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Experiencing The Natural World With WAMU Listeners

In honor of Earth Month, WAMU listeners share what the natural world means to them, including personal experiences that have left them touched in deep ways.

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NASCAR Debuts Electric Pace Car In Richmond

Virginia and NASCAR will promote environmental sustainability with an all-electric pace car this weekend in Richmond.

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Countries Losing Steam On Climate Change Initiatives

The International Energy Agency warned energy ministers around the world that they are falling behind in their efforts to wean the world from dirty sources of energy. Nations are nowhere near being on track to avert significant climate change in the coming decade, and just about everything is conspiring to make it harder to clean up the world's energy supply.
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Environmental Outlook: "American Canopy" by Eric Rutkow

How America's trees and forests shaped the nation.

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D.C. Area Fails In Air Quality Report

The D.C. Metro area received a failing grade for air quality, according to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" report.

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D.C. Gigs: The Bonsai Curator

In this month's edition of D.C. Gigs, we meet the man tasked with caring for the extensive bonsai tree collection at the National Arboretum.

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Following Garbage's Long Journey Around The Earth

Americans generate more trash than anyone else on the planet: more than 7 pounds per person each day. Journalist Edward Humes explores how that happened in his new book Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash.

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