Written by Glenn Prickett | September 25th, 2013
The issues our planet faces can seem daunting, but as we listened to leaders at the UN talk about investing in nature to safeguard our future, solutions seem a lot more possible.
Written by Megan Sheehan | September 25th, 2013
Written by Megan Latour | September 23rd, 2013
Our resident knitting experts thinks knitting rules. She also just created a beautiful shawl from sustainable wool from sheep raised in Patagonia. What makes wool sustainable? Read on to find out!
Written by Megan Sheehan | September 23rd, 2013
Written by Trevor Martin | September 20th, 2013
Written by Mark Tercek | September 18th, 2013
The launch of the Monterrey Metropolitan Water Fund in Mexico is a great example of a triple win — a project that protects nature, meets people’s needs, and provides good returns on investment for businesses and governments.
Written by Megan Sheehan | September 18th, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | September 17th, 2013
A story on pollution told by…ear wax? Read on, conservation-concerned, and learn more in today’s green news.
- Like star-gazing? There are four sky events this week, so grab that blanket and look up! (National Geographic)
- There’s a new world map in town, and it shows areas that are most susceptible to climate change. (International Business Times)
- How often do whales clean their ears? Well, never, which is why ear wax turns out to be a great indicator of contaminants in the ocean. (NPR)
- Woodpeckers are proving to be an admirable adversary to the invasive emerald ash borer. (MNN)
- Small animals perceive time as though it’s passing in slow motion, says a new study. (BBC News)
Written by Charles Bedford | September 16th, 2013
Charles Bedford has been going to Mongolia for many years and we recently caught up with him after his most recent visit to attend the Mongolia Green Development Conference in UlaanBaatar, a conference held to mark the 5th anniversary of the Conservancy’s Mongolia program.