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'Refugees Welcome' Banner Appears On Base Of Statue Of Liberty

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A banner appeared across the base of the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday afternoon, bearing the words “Refugees Welcome.”

According to the National Parks Service, the banner, approximately three feet by 20 feet, was tied to the wall of the public observation deck around 12:50 p.m. 82 more words


A long walk

This January I spent three weeks hiking, camping, and hostelling through iconic California landscapes, and I am forever grateful for the experience. I’m blown away by how much there is to share and remember–and how much there is that I  1,198 more words

Wofford College

Climate Change Discourse Relatability Challenge

The past month has seen both inspiring and terrifying environmental news around the world. China’s ivory ban further bolstered the nation’s environmental leadership status, while President Trump’s silencing of environmental bureaus has angered many–scientists, civil servants, and everyday citizens. 1,272 more words

Trump, Tweets, & Trafficking

Happy Saturday,

I do not usually post about politics, but a lot has been happening with the presidential transition that relates to science and wildlife, and it would feel wrong to not mention it at all. 819 more words

Wildlife Conservation

National Park Service Staff Step Up Campaign Against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service employees’ Twitter campaign against President Donald Trump spread to other parks Wednesday with more tweets on climate change on official social media accounts. 700 more words