Make Every Day World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day, declared by the United Nations as a day to recognize the major role that oceans play in everyday life, passed us quietly on June 8 this year. More immediate needs have dominated activists’ attention, and rightfully so. But protecting the ocean doesn’t take place on a single…

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Plan Ahead for Extreme Air Conditions

Residents in some parts of the American West are already used to thinking of wildfires as seasonal, rather than infrequent, threats. As the annual acreage burned by wildfires increases, residential areas throughout the country are coming under threat more frequently. Residents in many regions of the U.S. must now prepare…

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Breathe Easy: Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

Although it may be counterintuitive, indoor air is commonly two to five times more contaminated than outside air. These pollutants are linked to everything from immune system health and chemical sensitivity to cancer. In fact, the EPA ranks indoor air pollution as one of the top five threats to human health….

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