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Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument Is Good for Veterans

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks is the crossroads of New Mexico's diverse history and culture, filled with natural wonders and incredible hunting and recreational opportunities.

WATCH: Lemurs Take Over HuffPost Live

Posted 05.16.2014 | Green

A trio of plucky lemurs took over the HuffPost Live studio on Friday to celebrate Dr. Patricia Wright and her ongoing conservation efforts to save the...

Conserving Landscapes and Ecosystems With Private Investment

David Bank | Posted 07.16.2014 | Impact
David Bank

Private investors are finding new opportunities to invest in large-scale conservation efforts intended to protect biodiversity and boost "ecosystem services" such as clean water, clean air and carbon storage.

Pacific Crest Trail Begins Move to the High Country of Tejon Ranch

Joel Reynolds | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

When the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail was envisioned in the 1930s, it was to traverse the highest points along the West Coast's mountainous spine between Mexico and Canada, revealing the majestic vistas and extraordinary natural riches that characterize the West.

Connecting Human Decisions with Wildlife Decisions: Part 2

Mark Hostetler | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green
Mark Hostetler

Any natural connection, no matter how small, can benefit certain species. But before a design is made, a thorough understanding of local, regional, and migrating species should be acknowledged and addressed in the design of a project.

Protected Natural Area for Sale

Robin Moore | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Robin Moore

Following its rediscovery the iguana became a flagship for conservation in the West Indies, and the focus of an international recovery program.

Pack Your Trunks: Here Are 20 Perfect Trips For People Who Love Animals

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

You're probably a lot like us: dreaming of that perfect getaway where you can cuddle with pandas, kiss cows and sleep with sloths. Let's add in some s...

Why Conservation Is a Dangerous Business

Kevin Jennings | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green
Kevin Jennings

Conservation is indeed a dangerous business, and will stay that way as long as we provide an incentive for those driven by greed to eliminate those who stand in their way.

New Book Offers 'Biography' of Galápagos

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 07.04.2014 | Books
Cecilia Alvear

The bishop, who along with the sailors, had to endure a water shortage, was not impressed and later wrote to the King of Spain the place looked "as though at some time God had showered stones."

GOP Should Reclaim Its Conservation Roots

Ann Morgan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Ann Morgan

The RNC is clearly on the wrong side of this issue. Surveys show it. Economic reports show it. Public sentiment shows it.

Help the Darwin Foundation Help Galapagos

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

Please join us for a special celebration of a half-century of groundbreaking scientific research and conservation by the Charles Darwin Research Stati...

Connecting Human Decisions With Wildlife Decisions: Part 1

Mark Hostetler | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Mark Hostetler

Often, planners, landscape architects, engineers, architects and other built environment professionals adopt ecological principles into their designs of regions, cities and individual developments. But do these designs function as originally intended?

Investing in Nature: New Sources of Capital

Mark Tercek | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

Two hundred and fifty billion dollars: that's the gap between the estimated need to support global conservation efforts and what's currently devoted...

Whatever Floats Your Boat: Redefining Waters Of The U.S.

Val Wagner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Val Wagner

Our family farm has been making improvements to our methods of farming for generations, not through regulations and laws, but through using common sense and stewardship, as well as understanding how valuable healthy soil is to a healthy farm.

Natural Parks and American Cities (Part II)

Adrian Benepe | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Adrian Benepe

What are the challenges confronting natural areas in cities and the benefits they provide? How can cities best address these challenges, and who are their potential allies?

Floating Lab Sheds Light On 'Aliens Of The Sea'

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 04.28.2014 | Science

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Researcher Leonid Moroz emerges from a dive off the Florida Keys and gleefully displays a plastic bag holding a creatur...

Taking a Stroll With E.O. Wilson

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

  Illuminating the eternal through nature, and the humanity of an icon of science. To say that E.O. Wilson, arguably the greatest living biolog...

Happy Earth Day

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Jonathan Schmock

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17 Ridiculously Easy Things You Can Do To Help Save The Earth Every Day

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green

You may think that curbing your own carbon footprint and consumption won't do much to reduce the human pollution that is consuming our vast planet. Bu...

Food (For Thought) on Earth Day

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

My point today, on Earth Day, is that it doesn't matter if meat-based eating is good or even best for human health. It doesn't work in modern context. We can't have our population in excess of 7 billion, and eat our daily side of beef, too.

How Our Regulatory System Misjudges Pesticides and Risks Our Health

Trip Van Noppen | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Trip Van Noppen

It's a plague hard to fight and hard to protect ourselves against -- in part because our regulatory system treats the chemicals as if they had rights; safe until proven guilty.

The One Thing to Remember on Earth Day

Michael Brune | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

As the Club entered the 21st century, we realized that simply saving the places we loved wouldn't be enough. If we fail to address the threat of climate destruction, we could see much of the progress we have achieved -- John Muir's legacy -- undone.

Getting to the Soul of Our Connection to Nature

Chandra Taylor Smith | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Chandra Taylor Smith

We all started rocking our shoulders and swaying our hips to a natural beat and rhythm among the trees which connected all of us, women and nature in a deeply, moving, spiritual experience with the natural surroundings

Breathtaking Natural Wonders Remind Us Why We Must Care For Creation

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.21.2015 | Religion

Caring for creation is something that all the residents of this beautiful, diverse, and breathtaking planet have a stake in. The environment we live i...

For the Man Who Jumped Into the Sea to Save a Dying Whale

Sourav Roy | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Sourav Roy

Michael's jump into the Sea of Cortez to save Valentina was symbolic of his frustration at the current situation that these majestic animals face, his way of appealing to all of us to do our bit and speak up for the whales to our appropriate agencies and governments.