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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Two months, one page: Environmental news in case you missed it.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
To many, Amphioctopus marginatus looks like a mouthful of sashimi. To protect itself, it acts like an octopus. As one does.
While the Republicans in the House of Representatives are great at making sure almost every week is chock full of terrible legislation that would please their Big Oil and King Coal buddies, this week is their official
About the Huron Valley GroupThe Sierra Club is a non-profit, member-supported, public interest organization that promotes conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions--legislative, administrative, legal, and electoral.
Lay of the Land
A group of intrepid veterans, now aspiring filmmakers, recently embarked on an expedition into the wilderness of Washington's North Cascades National Park for the 2014 Sierra Club Military Outdoors Adventure Film School. Months of planning, training, and pre-production, followed by six days in the mountains summiting Sahale Peak, Shark Fin Tower, and the Aquirre resulted in some amazing experiences, and truly inspirational films.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Do you know these street artists? You should.
Friday, November 1, 2013
This year was John Muir's demisemiseptcentennial, so naturally the Sierra Club wished our founder a happy 175th birthday on Facebook
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Invasive Species10/19/14 update: The Emerald Ash Borer has recently been found to also affect fringe (in addition to ash) trees.
In early 2012, Sierra Club members in the Las Cruces Group in New Mexico, organized the Pestidides & Parkinson's Disease Committee. They were inspired by an article in the Jan. 2012 issue of SIERRA Magazine: “Parkinson’s Alley”. The article described how people exposed to agricultural pesticides were developing Parkinson's Disease. This led legislators in California to introduce some legislative solutions.
Sierra Club Radio
This week on Sierra Club Radio: The CEO of Taylor Guitars, Bob Taylor, talks with us about their efforts to source their instrument materials from eco-friendly wood, and why they support The Lacey Act, which helps fight illegal logging worldwide
There’s growing opposition to trade deals that the Obama administration is pushing and to so-called fast-track trade authority, an outdated mechanism that would limit Congressional and public oversight over trade negotiations.
The Green Life
El Dr. Molina es el único científico mexicano que ha ganado el Premio Nóbel. Lo consiguió en la categoría de química por haber descubierto la causa de la erosión en la capa de ozono de la atmósfera.
We are working to keep Maine free of tar sands and other dirty fuels.
Lay of the Land
Press Releases October 30, 2014, 100 African American Leaders Oppose We Energies’ Unfair Rate Hike Proposal October 22, 2014, Whitewater Joins Communities Concerned about Tar Sands Threat in Wisconsin
Guided by the possibility of deep powder, this party of young skiers took on the remote slopes of Japan's Shirakawa backcountry. Sharing in an adventure of more than 2,000 miles north through the country, this band of explorers was determined to find the best powder for that ultimate downhill ride.
The Ozark Headwaters Group of Sierra Club is one of two groups of the Sierra Club Arkansas Chapter. The Ozark Headwaters Group (OHG) boundaries cover roughly the northwestern half of the state with the sister group, the Central Arkansas Group (CAG) covering the southeastern half. People who live within OHG boundaries are automatically enrolled in the group when they join the national Sierra Club.
Sierra Club Radio
This week on Sierra Club Radio: Laurel Sutherlin from Rainforest action network on the problems with palm oil. Vanessa Garrison and Tanya Morgan Dixon, founders of a new non-profit called GirlTrek.