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The Environmental Cost Of i-phones and ‘Green Tech’

There’s a sludge filled lake with innumerable tubes pumping black waste into its murky waters 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Much of the black coloration comes from the coal residue falling from the sky. If you look around this distopian wasteland, you’ll see the smokestacks of coal power plants in every direction….

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A 500 mile fossil free adventure to save Michigan’s upper peninsula

Discover the story of two Michigan natives + adventurers and their 500-mile, fossil-free journey across the Michigan’s Upper Peninsula along the route of Line 5, a 63-year-old pipeline that threatens our inland waters and Great Lakes. Through the lens of adventure, personal stories, and natural beauty, this film highlights the ecosystems and livelihoods that are…

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Matches or Lighter Fluid: Which Is Better for the Environment?

A recent Q&A from the New York Times addresses a paradox every camper knows but few have likely considered in depth: Q. Is it environmentally better to use safety matches or a fuel-filled lighter to start a fire while camping? A. It might seem obvious that using a single paper or wooden match beats carrying…

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Leave No Trace: 5 Ways Your Campsite May Be Impacting the Environment

Whether your favorite camp spot is next to a river, deep in the forest, off a mountain road, or tucked away among a sea of sagebrush, these escapes are places we cherish. And while there’s no doubt we love and revere these patches of nature, we are constantly reminded by conspicuous, often weathered, signage to…

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Whale Sharks Are One Step Closer To Extinction

A recent report the by the International Union For Conservation Of Nature – the agency tasked with identifying and tracking species at risk of extinction – just released a report indicating that the whale shark , the worlds largest fish and one of the ocean’s most emblematic fishes, has been identified as Endangered, having declined…

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