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10 tips for appreciating nature in your neighborhood | Wendy Wendlandt

Taking a socially-distanced walk around your neighborhood is a great way to get out of the house, stretch your legs, and see some of the wonder of the natural world in your own backyard. Here is a list of 10 ways to appreciate nature on a walk around your neighborhood.

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News Release | Environment America

Statement: Clean cars rollback will worsen climate crisis

As the unprecedented public health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus worsens, the Trump administration is nevertheless weakening clean car standards that protect our climate, our health and the future of our children and grandchildren. 

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How we reorganized our big push for public lands funding during a time of COVID-19 social distancing | Alex Petersen

Staff from Environment America’s many state affiliates across the country were packing their bags for a March 9 trip to Washington, DC. Each of them was gearing up for a big push to fully fund our public lands. Of course, it turned out the timing couldn’t have been worse. With the dangers caused by the novel coronavirus, we cancelled flights and lodging and were forced to come up with a Plan B.

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News Release | Environment America

In addressing the coronavirus, Congress must not exacerbate the climate crisis

Congress is rushing to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to bail out industries affected by the measures being taken to stem the spread and severity of the coronavirus. But in putting out one fire, our leaders must not pour gasoline on another -- namely, global warming. Taxpayer dollars should not be spent bailing out industries that are accelerating climate change. Any bailout funding must require industries to reduce their carbon emissions and other pollution.

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Fifty environmental activities kids can do at home | Megan Severson

As people in my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, and across the United States brace for weeks of school closures and social distancing, I am searching for ways to make the most of this challenging period. While our own health, essential needs, and family care arrangements are top of mind, we are also staring down the inevitability of long stretches of boredom. I’d love to help my step-kids fill this time by learning about the planet and how to protect it. So I asked my colleagues at Environment America to help me come up with a list of ideas.

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