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Here are some ways to put your old cell phones to use!

Bring your NYS $.05 cans and bottles to this redemption center.  Clean hands, no lines, no machines…just fast, friendly service.

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[ BLM Colorado: lost in the wilderness on Tres Rios Plan ]

In the first of a three management plans to be released in 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado missed a great opportunity to protect some of Colorado’s most treasured landscapes—including the Dolores River, lands surrounding Mesa Verde National Park and recreation hub

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[ NASA’s Big Picture on Climate Change ]

NASA’s Big Picture on Climate Change

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Visitors to the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland see signs of a warming planet on NASA’s hyperwall / Erica Flock

 

When you hear “NASA”, what comes to mind? Maybe you think of the International Space Station, the Mars Curiosity rover, or the Hubble Space Telescope. These high-profile projects are all important, but they represent only a fraction of the US space program.

Because of its unique “big picture” view of our planet, NASA is undertaking extensive research on climate change too.

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[ Teens Lead on Climate with ACE ]

Teens Lead on Climate

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Guest post by Katherine Frazier-Archila of the Alliance for Climate Education

When did you first begin to care about the environment? Do you remember what inspired you? Today we face our greatest challenge as a world in addressing climate change.

However, there’s a hopeful sign: recent polls have shown that young people, those who have the most at stake, are committed to lowering our carbon footprint and working for a fossil-fuel free future. That’s where the Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) comes in.

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[ Corn for Home Heat: A Green Idea That Never Quite Popped ]

Some enterprising Americans burn kernels to keep warm in winter, but there’s a reason the green heating concept hasn’t taken off.

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[ Privatization threatens your public lands ]

When school was out for the summer in the suburbs of Manhattan where I grew up, my mom packed our little Subaru hatchback with sleeping bags, a tent, a cooler filled with fruit and sandwich meat, hiking boots, rain gear, and three kids, and headed West.  Like generations before and since, w

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Re-Tree WNY Green Goal

Established to reforest the Buffalo metro after the October 2006 devastating “surprise” snowstorm, Re-Tree WNY has planted almost 24,000 of their 30,000 tree goal.  Moneys received for The Green Goal fundraising efforts go entirely to purchase trees and supplies for the all-volunteer force to help “Keep Western New York Beautiful”.  Tax-deductible donations accepted on-line at www.greengoalwny.org or mail to Re-Tree WNY Green Goal, P.O. Box 347, Tonawanda, NY 14151.  Visit www.re-treewny.org for more information.