"Conservation" and "environmentalism" are in danger of becoming our grandparents’ words. The environment ranks close to the bottom when Americans are polled about their top concerns, and the percentage of those who identify themselves as conservationists has slipped substantially in the last five years. How can we build a new U.S. conservation and environmental movement to meet the challenges of the new century...or is the desire to mainstream environmentalism just a symptom of the problem?
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In this four-part series, the New York Academy of Sciences and the The Nature Conservancy explore the relationship between conservation and our increasingly urban existence.
Other upcoming events in this series:
• Energy for the Next 20 Years: Protecting the Environment and Meeting Our Demands, January 12, 2012
• Nature and the City: What Good is Urban Conservation?, April 16, 2012
• Beyond Ideology: How Should We Feed Ourselves if We Care About Nature?, May 8, 2012
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