance on marijuana laws, hemp is making a comeback. But is it really the 'wonder crop'…
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Want Corporations to Go Green? It’s Time to Learn Their Language

Despite tax breaks and corporate responsibility pushes, there is still a lag when it comes to corporations acting in a sustainable way. The…
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The Quick & Dirty: Kicking the Puppy

Companies keep talking about how they kick puppies (think: burning coal or selling cigarettes) and then expect us to love them for it,…
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Presumptive Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton Issues Challenge To Kochs, ALEC, Bundys

Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is wasting no time going after ALEC, the Koch brothers, Cliven Bundy, and Ammon Bundy all at once.
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Teamsters Get Into Environmental Justice

The Brotherhood of Teamsters, the century-old union with a membership of over 1.4 million, is lending its voice to help a Missouri community…
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Beauty and the Beast: Our Love For Plastic Has a Dark Side

When waste is not managed properly, it becomes a lasting issue with consequences that know no bounds. Kelsey Gaude, a graduate student at…
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Food 2.0: More Plants, Less Meat

While humane, environmental and hunger-relief organizations are seeking ways to feed the ballooning population that is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050,…
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From Jail, Ammon Bundy Still Promotes Land-Grab Agenda

Residence behind bars can't stop Ammon Bundy. From his cell, he continues to advocate for decontrol of federal lands and promote the Koch…