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It’s Cat’s Day: Happy Clawing, Meowing and Playing by Harnoor Gill

Aug 28th, 2014 | By
It’s Cat’s Day: Happy Clawing, Meowing and Playing by Harnoor Gill

Did you know that a cat’s field of vision is about 200 degrees and unlike humans, cats do not need to blink their eyes on a regular basis to keep their eyes lubricated? Well that’s just one of the many things that make these furry animals amazing and there is much more to it. Cats
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Everybody Loves Magazines

Feb 3rd, 2014 | By
Everybody Loves Magazines

By Julie Salzman   Magazines are everywhere and why not?  They are easy and fun to read.  Also, there is a magazine for every interest.  There are magazines about pets, teen life, crafting, cooking, health, business and news, the list goes on and on. According to CleanAir.org, 350 million magazines are published each year.  MetaClimate.com
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Don’t be a Dumper!

Jan 28th, 2014 | By
Don’t be a Dumper!

DON’T BE A DUMPIER By Brianna L. Moore So why shouldn’t we just flush or trash our unused meds?   Environmental Impacts                  Dead Fish   http://www.paneuropeannetworks.com//images/news_image/thumb2/large_1353511216_Fears%20c%20EsotericSapience.jpg   Accidental Poisoning http://www.drugfree.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/child-with-pills.jpg       Drug Abuse     How to properly dispose of unwanted medicines?     http://www.epa.gov/flowoftheriver/images/pharmafish.gif   What can I do? Read the
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Saving the Snow Leopards

Jan 9th, 2014 | By
Saving the Snow Leopards

By Malcolm Barnard   Many of Action for Nature’s readers and Eco Heroes all over the world are involved in wildlife conservation efforts. This post is for you. My friend Joe Rohde traveled to Mongolia this Fall to raise money to support conservation efforts for endangered snow leopards. I posted some of this information previously
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What’s your Resolution for Change for 2014?!

Jan 8th, 2014 | By
What’s your Resolution for Change for 2014?!

By Malcolm Bernard 2013 was an incredible year. I am honored to serve as Action for Nature’s International Eco Hero. Through Action for Nature I have had an opportunity to meet other kids from all over the world who share my passion for conservation and want to make a difference in both their own communities
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Plastic Bottles by Julie Salzman

Nov 26th, 2013 | By
Plastic Bottles by Julie Salzman

No matter how careful my family and I are about using reusable drinking bottles, at the end of the week our recycle bin is full of plastic water bottles. My family is not alone in this because according to kids.nationalgeographic.com, the US is consuming 29 billion water bottles a year. They also say that only
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School’s In By Julie Salzman

Oct 29th, 2013 | By
School’s In By Julie Salzman

Summer has passed and I hope every student enjoyed their well-deserved time off.   Back-to-school campaigns are on the TV and invaded many magazines and newspapers.  So whether you are the student who hasn’t emptied out their backpack from the prior year or you are the student who likes to do your school shopping early, please
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Je-ju Island by Alberta

Oct 29th, 2013 | By
Je-ju Island by Alberta

I would like to introduce Je-ju Island, a new seven wonders of nature. Je-ju island is located southwest of the Korean peninsula. Below are some facts about Je-ju Island: The island is home to both polar and tropical animals. It is home to 77 types of mammal, 198 species of bird, 8 kinds each of
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Youth from Garissa County gets honored as Tree Ambassador

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
Youth from Garissa County gets honored as Tree Ambassador

Meet Abdikadir Aden, also known as Mr.Environment from Garissa. The 25 year old youth is a great inspiration, especially to youth in this country and
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How to Make an Environmental PSA

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
How to Make an Environmental PSA

Like many others who visit Action for Nature, you likely want to spread the word about some environmental issue you are ardently passionate about. It’s a great idea to take initiative and raise awareness about water pollution, recycling, or an endangered species. Only problem is, you may live in a small rural town where the
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Healthy Habits for a Healthy World! by Hina Hazrat

Jul 14th, 2013 | By
Healthy Habits for a Healthy World! by Hina Hazrat

  At times, we realize that a lot of our activities injure our earth or, in more simple words, affect it badly. Today, I would like to share few easy and impactful acts that we can implement in our daily lives to ensure a healthy world free of  pollution and over usage of natural resources.
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International Young Eco-Hero Awards Annual Videos

Jul 1st, 2013 | By

Action for Nature is proud to showcase our previous 2009-2012 Eco-Hero Award winners in video form. Check out our Youtube channel!  We hope the accomplishments of these outstanding young people inspire others to take action.



Preserving the Majesty by Malcolm Barnard

Jun 30th, 2013 | By
Preserving the Majesty by Malcolm Barnard

  Mammoth trees so lush and green These woods are nothing but serene Underneath a cloudless, pearl blue sky Tree to tree, songbirds swoop and fly Swaying gently loom luscious plants Vibrant warblers calling unique chants Slithering snakes oscillate across the trail An electric blue lizard lazily flicks its tail Night falls as stars glisten
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World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa by Abdikadir Aden

Jun 30th, 2013 | By
World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa by Abdikadir Aden

Wednesday 5th June, 2013 was my biggest day as a young environmentalist as I joined in the global events for World Environment Day, 2013. Garissa
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Did you know? by Sam

Jun 18th, 2013 | By
Did you know? by Sam

  Did you  know… Many people dispose of an old TV in a dump instead of recycling.  Approximately  3 out of 10 people put their TV in the trash last year. Approximately 2 out of 10 people threw their desktop computers or monitors  in the garbage in the past year. About 130 million cell phones
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PWC’s Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up by Harnoor Gill

Jun 6th, 2013 | By
PWC’s Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up by Harnoor Gill

  Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park, Brampton, Ontario: The shoreline clean-up we conducted at this park in Brampton was the first spring clean-up at our 2nd year pinnacle held on April 21st 2013. We had a great turnout at Chinguacousy Park with lots of youth participation where kids were physically involved in the shoreline clean-up.
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Be Water Smart by Brianna Moore

Jun 4th, 2013 | By
Be Water Smart by Brianna Moore

Rain barrels can help you be water smart.  Our lakes provide a fifth of the world’s fresh water.  Simply creating or purchasing a rain barrel can help preserve our fresh water and keep our lakes healthy and clean.  In addition, collecting rain water will also help to protect the many unique species that live and
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Teenagers Launch International Campaign to Save Antarctica by Leah Davidson

May 29th, 2013 | By
Teenagers Launch International Campaign to Save Antarctica by Leah Davidson

In December 2011, then 17-year-old Leah Davidson from Sherbrooke, Quebec received a Leacross Foundation scholarship to participate in an educational expedition with the award-winning nonprofit
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It’s Time for Celebration! by Harnoor Gill

May 21st, 2013 | By
It’s Time for Celebration! by Harnoor Gill

“If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us” – David Suzuki                                          
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Animals, Plants, Animals by Brianna Moore

May 15th, 2013 | By
Animals, Plants, Animals by Brianna Moore

“There is no doubt that the tropical rainforests of the world are in danger. Every hour approximately six species of life in our tropical rainforests are destroyed. Experts agree that the number one cause of extinction in the tropical rainforest is due to the destruction of the tropical   environment.” – Jason Albright Every day, more and more
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