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Path to Positive Summit

Announcing the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit, May 20-21

ecoAmerica is pleased to announce our 5th annual leadership summit. Path to Positive, the 2015 MomentUs Leadership Summit, is being held on May 20th and 21st, 2015 in Washington, DC.   The Path to Positive begins with the simple premise that the greatest obstacle to our nation leading on climate change isn’t a lack of […]

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Strengthening the Link Between Business and Conservation

More and more companies are striving to make sustainability part of their business. But meeting their commitments can be a challenge – especially if their supply chains involve commodities like timber, beef, or palm oil that can have serious environmental impacts. In this GreenBiz article, Carter Roberts, CEO of World Wildlife Fund, explains how his […]

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[Survey] Latinos Show Concern About Conservation Issues

California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund in partnership with through Tulchin Research conducted a in-depth statewide survey among 500 Latino voters in California to better understand their attitudes toward various conservation issues. The survey found 90% of Latino voters agree that we can “protect the environment and create jobs at the same time” and […]

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Audubon & ConservAmerica Press For Political Agreement On Conservation

The National Audubon Society and the green GOP group ConservAmerica are teaming up to create the American Eagle Compact, a campaign to press for bipartisan agreements on conservation and energy issues. “The spin-obsessed suits in Congress and in statehouses across the country have turned conservation from the great unifier that it once was into a […]

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Men, Sportsmen, Conservatives, and Churchgoers are Motivated to Conservation Action through Personal Benefits [Report]

In June 2012, The Nature Conservancy conducted research on individuals’ motivation for protecting nature. The research offered two reasons to engage in conservation: 1) for its own sake or 2) for the benefits people can derive from it. In breaking out demographics, the study found that men, sportsmen, conservatives, and frequent church attendees are more […]

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New White House Report: The Economic Value of Nature

A new report by the President’s Council of Science Advisors was produced to understand America’s “natural capital,” forming a tangible connection between the nation’s ecosystems and their economic value. Peter Karevia, co-author of the report, points out that “explicitly tracking the condition of and economic value of our natural systems is one sure way of […]

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5 Reasons Why Green Tech Has Such a Tough Time in America

5 Reasons Why Green Tech Has Such a Tough Time in America

This article from Wired.com states the 5 reasons that green technology is yet be very successful in the US despite our track record of innovation and ingenuity in this field. The author, Michael Kanellos, notes America's history of green tech inventions and then launches into the reasons that are prohibiting America from leading in the […]

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What Consumers Really Think of Green PR

Jon Greer, a media and PR analyst, summarizes some of the key findings from the Shelton Group's annual green consumer research.  The study shows that consumers prefer "energy efficiency" to both "conservation" and "green" because it's clear and less suspect of greenwashing.   Posted 10.28.2008 on BNET by Jon Greer   Here’s a quiz: which […]

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