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June 17, 2019| Climate
Photo by Nathan Burton.

Many young people are leading the conversation about climate change across this country and the world. A group of these young leaders met recently at a summit in rural, eastern North Carolina, where severe storms have brought the issues of climate change and resiliency into sharp focus. 

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December 21, 2018| Climate
Paul Trianosky

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December 19, 2018| Climate
im Menard, Jena Meredith, and Kevin Harnish with growing trees planted in 2008. Photo by Alterra Hetzel.

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December 17, 2018| Climate
Alterra Hetzel (facing forward) joined by partners from The North Face at Garcia River Forest. Photo by The North Face.

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June 19, 2017| Climate
Jill Jonnes

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February 20, 2017| Climate
Matt Whitbeck

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September 5, 2016| Climate
Alterra Hetzel. Photo courtesy The North Face.

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June 20, 2016| Climate
Cindy Montañez

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April 20, 2016| Climate

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March 28, 2016| Climate
Carrie is the Fund's Director of Carbon Compliance.

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April 7, 2015| Climate
Imagine you are walking across a vast landscape, trying to make your way through some dense seemingly endless vegetation. Above you fly aplomado falcons, green jays and Altamira orioles.    Around you  a multitude of butterfly species painted in red, orange, and blue flutter through the bush. All of a sudden, from the top of a tree you see an ocelot with beautiful gold and black print run down the trunk and into the thick brush.  And you realized you just witnessed one of the most unique features about this animal – its ability to run straight down objects as a defense mechanism. Where are you?

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March 11, 2015| Climate
The Conservation Fund’s carbon programs illustrate that a vision outlined 30 years ago resonates still today; conservation in the United States can address our most critical environmental issues while making good economic sense. Happy 30th Anniversary to The Conservation Fund - we are honored to contribute to the mission.

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December 18, 2014| Climate
Carrie Gombos
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed regulating greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. EPA’s proposed rule, also known as the Clean Power Plan, was released on June 2, 2014, and will set guidelines for states to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants. The proposed rule defines existing sources as those that were operating or had begun construction by January 8, 2014.

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December 15, 2014| Climate
Get Outside and Go Wild
Nearly 50 years ago the The North Face® was founded with the mission to build the best gear for the outdoors, support the preservation of wild places and inspire a global movement of outdoor exploration. Today the North Face is still passionate about its mission and exploration but it is also exploring important ways to reduce its carbon emissions and to address climate change.

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November 26, 2014| Climate
Beyond Carbon
Much of the discussion during next month’s international climate negotiations in Lima, Peru will revolve around halting tropical forest loss to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But Ecosystem Marketplace’s latest report on the voluntary and compliance markets shows forest carbon projects already having an impact – an impact that could multiply if the right policy signals are sent.

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May 26, 2014| Climate
Two Projects Make Carbon History
The Conservation Fund is proud to announce North America’s first two reforestation projects verified to the standards of the Climate Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCB Standards) at the Gold Level.  CCB verification at Red River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Louisiana and Marais des Cygnes NWR in Kansas ensures that both projects meet objectives related to trapping carbon, providing habitat for wildlife and creating positive benefits for nearby communities outlined five years ago when the projects were initiated.

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April 21, 2014| Climate
How To Hug A Tree
Two summers ago, my dear friend and I went on a 500+ mile epic hike called Camino de Santiago across Spain. We started on the French side of the Pyrenees Mountains in Saint Jean Pied de Port, hiked up and over the Pyrenees mountain range, and all the way across northern Spain to the city of Santiago de Compostela in the most North West region of Galecia.

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