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Resources to Help Environmental Lawyers Succeed



Citizens, non-profit organizations, civic and community groups, and governments rely on environmental law to ensure their rights to health and safety and protect our natural resources. To succeed in the courtroom, environmental lawyers must stay abreast of new legislation and how it’s being implemented. LexisNexis, our sponsors for this post and a publisher of several resources that […]

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Big Green Purse receives “Image of the Future” Award at Davos Communication Forum



The World Communication Forum recently recognized me and Big Green Purse with its global "Image of the Future" prize. The prize was awarded by a committee composed of 30 communications professionals from 20 countries in recognition of "the manager or designer who has created the best innovative brand and/or image," particularly when it comes to […]

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Discovery’s New Series Shows What “Life” is All About



Think life is boring? You won't after you watch the Discovery Channel's amazing new series called — what else? — "Life." Narrated by Oprah Winfrey, each of the eleven episodes features magnificent never-before-seen footage of animals and plants living naturally in the environment: as predators, prey, and even parents. The program is a sequel of sorts to the blockbuster "Planet […]

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Stay-At-Home Mom Shifts $1,600 of Household Budget to Protect the Environment and Her Family



Erin Peters knows a thing or two about "green" shopping. The stay-at-home mother of three young boys lives with her family in Raleigh, North Carolina. She writes The Conscious Shopper blog, where her motto is "Go Green. Live Better. Save Money." She's also the newest member of our One in a Million campaign, joining almost 5,000 other […]

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We Don’t Wait for Our Child to Get Hit By a Car Before We Tell Her to Look Both Ways When Crossing the Street



"Look both ways before you cross the street." That's the Precautionary Principle in a nutshell. The Precautionary Principle was hammered out at the historic Wisconsin Wingspread conference in 1998 by scientists, researchers, and citizens. The principle is grounded in the simple belief that we should not wait to protect ourselves or the environment until we […]

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“In Wildness is the Preservation of the World”



Henry David Thoreau wrote these words in 1862. Today, almost a century and a half later, they are more true than ever before. Mining, forest clear cutting, oil and gas development, and road building are destroying the extraordinary and irreplaceable wilderness that is our natural heritage. The Wilderness Act, signed by President Lyndon Johnson on September […]

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