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Environmental Action Shares: Hiking photo (Kyle Peyton, Unsplash)

Check out this week’s Environmental Action shares. Retweet or share any of these posts to help protect our clean air and water, bountiful wildlife, and protected wild places.Environmental Action Shares for FacebookEnvironmental Action Shares for TwitterOn Friday, the Senate moved closer to cutting $500M from federal environmental protection efforts. Take action: https://t.co/AI6fIQe3l3 pic.twitter.com/TStBXi1f78— Environmental Action (@EnviroAction) October 23, 2017North America’s beautiful […]
Monarch butterflies have declined by 90 percent since the 1990s. Photo: USFWS

The monarch butterfly is an iconic species that migrates through the heart of the United States each year. Unfortunately, the number of monarchs has decreased by 90 percent since their peak in the mid-90s.1 Monarch Butterflies at Risk The monarch butterfly’s decline in America isn’t a natural phenomenon. In fact, The Washington Post called it “nothing short of a massacre.”2Pollution-driven climate […]