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yesterday at 20:28. Facebook
"The fields and the flowers and the beautiful faces are not ours, as the stars and the hills and the sunlight are not ours, but they give us fresh and happy thoughts." ~ John Lancaster Spalding

Your Ray of Hope taken by photographer Rob DeGraff of Carrizo Plain National Monument in California.

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The fields and the flowers and the beautiful faces are not ours
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Amanda Cadwell
Veronica Birkland
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yesterday at 15:59. Facebook
This morning Sierra Club #ReadyFor100 activists and partners rallied in Miami Beach to announce the 118 mayors and counting who have now joined Mayors For 100% Clean Energy -- calling on all mayors to commit their cities to 100% clean and renewable energy and support the 100% Renewable Energy in American Cities resolution introduced by Mayor Steve Benjamin and Mayor Jackie Biskupski....
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This morning Sierra Club ReadyFor100 activists and partners rallied in Miami Beach
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yesterday at 09:12. Facebook
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced yesterday that grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park are being delisted as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Management of grizzlies in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem will now be transferred to the states of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho. Each state plans to open a limited hunting season on the...
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The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced yesterday that grizzly bears in

Yellowstone Grizzlies Delisted

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Melonie Watson
Adam Blevins
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yesterday at 04:35. Facebook
Thanks to all the Mayors for 100% Clean Energy initiative co-chairs Mayor Philip Levine of City of Miami Beach Government, Florida, Mayor Jackie Biskupski of Salt Lake City, Utah, Mayor Kevin Faulconer of San Diego, California, and Mayor Steve Benjamin of City of Columbia Government, South Carolina for their work towards a renewable energy future!

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Thanks to all the Mayors for 100 Clean Energy initiative cochairs Mayor

Resolve: Clean Energy for US Cities

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yesterday at 02:43. Facebook
Despite serious concerns from Tribal nations and the scientific community - the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed Greater-Yellowstone-region grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List. Read more --> [ Sc.org Link ]

Take action: Tell Interior Secretary Zinke that the Greater Yellowstone grizzlies must continue to be protected and to stop these attacks on wildlife! --> [ Sc.org Link ]
Despite serious concerns from Tribal nations and the scientific community the US
Velma Kingsbury
May Pearl
Mark Smith
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06/22/2017 at 22:08. Facebook
The right to vote is integral in our movement to protect the planet. Four years ago the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, clearing the way for dozens of new discriminatory laws that restrict the vote. And now even more attacks are coming from the highest office in the land.

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The right to vote is integral in our movement to protect the

Protecting Our Right to be Heard and to Vote

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06/22/2017 at 18:41. Facebook
BREAKING: Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced that they are delisting the Greater Yellowstone grizzly bear. This decision will set grizzly recovery in the region back by decades.

Tell Secretary Ryan Zinke: protect the bears and protect our wildlife! --> [ Sc.org Link ]
BREAKING Today the US Department of the Interior announced that they are
Deb MacDonald
Brian Allan Moore
Marilyn Kircus
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06/22/2017 at 03:15. Facebook
Gustavo Castro was in bed, working on his laptop, when he heard a loud noise. It sounded like someone was breaking open the locked kitchen door. From the bedroom across the hall, his friend Berta Cáceres screamed, "Who's out there?" Before Castro had time to react, a man kicked down his bedroom door and pointed a gun at his face. It was 11:40 P.M. on March 2, 2016.
Gustavo Castro was in bed working on his laptop when he heard

Under the Gun: An Investigation Into the Murder of Berta Cáceres

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Eric Santaiti
Patricia Radosevich Coia
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06/21/2017 at 22:11. Facebook
Mayor Jim Kenney just announced his support for a goal of transitioning Philadelphia, PA, to 100% clean, renewable energy. He joins the growing coalition of Mayors For 100% Clean Energy who have made similar pledges of powering communities with 100% percent renewables, such as solar and wind.

The announcement comes just days before The United States Conference of Mayors. Kenney's endorsement...
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Mayor Jim Kenney just announced his support for a goal of transitioning
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Ann Calka Naylor
Bob Jaissle
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06/21/2017 at 13:38. Facebook
Happy Summer Solstice! How are you spending your long summer days? If you'll be outdoors more, here are some tips for finding a great campsite: [ Sc.org Link ]
Happy Summer Solstice How are you spending your long summer days If
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Lyn Stevens Drathring
Eugene Schoen
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06/21/2017 at 02:02. Facebook
Another day, another city is #ReadyFor100% clean energy!

Just minutes ago South Carolina's City of Columbia Government unanimously approved a resolution to transition the city to 100% renewable electricity community-wide by 2036, making Columbia the 1st city in South Carolina and 36th city in the United States to commit to 100% renewable energy.

This comes on the heels of the city of...
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Another day another city is ReadyFor100 clean energy
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Regina Billotti
Barry Bandaruk
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06/20/2017 at 18:26. Facebook
Tribal lands makes up 2% of the land in the United States, but 5% of the renewable energy potential in the country. Tim Willink is helping realize that potential. [ Sc.org Link ]
Tribal lands makes up 2 of the land in the United States

Tribal Solar Brings Renewable Power to the People

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Kathy Dentler
Yuri Camberos
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06/20/2017 at 12:42. Facebook
Sierra Club Outdoors director and U.S. Army veteran Stacy Bare recently returned to Iraq -- this time on a mission to scale mountains. Watch below for Stacy's story: one of healing, hope, and the power of spending time in nature.

Learn more about the Sierra Club Military Outdoors program which organizes outdoor trips for veterans, other service members and their families --> sc.org/military
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06/20/2017 at 01:55. Facebook
☀ U.S. cities are charting the course to 100% renewable energy!

Today, the Sarasota, Florida City Commission approved a resolution to transition municipal operations to 100% zero-emission, renewable electricity by 2030 and the entire community by 2045.

Learn more --> [ Sc.org Link ]
☀ US cities are charting the course to 100 renewable energy
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Fernando Agudelo
May Pearl
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06/20/2017 at 00:35. Facebook
Today is "Juneteenth" in honor of one of the final official emancipation of slaves in the U.S.
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What is Juneteenth? June 19 holiday celebrates emancipation of slaves

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May Pearl
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06/19/2017 at 13:34. Facebook
Toxic pesticides called neonicotinoids, or “neonics” are killing bees and putting ¼ of what we eat at risk -- as everything from apples to watermelon depends on bee pollination. American beekeepers reported an estimated loss of 44 percent of their hives last year. Congress must put an end to this crisis.

This National Pollinator Week, celebrate pollinators and tell Congress to pass the...
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Toxic pesticides called neonicotinoids or neonics are killing bees and putting of

Help save our bees and the planet! — AddUp.org

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AJ Alt Sr.
Maria Corgan
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06/19/2017 at 01:06. Facebook
Curbed illustrates the power of collective commitments and relays some practical, implementable advice covering things you can do in your home, on your table, along your route, in your neighborhood, with your community, and in your city --> [ Curbed.com Link ]
Curbed illustrates the power of collective commitments and relays some practical

101 ways to fight climate change and support the Paris agreement

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Hiro Kawabata
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06/18/2017 at 21:13. Facebook
Happy Father's Day! Sierra Club executive director and Climate Parents leader Michael Brune writes about turning love into climate action and building power against Trump --> [ Huffingtonpost.com Link ]
Happy Fathers Day Sierra Club executive director and Climate Parents leader Michael

Parents, Kids And Climate

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06/18/2017 at 13:03. Facebook
Happy Father's Day!
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06/17/2017 at 17:03. Facebook
The “Park Prescription” program, is designed to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent chronic health issues by encouraging exercise at state parks. Learn more --> [ Go.shr.lc Link ]
The Park Prescription program is designed to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent

Some Vermont doctors to prescribe state parks for exercise

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Barbara Tavolacci
Justin Ruggiero