Let’s face it, environmental news can be downright depressing sometimes – which is why we strive to balance our coverage with stories that leave you feeling inspired. This year, we had many of those. From Jon Stewart starting an animal sanctuary after a long and successful career as host of The Daily Show, to the California family that produces a whopping 6,000 pounds of food on just one tenth of an acre of land, these are the kinds of stories we believe help to catalyze change and action. Which of these 10 stories most inspired you?

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