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The 7 Principles
The Seven Principles of "Leave No Trace" provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact practices for anyone visiting the outdoors. Although Leave No Trace has its roots in backcountry settings, the Principles have been adapted so that they can be applied anywhere — from remote wilderness areas, to local parks and even in your own backyard.

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The Great New York State Fair

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Syracuse, NY 13209
Phone: (315) 487-7711
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The Three R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

The three R's - reduce, reuse and recycle - all help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away. They conserve natural resources, landfill space and energy. Plus, the three R's save land and money communities must use to dispose of waste in landfills. Siting a new landfill has become difficult and more expensive due to environmental regulations and public opposition.

The Cuyahoga River Caught Fire at Least a Dozen Times, but No One Cared Until 1969

Cuyahoga River
Cleveland, Ohio
Description: Despite being much smaller than previous fires, the river blaze in Cleveland 50 years ago became a symbol for the nascent environmental movement
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The 7 Principles

The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact practices for anyone visiting the outdoors. Although Leave No Trace has its roots in backcountry settings, the Principles have been adapted so that they can be applied anywhere — from remote wilderness areas, to local parks and even in your own backyard.
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Adidas’ limited edition sneakers are made from recycled ocean waste

by James Vincent, June 8, 2016

Last year, Adidas unveiled a prototype 3D-printed sneaker made from recycled plastic ocean waste. The design was a collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, an organization that raises awareness about the environmental destruction of the oceans. Now, Adidas and Parley have launched a competition to give 50 fans the chance to win a pair of the limited edition shoes. The design of the sneakers, says Adidas, the sole doesn't appear to be 3D-printed any more, and while the original prototypes were too stiff to run in, the new shoes are supposed to be as functional as any other sold by the company.
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New Insight on Ground Shaking from Man-Made Earthquakes

Released: 4/23/2015

Man-made activities like fracking have triggered a sharp increase in earthquakes since 2009 in the central and eastern U.S., according to a new report from the United States Geological Survey. "The increase has been linked to industrial operations that dispose of wastewater by injecting it into deep wells," the USGS said. Scientists have identified 17 areas within eight states—Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Texas—with increased levels of man-induced seismicity. “These earthquakes are occurring at a higher rate than ever before and pose a much greater risk to people living nearby,” Mark Petersen of the USGS said.
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Redwood poaching spreads to national forests

Redwood burl poaching spreads from national park to national forests
 By Jeff Barnard, Associated Press Writer

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- The poaching of knobby growths on ancient redwood trees has spread to national forests in Northern California and Oregon.The growths, known as burls, appear at the base of redwood trees, where they send out sprouts. Their intricate grain is prized for furniture and decorations.
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Nature Conservancy

Conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends Every acre we protect, every river mile restored, every species brought back from the brink, begins with you. Your support will help make a lasting difference around the world in 69 countries.

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Phone: 510-663-6500
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