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Advancing 30 by 30

Advancing 30 by 30

Sharing Perspectives with Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland In late January, President Biden issued an Executive Order (14008) on "Tackling Climate Change at Home and Abroad." Within the order, the President set out a goal of conserving at least 30 percent of U.S....

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The Urgency of Urban Green Space

The Urgency of Urban Green Space

The image above is a screen shot from a compelling short video about the urgency of urban green space. (Photo/Video: The Washington Post) In one neighborhood on the west side of Chicago, the county and the state of Illinois spent at least $238 million over five years...

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Bad News. Good News.

Bad News. Good News.

John Boyd, Jr. President of the National Black Farmers Association on his farm in Virginia. Some good news for farmers of color in the America Rescue Plan Act signed by President Biden.(Photo: Melina Mara/The Washington Post) Conservationists are in the land and...

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A $1.6 Billion Investment

A $1.6 Billion Investment

Farmland in West Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, PA (Photo: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr) Things changed a year ago this week, as the first closures of the pandemic era hit home. One of the first noticeable impacts was the strain on the nation's food system, as...

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Creating the Commons

Creating the Commons

Part of the "commons" - spaces that bring communities together, as Brett Glymph describes. Here, people gather for the restoration of a historic Black American cemetery. (Photo: Enrichmond Foundation) Today we’re checking in with one of the outstanding leaders of the...

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A Vivid Illustration

A Vivid Illustration

How many birds are killed by vehicles along a single stretch of rural highway?(Photos: above -- Janet Griffin/Shutterstock; below -- Jay Falstad) From time to time, these updates share information that may not be the best of news, but does shed light on the importance...

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