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Coolest Lizards in the World
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Coolest Lizards in the World

There’s nothing much to say ‘cept lizards are some of the coolest creatures in the world. Here are the top eight lizards: Water Monitor Komodo Dragon Frilled Lizard Basiliscus Toad-Headed Agama Chameleon Horned Lizard Thorny Devil

The 7 Effective Habits of Highly B.A. Birds
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The 7 Effective Habits of Highly B.A. Birds

When the phrase ‘dangerous beast’ is mentioned, birds usually don’t spring to mind right away. But Mother Nature is dirty business, and at the end of the day, only the toughest members of the animal kingdom come out on top. And birds, for all their grace and winged majesty, definitely […]

How To Be A Lobbyist For National Conservation Issues – Part 1
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How To Be A Lobbyist For National Conservation Issues – Part 1

Do you feel helplessness when an action alert hits your inbox, or when you read some new statistics about the advancing pace of global warming, or fights over conservation priorities?  Do you think you need a team of trained lobbyists, some sketchy Super PAC funding and a law degree to […]

Leave No Trace Jerk!
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Leave No Trace Jerk!

Hey, you there…sittin’ on my mountains, peelin’ away at your hardboiled egg and throwin’ the shells on the ground. Or wannabe Gandalf who decides to machete himself a gigantic wooden staff while he’s on a hike even though there are signs expressly forbidding foraging for wood. Better yet, Miss Thang […]

Mike Mills: Founder/CEO of Buffalo Outdoor Center
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Mike Mills: Founder/CEO of Buffalo Outdoor Center

Mike Mills is founder and CEO of the Buffalo Outdoor Center – a kayak and canoe outfitter in Ponca, Arkansas. A few weeks ago, we chatted with him about the 2012 drought and how it impacted his business. Yoon Kim: I heard that you guys had shut down early last […]

5 Ways ExxonMobil is Using its Power to Restrict Information in Mayflower Arkansas
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5 Ways ExxonMobil is Using its Power to Restrict Information in Mayflower Arkansas

ExxonMobil set a scary new precedence last week in the wake of the oil spill in Mayflower, Ark. No, not their inability to prevent thousands of miles of corroding pipelines from spilling (although scary), and not the inability to control the damage after a spill has happened. We’re talking something even scarier. […]

9 Terrifying Statistics Linked to Global Warming
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9 Terrifying Statistics Linked to Global Warming

Climate change is scary business, and we have the numbers back it up. One According to National Geographic, the average global temperature could rise as much as 5.8 degrees by the year 2100. For the record, the average global temperature rose by 0.6 degrees during the 20th century. Scientists say that […]

6 Disgusting (and Real) Effects of Pollution
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6 Disgusting (and Real) Effects of Pollution

We all know pollution is gross — but how disgusting does it get? Look no further. The entries on this list are enough to scare anyone into a lifetime of environmental advocacy.

Green Household Techniques (That Won’t Freak out Your Neighbors)
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Green Household Techniques (That Won’t Freak out Your Neighbors)

As far as lifestyle fads go, the ‘green movement’ has done much more to save the environment than, say, the South Beach diet or helicopter parenting. But try telling that to your neighbors, lest they hear any mention of eco-friendliness and immediately suspect you’re trying toorganize a nudist commune on […]

The Coolest High Schools You’ve Never Heard Of
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The Coolest High Schools You’ve Never Heard Of

World Class Kayak Academy The focus of the Missoula based World Class Kayak Academy is hard core white water kayaking. This school has produced some of the biggest names in the sport today, and it’s still going strong as a powerhouse program and fully accredited high school.That’s right- this is no summer program (although […]