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The Green Life: Green Your Valentine's Day: Get Wild

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February 07, 2011

Green Your Valentine's Day: Get Wild

Love in the wilderness This Valentine’s Day, don’t forget about Mother Earth. Our tips this week tell you how to make her feel cared for even while you’re tending to the other loves of your life. 

Tip #1: Make a commitment.

Thinking of proposing a lifelong commitment this Valentine’s Day? Do it. For as little as $20, you can sponsor a wild place in honor of your loved one’s favorite outdoor space, whether that be Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, or the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Your investment will go directly toward preserving those majestic places so they can last for eternity, and you’ll nab a certificate of sponsorship, plus a few other goodies. If you chip in a bit more, you can get your sweetheart a Muir-style rucksack or a stuffed animal representing the species that’ll be more secure thanks to your gift.

Tip #2: Let love blossom.

Tip #3: Choose chocolate consciously.

Tip #4: Wrap it up.

Tell us: How do you plan to go greener this Valentine’s Day?

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