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9 Reasons to Be Hopeful for 2019

Depending on where you get your news, it can be hard to stay hopeful, especially when you’re a nature lover. To help set the tone for a bright and promising kick off to the new year, here are nine of our favorite reasons to be hopeful for 2019 — we hope they inspire you to continue fighting for the conservation and protection of our planet!

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This year, #OptOutside for a good cause

By now, you’ve no doubt heard of, and probably participated in, REI’s annual call to Opt Outside on Black Friday. This year, we propose taking things one step further.

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Vote the Outdoors

This November 6 is our opportunity to use our voice and our vote to support the great outdoors we all love so much. These guides will help you vote informed.

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11 Things You Can Actually Do to Slow Climate Change

The idea of climate change can seem overwhelming. But there are a number of things all of us can do to make a positive difference for the climate and the planet. They range from large and transformative lifestyle decisions to simple tinkering around the apartment, condo or house.

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New England’s Changing Climate: 7 Things We’ve Seen

Our ardent love of New England speaks to the gravity of our worry as we begin to see the toll a changing climate is taking on the landscape we love. Those of us who are out in the wild – climbing, hunting, fishing – are some of the first to see these signs so dramatically and undeniably. Here are seven undeniable changes we have seen.

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The Story of John Muir and His Beloved Glaciers

We here at NEMO take enormous inspiration from John Muir, the great naturalist, writer and mountaineer, founder of the Sierra Club, and a pioneer of the conservationist movement. But it remains it remains lesser known that he pioneered the scientific study of glaciers — or glaciology — particularly in alpine settings.