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Dispatches

Even the smallest actions can make a big impact by inspiring hope and providing a model for others to take steps in the right direction. We asked our growing network of reporters to seek out stories of local sustainability within their community. These climate journalists went above and beyond to bring us promising examples of change. Welcome to Bluedot Dispatches.

Local Changemakers

Banning Ranch Goes Wild

A former oil drilling site, Banning Ranch is nearing transformation into a nature preserve Once a full-scale oil drilling site, Banning Ranch, the largest remaining...

Rescuing Sea Turtles on Cape Cod

Kemp’s ridley sea turtles return to the ocean after being cold-stranded and undergoing specialized rehabilitation. Of the seven total species of sea turtles, six are...

Many Hands are Digging Santa Barbara Out of Its Food Waste Problem

A new facility in Santa Barbara hopes to divert over 85% of the county's organic waste. Is there still a place for community composting...

A Day in the Life of a Wildland Firefighter

As the Western United States and other arid climates around the world face increased wildfire activity, many civilians are forced to flee. Wildland firefighters...

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