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Simple calendar illustration for March's awareness months

March: Awareness Months & Holidays for Causes (2023)

The ultimate calendar of March’s awareness days, national months, and more...
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Kindness Quote Graphic: "It takes courage to be kind." — Maya Angelou

88 Best Quotes About Kindness To Make the World Better

Kindness asks us to extend our approach beyond niceties and good manners, and into transformative action, compassionate and intentional inclusion, and empowering solutions. 
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A photo collage of an informational paper about seeds, a bison, an electric vehicle charging port, a thank you card, and hanging clothes.

Seeds, Compostable Clothes, & Gratitude - Good News This Week: November 26th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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A photo collage of a solar window, a small island, a group of kids, a pedestrian walkway, and a woman holding binoculars

Solar Windows, LANDBACK, & Dolphins - Good News This Week: November 19th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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April Campbell looks to the horizon using a binoculars

Good News: Building a Black Birding Community in Detroit

Developing a Black-focused birdwatching group for people of color in Michigan took a dogged willingness to bypass those standing “in the way.”
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A photo collage of socks-wearing feet, a man with a pan and socks, a pie chart with statistics, a woman at a bike rack, two soldiers carrying an item, and a scuba diver

Bikes, Fish, & Divers - Good News This Week: November 12th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Illustrated February awareness calendar

February: Awareness Months & Holidays for Causes (2023)

The ultimate calendar of February's awareness days, national months, and more...
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he Gwich’in First Nation cultural gathering of all the Gwich’in peoples from Yukon, Alaska, and Northwest Territories in in 2014. Here, people discuss important issues, such as threats from oil and gas development projects.

Second Oil Company Exits Arctic Thanks To Fierce Indigenous Opposition

Drilling and subsequent infrastructure development in the Arctic would have significant impacts on the tundra and would be disruptive to wildlife like caribou and polar bears.
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A view of the Yellowstone National Park

These Are the 25 Oldest National Parks in America

The importance of these lands goes back further than explorations of the Western wilderness, further than the passage of protective legislation. Using a variety of historical sources, we compiled a list of the 25 oldest established national parks in America.
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A group of sheep eating a pumpkin

The Guilt-Free Way to Get Rid of Halloween Pumpkins

An array of options exist, and a landfill doesn’t need to be its final resting place.
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