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Now more than ever, the choices we make as a species will determine the world we leave for future generations. With PlanetVision, the California Academy of Sciences offers a blueprint for a sustainable future. By focusing on straightforward, effective actions that individuals, communities, businesses, and governments can take to improve our food, water, and energy systems, solutions to these global challenges are in sight.

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The Secrets of the Forest series was written with 2 main purposes in mind. 1. To offer parents, teachers, scout leaders, and outdoor educators a guide to engage their students in Nature . . . at a time when our young ones so desperately need this connection, as does Nature itself. 2) To win over a new generation of environmental advocates who will look after this world.

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Serves artists, naturalists, and educators pursuing interests in botany, botanical art and environmental education in formal and informal learning environments. Its principal goal is to encourage an interest in plants through art, science, and interpretation.

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"Animals at Risk from Climate Change" is an educational poster that presents a succinct overview of the fundamental impacts of greenhouse gases—the causes, effects and risks of extinction to all forms of life on the planet. Comprehensive and rigorously annotated to reliable sources, this resource is a valuable, timely and relevant educational aid. Published in collaboration a non-profit educational foundation: The Global Education Project. http://www.theglobaleducationproject.org/climate-change/

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Talking about nature has frequently become talking about extinction, decline and loss. But it’s not all “doom and gloom”. The “Lost and Found” project works to bring to life the inspirational stories of those that never stopped believing and whose passion led them to rewrite the history of the species they so deeply cared about. We hope to use these tales to give these conservation champions the recognition they deserve but also to spread a message of hope to all those who care about nature.

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Medical Alert! Climate Change is Harming Our Health is the title of a report and a campaign led by a consortium of 11 medical societies representing more than half of the doctors in the U.S. Their website contains the report, posters, presentation slides, some state/regional specifics, and numerous links to relevant info.

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Enterprise in Space expands the frontiers of science and education throughout our communities and in space! EIS is an international program of the non-profit National Space Society. https://www.enterpriseinspace.org Scientists exploring Earth from Space have taught us the intimate relationship between Earth and Sky, and the inter-relatedness of the Earth, Wind, Fire and Water cycles. Based on the Martius-Spix expedition 1817, Remember the Rainforest is a window in time, a glimpse of the Earth’s potential at its fullest, 1817-20. RTR creates, promotes and supports Ecology education K12. http://www.remembertherainforest.com/shop2/pages/rtr1.html http://www.remembertherainforest.com/shop2/pages/rtr2.html

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