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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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[ Fascination With Chernobyl Inspires Surreptitious Visits ]

After the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in 1986, more than a thousand square miles were abandoned, inspiring the curious and adventurous to sneak into the exclusion zone.

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[ Wilderness Week success: House passes Nevada lands bill ]

This is encouraging news, especially given that the bill, the Northern Nevada Land Conservation and Economic Development Act (H.R. 5205), advanced in the midst of Wilderness Week, a national event sponsored by The Wilderness Society and partner groups to bring Americans to D.C.

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[ New Standard Aims to Certify “Responsible” Oil Sites ]

In the Orinoquia region of Colombia, two oil fields run by Toronto-based Pacific Rubiales Energy last week became the first to be certified as “socially and environmentally responsible,” according to a new standard. The two sites produce approximately 250,000 barrels per day, or 25 percent of Colombia’s total output.

That oil is being produced amid a complex web of natural resources, ecosystems, and indigenous communities in this region of the Amazon. That’s why the company Equitable Origin set out to create a standard that would define and reward best practices in oil and gas production, much in the way that the LEED standard has pushed efficiency and conservation measures in public buildings.…

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[ E.P.A. Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements ]

WASHINGTON – The E.P.A. (EPA) announced today competitive cooperative agreements with twelve community-based organizations working to address environmental justice issues nationwide. The Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Arrangement Plan provides backing for non-profit and tribal organizations to partner with stakeholders from across industry, government, and academia to develop and implement solutions that significantly address environmental and…

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[ Wilderness Week brings opportunity to salute 50th, lobby Congress to uphold conservation legacy ]

Wilderness Week serves as an opportunity to salute the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act in the most appropriate way: by asking Congress to w

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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!