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Explore how sustainability creates a connection between our communities and the natural world that sustains us.

The Dangers of Ticks in the Woods

By Josh VanBrakle

When going into the woods, you may be more concerned about larger animals, but the real danger comes from one very small creature: ticks.

EU Fails to Prevent Illegal Eel Trafficking

PR Newswire

Despite fishing regulations put in place to protect the declining European eel population, millions of eels have already been illegally trafficked this season.

Renewable Copal Trees for Alebrije Carvings

By Charles M. Peters

Discover the colorful works of art produced by carving copal tree wood and the journey to obtain renewable trees.

Rising Sea Level Could Be Devastating

Will climate change be to blame for rising seas around the turn of the century?


Check the Warnings Before You Burn

By Annette McGivney

Follow the burning guidelines to avoid the environmental damages a fire can cause.

Deer Repellents : Types, and Do They Work?

By Elizabeth Gatto

There is a wide and varied mixture of deer repellents that you can try and buy to keep deer from invading on your land but our experience is that most are not as effective as anticipated. So what do you do?

Shout Out to Earth Law Volunteers

By Darlene May Lee, Earth Law Center

Darlene Lee discusses the paradigm shift of access economy and the role of the ELC.

Building Emergency Snow Shelters

By Stephen Gorman

Knowing how to build yourself an emergency snow shelter is essential before heading out on a camping expedition in the winter.

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