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The U.S. Is Building a Bike Trail That Runs Coast-to-Coast Across 12 States

The U.S. Is Building a Bike Trail That Runs Coast-to-Coast Across 12 States

By Natalie Marchant The Great American Rail-Trail will be almost 6,000km when complete, and will serve 50 million people within 80km of the route. Trails have proved invaluable for recreation and transport during lockdown. Cycling and safe routes are vital for cities planning their post-pandemic recovery. Stretching almost 6,000km and crossing 12 states, the Great […]

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    EcoWatch’s Best of Summer Photo Contest Winners Announced

    EcoWatch’s Best of Summer Photo Contest Winners Announced

    Summer has officially come to an end. Luckily, EcoWatch is here to keep its memory alive by sharing the winners of our “Best of Summer” photo contest. For our third ever photo contest, we at EcoWatch broke the competition into two parts: one Judges’ Choice, selected by a talented team of activists, photographers, adventurers and […]

    Who Will Win This Summer’s EcoWatchers’ Choice Award? Vote Now!

    Who Will Win This Summer’s EcoWatchers’ Choice Award? Vote Now!

    Update, September 17: Voting is now closed. Winners of both EcoWatchers’ Choice and Grand Prize will be announced on Sept. 23. On June 26, EcoWatch launched its “Best of Summer” Photo Contest. Throughout the summer, we’ve been receiving submissions from EcoWatchers, and we’ve been giving readers the opportunity to vote for their favorite image. Our […]

    Is Climate Fiction a Subset of Science Fiction—or Something Else Entirely?

    Is Climate Fiction a Subset of Science Fiction—or Something Else Entirely?

    By Jeff Turrentine First off: Bangkok Wakes to Rain, the intricately wrought, elegantly crafted debut novel by the Thai-American author Pitchaya Sudbanthad, isn’t really about climate change. This tale set in the sprawling subtropical Thai capital is ultimately a kind of family saga — although its interconnected characters aren’t necessarily linked by a bloodline. What […]

    Top Movies to Watch for Earth Day: EcoWatch Staff Picks

    Top Movies to Watch for Earth Day: EcoWatch Staff Picks

    Earth Day, happening April 22, is a great reminder for all of us to learn more about the environmental costs of our behaviors like food waste or fast fashion. To offer readers some inspiration, the EcoWatch team rounded up our top picks for films to watch. So, sit back and take in one of these […]

    #FindYourPark and Kick Off National Park Week With a Free Visit Saturday

    #FindYourPark and Kick Off National Park Week With a Free Visit Saturday

    If you are looking for something to do this Easter weekend, why not visit your nearest national park? All sites run by the National Park Service (NPS) will be free Saturday, April 20 as this year’s National Park Week kicks off, USA Today reported. National Park Week is a presidentially-mandated celebration of the nation’s public […]

    EcoWatch Earth Day Photo Contest

    EcoWatch Earth Day Photo Contest

    Update: The window for photo submissions has ended. The winner will be announced this Monday, April 22. Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22nd. The official theme of Earth Day 2019 is ‘Protect Our Species.’ In honor of Earth Day, EcoWatch has kicked off a second photo contest. Show us what ‘Protect Our […]

    EcoWatch Earth Day Photo Contest

    EcoWatch Earth Day Photo Contest

    Update: The window for photo submissions has ended. The winner will be announced this Monday, April 22. EcoWatch is pleased to announce its second photo contest! Earth Day is happening on April 22nd, and this year’s theme is “Protect Our Species.” With that in mind, we want EcoWatchers to show us your photographs of creatures […]