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The only butterfly in the world with a bird-like, two-way migration is more scarce than ever before, according to biologists’ latest tally. A study published in Scientific Reports last March found that the population of eastern monarchs had declined by 80 percent in the last decade.

Sierra Magazine has more on the plight of the monarchs --> [ Link ]

A Dynasty at Risk
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yesterday at 19:40. Facebook
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yesterday at 02:51. Facebook
"During his tenure as attorney general of Oklahoma, Scott Pruitt, now the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, closely coordinated with major oil and gas producers, electric utilities and political groups with ties to the libertarian billionaire brothers Charles G. and David H. Koch to roll back environmental regulations, according to over 6,000 pages of emails made public on...
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The Pruitt Emails: E.P.A. Chief Was Arm in Arm With Industry
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yesterday at 00:12. Facebook
Read our declaration of support for Hispanic and immigrant communities --> [ Link ]

Declaración de Apoyo del Sierra Club a las Comunidades Hispana e Inmigrante
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02/22/2017 at 19:16. Facebook
"I think we all felt that taking on the mantle of climate change was quite daunting, because of its extraordinary impact and legacy."

Sierra Magazine talks with executive producer Mike Gunton about the making of BBC Earth's PLANET EARTH II --> [ Link ]

Executive Producer Mike Gunton Talks About Planet Earth II
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02/22/2017 at 16:33. Facebook
Trump’s Secretary of the Interior nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke, has a 97% record on voting against our public lands.

Call your senators at 1-347-269-4100 and tell them Zinke is unfit for the job of protecting our special places.
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02/22/2017 at 03:49. Facebook
Climate change is extending far beyond the threat of melting polar ice caps -- it's putting a dangerous stranglehold on life in oceans, too. A new study found that the ocean's worldwide oxygen content declined by more than 2% between 1960 and 2010.

While 2% may sound like only a small change, it doesn't take much of a drop to threaten the state of oceans. The only organism in the ocean that...
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Ocean oxygen levels drop 2% in 50 years, Nature study finds
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02/21/2017 at 20:29. Facebook
Great one to share, Girl Scouts! #BlackHistoryMonth
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02/21/2017 at 03:36. Facebook
In October 2016, a group of seven African-American outdoor enthusiasts embarked on a four-day backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail (A.T.). The...

A Hike Through History: Following the Path of the Underground Railroad
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02/21/2017 at 01:42. Facebook
Not every run, hike, birthday, or event is alike. Your everyday activities can have a huge impact. And the world can't wait!

Take this personality quiz to find out what activity is best for you with #TeamSierra --> [ Link ]

How will You Do Good by Nature with Team Sierra?
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02/20/2017 at 19:26. Facebook
Ansel Easton Adams, American photographer and environmentalist, was born February 20, 1902. His art form helped share natural landscapes with the world.
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02/20/2017 at 03:01. Facebook
"No matter who is in The White House, cities and towns across the country will continue leading the transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy." - Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune

This week, Pueblo, Colorado and Moab, Utah became the 22nd and 23rd cities in the U.S. to commit to transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. Read more --> [ Link ] #ReadyFor100

These Two Cities Just Committed to 100% Renewable Energy!
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02/19/2017 at 23:56. Facebook
Scientists have discovered “extraordinary” levels of toxic pollution in the most remote and inaccessible place on the planet – the 10km deep Mariana trench in the Pacific Ocean.

'Extraordinary' levels of pollutants found in 10km deep Mariana trench
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02/19/2017 at 21:23. Facebook
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02/19/2017 at 03:13. Facebook
From February 18–26, Members of Congress will be back home while Congress is on break. Many of them will be holding town hall meetings to hear concerns from constituents. Make sure they hear from you.

Find a town hall near you, learn what to expect, and get a list of sample questions you can use to ask your Members of Congress to stand up for our environment and communities.

Your Guide to Townhalls
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02/19/2017 at 00:52. Facebook
We will continue to resist Scott Pruitt. We will hold accountable those senators who voted for Pruitt’s confirmation. We will fight back in court. We will talk to our friends and get them involved when Pruitt attempts to rollback our bedrock air, water, and climate protections.

Sierra Club Beyond Coal campaign director Mary Anne Hitt shares more things you can do right away -- [...
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We Will Resist Scott Pruitt and Keep Fighting for Clean Air and Water
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02/18/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Sierra Magazine shares new research that biodynamic and organic vineyards produce better wine. Happy National Drink Wine Day!

Added Value
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02/18/2017 at 03:38. Facebook
"Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.” ~ Anne Lamott

Your Ray of Hope taken by photographer Mark Stevens of Grinnell Point and Mount Gould next to Swiftcurrent Lake at Glacier National Park in Montana.

Did you know you can get our photo and quote every weekday by...
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02/18/2017 at 01:54. Facebook
“Scott Pruitt as administrator of the EPA likely means a full-scale assault on the protections that Americans have enjoyed for clean air, clean water and a healthy climate. For environmental groups, it means we’re in for the fight of our lives for the next four years.” - Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune

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Scott Pruitt, longtime adversary of EPA, confirmed to lead the agency
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02/18/2017 at 00:13. Facebook
Not content with handing control of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to an ally of Big Oil who has made a career of suing the agency, Republicans have introduced legislation "to terminate the Environmental Protection Agency" altogether!

Take action now to tell your members of Congress to defend the EPA! --> [ Link ]