Can the Environment Recover from this Human Damage?

Is human degradation to the natural resources really outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage? The most comprehensive environmental study ever conducted by the United Nations suggests that is exactly the case. A recent article in The Guardian says the report warns that “water sources are under increasing threat…

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Was May 2016 Really the 13th Month in a Row to Break Temperature Records?

Have scientists actually described this data as both a “bombshell and an emergency”? Do “unprecedented temperature levels mean more heatwaves, flooding, wildfires and hurricanes as experts say global warming is here and affecting us now”? According to a recent article in The Guardian, the answer to all the above questions…

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If You Missed the Big NMEBC Event, Here’s Your Chance!

Were you unable to attend the May 10-13 National Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking Conference in Ft. Worth? Did you miss the most important industry insider presentations and discussions of the year? Don’t despair! It’s not too late to access what you missed – online – and to keep up with…

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Is This After Video Really From The Same Property?

Could an environmental wasteland left behind by an abandoned sawmill in Idaho’s Lower Coeur d’Alene Watershed actually be transformed into an oasis for wildlife fleeing nearby deadly landscapes? Could putting a permanent conservation easement on the site and spending more than a decade repairing and restoring the area really renew…

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Why Every Sustainable Aquatic Restoration Project Matters

There’s little doubt that discussions about water quality and quantity, and how to preserve both, will inundate the news throughout 2016 and beyond.  This essay explains why sustainable, self-renewing approaches to river and wetland restoration are so important, and why Trout Headwaters continually advocates renewal and repair of these vital resources.…

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Celebrate Earth Day… and Live Longer

What if we told you a great way to celebrate Earth Day might also lead to a longer life? A new study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found that “people who live in ‘greener’ areas, with more vegetation around, have a lower risk of mortality“. In a recent story…

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