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In Honor of World Oceans Day: Infographics that Explore the Deep Blue Sea

The Ocean is a Garbage Can ... Verrier's eye-catching rendering depicts objects bobbing in an ocean. The graphic correlates depth to the number collected since the first Coastal Cleanup day in 1986. In an instant, it's easy to see how difficult it is for marine life to survive in that much detritus.

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John Burroughs, (April 3, 1837 – March 29, 1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement.

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‘Chipko’ Krishna by Keshav The Chipko movement or chipko andolan, was primarily a forest conservation movement

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My Secret Life on the Front Lines of America’s Conservation Movement

My Secret Life on the Front LInes of America's Conservation Movement

Photo by @salvarezphoto (Stephen Alvarez) Sunrise at Toroweap Overlook, Arizona Perched some 3,000 feet above the Colorado River, @Devlin Gandy takes a break from our hunt to find North America’s oldest art to admire sunrise from Toroweap Point. We have seen some amazing pictographs and petroglyphs on this trip through the American West. But Toroweap is a great reminder that the landscapes that house these treasures are amazing in and of themselves. Poised on the edge of Earth Day and the…

Women in the Chipko movement protecting the destruction of village and trees, India

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From dodging bears to dissecting deer doodoo: Life on the front lines of America’s conservation movement

From dodging bears to dissecting deer doodoo: Life on the front lines of America’s conservation movement -

How a giant tree's death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago

The death of an American Mammoth [tree] and the birth of the US conservation movement. || The Guardian

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Gold Fame Citrus: In a parched southern California of the near future, Luz, once the poster child for the country’s conservation movement, and Ray, an army deserter turned surfer, are squatting in a starlet’s abandoned mansion. Most “Mojavs,” prevented by armed vigilantes from freely crossing borders to lusher regions, have allowed themselves to be evacuated to encampments in the east. ...

How Do You Fix a Broken System That Isn't Yours to Repair?

Advocates for fairer, safer online spaces are turning to the conservation movement for inspiration.