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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[1THING] Blog

[ Cheap Oil Won’t Stop Gulf of Mexico’s Resurgence ]

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began April 20,  2010. The BP-operated drilling rig exploded, killing 11 workers. Its fire is shown here on April 22, 2010. (John Amos, courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard)

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began April 20, 2010. The BP-operated drilling rig exploded, killing 11 workers. Its fire is shown here on April 22, 2010. (John Amos, courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard)

Neither plunging oil prices nor the worst oil spill in U.S. history seem likely to stop oil production from rising in the Gulf of Mexico.

That finding comes from data unveiled Tuesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, which expects the area’s production will increase to 1.5 million barrels per day this year and 1.6 million next year.…

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[ It’s Our 1Thing for March…. ]

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It’s our 1Thing for March! America’s Wetland Foundation was established in Louisiana and works throughout the Gulf region. It was founded in 2002 in response to a comprehensive coastal study, calling on the need to alert the nation of the devastating loss of Louisiana’s coastal wetlands and how the loss impacts the rest of the nation. AWF’s goal has been to transcend historic and parochial differences for the higher good of saving national environmental and economic assets that support the U.S.…

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[ How Volcanoes Could Help Power the Planet—But Barely Do ]

The Earth’s heat could power homes and businesses worldwide, but it’s barely been tapped. Indonesia is trying to change that.

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[ BLM Colorado: lost in the wilderness on Tres Rios Plan ]

In the first of a three management plans to be released in 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado missed a great opportunity to protect some of Colorado’s most treasured landscapes—including the Dolores River, lands surrounding Mesa Verde National Park and recreation hub

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[ Corn for Home Heat: A Green Idea That Never Quite Popped ]

Some enterprising Americans burn kernels to keep warm in winter, but there’s a reason the green heating concept hasn’t taken off.

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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!