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Make 2014 your healthiest yet! With these simple tips, you could be on your way to a healthier self AND a healthier planet! 

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[ Privatization threatens your public lands ]

When school was out for the summer in the suburbs of Manhattan where I group up, my Mom packed our little Subaru hatchback with sleeping bags, a tent, a cooler filled with fruit and sandwich meat, hiking boots, rain gear, and three kids, and headed West.  Like generations before and since,

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[ BLM plan for southwest Colorado puts wildlands and cultural resources at risk ]

Jennifer Dickson

The BLM’s Tres Rios Field Office issued a final plan today that could have balanced a number of issues, ranging from wilderness-quality lands to oil and gas leasing to protection of remarkable cultural artifacts, inc

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[ Reintroduction of Boulder-White Clouds Bill is No Improvement for Wilderness Lovers, Wildlife; Core wildlife areas at risk from increased motorized uses under the Simpson-Risch bill ]

Michael Reinemer

The bill, jointly introduced by Rep. Simpson and Senator Jim Risch (R), eliminates important wild areas that have been recommended for wilderness protection by the U.S.

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[ 114th Congress Briefing Book ]

Feb 26, 2015

The 114th Congress faces a multitude of environmental challenges. The Wilderness Society is working the halls of power to make sure that America's wild places are part of the legislative agenda, and to make sure that lawmakers and staff are hearing both sides of the issues.

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[ New Forest Service plan protects large portions of Colorado’s Thompson Divide ]

The Forest Service just released a plan that protects much of Colorado’s Thompson Divide from new oil and gas leasing. For years, this spectacular area has been threatened by oil and gas development.

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Green Tip of the Month

Americans toss millions of cell phones each year in favor of new technology – those phones are taking a toll on our environment.  Give unneeded electronics a second life – recycle or donate!  Most cell phones contain precious metals and plastics that can be recycled to conserve energy and natural resources, reduce air and water pollution, as well as greenhouse gas emissions otherwise caused by the manufacturing of new materials.    If the U.S. recycled one millions cell phones, over 35,000 pounds of copper, 772 pounds of silver, 75 pounds of gold, and 33 pounds of palladium would be recovered!

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