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New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection

Contact with nature is an important part of growing up and linking Americans to one another; competing priorities and other factors impede getting outdoors. The findings from an unprecedented national study of Americans’ relationship to nature reveal an alarming disconnection, but also widespread opportunities for reconnecting. The results are prompting nature conservation, environmental education, and…

Goldman Environmental Prize

Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Six Heroes of the Environment

Award recognizes activists from Australia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala, India, Slovenia, United States SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2017 — The Goldman Environmental Foundation today announced the six recipients of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest award for grassroots environmental activists. Awarded annually to environmental heroes from each of the world’s six inhabited…