Nature Unites Us

We Can All Benefit From Investing in Nature

In a country as big and diverse as the United States, it’s easy to see all the ways we’re different. But we can find common ground in conservation.

After all, nature is essential to everyone. It provides clean air, drinking water and for many of us—our livelihoods.

When we focus on protecting and investing in nature, we can rise above divisiveness and solve some of our nation's most pressing challenges. So what’s the best way to move forward in uncertain times?

As our CEO says—we need to be inclusive, follow the science, and unleash America’s creativity as we continue pursuing nature-based solutions.

Did you know?

  • Forests store and filter more than half our nation’s water supply.
  • Healthy soils are living ecosystems—just like forests or coral reefs—and are essential for food security and nutrition. Soil organisms account for roughly a quarter of all species on earth.
  • A single oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water per day, providing clear water and habitat for marine life.

Explore the stories below to learn how people all over are benefiting from a healthy environment. Then find out how you can take action and speak up for nature.

       

 



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