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Citizen Science: Share Your Observations

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By contributing their observations of the natural world, citizen scientists can participate actively in environmental conservation.Photo: Contribute your Baltimore Oriole observations to eBird, a large citizen science database. Jim Crosswell/All Canada Photos/Getty.

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The 10 Countries with the Least Healthy Environment

A list of the worst countries based on their Environmental Performance Index.

Top 10 Countries with the Healthiest Environment

A ranking of the best countries based on their Environmental Performance Index.

Deforestation in Indonesia

Get an update on deforestation in Indonesia, with a review of the concerns, trends, and efforts to conserve what’s left.

Deforestation in the Amazon

Get an update on deforestation in the Amazon Basin, with a review of the concerns, trends, and efforts to conserve what’s left.

An Update on Deforestation

Learn the latest about deforestation, and discover an online tool that tracks changes in the world’s forests.

What Is the Izaak Walton League?

Learn more about this venerable environmental organization devoted to the sustainable use of natural resources.

Heroes of a New Environmental Ethic

Learn about some of the most important figures responsible for the United States’ modern environmental ethic.

Who Were the Founders of America’s Public Lands?

Learn about some of the most important figures responsible for the conservation of the United States’ public lands.

The Threat from the New Zealand Mudsnail

Learn about invasive New Zealand mudsnails, their impact, and what you can do to slow down their spread.

Invasive Species Vectors

Definition and examples of vectors responsible for accidental and intentional introductions of invasive species.

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