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Get Your Free Trees From Pepco

Get Your Free Trees From Pepco

Pepco executives said the company will provide 1,350 free trees to customers in the District of Columbia and Maryland through the Energy-Saving Trees program just in time for spring gardening. It’s the sixth year of the partnership that helps customers conserve... #customers #environment #free

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The Risks Of Caring About Climate Change

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House Vote in Favor of the Keystone XL Pipeline an Act of War
“The House has now signed our death warrants...

*House Vote in Favor of the Keystone XL Pipeline an Act of War* “The House has now signed our death warrants and the death warrants of our children and grandchildren. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe will not allow this pipeline through our lands,” said President Scott of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. “We are outraged at the lack of intergovernmental cooperation. We are a sovereign nation and we are no...

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Congressman Walden calls for “proper” forest management amid wildfires

Congressman Walden calls for “proper” forest management amid wildfires

Salem, Ore. – One Oregon politician is calling on fellow lawmakers to pass legislation aimed at preventing catastrophic forest fires. Republican Congressman Greg Walden said it’s time to address how federal forests are managed and how wildfires are fought. On... #environment #fire #forestmanagement

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Dolphins are some of the most beloved marine mammals on the planet, but Hawaiian spinner dolphins like this acrobatic individual in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary need our help! Hawaiian spinner dolphins feed offshore at night and return to Hawai'i’s nearshore waters to rest and recuperate during the day. Research has shown that frequent interaction with swimmers an...

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Baby Desert Tortoise — Here's your

*Baby Desert Tortoise* — Here's your "awwwwwwww, so cute!" moment for the day...nothing tops this one.  Here we see a a desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) hatching from its egg, as photographed by one of our USGS scientists at the Western Ecological Research Center. USGS studies the life history and ecology of the desert tortoise, which is a federally listed threatened species only found ...

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