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Read about local, national and world conservation efforts in the Blogs section.

A stable climate. Clean air. Fresh water. Abundant food. And the incalculable additional benefits the world’s biodiversity provides. Conservation International (CI) works to ensure a healthy and productive planet for us all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wind Energy Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising public awareness of wind as a clean energy source through communication and education. The foundation is supporting research that continues the growth of wind energy.

[1THING] Blog

[ Sustainable Cities: Challenges and Opportunities in Japan ]

Thought leaders from across Japan’s energy sector gathered in Tokyo last week to discuss the role energy will play in adapting the country’s cities to a challenging environment of aging and declining population and increasing dependence on foreign sources for food and fuel. Tokyo-Yokohama, the world’s largest urban concentration, is already in many ways in the vanguard of the future of urban centers. What happens in this mega city is being watched closely across the planet for ideas to emulate or avoid.

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[ What have you recycled lately? ]

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So, when was the last time you thought about recycling?
Is it an automatic behavior, or do you not think about it at all?

Less than 2% of American household waste is recycled, and Americans generate about 4.4 pounds of trash per day and up to 1 million pounds per person every year! And a LOT of that could have been recycled. The obvious things are most often recycled….your soda can, your juice bottle, the Sunday newspaper. But what about plastic take out containers?…

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[ Study: time outdoors improves kids’ emotional IQ ]

Ever wonder what would happen if kids didn’t use electronics for a few days? After all, children have reported spending seven hours a day staring at screens.

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[ Wilderness protection missing in BLM plans for Colorado ]

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing three management plans for Colorado, covering a total of 1.5 million acres of public land altogether.

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[ Production Begins at Second U.S. Cellulosic Biofuel Facility ]

You don’t often hear Kansas and Spain mentioned in the same sentence. Yet today Spanish company Abengoa is bringing another big cellulosic biofuel facility online in Hugoton, a small community in the Southwest corner of the state. This is the second big plant starting up this year, showing that after some predictable yet highly scrutinized delays, the cellulosic fuel industry is truly beginning to establish itself and making critical contributions to oil savings and climate goals.

It wasn’t long ago that cellulosic biofuels were the punchline of a joke: a phantom fuel that could not be economically produced in large volumes.…

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Farmers Markets in Colorado

Check out where you can get fresh produce from local growers!

Metro Denver Farmers Markets Six convenient locations throughout metro Denver. Colorado Farmers Markets A great resource if you are interested in being a vendor, or just looking for a place to purchase locally-grown produce. Mile High Marketplace Farmers Market A year-round farmers market at the Mile High Flea Market. Door-to-Door Organics Let the farmer’s market come to you. Quality, organic produce is delivered to your front door at a schedule that is convenient for you! See the page here!