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Getting Kids Into Environmental Activism

Dear EarthTalk: Do you have any tips for helping me get my kids involved in environmental protection advocacy? — Jeanine Black, Charlotte, NC There’s no time like the present to teach kids to respect their environment and be willing to… Read More

What State Wants to Bail Out Big Coal?

What next, Ohio? You’ve rolled back your renewable energy standards, you’ve gotten sued over your reckless fracking regulations, you’re considering banning green LEED standards for public buildings and you’re trying to weaken Lake Erie water withdrawal rules that would jeopardize… Read More

Assessing the Risks of Genetically Engineered Crops

Dear EarthTalk: What are the potential health and environmental impacts of so many genetically engineered organisms in our food supply? — Frank C., Charlottesville, VA Proponents of genetic engineering (GE)—whereby DNA from unrelated species is combined to produce improved or… Read More

Kevin Spacey Is The Rainforest

Kevin Spacey is The Rainforest in Conservation International’s third film in its provocative environmental awareness campaign, Nature Is Speaking. Watch as The Rainforest comes to life and reminds humans that rainforests make life possible. “I have always been there for… Read More