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Grass Turf and Soil Fun Facts

Fun Fact: Grass lawns improve air quality by trapping airborne dust particles and other pollutants. Fun Fact: Grass absorbs and disperses the sun’s rays, preventing the ground underneath from absorbing and storing the heat. Lawns reduce the need to use air conditioning on warmer days and save you money on use of electricity. Fun Fact:…

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Testimonials

Testimonials “One of the ways the Governor and state legislature can achieve their worthy goals of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 is capturing and sequestering carbon in healthy lawns, both at home and in our public and private golf courses using non-quick release fertilizers.” Jack Clarke Director of Public Policy & Government Relations Mass Audubon  www.massaudubon.org …

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Participating Towns for Blue Sky over MA

Towns and cities participating in the Blue Sky over MA Contest Here are communities already gathering pledges. If you live in one of these places, please sign their pledge and together help combat the climate crisis. To Be Announced   We invite you to create your own group.   Let’s talks about how to participate:…

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Vote the Ocean

Pledge to be a consistent voter, one who puts first ocean, climate change, and environmental issues. ORI’s Vote the Ocean and the Environmental Voter Project are working together to send you free election reminders before every election. Studies have shown that these simple reminders can dramatically increase your likelihood of voting. You can double, triple,…

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ORI Deep Sea Canyon Rangers and Seamount Guardians

The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument was designated in September 2016 after many individuals with the Ocean River Institute (4,974) and other organizations called on the government to act. The real work has just begun. We must now guard pristine Atlantic Ocean habitats from oil, gas and mineral mining who are viewing the…

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Fight Climate Change with Non-fertilized Lawns

Fight Climate Change with non-fertilized lawns -Say no to quick-release nitrogen fertilizers -Without fertilizer, grass roots go deeper, more foliage, no need for herbicides and pesticides -Optional, apply no more than ½ pound per 1000 feet of slow-release fertilizer in spring or fall -Refuse the use of RoundUp -Capture more carbon with grass than does…

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Lawns for Climate Restoration Challenge

Act in the interests of healthy lawns and soils,  Use less water, causing less runoff pollution,  Draw more carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere,  Pledge not to use quick-release fertilizer or Round-Up on your lawn,  Invite your friends and neighbors, Join us for greener, cleaner landscapes.  Capture Carbon to Achieve Net Zero Emissions Massachusetts has…

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Oskar’s Quest, Deep Adaptation with Jem Bendell

As climate change wreaks havoc on our wildlife and agriculture, what do you tell a 13 year-old boy about his future? Oskar didn’t need to be told. Answering his mum why he was crying, the 13 year-old said he wouldn’t be able to live like her, because society would collapse from climate change. Dumbfounded, his…

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