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American Lung Association Releases Startling New Infographic
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American Lung Association Releases Startling New Infographic

The numbers are in, and they’re not looking good. According to ‘Rolling the Dice on Tobacco Use’, a new infographic published by the American Lung Association as part of the State of Tobacco 2013 campaign, money is the driving force behind tobacco addiction in the United States. You can view […]

Veterans Embark on “Warrior Hike”
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Veterans Embark on “Warrior Hike”

Many veterans struggle to adjust to normal American routine. Sean Gibbons on the other hand, fulfilled a long-term goal with his friend, Mark Silvers. In 2011, Sean and Mark hiked the 2,185 miles of the Appalachian trail raising money for other veterans. Today, they will be taking a step further […]

2013 Summits Announced!!
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2013 Summits Announced!!

2013 will be the fourth consecutive year that Outdoor Nation will be hosting summits. The summits are designed to empower young leaders to rise up and solve the most dire issues that face the outdoors. Thing is, these issues aren’t just about having fun outside, it’s about more serious issues […]

Go Green for St. Patricks Day!
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Go Green for St. Patricks Day!

Everyone knows about green beer. Here are six ways you can toast the environment on the world’s greenest holiday: Bike (or walk) to the party! This might take a little pre-planning, but why not take the bike? If you plan to drink it might not be safe (or legal) to […]

Photographer Wanting to Document the Decline of Our National Parks
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Photographer Wanting to Document the Decline of Our National Parks

National Parks are “the best idea we ever had,” at least according to Pulitzer Prize winning environmentalist, Wallace Stegner. The parks are one of the only places that welcome people of every color, age, race, creed, or religion. Memories are created on the trails. Kids develop respect for the world […]

7 Reasons Why Owning An Electric Car is Awesome (On Top Of The Environmental Benefits)
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7 Reasons Why Owning An Electric Car is Awesome (On Top Of The Environmental Benefits)

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re a conscientious citizen of the world who’s well aware of the environmental benefits of owning a car. (Do I even need to list them?) Zero greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change. Zero need for foreign oil that’s contributing to the political unrest […]

Will Online Petitions Save The Environment?
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Will Online Petitions Save The Environment?

Back of America entered into a shitstorm of consumer complaints last year when they instituted a five dollar a month fee for debit card users. I’m not paying for that shit, responded probably all their customers. People began complaining on all the social media sites, including a relatively new site […]

Greedy Lying Bastards
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Greedy Lying Bastards

Money always has a way to smother the truth. In this case, ExxonMobil and the Koch brothers have been the ones fueling the nation’s ignorance. Global warming has been brutally damaging our world and the people in it for years, yet there is still not a unified effort to combat this preventable […]

Who Owns Water?
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Who Owns Water?

We all asked ridiculous questions about water when we were kids. “Where does it come from?” or “where does it go after I flush?” and even, “who owns it?” Turns out, these questions aren’t so childish considering that grown folks can’t even figure it out. The fact is, fresh clean water […]

8 Reasons to Divest from Fossil Fuels
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8 Reasons to Divest from Fossil Fuels

On the heels of President Obama’s re-election, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and motivated by the urgency of global climate change, Bill McKibben and 350 took to the streets of the U.S. on a nationwide Do the Math tour encouraging students to petition their universities to divest from the […]