September 16, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Nature Blows My Mind! The alien planet of Bisti Wilderness, New Mexico [Photos]

The things nature does to sand and rock are amazing. You may think this is an alien planet with bizarre stone houses for extraterrestrials, but no, this is New Mexico in all it’s mind-blowing glory. Continue reading

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March 28, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Move over squirrels: Leopards are new backyard wildlife

Certain landscapes of western India completely devoid of wilderness and with high human populations are crawling with a different kind of backyard wildlife: leopards. Continue reading

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April 24, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Smart growth is a start. But it’s not enough.

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
I want to follow up on yesterday’s article about placemaking.  Reacting to an excellent essay by Ethan Kent, I posited that that the creation and strengthenin… Continue reading

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August 9, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Seeing cities as the environmental solution, not the problem

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities & Smart Growth, Washington, DC  
For a long time, America’s environmental community celebrated wilderness and the rural landscape while disdaining cities and towns.  Thoreau’s Wald… Continue reading

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