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How the internet transformed climate activism

4 monthes ago   |   By Grist

It all started with the Albany Pine Bush. The sand dunes in upstate New York, dotted with scraggly oaks, don't appear to be much of a haven for wildlife. But the scrubby hills are bustling with creatures like the prairie warbler, spadefoot toad, and Karner blue butterfly. In the early 1970s, Don Rittner was determined to save them.
Rittner is a jack-of-all-trades, an archaeologist, historian, editorial cartoonist, documentarian, and the author of more than 40 books. Nearly half a century ago, he spent months talking to scientists and paging through periodicals at libraries to identify...
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