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Nature

Neighborhood Climate Action: Frogtown Green [Video]

In one of St. Paul’s historically redlined neighborhoods, residents are planting trees for the benefit of people, nature and climate. Patricia Ohmans, executive director of Frogtown Green, works toward their goal of making Frogtown the greenest neighborhood in the cityby planting trees, running summer science and nature education workshops, building community gardens and more! A campaign by The Nature Conservancy, Trees. Water. Soil. explores the climate solutions that exist all around us and the Minnesotans who are already putting them to work. Learn more at http://nature.org/treeswatersoil. Keep up with The Nature Conservancy’s latest efforts to protect nature and preserve life on Twitter (http://bit.ly/eDzkmN) and Facebook (http://on.fb.me/pSsCIr) Text NATURE to 97779 to join The Nature Conservancy on text. To sign-up for nature e-news visit: https://support.nature.org/site/SPageNavigator/supporter/join_us_main.html?src=social.nature.youtube.main

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Climate Change

UCT to look into divesting itself of Fossil fuels [Video]

Guest: David le Paige describes the Fossil Free UCT campaign at the University of Cape Town that is supported bymanystudents, staff and alumni. The campaign brings to attention the urgency to act against climate change, by urging the university to withdrawitsinvestments in fossil fuels, and reinvest in clean, renewable energy. Fossil Free UCT isa campaign ofFossil Free South Africa,and inspired by the international divestment campaign started byglobal organisation350.org.