Margaret Southern

Margaret Southern is a writer for the Conservancy’s Editorial Strategy Team, where she writes about international conservation strategies and projects. On Cool Green Science, she will be blogging about green living, and her experiences going from “greenish” to “greener.” Her interests include world travel, biking, microbrews and her boxer, Lucy.


Margaret's Posts

Get in Gear for Spring Bike Season, Part 3: Eco-Friendly Gear

June 2nd, 2010
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Solar-powered lights? Panniers made from recycled juice boxes? Bamboo bikes? Your green ride is about to get a whole lot greener. More

Nature Photo of the Week: Dogwood Delight

May 27th, 2010
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Is it a watercolor or a photograph? This surreal shot of a Dogwood was taken by Flickr user Picture_Taker_2 and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. More

Nature Photo of the Week: Pick a Color

May 21st, 2010
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Did someone bring a paint-by-numbers kit to this landscape? This colorful shot of Dinosaur National Park was taken by Flickr user Frank_Sturgell_Photography and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. More

Knock On Wood: Follow the Nesting Woodpeckers

May 18th, 2010
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Can 5 mating pairs of red-cockaded woodpeckers find true love and raise healthy families on our Disney Wilderness Preserve? You've just got to follow our nature reality blog on them... More

Nature Photo of the Week: Carizzo Plain Flowers

May 14th, 2010
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Isn’t this the kind of field you just want to skip through? This colorful, flower-filled meadow was shot by Flickr user Alan Vernon. and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. More

Get in Gear for Spring Bike Season, Part 2: Bike to Work Week

May 13th, 2010
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It's Bike to Work Week! Find out how you can start commuting to work by bike and why more bikers on the roads will actually mean enhanced bike safety. More

Nature Photo of the Week: Fire in the Hole

May 7th, 2010
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Talk about flower power! This colorful flower close-up was taken by Flickr user Light Echoes and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. More

Nature Photo of the Week: Laying in Wait

April 30th, 2010
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What do you think this little guy is thinking about? This pensive frog photo was taken by Flickr user Craig Damlo and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. More

Nature Photo of the Week: Cedar Waxwings

April 23rd, 2010
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How many Cedar Waxwings can you spot on this Burford Holly? One…two…three…more? This shot was taken by Flickr user dermoidhome and shared through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. More

Nature Photo of the Week: Elephants at Water Hole

April 16th, 2010
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It’s dinner time at the watering hole hotspot!  Flickr user buddy4344 snapped this group of elephants at Chobe National Park in Botswana and shared the photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr Group. Check out all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at […] More

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