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The conservationist John Muir founded the Sierra Club in 1892. He named the Sierra Club for the Sierra Mountains associated with Yosemite National Park. He was aided by faculty from the University of California at Berkel... More »

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Highlights of the history of the Sierra Club include the protection of wilderness areas and the passage of numerous environmental protection laws. Growth of the club and establishment of various publications along with b... More »

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Environmental nonprofits include The Nature Conservancy, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, the World Wildlife Fund and the Humane Society. Each of these groups operates nationally and internationally to advocate for sustainable p... More »

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Highlights of the history of the Sierra Club include the protection of wilderness areas and the passage of numerous environmental protection laws. Growth of the club and establishment of various publications along with b... More »

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According to Discovery, in Jan. 2013, the top five countries for wind power were China, the United States, Germany, Spain and India. Italy, France, Canada, Brazil and Denmark rounded out the top 10. Wind power can be fou... More »

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Combating deforestation requires different approaches, according to Greenpeace, such as introducing zero deforestation policies that require suppliers to produce commodities in a way that causes minimal impact on natural... More »

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To recycle paper or cardboard, take it to a local paper recycling facility. PaperRecycles.org recommends visiting Earth911.com or contacting the local public works department to find the nearest recycling center. More »

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