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La Niña and El Niño
El Niño and La Niña: What’s the Difference?
You have probably heard the terms El Niño and La Niña before but it can be difficult to know the difference between the two. Get a deeper understanding of how these periodic weather patterns have an...
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How to Safely Celebrate the Holidays Outdoors
Create new memories this holiday season by embracing the physical and mental health benefits of the outdoors. Get outside and create an alternative celebration this year!
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Environmental education quiz
Quiz: How Eco-Literate Are You?
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Greening STEM Success Stories You Can Adapt for Use in Your Classroom
Among the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the few bright spots is that Americans have developed an increased appreciation for teachers. As parents and children have adapted to...
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Why You Should Take the NEEF eLearning Asthma Course
Did you know that more than 5 million children under age 18 live with asthma ? With widespread community transmission of COVID-19 and this year’s potential influenza (flu) activity, people with...
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Fish swimming in plastic
Rethinking Plastic Packaging
Did you know that 40 percent of all plastic produced is used for disposable packaging, which is the single largest market for plastic materials? In response to growing concern about the plastic waste...
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Mom and kids playing and carving pumpkins
5 Ways to Have a Green Halloween
With the pandemic and social distancing changing everything in 2020, Halloween will likely look different this year. This creates the perfect opportunity to green-up this haunted holiday in the...
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Helicopters fighting wildfires
How Lorena Williams' Fire Career Took Her to New Heights
In light of the recent wildfires engulfing the west coast, we spoke with Lorena Williams, a wildland firefighter formerly with the US Forest Service, about her experiences. With Fire Prevention Week...
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Children walking through a park
Celebrate Children's Environmental Health Day 2020
Children's Environmental Health Day is an annual event devoted to raising awareness for children's environmental health issues. It gives us a chance to celebrate successes in the field, share...
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