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Other Ways to Give
Other Ways to Give
Rock Islands and coral seascape at the Republic of Palau. Photo © Ian Shive
Consider gift cards that give back to the planet this holiday season. Charity cards from allow your recipient to support the cause they are most passionate about.

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Payless supports the Plant a Billion Trees campaign for each reusable bag purchased. Payless will contribute $1 to plant one tree in the Atlantic Forest for each bag purchased. Help us plant a billion trees.

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Nature Conservancy Magazine
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Every issue of our magazine includes conservation success stories and in-depth articles —plus gorgeous photography from around the world.

Great Places
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Nature’s Top 10 Greatest Comebacks
Bald eagle.
Photo © Cliff Forrest
Nature's Top 10 Greatest Comebacks
Bald eagles, grizzly bears, clean air — these are nature's success stories. We've identified the top 10 species, places and ecosystems that have made their way back from the brink.

Join Us for Green Gift Monday
Gift responsibly.
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Join Us for Green Gift Monday
This Cyber Monday, we want to encourage you to find responsible, meaningful holiday gifts — make something, give an experience, donate to a cause or purchase an eco-friendly product.

 Our Scientists Say Thanks
The science team in Michigan says thanks.
Photo © TNC
Our Scientists Say Thanks
Your investment in conservation is what makes on-the-ground projects possible. Our scientists and field staff have a message for you this November — they would like to say "Thanks."

 New Gifts for the Holidays
Help us plant a billion trees.
© Scott Warren
New Gifts for the Holidays
Finish your holiday shopping by giving all on your list the gift of conservation. You can Adopt an Acre or a Coral Reef or give any of our new green gifts.

 Ask the Conservationist: How Green is Compostable Packaging?
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Ask the Conservationist: How Green Is Compostable Packaging?
Plastic-wrapped veggies, bulk food, compostable containers — the different packaging choices at your local grocery store can be confusing. Our expert weighs in on the greenest option for your groceries.

 A Gift of Stock Can Benefit You and Nature
Parker Family Ranch, California.
Photo © Ian Shive
A Gift of Stock Can Benefit You and Nature
Did you know that when you give a gift of stock or mutual funds to the Conservancy, you can deduct these gifts as charitable donations? It is a simple way to help protect the natural world.

Photo of the Month
Photo of the Month

“I visited this location 20-30 times before the conditions came together for this photo.”

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Bear Rocks Preserve, West Virginia.
Photo © Kent Mason

Go Green Go Green
Explore eco-tips from Nature Conservancy staff and leading environment bloggers on how to make personal, science-based choices to help save the planet. Get more tips at our Everyday Environmentalist web page.
Gobble Green This Thanksgiving
A few simple changes can make your holiday green.
Give Composting a Try
Composting produces less waste and provides a natural fertilizer for gardens.
Care for Every Body
What you slather on your skin is just as important as what you savor in your stomach.
Go Paperless
Banish paper bills from your coffee table — and from your life.
Photo Credits (from top): Photo © Harvey Payne (Wild turkey); © via a Creative Commons license (CSA vegetables); © iStockphoto (Beauty bottles); © Jeff Metzger/iStockphoto (Bills, bills, bills).
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