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Building From a Merger That Didn’t Happen

Written by | January 24, 2014

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Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy, and Brett Jenks, CEO of Rare, discuss why the two organizations have decided not to merge. Together, we can achieve better results for conservation as highly aligned, but independent, organizations.

The Green Buzz: Thursday, January 23

Written by | January 23, 2014

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Double El Ninos?! Plus, the rising tide of climate change and it’s impact on our cities & what’s killing off all the bees? Read today’s #greennews right now!

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, January 22

Written by | January 22, 2014

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Astronaut gardeners in space and the flying V mystery explained in today’s green news.

  1. Learn five reasons why greenhouses would be helpful in space.  (National Geographic)
  2. It’s sure fun to say Polar Vortex, but sometimes cold just means winter.  (Mother Nature Network)
  3. Scientist discover the explanation for birds flying in V formations.  (BBC News)

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 21

Written by | January 21, 2014

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It’s a #snowday on much of the East Coast of the US. But on the West Coast, black bears are waking up early from their hibernation due to a grave lack of California snow. (San Francisco Gate)

The Green Buzz: Friday, January 17

Written by | January 17, 2014

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In today’s Green Buzz: Drones watching over high risk animals in Kenya plus

  1. Drones watching over Kenyan wildlife, deterring poachers from hunting endangered species. (Outside Magazine)
  2. China cracks down on ivory trade but New York City has the largest market for ivory. (NYTimes)
  3. Nevada bears are hooked on garbage after unseasonably warm weather has brought many out of hibernation. (NBC)

The Green Buzz: Thursday, January 16

Written by | January 17, 2014

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Interesting read on the personal accounts of what happens when someone freezes to death. (Outside Magazine)

Why I run in (and for) nature

Written by | January 15, 2014

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Michael Sabatino, runner and avid user of the Charity Miles app, describes his love for nature and why he runs on behalf of The Nature Conservancy every day.

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, January 15

Written by | January 15, 2014

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Climate change illustrated haiku, exponential tree growth, and disappearing sea cows–all in today’s green news.

  1. A scientist uses very creative means to communicate the main points of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.  (Sightline Daily)
  2. A study in California finds that trees’ growth rates actually increase over their lifetime.  What are the implications in terms of the techniques we use to capture carbon using forests?  (The Guardian)
  3. The manatee–an animal with no natural predators–has virtually disappeared from Florida coasts.  Scientists seek to solve this mystery.  (Earth Island Journal)

Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment

Written by | January 15, 2014

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A new song for the environmental movement? CEO Mark Tercek talks with journalist—and musician—Andy Revkin.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, January 14

Written by | January 14, 2014

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Emperor penguins are climbing cliffs to avoid climate change and forest elephants are making it rain in today’s #greennews.

  1. Four colonies of iconic emperor penguins were spotted climbing cliffs to avoid increasingly rampant ice melt. (Mother Nature Network
  2. Tropical forests play a large role in precipitation around the world and in Congo, they’re bolstered by the eating & excreting of the forest elephant. (BBC)
  3. A recent MIT study projects that 52% of the world’s population in 2050 will live in water-stressed areas. (Treehugger)
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