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Displaying 1 - 17 of 17 resources in Land Preservation and Articles:

1. Biodiversity and What You Buy
USA
Our everyday choices about what to buy and where to shop have a major effect on the environment. When combined with billions of consumer choices ...
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2. Biodiversity and Your Food
What we eat and the foods we buy dramatically influence the health of the environment. It is not just individual acts that can be harmful; ...
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3. Biodiversity and Your Water Supply
USA
We depend on the Earth's biodiversity for clean, available freshwater. Throughout time, the planet's healthy ecosystems and diversity of life have ensured the flow of ...
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4. Drilling To The Ends Of The Earth: The Case Against New Fossil Fuel Exploration
USA
The quest for oil has defined the twentieth century. Many still view oil as black gold, a resource to be exploited as economically and expediently ...
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5. Facts about Oil
USA
Did you know that gasoline and most plastic products are made from oil? And did you know that much of this oil comes from the ...
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6. First Sustainable Tourism Planning Model
Ecoplan:net has joined with the Canadian Tourism Commission and the Kaska Tribal Council to develop a comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Model based on ...
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7. Green Living Center: Fabrics
USA
In addition to the chemicals used in the manufacturing of textiles, the pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and herbicides used in growing cotton also adversely affect public ...
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8. Green-Based Urban Growth: Next Wave of Environmentalism
After it was introduced 30 years ago, the phrase "think globally, act locally" became an environmental rallying cry for an entire generation. Yet the grand ...
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9. Hamburger Connection
USA
For every hamburger made of Central American beef, the American consumer saves an average of only five cents.(1) Whether the beef was raised on land ...
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10. Money in the Rainforest
USA
Ways that corporations make money in the rainforest: logging, oil, beef, etc. ...
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11. Pesticides Pose Greater Threat To U.S. Drinking Water Supplies Than Factories And Toxic Dumps
Environmental experts say the contamination of underground water supplies by runoff from farm chemicals is now happening across broad areas of the nation's breadbasket and ...
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12. Rates of Rainforest Loss
USA
Rainforests cover less than two percent of the Earth's surface, yet they are home to some 40 to 50 percent of all life forms on ...
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13. Species Extinction
USA
The Earth's species are dying out at an alarming rate, up to 1000 times faster than their natural rate of extinction. By carefully examining fossil ...
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14. The Two Faces of Leo
USA
Leonardo DiCaprio will host this year's Earth Day, but his past two film projects -- including the recent movie 'The Beach' -- have done more ...
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15. When left becomes right: The strange case of Friends of the Earth.
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16. Wild Profits: How Multinationals are Restoring Habitat and Saving Money
Companies are finding that it's beneficial to employees and operations budgets to restore corporate lands into viable wildlife habitats. ...
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17. Worldwatch: Vital Signs 1998
"There are clear signs that global corporations and governments are beginning to respond to climate and energy problems," said Worldwatch vice president Christopher Flavin. ...
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