Celebrating River Conservation with Gorgeous Photos

October 21, 2011 by  
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© Michael Melford/National Geographic The Merced River in Yosemite National Park, California, boasts 114.5 miles protected since 1987 with an additional 8 miles added in 1992. However, this represents a portion of a much less encouraging number. Try 0.35%. That’s the percent of all US river miles that are currently protected by law. Joel K Bourne, Jr. celebrates the efforts made by conservationists John Craighead and brother Frank Craighead in the latest issue of National Geographic. Check out some stunning photographs that show why these river miles are worth protec… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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What Happens to Cold Blooded Animals in a Warming World (Slideshow)

November 19, 2009 by  
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The European Green Lizard, Lacerta viridis , shows off a blue head while catching some rays. Lizards and other so-called “cold-blooded” animals have complex biochemistry: sometimes they have 4 to 10 different enzyme systems where humans would use only 1.

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