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Nonprofit Makes Environmentalism Part of Schools' Curricula

Getting teens to do their homework? Good luck! Getting them outside and into the mountains to research solutions for environmental problems? That, it turns out, is not that difficult. "Getting kids out into the environment inspires them to protect it, because if you don't know what you are protecting, why would you bother?" said Juliet Luna, a senior at New Vista High School in Boulder, Colorado. That's the Cottonwood Institute's mission. Working with teachers,...

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