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Environment Articles

11 best state parks in California

by Julia Kitlinski-Hong

The construction of a jungle lodge reveals a species thought to be extinct

by Ali Wunderman

You and me and the Secretary Bird

by Jane Thomas

5 reasons to be hopeful for performing animals in 2017

by Ali Wunderman

Inspiration from the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand

by Gaile Juknyte

Can we stop visiting animal attractions? Here’s why, and here are better alternatives

by Ali Wunderman

These are your most ethical travel destinations for 2017

by Matt Hershberger

Becoming a global vegetarian ambassador for the year of sustainable travel

by Susanna Kelly

10 important decisions that give us a more positive environmental outlook for 2017

by Shelby Huff

Obama’s latest big move means there might still be an Arctic to visit in 20 years

by Cathy Brown

Don’t just ‘feel guilty’ about holiday shopping. Change your habits and support your community

by Amanda Machado

How to make your Christmas greener

by Neha

3 reputable elephant sanctuaries in Thailand

by Gina Douglas Tarnacki

Obama just helped make the outdoor industry a serious political force. Here’s how

by Cathy Brown

16 times wildlife won in 2016

by Ali Wunderman

10 gifts that support the world’s wildlife this Christmas

by Ali Wunderman

5 beautiful species you can only find in Alabama and how to help them thrive

by Ali Wunderman

8 organizations fighting to conserve California’s land and wildlife

by Hayley Goerisch
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