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Finding Thanksgiving Gratitude Despite Environmental Grief

It can be difficult to enjoy the holidays with sustainability on your mind. Here’s how one student found a moment of optimism on Thanksgiving.

by Colleen M. Fitzpatrick |December 7, 2021
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Advice on How to Deal With Family Politics and COVID-19 Concerns This Thanksgiving

Feeling anxious about seeing your family this Thanksgiving? Check out these tips on how to avoid uncomfortable conflicts and enjoy your holiday.

by Caroline Harting and Acacia O'Connor |November 19, 2021
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Thanksgiving 2020: How to Have a Safe and Happy Celebration

With COVID-19 raging out of control, it’s not safe to hold a traditional Thanksgiving celebration this year. But there’s still a lot we can do to enjoy this holiday season.

by Irwin Redlener |November 23, 2020
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16 Ideas For a More Sustainable Thanksgiving and Black Friday

These tips will help to reduce your environmental footprint — and save time, stress, and money — during the holidays.

by |November 20, 2019

In the spirit of Thanksgiving….

The Columbia Water Center has spent the last two years pursuing its commitment to research on global water scarcity, in 15 countries on 5 continents across the world. In this age of extensive social media networks, it seems a daunting task to reach all those who have helped and supported us…. So we offer this… read more

by |November 26, 2009