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Red-eyed tree frog. Grand prize winner in our 6th Annual Digital Photo Contest.
Photo © Bruce Leventhal
You're invited to enter your nature photos in our 7th annual digital photography competition!

Avon's Hello Green Tomorrow
Hello Green Tomorrow
For the third consecutive year, The Avon Products, Inc. "Hello Green Tomorrow" project will contribute proceeds from fundraising products, including an aluminum water bottle, to the Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees campaign in Brazil. The promotion will take place in the U.S. and in more than 50 countries around the world.

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Great Places
June 6, 2012
Volume 12, Issue 6


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Celebrate World Oceans Day
Pro surfer Kelly Slater.
Photo © Todd Glaser/Nouvelle Vague
Celebrate World Oceans Day
Surfing champion Kelly Slater is helping to protect our oceans from pollution, overfishing and coastal development. But he needs your help.

Father's Day is June 17th
Lion cub and father meet for the first time, Kenya.
Photo © Suzi Eszterhas
Father's Day is June 17
You can recognize someone special, like your dad, grandfather, husband or loved one, this Father's Day with a tribute ecard to The Nature Conservancy.

 Nature at Your Fingertips
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Nature at Your Fingertips
Nature springs to life in Nature Conservancy magazine's mobile app for iPad. Our updated digital edition features exclusive photo galleries, videos, audio commentary, interactive maps, virtual trails and more.

 Running Under the African Sun
Ultrarunners Scott Jurek and Arnulfo Quimare.
Photo © Luis Escobar
Running Under the African Sun
Running ultramarathons have taken Scott Jurek to many places around the world. This June, he'll travel to Kenya with our CEO Mark Tercek to compete in the Safaricom Marathon.

 Can You Spot Nature's Value?
Can you spot nature's value?
Photo © TNC
Can You Spot Nature's Value?
Did you know that even when you're indoors, nature is all around you, making your life better? From healthier, happier kids to clean drinking water, see how nature adds value to your everyday life.

 Raise Funds for Conservation While You Exercise
The Conservancy's Consumnes River Preserve.
Photo © Erika Nortemann/TNC
Raise Funds for Conservation While You Exercise
Sound too good to be true? Well it's not! Charity Miles is a new app that lets you designate the Conservancy as your charity of choice, and as you walk, run or bicycle, the app tracks your distance and Charity Miles credits funds to the Conservancy from its sponsorship pool for charities.

 Ask the Conservationist
Survey of coral reefs and coastline.
Photo © David Wachenfeld/Triggerfish Images
Ask the Conservationist: Your Questions Wanted
Do you have a science question but no one to answer it? Ask our conservationists! Our 500+ staff scientists are experts in the habitats and issues you care about — from forests to coral reefs and climate change to green living.

Photo of the Month
Photo of the Month

“We explored the coastal environment, wading in the shallow waters and photographing the tropical Caribbean paradise.”

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The Beach at Parque Nacional del Este, Dominican Republic.
Photo © Mark Godfrey/TNC

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.
Use Reusable Coffee Cups
Get your coffee fix the green way: bring your own reusable coffee mug to coffee shops.
Eat More Veggies
Greening your diet is a simple way to make a big difference in your health and the environment.
Say No to Bags
Paper or plastic? How about neither!
Green Your Commute
Shrink your carbon footprint and cut down on commuting costs.
Photo Credits (from top): Photo © M.Markus/Flickr (Coffee mug); © Kondor83/Flickr (Vegetable display at market); © MissMessie/Flickr (Reusable grocery bag); © DraconianRain/Flickr (Man on bicycle).
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