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Remembering The ‘Joan of Arc’ Of The Early Conservation Movement

Many of us know about the great John Muir and Rachel Carson and the contributions they made and their work on environmental and conservation issues of their day. But how many of us know about the “link” between those two icons. We take a look at the “Joan of Arc” of her day and the work she did to preserve a better world for the generations that followed. Continue reading

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Protesting Keystone: We Do It Because It’s The Right Thing To Do

We held vigils across the country to protest continued construction of the Keystone Pipeline. We did it because it simply is the right thing to do and because we are running out of time to save our planet. Continue reading

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Robert Koehler: His Writings Touch Our Soul and Conscience

Robert Koehler’s writings remind us all of the two words often missing from today’s conversations: conscience and soul. Two major defining characteristics of the human condition. We are honored to feature him as this month’s Progressive Profile. Continue reading

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We Once Gathered 20 Million Strong To Protect The Environment

April is the time to reflect on and highlight the work of those who are fighting to keep environmental issues front-and-center. It’s a time to look back on when we gathered 20 million strong for the first Earth Day as well as to look ahead at the work that still needs to be done. Check back all month for more stories and features. Continue reading

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April Profile: Thomas Linzey

The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund is working to move us away from a corporate created system of environmental protection toward one that is ecosystem centered. Continue reading

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